How to choose an accountant
Decide on how much work, on what area you want to find a candidate. As a rule, in large companies, the duties of employees are clearly structured and well-defined job descriptions. For smaller companies need generalists, who will be expected to do everything from primary documents to preparation and delivery balances. Post a vacancy announcement with a clear title and description of duties.
Pay close attention to the formation of applicants for the position of accountant.
Acceptable options are two: accounting or economic. Economic education will require additional human experience "on the ground", in the accounting department.
Detailed study experience of the applicant for the position. Ask, what did the company, how big were the volumes (and from the point of view of Finance and from the point of view of workflow). If your company is engaged in wholesale trade, the accountant, who worked in construction or manufacturing, will be able to quickly get up to speed, but if you need an accountant on a factory production car, be prepared for the fact that the occurrence in man would require a certain amount of time. Especially if the new employee worked, for example, in the service sector and the production faced. Are you ready, as an employer, to provide him with this time? And will you dare to take a man in advance?
Try to identify the personal qualities of the applicant. He employee alone or "man Department"? How to solve professional issues in previous jobs? Whether the person is willing to seek help in the decision of those or other nuances to colleagues? If you select the employee in the position of chief accountant, ask him about the principles of leadership that are inherent in it. What he is leader: authoritarian or democratic? At the same time will be able to predict whether you will work with him or not.
Check the candidate according to the provided recommendations, on their own exit on his former leaders and colleagues, connect security company. It is the efforts will be compensated when your company are avoiding penalties and tax inspections and all the financial issues will be resolved correctly and on time!