Why 2014 is a big year for Accounting and Finance Candidates:

Why 2014 is a big year for Accounting and Finance Candidates:

2014 is seeing the UK’s economy grow at the fastest rate since the credit crunch and recession. To cope with this growth employers seem increasingly eager to build sustainable finance teams.  Could 2014 be your chance to secure a successful career in the Accounting or Finance Industry?

Accounting and finance have always been core business functions vital to an organisation’s success in any economy. During the economic downturns many organisations turned to accountants to help them through the tough financial climate. However now, as the UK continues to break away from the recession the outlook is even more positive for those seeking a career in the Accountancy and Finance industry.

Companies are increasingly recognising the value that a strategic financial planning process can have on their success. This along with the prosperous growth in economy means that companies are experiencing growing workloads. Growing workloads and the desire to expand and penetrate new markets are also key motivators for many companies to hire financial and accounting candidates.

John Nurthen, Executive Director International Development for Staffing Industry Analysts comments:

“We can see a very clear pick-up in demand within the finance and accounting sector while there are signs that other professional staffing categories are also turning the corner. UK employers seem to be reacting bullishly to the improved economic outlook and upgraded GDP forecasts”.

In May this year, KennedyPearce shared the news that for the first time since 2008 UK earnings matched inflation, showing the strongest growth since before the financial crisis! This together with a five year high in employment figures is good news for job seekers. Previous Blog. So if you are thinking about moving jobs, now is a great time to explore new career opportunities.

At KennedyPearce we have a wide range of Accounting and Finance jobs available to help get you on your way. In 2014 some of the most in demand Accounting and Finance role employers are seeking to fill are:

−       Financial business partners

−       Commercial analysts

−       Business transformation managers

−       Financial accountants

−       Management accountants

−       Business accountants (public sector)

−       Business intelligence (big data) experience

−       Payroll

−       Accounts payable

Could you be suitable for one of these roles? To check out these roles and the latest financial and accounting jobs in your area head to our job search section


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