Most of the major jobs in finance have been included below, but support functions such as HR, PR and property services are listed elsewhere.
- Chartered Accountant (ACA) - Profile of a Chartered Accountant from the Prospects website
- Certified Accountant (ACCA) - Profile of a Certified Accountant from the Prospects website
- Management Accountant (CIMA) - Profile of a management accountant from the Prospects website
- Public & Finance Accountant (CIPFA) - Profile of a Public and Finance Accountant from the Prospects website
- Investment Banking - Profile of an investment banker from the Prospects website
- Retail Banking/ Building Society Management - Profile of a retail banker from the Prospects website
- Broking - Profile of an insurance broker from the Prospects website
- Underwriter - Profile of an underwriter from the Prospects website
- Actuarial - Profile of an Actuary form the Prospects website
- Front Office/Stockbroker - Profile of a Stockbroker from the Prospects website
- Middle/Back Office - Support functions to front office. Includes marketing, compliance and risk management - Info from EFinancial Careers
- Investment Analyst - Profile of an Investment Analyst from Prospects
- Financial Adviser - Profile of a Financial Adviser from Prospects
- Management Consultant - Profile of a Management Consultant from Prospects
Find a job
The Careers and Employability Service provides information and advice on job searching to University of Kent students and recent graduates. This includes a vacancy database advertising a range of graduate jobs, sandwich placements and vacation work/internships. The websites listed below may also be useful when searching for a job and when looking for further information on this sector.
- Inomics Online platform hosting education and career opportunities for economics professionals, academics and students from more than 150 countries. Covers jobs, internships, grants, PhD programs, academic conferences and more.
- Economist Jobs “The largest number of Economist jobs in the UK. We work with a large number of high-profile international companies, most of whom have used us as their recruitment partner for attracting Economists for several years”
- Econ-Jobs.com Economist jobs worldwide in academia, government and the private sector.
- AllAboutFinanceCareers offer free advice and guidance to young people interested in a career in finance
- Inside Careers covers actuaries, accountants, IT, management consultancy, patent attorneys and tax advisors
- DeVere Group How to start a career in finance
- Is Finance a Good Career Path for Me in 2023?
You may also find useful reviews and application/interview tips for specific organisations on the following websites: