There are many different roles in the financial sector so do research the roles to find out what you are interested in. These are some general sites to help you look at potential financial careers:

Remember to check out all the Careers Fairs, Meet the Employers and Networking events to increase your contacts and awareness of job Opportunities. Use LinkedIn to search for roles and to build your professional financial profile.

Below are sites to get you started when looking for careers information and vacancies in Finance.

Looking for Local Financial Vacancies:

Have a look at our detailed GuidesLooking for Graduate Jobs’ and ‘Using Social Media for Job Hunting’.

PQ Magazine financial vacancies section.

In particular look at: My Career Hub. My Career Hub is updated on a daily basis with new opportunities.


There are a number of different types of accountant so according to what interests you, look at the professional bodies for each. These provide information on career paths, training and have live vacancies on their websites:

Chartered Accountancy Firms

The ‘Big Four’ Auditors:

Medium Accountancy Firms:

For a comprehensive list of firms recruiting trainees, see the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Accountancy Training in the Public Sector:

Accountancy Vacancy Sources:

Local Agencies:

Accountancy Specialisms:

Bank and Building Societies:

Jobs in Banking:

Financial Jobs in the City/Investment:

Financial Advisers:


Careers and Employability Support:

The Careers and Employability Service offers range of support to Manchester Met students and graduates:

Detailed careers guides
: Our full range of careers guides, including information on finding and applying for opportunities are available on our website.

Ask a Careers Question Online: Get online advice through My Career Hub, ask your question at any time and receive support via email.

Careers Consultant Appointments: Book a 30 minute appointment with one of our Careers Consultants by calling 0161 247 3483 to discuss your career options.

Careers Events: Meet employers and enhance your employability by attending our workshops, employer events and careers fairs.

MMyou: The online careers centre you can access 24/7 to view of career resources, advice and tips, career quizzes and helpful articles wherever you are. Including articles and information tailored to your sector. Login to MMyou Careers Centre to find out more!

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Careers and Employability Support

We offer range of support services to Manchester Met students and graduates:

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