Business and finance

  • Accounting technician

    Accounting technicians handle day-to-day money and finance tasks for all types of business.

  • Actuary

    Actuarial analyst

    Actuaries work with companies and government departments, to help them forecast long-term financial costs and investment risks.

  • Auditor

    Internal and external auditors check organisations' financial records and procedures to make sure they are accurate and efficient.

  • Bank manager

    Building society manager, financial institution manager or director

    Bank managers oversee the day-to-day operations of their branch, supervise staff and work to attract new customers.

  • Banking customer service adviser

    Banking customer service advisers provide a face-to-face service in banks and building societies.

  • Bookkeeper

    Accounts clerk

    Bookkeepers keep financial records up to date and help prepare accounts.

  • Business adviser

    Business consultant, enterprise adviser, business coach

    Business advisers give advice and support to new business start-ups and help established businesses to grow.

  • Business development manager

    Business development managers build relationships with customers, suppliers and partners. They help businesses grow and improve.

  • Business project manager

    Commercial project lead, project manager

    Business project managers plan tasks and organise people and resources to complete work projects on time and on budget.

  • Chief executive

    Chief executive officer, CEO, managing director

    Chief executives lead their organisation and put plans and policies into place to help it be successful.

  • Company secretary

    Chartered secretary

    Company secretaries make sure that directors follow company law and finance rules.

  • Corporate responsibility and sustainability practitioner

    Corporate responsibility administrator, sustainability officer

    Corporate responsibility and sustainability practitioners make sure that businesses work in an ethical way.

  • Credit controller

    Debt collection agent

    Credit controllers manage the money given to customers and recover debts owed by businesses and individuals.

  • Economist

    Economists advise government departments, businesses, banks and other organisations on economic matters.

  • Finance officer

    Financial officer, finance clerk, treasurer

    Finance officers help to manage the finances of an organisation by keeping track of its income and controlling its spending.

  • Financial adviser

    Independent financial adviser, financial planner, wealth manager

    Financial advisers help people and organisations choose investments, savings, pensions, mortgages and insurance products.

  • Financial services customer adviser

    Sales adviser, contact centre agent

    Financial services customer advisers work in contact centres for banks, insurance, investment and credit companies.

  • Insurance account manager

    Relationship manager, insurance sales executive, affinity account manager, broker consultant

    Insurance account managers develop business accounts and increase sales of their company's insurance products.

  • Insurance broker

    Insurance agent

    Insurance brokers use their knowledge of the insurance market to help find the right cover, at the best price, for their customers.

  • Insurance claims handler

    Claims administrator, claims settler, claims technician, claims assessor

    Insurance claims handlers help people who are making claims on their insurance policies.

  • Insurance loss adjuster

    Loss adjuster

    Insurance loss adjusters investigate large or complicated claims for insurance companies.

  • Insurance risk surveyor

    Risk consultants, risk control surveyors, risk control advisers

    Insurance risk surveyors carry out surveys of items that need to be insured.

  • Insurance technician

    Insurance technicians give administrative support in all types of insurance work.

  • Insurance underwriter

    Insurance underwriters decide whether to insure a person or company, and set out the details of insurance policies.

  • Investment analyst

    Investment analysts help stock market traders, stockbrokers and fund managers make decisions about investments.

  • Local government revenues officer

    Council tax officer, business rates officer, income and recovery officer

    Revenues and benefits officers work for local councils and deal with housing benefits, rents, council tax and business rates.

  • Management accountant

    Chartered management accountant

    Management accountants oversee a company's finances and find ways to improve profits.

  • Market research executive

    Market research executives help clients find out about people's views on consumer products or political and social issues.

  • Marketing manager

    Brand manager, account manager

    Marketing managers plan how to promote products, services or brands and oversee all marketing activity.

  • Money adviser

    Debt counsellor

    Money advisers help people whose debts have become too large or difficult for them to handle.

  • Mortgage adviser

    Mortgage advisers help people find, and apply for mortgages.

  • Paraplanner

    Paraplanners help financial advisers with technical and administrative tasks.

  • Payroll administrator

    Payroll clerk, payroll officer

    Payroll administrators make sure employees get paid the right amount on the right date.

  • Pensions administrator

    Pensions administrators handle the day-to-day running of pension schemes and life insurance policies.

  • Pensions adviser

    Pensions consultant

    Pensions advisers help people to plan for financial security in retirement.

  • Private practice accountant

    Private practice accountants prepare accounts and tax returns for businesses and individuals.

  • Public finance accountant

    Chartered public finance accountant

    Public finance accountants make sure money is spent properly in public sector organisations.

  • School business manager

    School business professional

    School business managers oversee the efficient day-to-day running of a school and support the headteacher and leadership team.

  • Stockbroker

    Stockbrokers manage their clients' investments by trading stocks, shares and other financial products to get the best return.

  • Tax adviser

    Tax advisers help clients plan their finances to make sure they're paying the right amount of tax.

  • Tax inspector

    Senior tax professional

    Tax inspectors make sure the correct amount of tax is paid and investigate cases of fraud.