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The Accounts Payable Association are pleased to advise that we are working with recruiting experts Hays. Please find some links below to assist with queries you may have in respect of your career.

Looking for a job

Whatever position you are looking for within Accounts Payable, Hays Accountancy & Finance’s expert recruitment consultants are ready to find the perfect position for you. Accounts Payable and Purchase Ledger jobs are some of the most frequently recruited vacancies that Hays Accountancy & Finance work on across the UK. We have an extensive range of temporary, permanent and contract jobs within Accounts Payable. From entry level through to manager to head of department, we work with SME’s and large shared and global business services nationally within both the private and public sector. Based in 100 offices across the UK, our expert finance recruitment consultants are at hand to help you with CV advice and support on job applications. Click here to search our current range of Accounts Payable jobs and apply online today.

Working with Hays

Maximise the benefits of using the leading global recruitment expert. It’s our job at Hays to find the best person for each job, but by partnering with us you also have an advocate who will promote your strengths and expertise to potential employers. Click here to see advice about working with a recruiter.

Using social media for your job search

More and more employers are looking to social media to give them background information on job seekers. Here, we give you 5 ways to make social media work in your job search and career.

Hays UK Salary & Recruiting Trends 2016

Find out your worth. Our interactive salary calculator allows you to compare your salary to your peers and see year on year changes in salaries for your job role. You can also compare your employee benefits and see how your peers and employers feel about employment and business for the year ahead.

The report includes findings from a benefits survey of over 20,000 employers and employees UK-wide. The Hays UK Salary & Recruiting Trends 2016 report is a comprehensive guide for both employees and employers to salaries, benefits and employment sentiment across the accountancy and finance professions.

Compare your salary and view the report now

Writing your CV and Cover Letter

CV Tips

Your CV is a key tool when it comes to your professional advancement, so it's worth taking the time to get it right. Click here for a number of quick tips for you to think about when creating, tweaking and utilising your CV. Click here for cv tips guidance.

CV Structure and Content

The overall presentation and layout, grammar and most importantly, content on your CV require great attention. Click here for guidance on getting this right.

Your Cover Letter

Your cover letter is the introduction to your CV and provides a chance to capture the attention of the reader, demonstrating the qualities that set you apart from other applicants. It’s is very important not to rush this. Click here for top tips to enhance the quality of your cover letter.

Interview Advice

Interview Tips

Interviews range from conversations lasting a few minutes to several formal meetings, sometimes with more than one interviewer. The interview process allows you to demonstrate that you are the right candidate for the job. Hays have dealt with a range of organisations and have a broad awareness on what they are looking for when it comes to interviews. Click here for tips and advice on how to succeed in interviews.

Interview Questions

There are common questions which arise in most job interviews, and while you should be prepared, try not to rehearse answers that are too precise. We suggest a better approach is to work on broad subject areas that are likely to come up during the interview. Click here to find out more.

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