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Smith and Williamson
Expiry date:
31 Aug 2019

Audit Apprentice

Smith and Williamson

Preparation of statutory accounts, management accounts, VAT returns and other non-audit accountancy services for growing SME businesses.

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31 Aug 2019
Job type:
Higher Apprenticeship
Contract type:
Permanent
Smith and Williamson
Expiry date:
31 Aug 2019

Audit Apprentice

Smith and Williamson

Preparation of statutory accounts, management accounts, VAT returns and other non-audit accountancy services for growing SME businesses.

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Expiry date:
31 Aug 2019
Job type:
Higher Apprenticeship
Contract type:
Permanent
Smith and Williamson
Expiry date:
31 Aug 2019

Audit Apprentice

Smith and Williamson

Preparation of statutory accounts, management accounts, VAT returns and other non-audit accountancy services for growing SME businesses.

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Expiry date:
31 Aug 2019
Job type:
Higher Apprenticeship
Contract type:
Permanent
Smith and Williamson
Expiry date:
31 Aug 2019

Private Client Tax Apprentice

Smith and Williamson

Our Private Client Tax Services team can deal with compliance obligations and reporting requirements while also advising on domestic and international tax.

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Expiry date:
31 Aug 2019
Job type:
Higher Apprenticeship
Contract type:
Permanent
Smith and Williamson
Expiry date:
31 Aug 2019

Business Tax Apprentice

Smith and Williamson

The Tax Apprenticeship programme is a structured training programme combining practical experience with technical studies, as well as providing numerous opportunities for development.

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Expiry date:
31 Aug 2019
Job type:
Higher Apprenticeship
Contract type:
Permanent
Smith and Williamson
Expiry date:
31 Aug 2019

Private Client Tax Apprentice

Smith and Williamson

Our Private Client Tax Services team can deal with compliance obligations and reporting requirements.

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Expiry date:
31 Aug 2019
Job type:
Higher Apprenticeship
Contract type:
Permanent
Industry:
Finance, Taxation
Smith and Williamson
Expiry date:
31 Aug 2019

Audit Apprentice

Smith and Williamson

Preparation of statutory accounts, management accounts, VAT returns and other non-audit accountancy services for growing SME businesses.

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Expiry date:
31 Aug 2019
Job type:
Higher Apprenticeship
Contract type:
Permanent
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International Payroll Manager

Portfolio Payroll

An International Payroll Manager is currently being recruited for a very professional global business. This is a newly created role within the business and will take responsibility for the following: Managing the day to day UK payroll processing & develop

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Ongoing
Job type:
Student job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Finance
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Payroll & Benefits Assistant at International Law Firm, to £24,000

Larbey Evans

Our fast expanding international law firm client is currently looking for a Payroll & Benefits Assistant to join their dynamic HR team on a permanent basis, assisting with duties across the payroll and benefits functions. Full payroll responsibilities inc

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Student job
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Contract
Industry:
Finance
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Salary:
£20,000 per annum

Finance Assistant (Treasury & Cash Management)

Harvey John

Finance Assistant (Treasury & Cash Management) Brighton, East Sussex Full Time, Permanent Role Salary £20,000 - 24,000pa 20% bonus AAT support A leading global business based in Brighton is looking for a bright and hardworking individual to join them as

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Salary:
£20,000 per annum
Job type:
Student job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Finance
Expiry date:
20 Aug 2019
Salary:
£15,000 - £18,000 per annum

Stockbroker - Sales (entry level position)

Prestige Sales Recruitment

Are you looking to kick start a career in stock-brokering? Want to join a company with uncapped earnings and progression? Then this is the Broking career for you They are an award-winning brokerage firm based in the City of London looking to recruit train

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Expiry date:
20 Aug 2019
Salary:
£15,000 - £18,000 per annum
Job type:
Student job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Finance
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Salary:
£18,000 per annum

