Working in Financial Services

Financial services is a key sector for STEM students and graduates, offering a wealth of fantastic career opportunities. There’s much more to financial services than just investment banking, the sector can include anything that involves providing a service to the finance industry.  You’ll find  lots of great roles and opportunities in financial services on our job board, from large investment banks to SMEs, and start-ups.

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Financial Services can include any organisation that provides a service to the finance industry. Jobs within this sector usually involve providing data, insight and news that financiers need to make investment and commercial decisions.

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Financial Services job roles

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Management Accountant PD

Management Accountant PD at ABinBev

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Finance Graduate

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Teach First Training Programme

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What type of roles are there in the Financial Services sector?

When you work in financial services, you could be involved in investing money, managing it, protecting it, working with individual customers, corporate clients, investors, shareholders and colleagues. Financial services can roughly be divided into accountancy, investment management, banking, insurance and the actuarial profession, but within each of these sectors there is a wide range of work for graduates.


No two days are the same when you work in financial services.

Diversity focused recruiters

The growing skills gap has increased awareness of the imbalance within the financial services, leading to a boost in diversity and inclusion in this sector.

Career progression

This sector offers great opportunities for promotions and progression.

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