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Accounting Tests

Dedicated tests for accountants and bookkeepers at all levels.

Tests for Chartered Accountants

Chartered Accountants

Tests for accounting positions where the job description requires applicants to be a full member of a professional body such as CAANZ or CPA Australia.
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Tests for Trainee or Graduate Accountants

Trainee or Graduate Accountants

Tests for applicants for accounting or bookkeeping positions to assess their understanding of double entry accounting and business acumen.
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Tests for Part Qualified Accountants

Part Qualified Accountants

Tests for accountant positions where membership of a professional body like CAANZ or CPA Australia is not required.  Suited to part-qualified or "qualified by experience" accountants.
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Tests for Bookkeepers / Assistant Accountants

Bookkeepers / Assistant Accountants

Tests for Bookkeeping roles, or other financial roles where processing of financial information is needed. Covers levels from processors to skilled bookkeeping professionals.
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Personality Questionnaires and Ability Tests

Personality Questionnaires and Ability Tests

Assess important soft skills associated with success and a candidates capability to understand and process complex information for decision making.
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What our clients are saying

Here's what some of Accountests clients tell us

"The abilities being shown by the recruited candidate correlates with the outcome of their test, and they are progressing and delivering to expectations"

BDO New Zealand

Partner

"The Accountest was an extremely useful tool which assisted in our recruitment decision. The person we engaged is at the standard we expected and is in-line with the skill rating in the test results"

Karen Abery

Practice Manager, Ingham Mora, Tauranga

"We now use these tests to assess all potential accounting staff as part of our recruitment process."

Dianne Wilson

Business Manager, McIntyre Dick, Invercargill

"The candidates that do well in the test certainly seem to be our better performers."

Arran Findlayson

CEO, The Back Office Co, Auckland

"We have found that Accountests gives us the opportunity to understand our candidates accounting ability, which no other product has done until now. It also gives us the opportunity to base further questions for the candidate around what we can see their ability is and enable us to make an informed decision."

Sharlene Bryant

Director, Baker Tilly, Hawkes Bay

"The tool was great and formed a good part of the pre-employment process for us."

Danielle Dwyer

HR Manager, Flavorite Marketing, Melbourne Australia

"The Public Sector Test was pivotal in validating our hiring decision.  The reporting was clear and we were able to pick out the criteria of greatest interest to us"

Adele Henderson

Director of Corporate Services, Napier City Council 

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Securing The Top Accounting Candidate With The Killer Question!
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