Junior Finance Analyst

Coburg Banks

Junior Finance Analyst Based in Sheffield Salary circa £20,000 Excellent Benefits One of the UK's largest and foremost law firms is currently looking to recruit a Junior Finance Analyst at their Sheffield Head Office. Offering a competitive salary plus e

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Ongoing
Salary:
£18,000 per annum
Job type:
Student job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Finance
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Salary:
£35,000 per annum

International Payroll Specialist

Hays Specialist Recruitment

International Payroll Officer job - job based in Central London - Job paying up to £40K - Media Business Your new company This International Advertising company who bring every day principles to life for their clients through specialist advertisement. The

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Salary:
£35,000 per annum
Job type:
Student job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Finance
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Salary:
£9.89 per hour

International Account Handler CREDIT CONTROLLER/ACCOUNTS EXP

Adecco

Temp 3 month position with a leading insurance provider with an attractive hourly rate of £9.89 per hour. We are looking for someone with knowledge/background in Credit Control or Accounts. Excel knowledge should be intermediate/advanced, and experience o

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£9.89 per hour
Job type:
Student job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Finance
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Salary:
£17,000 - £19,000 per annum

Accounts Payable Assistant (Entry Level)

Marks Sattin

Marks Sattin is currently working with a client in Reading who are recruiting for an Accounts Payable Assistant on a Permanent basis. The role is ideal for a studier or graduate looking to pursue a career in Finance & Accounts and can also offer further s

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Salary:
£17,000 - £19,000 per annum
Job type:
Student job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Finance
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Salary:
£28,000 per annum

Accounts Payable Manager - International Bank - 4 days Per Week - £30,000

Broadgate Search

Overview Join the finance department for an international bank: We are looking for an Accounts Payables Manager to have oversight of our payables function. Opportunity £30,000 (4 days per week) Key Responsibilities Day to day Management & Maintenance of s

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Salary:
£28,000 per annum
Job type:
Student job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Finance
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Salary:
£21,000 per annum

Finance Assistant

Inspiring Interns & Graduates

Our client aims to create life enhancing learning opportunities for students across the world.The successful candidate will work in our Finance department and report to the Finance Manager. They will assist in the smooth running of the department by provi

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£21,000 per annum
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Student job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Finance
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Entry Level Finance Analyst / Payroll Analyst

Lorien

Role: Entry Level Finance Analyst / Payroll Analyst Location: Telford I am currently recruiting on behalf of a leading Financial Services organisation that requires an Finance Analyst / Payroll Analyst for a number of people to join their expanding team a

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Ongoing
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Student job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Finance
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Salary:
£14,000 per annum

Junior Payroll

Talent HQ

TalentHQ Recruitment's goal is simple, to just find: the right talent, the right job. Position: Junior Payroll Salary: £14,000 - £16,000 per annum (Depending on experience) Contract: Permanent, Full-Time (Monday - Friday) Junior Payroll: Maybe you're a re

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Ongoing
Salary:
£14,000 per annum
Job type:
Student job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Finance
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Salary:
£9.89 per hour

International Account Handler (CREDIT CONTROLLER/ACCOUNTS EXP)

Adecco Corporate/Retail

Temp 3 month position with a leading insurance provider with an attractive hourly rate of £9.89 per hour. We are looking for someone with knowledge/background in Credit Control or Accounts. Excel knowledge should be intermediate/advanced, and experience o

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Expiry date:
Ongoing
Salary:
£9.89 per hour
Job type:
Student job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Finance
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Helping you find a career in the Finance industry

The finance industry is a challenging and fast-paced industry. You’ll often be working long hours. However, this will pay off: working in finance is a great way to make a large amount of money. The finance industry is competitive but its starting salaries are significantly higher than many other industries for graduates. The most experienced members of the financial industry end up earning six figures!

You’ll spend most of your days analysing and collecting data, then thinking about what that data suggests about the current performance of particular sector of industry. You then might consider what implications this might have on the future shape of the economy and recommend ways a business might improve its efficiency.

The financial world is never isolated to a single country, but must consider the state of the global market. This means you’ll develop skills that will allow you to work in places all around the world. If travel is the sort of thing that interests you, the finance industry will allow you to do this while earning a great salary.


