One consultancy looking for volunteers said it had already received considerable interest, despite the ‘current troubles’.
Abigail Stevens, managing director at Think Global Recruitment, said: ‘There is no denying that the Middle East is currently the focus of terrorist activity. However working in any major city today poses potential risks. In terms of benefits and lifestyle it is still hard to beat.’
The company, which specialises in finding jobs overseas for qualified accountants, said there were openings for a number of very rewarding positions with chartered accountancy firms and international employers in the region.
Last week Tom Foley, The Iraq Coalition Provisional Authority director of private sector development, compared the business climate in the country to the Californian goldrush in the mid-1850s.
Also last week, Ernst & Young said it planned to re-open its Baghdad office.
Revenue and profitability growth in on the rise for CPA firms, found a survey from the American Institute of CPA’s and its subsidiary CPA.com
The second largest improvement in ‘significant’ levels of financial distress since the EU Referendum was in professional services, found research from Begbies Traynor
Carter Backer Winter has acquired Edwards Financial Services, expanding its financial planning department
New growth opportunities in Aberdeen, North East Scotland, are being invested in by Grant Thornton