Business and finance

  • Accounting technician

    Accounting technicians handle day-to-day financial matters in 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 find new customers, and persuade existing ones to buy extra services.

  • Business project manager

    Commercial project lead, project manager

    Business project managers plan and organise people, tasks and resources to complete a project on time and within budget.

  • Chief executive

    Chief executive officer, CEO, managing director, businessman, businesswoman

    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 financial regulations.

  • Corporate responsibility and sustainability practitioner

    Corporate responsibility administrator, sustainability coordinator

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

  • Credit controller

    Debt collection agent

    Credit controllers help firms get the money they are owed from businesses and individuals.

  • Credit manager

    Credit managers control the amount of finance offered by their company and manage the debts owed to it.

  • Digital marketer

    Online marketing executive, digital marketing executive, internet marketing officer, digital marketing officer

    Digital marketers promote brands, products and services through social media, websites and apps.

  • Economist

    Economists advise government departments, businesses, banks and other organisations about the economy.

  • 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 to 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

    Benefits 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 look after a company's finances and find ways to improve profitability.

  • 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.

  • Payroll administrator

    Payroll clerk

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

  • Payroll manager

    Payroll managers manage the payroll department within an organisation.

  • 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 help people and businesses manage their money effectively.

  • 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.