If you’re looking to jumpstart your career in finance then contacting Grad Central and considering a move to the West Midlands would be an excellent first step. The range of graduate finance job opportunities in the West Midlands is diverse, and with its mixture of vibrant cities and wide, open countryside the West Midlands can add a special element to any career. Finding the right balance between work life and personal life is an important consideration for many graduates and is a quality that is widely offered in the West Midlands area.
Grad Central, the leading graduate recruitment specialists in the West Midlands, are highly experienced in matching your skills and experience to employers throughout the West Midlands region. Our focus on the West Midlands and our dedication to the businesses within it has enabled us to form relationships with leading finance companies throughout the area. Our range of graduate finance roles ranges from Graduate Trainee Accountants and Graduate Actuary to Graduate Tax Consultants, Graduate Insolvency Practitioners and Graduate Trainee Management Accountants.
Finance graduates in the West Midlands
The West Midlands has a thriving finance sector, with the region’s capital city Birmingham being home to the largest professional services and finance sector outside London. Many large financial companies have offices in Birmingham including the big four accountancy firms – PWC, KPMG, Deloitte, Ernst & Young. The city is also the focus for:
- A wealth of highly talented banking specialists
- The preferred Sarbanes-Oxley destination in Europe
- Many top accountants
- One of Europe's largest insurance markets
The West Midlands is really working hard to put itself on the professional services map. The lobbying organisations Birmingham Forward and its sister organisation Birmingham Future, which provides networking and development opportunities for professionals under the age of 35, are both heavily involved in the promotion of the professional services industry within the region. In addition, Locate Birmingham, Birmingham’s inward investment service, are dedicated to helping the relocation and expansion of businesses throughout the city.
Other similar organisations across the region include:
Further qualifications: ACCA, ACA, CIMA
Read about some of the talented graduates that we have placed on our case studies page.
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