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Finance & accounting

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Money makes the world go round and there are lots of opportunities to work in finance. 

Businesses employ accountants and accounting technicians to deal with their money such as; paying staff dealing with tax and cash flow. For these roles you need to have good numeracy skills and attention to detail. 

You could use your customer service skills to work for a financial company such as a bank or building society providing advice and selling products such as mortgages. 

As most financial transactions are now online there are also lots of jobs in IT to make websites secure and easy to use. 

If you want a fast moving, risk taking job you could work on the international money markets as a stockbroker trading stocks and shares.

Employer Spotlight - Edward King, Investment Manager - JLT

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