Financial Industry: Career Paths

Accountant
Step 1
(18yrs
)
BAcc degree- Accounting and finance
Dundee University- Dundee UK
Step 2
(22yrs)
Staff accountant/ junior auditor
Accountancy firm - Scotland
Salary: £17K
Step 3
(22 yrs)
CPA exam
Step 4
(26yrs)
Staff auditor
Professional services firm- UK South East
Salary: £20K-£29K
Step 5
(28yrs)
Senior-level auditing post
Dundee- recruitment specialists
Salary:
£28K-£35K
Step 6
(32yrs)
Manager
Accountancy firm
Salary: £37K
Step 7
(36yrs)
Senior Manager
Banking and Finance company- Edinburgh
Salary: £40K-£60K
Step 8
(40yrs)
Partner
Accountancy firm- Glasgow
Salary: £80K
Actuary
Step 1
(16yrs)
4 highers with at least B in Maths
Step 2
(18yrs)
Bacc degree-Economics
Aberdeen University- Aberdeen UK
Step 3
(22yrs)
1yr postgrad Diploma in actuarial science
Heriot Watt University- Edinburgh UK
Step 4
(23yrs)
Faculty of Actuaries- Scotland
(9 exams, 3yrs work experience, & submitting work-based assessments)
Step 5
(28yrs)
Actuary
Small bank- Leeds
Salary: £32K-£50K
Step 6
(30yrs)
Section Manager
Professional services organizations - Edinburgh
Salary: £66K
Step 7
(32yrs)
Senior Actuary
Consultancy company- Glasgow
Salary: £75K
Step 8
(35yrs)
Practice Director
Major Bank- Edinburgh
Salary: £120K
Step 9
(40yrs)
Senior Partner
Professional services organizations - London
Salary: £150K
Banker
Step 1
(18yrs)
Bacc degree Finance
Dundee University
Step 2
(22yrs)
Training programme
HSBC- throughout Scotland
Step 3
(22yrs)
Exams-gain qualifications
Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland
Step 4
(24yrs)
Customer Administration
Major Bank- Glasgow
Salary: £20K
Step 5
(26yrs)
Private client manager
Major bank- Perth
Salary: £30K
Step 6
(28yrs)
Branch Manager
Major bank- Dundee
Salary: £40K
Step 7
(30yrs)
Area sales manager
Major bank- Edinburgh
Salary: £70K
Step 8
(34yrs)
Divisional head of retail
Major bank- Glasgow
Salary: £150K
Step 9
(40yrs)
Chief Executive
Major bank- Edinburgh
Salary: £200K
Tax Adviser
Step 1
(18yrs)
Eg. BAcc Accountancy with Finance
University of Glasgow
Step 2
(22yrs)
Tax Trainee
Professional services organizations - London
Salary: £19K-£35K
Step 3
(24yrs)
The Association of Tax Technicians examinations
Step 4
(24yrs)
Junior Tax Adviser
Accountancy firm- Edinburgh
Salary: £25K-£35K
Step 5
(24yrs)
The Chartered Institute of Taxation qualification
Step 6
(25yrs)
Tax Adviser
Small accountancy firm- Edinburgh
Salary: £35K-£50K
Step 7
(29yrs)
Tax Manager
Professional services firm- Edinburgh
Salary: £70K
Step 8
(32yrs)
Corporate Tax Senior Manager
Professional services firm - Birmingham
Salary: £90K