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

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Paid Legal Work Experience with Skadden LLP for Year 12s

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School Leaver Audit Trainee (ACA) - High Wycombe - Immediate Start

Right now, we're looking for A Level (or equivalent) students wanting to start their career in audit as a trainee chartered accountant.

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School Leaver Personal Tax Trainee (ATT/CTA) - High Wycombe - September 2024

We’re looking for school leavers wanting to start their career in personal tax as a trainee, studying towards the ATT/CTA.

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School Leaver Corporate Tax Trainee (ATT/CTA) - High Wycombe - September 2024

We’re looking for school leavers wanting to start their career in corporate tax as a trainee, studying towards the ATT/CTA.

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Zenopa - 2024 Summer Internship

Are you in year 12? Zenopa (in Penn) have some summer internship opportunities

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Career Change

Volkswagen Group apprenticeship vacancies

Volkswagen Group is offering over 450 apprenticeship opportunities across the UK in 2024!

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Debunking accountancy career myths

Research shows many young people have misconceptions about careers in accountancy which may be creating unnecessary barriers. Let's fix that...

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Dixon Wilson - Tax Apprenticeship Scheme

In addition to a competitive starting salary and benefits, you will receive salary increments throughout your training contract upon success...

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