Accountancy jobs usually involve various responsibilities within a company. These can include liaising with auditors and solving problems or queries raised. Accountants regularly have to produce reports and recommendations to the management. They prepare financial statements which includes monthly and annual accounts, financial management reports and financial planning and forecasting. Accountants advise on tax and treasury issues and often become involved in negotiating terms with suppliers.
Actuary jobs involve developing new financial products and conducting valuations of assets and liabilities. They are involved in advising on investment strategies as well as assessing profitability of investments. They do complex tasks such as calculating funding rates for pension schemes, analysing the risks related to claims and supervising asset and liability modelling, product creation and development as well as profit testing.
Bank manager and senior banking jobs covers a wide range of careers but many involve managing, recruiting and training fellow employees. They also deal with customer complaints that cant be resolved by the front line staff. They are responsible for the implementation of new products, services and processes through to opening and closing the branch and meeting their daily sales targets.
Analysts and investment Fund managers work involves a lot of research in investments both globally and locally. The principal UK investors are pension funds, life assurance companies, unit trusts, investment trusts as well as individuals, banks and major companies. A deep understanding of how all these areas work as well as the ability to research methodically is usually required for Analysts and investment Fund jobs.
Tax jobs usually involves being an adviser explaining changing tax legislation to clients, ensuring that they pay their taxes and get maximum tax relief.
A financial manager job is involved in providing financial advice and support to clients facilitating good business decisions. Good budgetary planning is essential to any business for planning short and long term strategies. The financial manager is the key person to evaluate a companies future.