Financial Industry

The finance industry employs a massive amount of workers throughout Scotland, the UK, and the world- it accounts for 1 in 10 jobs in Scotland. The industry comprises of a hugely diverse range of jobs – from accounting, to banking, to insurance.

The appeal of the potentially large salaries perhaps draws so many to the industry, take a look for yourself in the salary matrix section!

Many of the organisations in the finance sector in the UK are part of international groups; therefore opportunities to work overseas may arise.

There is something for everyone, no matter what qualifications you have, so have a look at some of the jobs that are involved in the industry, and see if see if a career in finance is for you!





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