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CV Writing for Accountants

Speaker: Colm Murphy

Writing Effective CVs and Cover Letters.


With the resurgence in the Irish economy, there has never been a better time for qualified and part-qualified CPA’s to consider their career options. Most accountants and indeed most Irish people feel uncomfortable promoting themselves and feel their CV is often not a fair reflection of how good they are. This Webinar will help attendees in preparing quality job applications to take the next step in their careers.

Course Aim

This one-hour Webinar will provide attendees with the perspective of a recruiter when crafting their CV. Attendees will be taken step by step through how to lay out your CV, what you should put in and what you should leave out. Attendees will also be shown how to write an excellent cover letter and how to protect your brand while job hunting.


  • Choosing fonts, style, design, format.
  • Personal details.
  • How to write an eye-catching and effective executive summary.
  • Education and relevant work experience.
  • References.
  • Crafting an appropriate cover letter.
  • Protecting your personal brand.

Who Should Attend

This webinar will be of interest to any qualified or part qualified CPA who is thinking of moving roles within the next 12 months.


Colm Murphy is the CPD Executive in CPA Ireland. Colm previously worked as a specialist accountancy recruiter and has also previously worked for other professional institutes.

Key Webinar Details:

Time: 8am - 9am (PLEASE NOTE THE TIME)
CPD Credit: 1 hour

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Make sure that you input your CPA member ID as the attendee when booking, as the CPD credit will not be automatically allocated to your account otherwise.

Member Cost: €29.00 

Non member Cost: €36.00 

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