Thoughts, insights & waffle


Ireland’s Top Accountancy Firms

The decision about which firms to apply for can be a difficult one for many applicants in the milkround. Understanding the relative pros and cons of big versus small firms and the differences between each of the Big Four/Ten can leave many applicants confused and frustrated. For many, it is hard to distinguish between the […]

Grad Recruitment Programmes

With final exams on the horizon, the next step for many students who have not already secured a graduate role will be researching graduate recruitment programmes. This issue is also likely to be on the mind of many penultimate year students who wish to get a head start on looking into possible roles after their […]

GradIreland – Accountancy

Every year I talk to students who have great difficulty when researching about potential career paths and graduate roles. The common complaint is that it is difficult to find good sources of information that aren’t trying to sell you their own angle. Hopefully Accounting Milkman can help somewhat in that regard but I also recommend students […]

Milkround ’14 Overview

With the return to college fast approaching, so too is the Milkround process for 2014 with firm applications typically open online from mid September. The graphic below provides a neat summary of the Milkround as well as a rough guide on timelines and closing dates for firm applications. The next couple of weeks will be […]

Professional Accounting Qualifications – Student Overview

The IAASA, the body responsible for the regulation of accountants and auditors in Ireland, released its “Profile of the Profession” report recently giving a great overview of the students studying for professional accounting qualifications in Ireland in 2013.     Accountancy Bodies Overview Source: IAASA Profile of the Profession 2013 Report Employment Status It is […]