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Forum: Accountants
Jun 10th 2011, 1:01 am
Replies: 25
Views: 9,074
Posted By JohnJ

Re: FCCA/ACCA Australia

Good stuff, glad to hear things are picking up- I had to do six papers and have done five of them so far in a year- there's another thread on here I started on my experiences of ACCA conversion to...
Forum: Australia
Jun 9th 2011, 3:26 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,309
Posted By JohnJ

Re: Meet up Perth CBD 4th June 2011 - All Welcome

Hi Lisa, sorry only found this now, let me know if there are further meetings posted

Thanks

John
Forum: Accountants
Jun 9th 2011, 3:24 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 20,694
Posted By JohnJ

Re: Query on CIMA/ACCA/CPA-Aus

Just to clarify one issue- there is limited recognition of ACCA by CPA Australia- you have to do approx six further exams to gain the CPA qualification which is ludicrous- they told me they regard it...
Forum: Accountants
Jun 9th 2011, 3:17 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 9,074
Posted By JohnJ

Re: FCCA/ACCA Australia

Probably not directly relevant or helpful, but have been in Perth for six months now and things fell into place really easily. I got a 2 month contract after 3 weeks hunting, had the option to make...
Forum: Accountants
Jun 9th 2011, 3:11 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 13,303
Posted By JohnJ

Re: Any ACCAS/FCCAS registered with Ca or Cpa australia?

Perfectly achievable, though maybe not with working full time at the same time, I have done two exams at several sittings without too much stress and got distinctions and credit.... advanced tax is...
Forum: Australia
Oct 20th 2010, 9:00 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,829
Posted By JohnJ

Opening bank account from abroad, best rate for transferring money

Anyone on here opened a bank account in Australia from overseas, we will be arriving in Perth from Ireland and would like to have some funds transferred across before we go.

I had a quick look on...
Forum: Australia
Oct 20th 2010, 8:56 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,011
Posted By JohnJ

Re: Planning our 3 weeks in Perth...

Yep, our kids loved Caversham (especially the area where they could pet the Kangaroos and Wallabies!
Forum: Australia
Jul 1st 2010, 8:22 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,369
Posted By JohnJ

Re: heading from Ireland to Oz , want a 4*4, Should I buy before I go and export?

An example of what I'm talking about...

2004 Hyundai Terracan 2.9 dsl €5950 which at todays rate is about AU$8500
...
Forum: Australia
Jun 30th 2010, 7:24 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,369
Posted By JohnJ

Re: heading from Ireland to Oz , want a 4*4, Should I buy before I go and export?

Thanks to everyone for their comments...I'm laughing at Jenny's....it must be quite different in the UK but 99% of Irish 4*4s have never ever gone offroad and I'd guess 90% plus never been out side...
Forum: Australia
Jun 28th 2010, 9:09 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,369
Posted By JohnJ

heading from Ireland to Oz , want a 4*4, Should I buy before I go and export?

Car values second hand in Ireland, and also in Northern Ireland to some degree, have fallen through the floor, whereas while new values are cheaper in Oz, secondhand residuals seem quite high?
Also...
Forum: Accountants
Jun 28th 2010, 9:04 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 13,303
Posted By JohnJ

Re: Any ACCAS/FCCAS registered with Ca or Cpa australia?

There is a resit fee, I had a quick look in their members area but couldn't find it, I don't think it's anything like as dear as the original fee

I wouldn't worry too much, they're very easy,...
Forum: Accountants
May 4th 2010, 10:52 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 13,303
Posted By JohnJ

Re: Any ACCAS/FCCAS registered with Ca or Cpa australia?

Just to update...I registered with CPA Australia earlier this year and have just taken two segments this week...have to say quite honestly, compared to ACCA exams which I took ten years ago (when I...
Forum: Accountants
Jan 19th 2010, 8:51 am
Replies: 184
Views: 113,837
Posted By JohnJ

Re: TIPS to GET Accountant JOB in Australia

Hi Giggsy, congrats from a long suffering liverpool fan on your recent award.
I hope I'm not offending you in asking you this, but do you feel comfortable sharing where you're from and in what...
Forum: Accountants
Jan 11th 2010, 9:13 pm
Replies: 184
Views: 113,837
Posted By JohnJ

Re: TIPS to GET Accountant JOB in Australia

Well best of luck...

Exchange rate is horrible, though, isn't it...1.55 to the Euro or so?
Forum: Accountants
Jan 11th 2010, 6:59 pm
Replies: 184
Views: 113,837
Posted By JohnJ

Re: TIPS to GET Accountant JOB in Australia

Yup snowed in here in Wexford since last Tuesday...tried to get out to the shops but skidded all over the place and came back with my tail between my legs.
Basically, noone available, leave your cv...
Forum: Accountants
Jan 10th 2010, 8:46 pm
Replies: 184
Views: 113,837
Posted By JohnJ

Re: TIPS to GET Accountant JOB in Australia

Just to add a cautionary note, I did the rounds of all of the agencies offices in Perth in November, and none of them were particularly helpful, apart from one Dublin girl working for Robert Half,...
Forum: Portugal
Dec 14th 2009, 6:01 am
Replies: 3,251
Views: 118,079
Posted By JohnJ

Re: Songs to predict your mood today

Zombie?
In my opinion, the worst lyric ever...
Dec 7th 2009, 1:40 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,519
Posted By JohnJ

Re: Australia bound

Hiya, well done, bet you're delighted... I note from your posts in Accountant forum that you're one too!

What part are you heading to...I note you're 175 not 176 so the whole country is open to...
Forum: Accountants
Dec 6th 2009, 8:21 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 6,091
Posted By JohnJ

Re: CPA Australia membership-here's a new angle...

Interesting points raised, JAJ, when I started studying 11 ACCA years ago. CA was almost exclusively associated with public practice, though this has changed, Irish CPA then and now generally derided...
Forum: Accountants
Dec 6th 2009, 2:26 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 11,751
Posted By JohnJ

Re: US CPA

Thanks for the update Hellboy....according to the Colorado Board Website the ACCA recognition remains in place, I might email them tommorrow Monday, to confirm.

See the following link
...
Forum: Accountants
Dec 5th 2009, 7:45 am
Replies: 13
Views: 6,091
Posted By JohnJ

Re: CPA Australia membership-here's a new angle...

Hi Adeelkhan,
As I understand, if you are admitted to membership of another body under an MRA, with your original body, you are therefore ineligible to benefit from MRAs between the body you have...
Forum: Accountants
Dec 4th 2009, 1:01 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 6,091
Posted By JohnJ

CPA Australia membership-here's a new angle...

Not sure if it's widely known but it appears CPA AUstralia have just signed an MRA with CPA Ireland.

See...
Forum: Accountants
Dec 3rd 2009, 3:41 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 13,303
Posted By JohnJ

Re: Any ACCAS/FCCAS registered with Ca or Cpa australia?

Hi JAJ,

Thanks for your response. I was hoping that there might be some exemptions but it looks like I have a fair bit of studying to do.

I have considered CA and was initially put off by the...
Forum: Accountants
Nov 30th 2009, 12:22 am
Replies: 20
Views: 13,303
Posted By JohnJ

Any ACCAS/FCCAS registered with Ca or Cpa australia?

Hi folks, has anyone already made this jump. I am Acca, now Fcca qualified since 2001 and, despite asking Cpa australia a direct question, they won't give me a clear answer as to how many additional...
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