The most important part of any business or organization is, arguably, the money that comes in and the money that goes out.
Poise offers staffing services to organizations that require specialized accounting, finance and business systems professionals. Hire Poise accounting consultants and get top-notch results while experiencing full transparency in our pricing structure and markups.
Our Interviewing Experts Recommend Working Interviews
WORKING INTERVIEWS GIVE EMPLOYERS ADDED PERSPECTIVE. CONSIDER:
You can observe applicants capabilities
Demonstrating thorough results and creativity
Proving experience through examples
Explaining the process and meeting demands of the job
Showing problem-solving skills and utilizing good resources
WORKING INTERVIEWS POSITION INTERVIEWERS AND INTERVIEWEES AN OPPORTUNITY TO "WORK TOGETHER" PRIOR TO WORKING TOGETHER #SMART
Examples of Working Interviews
Video interview w/mock web-presentation
In-person interview w/mock presentation
Panel interview w/mock presentation
Web-meeting w/mock presentation
BOTTOM LINE, SIMULATE THE WORK AND OBSERVE THE PERFORMANCE
Finance: Key Functions
Money out. Making payments and keeping the bills paid
Money in. Processing incoming payments
Payroll. Make sure everyone gets paid (including the government)
Reporting. Preparing financial reports, e.g. P&L, Balance sheets and budgets
Financial Controls. As to avoid errors, fraud and theft
Sample Interview Questions
Why do you want to be an accountant?
Do you possess any knowledge of accounting standards?
How do you minimize risk for errors in your work?
Give examples of when you've driven Cost Reduction/Cost Control and what was the bottom line impact?
Chief Financial Officer (or CFO) – CFOs are typically the head financial executive of large businesses. They oversee the financial strategy, health of the business, and manage the rest of the financial department. CFO’s are very forward thinking and will help businesses navigate through growth stages and downturns. Duties include financial planning, reporting and controls, short and long term business strategy, investments, hedging, mergers and acquisitions, cash management, internal risk management, corporate finance, auditing and accounting
Financial Controller – Financial accounting, reporting, analysis, budgeting, project management and more
Treasury Manager – Investment opportunities, developing great banking relations, optimizing credit facilities, and minimizing finance costs
Accounting Manager – Responsible for a company’s accounting activities
Chief Accounting – Same responsibilities as the accounting manager
Accounting Supervisor – Shares the same responsibilities as an accounting manager
Accountant – Measurement and interpretation of financial information
Bookkeepers – Bookkeepers provide the day-to-day efforts needed to record and assess basic accounting data