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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
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

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
CV-Library
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Salary:
£3.70 per hour

Apprentice Payroll Consultant

Sinclair Recruitment Solutions

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual who is looking to start a career in Payroll. The successful Apprentice Payroll Consultant will be responsible for supporting the team with tasks inclu

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Ongoing
Salary:
£3.70 per hour
Job type:
School leaver job
Contract type:
Apprenticeship
Industry:
Finance
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019

Finance Assistant - Cashier Entry Level

Saint Gobain Building Distribution

Finance Assistant - Cashier (Entry Level) - Saint Gobain Building Distribution Competitive Salary - Based in Coventry (Binley) Saint-Gobain - Winners of 'TOP EMPLOYER UK AND GLOBAL 2016, 2017 and 2018' We're recruiting for an enthusiastic Finance Assistan

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Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Job type:
Student job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Finance
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£35,000 per annum

International Payroll Specialist - Reading - £40,000

James Gray Associates

International Payroll Specialist - Reading - £40,000 A leading organisation based in Reading has a requirement for an International Payroll Specialist to join their function. The International Payroll Specialist will be responsible for managing the day to

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Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£35,000 per annum
Job type:
Student job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Finance
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019

International Payroll Specialist

1 1 Recruitment

International Payroll Specialist Location: Basingstoke Salary: TBC Hours Per Week: 37.5 Our client is a well-established, globally recognised provider of secure products and digital solutions. Purpose of the Job Create and maintain an efficient and effect

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Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Job type:
Student job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Finance
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019

International Payroll

1 1 Recruitment

International Payroll Specialist Location: Basingstoke Salary: TBC Hours Per Week: 37.5 Our client is a well-established, globally recognised provider of secure products and digital solutions. Purpose of the Job Create and maintain an efficient and effect

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Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Job type:
Student job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Finance
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£300 - £350 per day

International Payroll Specialist

Oakleaf

International Payroll Specialist - £300 per day - Temp to perm - London Bridge My clent is a leading business globally when it comes to all things media and tech related. Currently they are in pursuit of an International Payroll Specialist who is proficie

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Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£300 - £350 per day
Job type:
Student job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Finance
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£14.00 per hour

Accounts Payable - International Travel Company - Immediate Start

Edward Mann Group

Edward Mann are currently recruiting on behalf of a leading International Travel group, who are looking for an Senior Accounts Payable Officer to join their team Key Responsibilities Ensure the accuracy and completeness of the internal payments for German

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Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£14.00 per hour
Job type:
Student job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Finance
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019

International Credit Controller

SVC Group

International Credit Controller - Permanent Colchester / Clacton £20,013 Monday - Friday Are you an experienced Credit Controller who is able to ensure that payments from our international customers run smoothly? My client is looking for someone with exce

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Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Job type:
Student job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Finance
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£35,000 per annum

International Payroll Specialist - Reading - £40,000

James Gray Associates

International Payroll Specialist - Reading - £40,000 A leading organisation based in Reading has a requirement for an International Payroll Specialist to join their function. The International Payroll Specialist will be responsible for managing the day to

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Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£35,000 per annum
Job type:
Student job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Finance
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£21,000 - £30,000 per annum

International Payroll Officer

Hays

International Payroll Officer- Cheltenham, Gloucestershire-£21,000 - £30,000 per annum -Multiple Roles - Hays Your new company Hays Accountancy & Finance are partnering with a leading and rapidly growing Global business based in central Cheltenham, Glouce

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Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£21,000 - £30,000 per annum
Job type:
Student job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Finance
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019

International Payroll Specialist

1 1 Recruitment

International Payroll Specialist Location: Basingstoke Salary: TBC Hours Per Week: 37.5 Our client is a well-established, globally recognised provider of secure products and digital solutions. Purpose of the Job Create and maintain an efficient and effect

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Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Job type:
Student job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Finance
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019

Finance Assistant - Cashier Entry Level

Saint Gobain Building Distribution

Finance Assistant - Cashier (Entry Level) - Saint Gobain Building Distribution Competitive Salary - Based in Coventry (Binley) Saint-Gobain - Winners of 'TOP EMPLOYER UK AND GLOBAL 2016, 2017 and 2018' We're recruiting for an enthusiastic Finance Assistan

View Job >
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Job type:
Student job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Finance
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019

International Payroll

1 1 Recruitment

International Payroll Specialist Location: Basingstoke Salary: TBC Hours Per Week: 37.5 Our client is a well-established, globally recognised provider of secure products and digital solutions. Purpose of the Job Create and maintain an efficient and effect

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Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
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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