The world of finance has a varied range of jobs, from graduate banking jobs to accounting jobs and insurance jobs; every business needs someone with finance skills. At STEM Graduates, we work with graduates with finance-based degrees and help to match them up with the right employer.
While the type of jobs available for finance graduates is vast, there are three main sectors that most often recruit finance graduates.
Graduate banking jobs
Banking can be a challenging and rewarding career; the types of jobs available include:
* Investment analyst
* Financial trader
* Financial advisor
* Asset manager
* Investment banker
Most roles will be with a bank, investment company, insurance organisation or equity company.
Graduate accounting jobs
Accounting is a job that is always in demand. Every business needs to deal with their accounts. This sector tends to be split into financial or management accounting; areas of specialisms include:
* Forensic accountant
* Charted accountant
* Accounting technician
Corporate finance graduate jobs
As a corporate finance graduate, you will need skills in managing strategic and financial opportunities that may include dealing with mergers, acquisitions, bonds, shares and investments. The type of jobs available to a corporate finance graduate include:
* Corporate investment banker
* Corporate treasurer
* Corporate finance consultant
Finance graduate schemes
There are a number of well-established and competitive finance graduate schemes with banks, insurance companies, investment funds, government departments and other financial institutions. What you will be doing in a graduate finance scheme depends on the size of the organisation and the type of business or the department running the scheme. Want to be informed about the latest finance graduate jobs sign up to our job alerts. Looking for expert careers advice on what to do after you graduate, take a look at your careers advice hub.