Its latest study revealed that 47% rated opportunities for promotion as an
important influencer in determining job satisfaction, compared with just 40% of
While women appear more interested in climbing up the career ladder, the
research also revealed another surprising statistic – working overseas is not of
major importance for accountants when it comes to career opportunities.
When asked about the importance of an opportunity to transfer or a secondment
overseas, only 7% of all chartered accountants surveyed stated that it played an
important part in ensuring their job satisfaction, well below a good ‘informal’
work social life (11%) and the company’s environmental policy (12%).
In terms of job satisfaction, training featured high on the list for all job
roles, particularly for chief accountants, tax specialists and business
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