Overseas opportunities for accountants

Demand for newly-qualified accountants has risen significantly in the Australia and Asia region, writes Dermot Corrigan

5th June, 2010

Qualified accountants are heading overseas in search of jobs in more economically stable markets.

According to Suzanne Shaw, business development director of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland, candidates who make the move stand to benefit from a range of well-paid career opportunities in Asia and Australia.

‘‘This area has not been as badly hit by the global downturn as Ireland and some other parts of the world,” said Shaw.

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