Skills & interests required for a career in Finance
A firm grasp of economics is obviously a must for a role in the finance industry. This means you’ll need to be a skilled mathematician with a keen eye for details and trends. You’ll also need to be someone with developed analytical skills. Luckily, you should learn most of these skills during your undergraduate degree.

If you’re interested in becoming a self-employed finance expert you’ll also need a considerable amount of experience and contacts within the industry, so networking will be an essential skill for you.

You’ll also be doing a lot of presentations, whether to clients or stockholders, so make sure you can communicate clearly and persuasively.

Other important skills to be successful in this sector include:
- Ability to Work Under Pressure
- Analytical skills
- Attention to detail
- Business Strategy
- Data Analysis
- Finance
- Financial Planning
- Financial Reporting
- Networking
- Numeracy
- Public Speaking
- Self-Confidence
Finance apprenticeships & other career progress routes for school leavers
Graduates will often begin through a graduate programme. The Bank of England offers a two-year graduate programme, and similar programmes can be found in the private sectors, such as utility companies and banks. These graduate schemes can close very early – some in October – so you’ll need to be thinking about applying during the summer before your final year.

As you work, you’ll gain experience through working with more senior members of the industry. Early in your career, you’ll probably move from job to job a lot, maybe even from sector to sector, but don’t worry about this. You’ll be gaining valuable experience and a diverse portfolio that will make you more attractive to employers offering higher salaries and more responsibility.

Many graduates may seek postgraduate MBAs or even PhDs in finance. This is not always necessary, and many members of the industry will undertake these qualifications after a few years of experience in the workplace.
Tips for getting into the field
At university, join the Society of Business Economics and/or Royal Economic Society. This will show your commitment to the finance industry. Also, you’ll meet potential contacts who may help you later get a job!

Try and contact local finance businesses and see if you can get an internship or some work experience. This will help you familiarise yourself with the industry as well as with making contacts.

Computational skills are becoming increasingly desirable in the finance industry. Increased automation of financial systems and the growing threat of cyber crime have demanded increased awareness of the role of computer systems and the internet. While these skills aren’t essential, having some knowledge of them may make you a more desirable candidate.

London is the most competitive area of the finance industry in the UK, so you’ll probably end up having to send a lot of applications for any starter position, internship or work experience. Keep at it, and if a company is unable to take you on, don't be afraid to ask them how you can improve your skill set to make you a more attractive candidate for future applications.
What do Finance professionals get paid?
Earning potential will vary widely according to your experience. For example, a stockbroker will start on a salary of usually around £25,000. But the more senior members can earn up to £100,000-£150,000. But hold on! That’s not even including your bonus and commission rate. Successful work will see bonuses of 15-20% over your salary at the starting level and it’s even higher beyond that.

Here are some other examples:

Economist Starting Salary: £25,000-£35,000
After 15+ years experience: £50,000+ (and that plus is a significant plus, sometimes raising to six figures)

Investment Analyst(outside London): £18,000-£20,000 (+ commission)
Investment Analyst (in London): £28,000-£40,000 (+ commission)
After 5-8 years experience: £110,000+ (and then add up 200% in the form of bonuses)

Trainee financial adviser: £22,000-£33,000
Qualified financial adviser: £30,000-£45,000
Senior financial adviser: £60,000+
What qualifications do I need for a career in Finance?
The specific qualifications you’ll need will vary from job to job, but for the most part, something with a focus in economics will be beneficial. Research the specific role you’re interested in and match it to your own qualifications or future qualifications. If you don’t have the correct qualifications, some agencies will take you on if you have an appropriate MBA in the right field.

If you need an extra push to get your foot in the industry, consider pursuing a postgraduate degree. Having and MBA or PhD is becoming increasingly common, but not always necessary.

Professional qualifications can also greatly improve your chances and your experience. The requirements will depend on the specific role you are pursuing, so do your research! Start by having a look around the industry bodies listed below.
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