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Support throughout your career

Information and resources for every stage of your career.

In this section

Newly qualified

Recommended events

Here is a selection of events recommended if you are new to the profession or in the early stages of your career.

Progressing your career

Working internationally

Developing a global mindset is essential if you want to progress in today’s competitive business environment. Experience of working internationally is often seen as critical career experience for reaching senior management levels.

Finding your next role

The ICAEW guide to successful job search

ICAEW has teamed up with Simon Gray, ICAEW Chartered Accountant, former recruiter and author of ‘Super Secrets of Successful Executive Job Search’, to create a series of podcasts offering expert insights in how to find and secure the finance job you want.

Working internationally

Developing a global mindset is essential if you want to progress in today’s competitive business environment. Experience of working internationally is often seen as critical career experience for reaching senior management levels.

Self employment

Self-employment is a choice many members take, whether it’s setting up a Practice, setting up their own business or having a number of different income streams.

Taking a career break and returning to work

Planning a career break

Returning to work after a career break can be a daunting experience. Here's some guidance to help you plan your career break, and support for when you’re ready to return to work.

Career Breakers Community

ICAEW’s Career Breakers Community is a forum for members planning to return to work after a career break. It offers a space to connect, collaborate, offer feedback and opinions, share information and ideas and give and get support.

Flexible working

More and more people are requesting flexible working as a way to bring about better work/life balance. Flexible working is not about working less but rather having greater control to get work done more effectively. This page offers guidance on how to request flexible working and how to make it work for you and your employer.

Events to help you get back to work

ICAEW hosts regular workshops to help those members on a career break get back into work. Find out more about forthcoming events.

ICAEWJobs.com

Search for your next accountancy or finance role.

Retirement

Flexible options for retirement

Approaching your retirement, there are a number of options for you to consider if you don't want to retire from working life completely. This page provides you with a selection of books, articles and links to help you explore and evaluate your options.

Portfolio careers in retirement

You may want to consider other options than full retirement when you give up your current job. This could include anything from setting up your own business to volunteering at home or overseas. This page contains articles and links to help you explore the options open to you as a trained accountant, whose professional skills and experience will continue to be in demand.

Managing your ICAEW membership

Membership administration

Welcome to the ICAEW members area: your portal to members'-only content, offers, discounts, regulations and membership information.