I want to work in...Finance - General

This list of links and resources has been carefully compiled by our Careers Consultants and Careers Information Team to provide you with the key knowledge you need if you are considering a career in this line of work.   All the links are reviewed regularly to ensure the source is reliable and the information is accurate and relevant.

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Sector overview

Accountancy, Banking and Finance 


Typical job profiles

Financial Adviser  (Prospects)

Financial Manager (Prospects)


Useful online resources

Inside Careers Graduate careers Information

TARGETjobs Finance Graduate careers information and jobs

Get into Finance Introductory guide to the world of finance (CISI)

My financial career (ifs School of Finance)

National Careers Service Financial Services sector -Job profiles 

Woman in Banking and Finance

Association of Corporate Treasureres CareerHub

Scottish Financial Enterprise - including list iof members 

Diversity Project Skills Workshops 


Job sites and specialist recruiters

GAAPweb Career Launch and Financial Jobs Your future in finance and accountancy

eFinancialCareers Includes careers information for students and a link to Careers in financial markets

AllAboutFinance including Careers AdviceCompetencies and job types



Gradireland Careers Guide



Inomics Conferences, jobs and courses in economics and finance internationally.


Professional bodies

Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT)

Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME)

Association of Professional Financial Advisers (APFA)


To find out more about what it's like to work in this career, use the LinkedIn alumni tool to make contact with Strathclyde alumni working in this area.