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Candidate Assessments for Accountants and Bookkeepers - Recruit Better!

Test the technical knowledge, critical reasoning and review the personality profile of your candidates. Designed by accountants, for hiring accountants.

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Personality and Critical Reasoning Tests specifically for accountants

Have a look at our NEW Accountants Personality Profile Questionnaire (APPQ) and Critical Reasoning Test (Logiks). Built specifically for hiring accountants

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Accounting Tests

Dedicated skills and knowledge tests for accountants and bookkeepers at all levels.

Tests for CPA's or Qualified Accountants

Certified Public Accountants (CPA)

Tests for accounting positions where the job description requires applicants to be a full member of a professional body such as CPA or similar.
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Tests for Trainee or Graduate Accountants

Trainee or Graduate Accountants

Tests for applicants for accounting or bookkeeping positions to assess their understanding of double entry accounting and business acumen.
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Tests for Part Qualified Accountants

Part Qualified Accountants

Tests for accounting and auditing positions where membership of a professional body like CPA is not required. Suited to part qualified or "qualified by experience" accountants.
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Tests for Bookkeepers / Assistant Accountants

Bookkeepers / Assistant Accountants

Tests for applicants for accounting or bookkeeping positions to assess their understanding of bookkeeping, including tests for double entry accounting and business acumen.
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Personality Questionnaires and Ability Tests

Personality Questionnaires and Ability Tests

Assess important soft skills associated with success and a candidates capability to understand and process complex information for decision making.
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What our clients are saying

Here's what some of Accountests clients tell us

"Accountests fills the critical gap of testing candidates’ knowledge rather than relying on their interview performance. Nobody should hire an accounting staff member without giving them one of these tests first."

Kevin Matthews, FCCA

Noble Accounting, Torrence CA

"I recently used Accountests as we were looking for a way to assess technical management accountant ability to supplement our interviews of shortlisted candidates. It helped inform our decision and would definitely use it again."

Amanda Michael, Faculty Finance

Monash University

"Hiring professionals and vetting them is one of the most challenging and subjective areas of running a business. Accountests allowed us to gauge a candidates skills so that we made more informed decision which saved us both time and money."

Ilona Brunner, CPA, MBA

Brunner Accounting Group, Glendale CA,

"The tests were extremely valuable in providing an independent gauge of the skill level of the candidates, which played a key part in making a decision on who was right for the role.”

Ryan Rambaccussing, Group Financial Controller

Financial Express

"The abilities being shown by the recruited candidate correlates with the outcome of their test, and they are progressing and delivering to expectations"

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BDO

"The service offered by Accountests has been a game changer for our recruitment of professional staff. The ability to quickly assess the relevant technical skills of candidates has significantly improved our decision making process."

Chris Roos

Partner, PKF

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How to Hire a Competent Bookkeeper
How to Hire a Competent Bookkeeper

A good education and an outstanding performance during interview does not equate to a high performing individual. In order to gauge a candidate’s abilities, you need meaningful data. The following three tips will help to keep your recruitment process focused on the data that matters, reduce the effects of bias, and uncover each candidate’s true capabilities.

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Assessing Candidate Commitment

We’ve recently been hearing more and more about the topic of “candidate commitment” from clients who are dealing with candidates pulling out of final-stage selection processes. You know who I mean; the candidates that seem really interested in a role, say all of the right things and then at the last moment, when you offer them the job, they decide they’re not interested. 

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