Covering all things business, including legal services, advertising, marketing and many more careers that aid in business development and longevity, the Financial and Professional Services are a large industry within Buckinghamshire and employ around 22,000 people. Job roles include central banking, fund management, life insurance, advertising executives and more.

FACTS AND FIGURES:


  • There are around 7,000 financial and professional services firms in Buckinghamshire.
  • Many workers in this sector are also self-employed.
  • Nearly 18,00 people are employed in Buckinghamshire’s professional services firms and 4,500 in Buckinghamshire's financial services firms.

THE WORKFORCE:


Some of the key employers within the Financial and Professional Services sector are Thomas International, RWS Translations Limited, Dun & Bradstreet, MaritzCX, Open Health, Equitable Life, The Share Centre, and Lloyds Bank.

Why not visit their websites and see if your skills and qualifications match the roles they are looking to hire for? If you are keen to get into this workforce and need to up-skill or study further, see below for what routes you can take into one of these careers.

ROUTES INTO THE FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICES:


Use the list below as a starting point for what you could study in order to work within the Financial and Professional sector in Buckinghamshire.

  • The University of Buckingham offers a 2-year Accounting and Finance Undergraduate Degree, as well as part-time degrees which enable people to study around their existing work commitments.
  • Bucks New University offers Undergraduate courses in Business and Finance, Accounting and Finance, and Banking and Finance.
  • Bucks College Group offers Level 2-4 Accountancy courses.

Information for those with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Could this be the right sector for you?

All businesses need financial and professional services like administrative, marketing, HR, communications, public relations, and legal support – which means you can work in different industries.

Many people that work in these types of jobs are self-employed and could work more flexibly.

The jobs include:

  • Account executives

  • Bankers

  • Insurance brokers

  • Bookkeepers

Skills that are needed to work in this sector include:

  • The ability to work on your own

  • Being good with numbers

  • Being able to work with computers

Disability-confident employers in Buckinghamshire include:

  • PBM Leasing Ltd - in Tring

  • Vauxhall Finance - in High Wycombe


Resources

Financial and Professional Services Resources

Students
Graduates

PWC Early Careers programmes

PWC's 2023 Early Careers programmes are now open for applications

article
1 min reading
Financial and Professional Services
Students

Support for students on Results Day

Find key advice, resources and support to help you to prepare, deliver and reflect on Results Days.

article
1 min reading
Life Science, Healthcare and Social Care
Creative Industries
High Performance Engineering
+10 More
Students

Apprenticeships at STFC

Whether you’re leaving school, changing career, or seeking a challenging alternative to university, STFC offers a range of opportunities t...

video
2 min
High Performance Engineering
Construction
Digital Technology
+1 More
Graduates
Students

2022 Business Degree Apprenticeship - Buckinghamshire

The business degree apprenticeships are now open for applications!

article
1 min reading
Financial and Professional Services
Students
Graduates
Career Change
Redundancy Support
Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Top 50 SME Apprenticeship Employers 2022

Top 50 SME Apprenticeship Employers 2022

article
1 min reading
Life Science, Healthcare and Social Care
Creative Industries
High Performance Engineering
+10 More
Students
Career Change
Graduates

Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers 2022

Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers 2022 have been announced!

article
1 min reading
Life Science, Healthcare and Social Care
Creative Industries
High Performance Engineering
+10 More

Farrer & Co Legal Work Experience - Year 12s

Through work experience, vacation schemes, solicitor apprenticeships and training contracts, Farrer & Co provide an opportunity to learn fro...

article
1 min reading
Financial and Professional Services
Students

Careers in Criminal Investigation

article
4 min reading
Financial and Professional Services
Life Science, Healthcare and Social Care

Help and support

Not sure what you’re
looking for?

For additional help and
support

Contact Us