What accountants need to know about negotiating

Each week I spend hours reading and researching the latest news and articles from the Australian Accounting industry. I’ve hand pick the best to save you time and start your Monday the right way.

Can accountants break the 9-to-5 office habit?
If there’s a bastion of traditionalism in the workplace, you’re most likely to find it in the accounting department. We’ve got a reputation for conservatism to go along with our care for the finances, but does that mean that the accounting profession is incapable of handling flexible working?
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Professional regulator blasts ‘shocking’ delay in KPMG cheating prob
The head of the agency that regulates Chartered Accountants ANZ is weighing disciplinary action after the “shocking” delay of more than 18 months in the decision to investigate cheating in exams by KPMG Australia personnel.
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What accountants need to know about negotiating
Negotiating is a useful skill in any profession and accounting is no different. Resilience is a crucial characteristic required in negotiations because it’s the ability to meet adversity, adjust the goal posts and recover from setbacks.
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Investors back ANZ play for Suncorp assets as MYOB deal put on ice
Shareholders in ANZ Bank have endorsed a potential move by the big four lender to acquire retail banking assets from insurance giant Suncorp, as its $4 billion plus pursuit of accounting software provider MYOB is put on ice.
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