Along with business and accountancy, finance is one of the top three industries in Greater Manchester with the most growth, and it shows no signs of slowing. By 2020, almost 8,000 new jobs are expected in this sector, with over 11,000 openings every year for those with the skills and expertise to advance their career!

Job roles are varied too, with lots of opportunities for you to earn a great salary and enjoy a rewarding career. You might want to focus on book-keeping and payroll management, you could become an accountant, or you may be setting your sights on becoming a renowned economist, a trusted assessor, or even a senior financial director.

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Credit Controller & Collector

Finance Assistant

Financial Services Customer Advisor

Investment Operations Assistant

Credit Controller

Financial Services Administrator

Insurance Practitioner

Investment Operations Technician

Money Advisor

Mortgage Advisor

Payroll Administrator

Financial Advisor

Insurance Professional

Payroll Assistant Manager

Accounting Finance Manager


Bank Manager


Financial Services Professional

Investment Analyst

Senior Compliance & Risk Specialist


Tax Advisor

Business and Professional

Business, Accountancy and Finance & Insurance are the three highest growing industries in Manchester.

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