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Norfolk and Suffolk are home to one of the largest financial services and insurance clusters in Europe with hundreds of businesses offering a variety of roles.

The great thing is, there are many different career options and various routes into the industry, with many of the larger organisations offering apprenticeships and graduate training schemes.

Take a look at the various links and job roles below to see what could be in store for you. 

  • Norwich has been a base for the financial industries for over 200 years and boasts a highly-skilled workforce recruited from local colleges and universities as well as the very first National Skills Academy in the UK for Financial services.
  • Suffolk also boasts an impressive financial sector with the addition of niche markets around marine insurance linked to the county’s ports, farm and crop insurance as well as thatched property insurance in rural areas.
  • Technology is constantly changing and areas such as artificial intelligence, cyber security and big data management are growing fast in the industry.

Useful Subjects

Maths • English • ICT • Business Studies • Modern languages • Sociology • Psychology

Job Ideas for this Industry

Auditor • Tax Adviser • Accountant • Mortgage Adviser • Personal Banker • Financial Fraud Investigator • Actuary • Underwriter

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Financial services have 1.1 million people in employment.

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GRADUATE OPPORTUNITY IN RECRUITMENT
Closing Date:
25th October 2021
Location:
Norwich, Norfolk
Keeler Recruitment, Norfolk’s leading accountancy and finance recruiters, are seeking a graduate, or exceptionally a school leaver, to join their expanding team. Graduate level salary, but longer term, the possibility of moving onto company’s innovative bonu...
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Apprentice Finance Assistant - Press Start
Closing Date:
30th September 2021
Salary:
£11345 per year
Location:
Barton Mills, nr Mildenhall, Suffolk
Employer Description Press Start Ltd are a MSP (Managed Service Provider) based in Barton Mills, approximately 15 minutes from both Bury St Edmunds and Newmarket. We are a team of 11, that offer Managed IT Support and Services to our Client base in and around....
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