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Careers in finance

The financial sector Careers in accounting and finance are available within every industry within the private sector, public sector and the financial services. Large financial focused businesses you may wish to work for are Deloitte, KPMG, Ernst & Young, and PwC. Popular employment sectors for Accounting and Finance are: Auditing Investment Banking Retail and Commercial Banking The types of jobs undertaken vary from auditor, consultant, trainee chartered accountant, assurance analyst, operations analyst, and business advisors. If you are unsure between studying accounting or finance click here for a comparison. It is a…

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Job roles in business

Generally, the departments within a business will be: Production Research and Development (often abbreviated to R&D) Marketing (including the selling function) Human Resource Management Purchasing Accounting and Finance. Human Resources (HR) Human resources (HR) is the department of a business or organisation that deals with the hiring, administration, and training of staff. Those in HR will lead on the recruitment, selection, training and assessment of employees, developing employee motivation, engaging in employee-employer relations, and managing change within an organisation. For more in-depth information about a career in HR click here. Accounting…

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The role of management

Management in businesses is what directs effort and activity in line with the goals and objectives of an company/organisation. Those in a management role will manage people and the business processes. Well respected business thinker and writer Peter Drucker divided the job of the manager into five basic tasks: someone who sets objectives to help achieve business goals; a person who organises the human resource; followed by motivating and being clear in communication to the workforce to achieve the goals; measuring the performance; and developing people within their roles. You…

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