Accounting & Finance – UK Finance Labour Trends, March 2023

Accountancy vacancies saw significant rises in vacancies in 2022, with London top of the table again. But what big name firm pushed Barclays all the way for hiring the hottest talent?

Written In partnership with Morgan McKinley, this report analyses the market activity with Accountancy & Finance Recruitment across the UK. It provides a comparison of annual and monthly trends, an analysis of the most popular skills in demand, a regional breakdown of recruitment trends and activity across different sectors plus hiring activity of top firms in the industry.

Key Findings:

1. The demand for accountant professionals in 2022 skyrocketed to unprecedented levels, with over a whopping 14,000 vacancies posted within the C&I sector alone!

2. The fastest growing sector for accountancy jobs within Financial services was Commercial Banking.

3. Accountant vacancies within Bank of America and Kier Group experienced the fastest year-on-year growth from 2021.

This comprehensive report, created in partnership with Morgan McKinley, offers valuable insights into developments across the Financial Services, Accountancy, and Commerce and Industry sectors. While job flow remains buoyant, the war for talent continues to pose a significant challenge for recruiters. Quality and committed candidates remain in high demand, and compensation and basic salary remain the primary drivers for job seekers. But of course, our report offers even more insights into this competitive industry.

For a more in-depth look into UK Accountancy recruitment trends, download your copy of the report here:

 

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