What do the main areas mean and what qualifications can you take?
Accountancy involves giving professional advice to organisations on a
wide range of business and finance issues. Chartered accountants take
on the role of business advisers, working in areas such as financial
reporting, taxation, auditing, forensic accounting, corporate finance
and insolvency. Most Accountancy firms will look at graduates to join
their training courses. They will often require good A-Level grades and a
Three key professional qualifications:
They take from 3 – 5 years to complete but the good news is that each
are globally-recognised, and are normally undertaken in conjunction
with your graduate job.
Careers in banking can be wide ranging, it can include positions
within Retail Banks through to Private Banks dealing with High Net Wroth
and Corporate clients.
Banking roles can include but are not limited to Administration
(payments, foreign exchange), Customer Call centre, Relationship
Management, Investments and Loan Officers
Three main Banking qualifications:
Fund Administration is a growing area in Jersey, with excellent
training opportunities. A lot of the skills required for Funds are
similar to those required for Trusts. Funds roles are quite
administration based, and good numeracy is useful. Fund Administrators
are responsible for looking after a portfolio of clients, managing their
investments in different types of funds (i.e. Hedge Funds, Private
Equity Funds and Real Estate Funds).
There are a number of training opportunities within the IT industry.
Roles can vary from an IT department of a finance business to technical
and systems support within an IT Technical Services company. Employers
often looking at IT related degrees, however are open to all backgrounds
and offer training in all areas of IT.
Qualifications will include training on industry specific software and programmes as well as specific qualifications including:
Law offers many training opportunities, either for students who have
completed an LLB law degree or another degree accompanied by a law
conversion course. You can enter at a Legal Assistant level and continue
with your legal training. There are also chances for more junior
candidates looking to begin a career in Law. Law is a fast and dynamic
area to work in, spanning many areas, such as litigation, corporate,
commercial, conveyancing, funds and personal.
This involves the process of putting assets into safe keeping that
will be managed by a third party. People who often put their assets into
Trusts may include members of the Royal family, sports stars or models.
A Trust Administrator would be responsible for managing their own
portfolio of clients, looking after the client’s assets on their behalf.
There are also training opportunities within other areas of work,
including Administration, Compliance, Secretarial, Sales and Marketing
Within Jersey there are various Training Providers including us at
Rowlands Recruitment. If you are looking to inquire about professional
qualifications, you can contact any of the following:
Rowlands Recruitment: Call 01534 626777 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
BPP Professional Education: Call 01534 711800 or email email@example.com
Highlands College: Call 01534 608608 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
HR Now: Call 01534 747559 or email email@example.com
Touchstone: Call 01534 818900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org