Useful Resources about Women in Accountancy

To mark International Women’s Day 2021, we wanted to share some key resources and information about women in the finance and accountancy industry. As well as what the awarding bodies we work with, AAT, ACCA, CIMA, and ICAEW, are doing to support women.

Information about women in the finance industry

Useful Resources about Women in Accountancy

To mark International Women’s Day 2021, we wanted to share some key resources and information about women in the finance and accountancy industry. As well as what the awarding bodies we work with, AAT, ACCA, CIMA, and ICAEW, are doing to support women.

Below are some useful resources offering information about women in the finance industry and the gender gap.

Accounting and finance is often considered an industry dominated by men, but things are changing. First Intuition and the awarding bodies offering finance qualifications are committed to equality and diversity amongst their workforce and students. Empowering women to be successful leaders and inspire women finance and business professionals of the future.

AAT

Lessons from a woman who smashed (and re-smashed) the glass ceiling

As a woman in a male-dominated industry, getting ahead wasn’t always easy for Dame Jayne-Anne Gadhia, the new Chair of HMRC Board. But, as she tells Annie Makoff, her experiences spurred her on to achieve career success.

AAT’s most recent gender pay gap report

AAT shares information on its commitment to equality and diversity.

AAT: closing the gender pay gap

Initiatives AAT is taking to encourage more women in the industry.

ACCA

Stories from ACCA members and future members

Stories from women in accounting.

Females on the frontline

Words from some inspiring female ACCA members.

How to reduce the gender pay gap

A look at what businesses and employees need to consider when it comes to closing the gender pay gap.

CIMA

Women in Leadership Forum

The Women in leadership Forum was established for aspiring leaders of the future. CIMA share their mission and core values.

Women in leadership is good for business, good for society

A look at the steps being taken to bridge the gender gap.

Women in leadership case studies

Read CIMA’s selection of women in leadership case studies about a range of leading businesswomen around the globe.

ICAEW

Diversity and Inclusion

ICAEW shares it diversity and inclusion policy.

Women in Leadership (WIL)

WIL supports women working across practice, industry and public sectors who are in senior management, partner or board roles. The programme has a strong personal development focus, and seeks to refine and craft your individual leadership style.

Gender Pay Gap Reporting – impact on ICAEW members

ICAEW’s key gender pay gap resources.

First Intuition

Women in Accountancy

Insight into what it is like to be a woman working in accountancy, we’ve taken a look at progression, the challenges and real-life experiences of both qualified and trainee accountants.

International Women’s Day podcast takeover

Our Chelmsford and Yorkshire Directors Kelley O’Donovan and Lucy Parr takeover the podcast with a panel of guest speakers. To discuss and address the challenges women have had and continue to face in the professional world.

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