How are vacancies for tax professionals faring amidst the recent political and economic challenges? What are the sectors most in-demand? Which regions are growing, and which firms are experiencing the fastest growth in England and Wales? Download our new report to find out.

Written in partnership with Morgan McKinley, this report analyses the recruitment of tax professionals within and outside the UK’s Accounting sector. It observes the annual and monthly totals trends, compares the most wanted sectors, a regional breakdown of recruitment, and the hiring activity of top firms.

 Key findings include:

  • Vacancies show consistency rather than buoyant growth throughout 2022
  • London is the dominant hirer for the Tax Division and all Accountancy outside Tax
  • The Banking sector is the most sought-after for tax vacancies in 2022
  • The Kier Group tops the table with the biggest numbers year-to-date
  • The Big Four is present with PwC, which takes the runner-up within Accountancy

To discover more insights and trends for the UK’s labour market, download the report now!

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