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Finance and Professional Services

Facts & Figures

300,000+ employed in region
£19.8 billion contribution to local economy
28,500+ employed in major banks and building societies

Does the idea of becoming an expert and helping clients appeal to you? Leeds City Region is the UK’s second largest regional economy and the leading centre for financial services outside of London.

Every business needs accountancy and legal services. As a result, if you choose a career in this sector you will have the opportunity to work in a wide range of fields and industries, and with a variety of clients.

At the core of professional services is the expertise of their people, so a lot of emphasis is put on personal and professional development. A career in these industries offers lots of flexibility and opportunities to work in many contexts and across sectors.

Are you a naturally good fit for working in financial and business services?

Effective communication skills Have an ability to communicate clearly with team members and clients from all backgrounds, as well as follow and deliver instruction
Organised and detail-oriented Managing a varied workload across multiple projects and deadlines requires careful planning
Self-management Managing yourself and your time productively
Problem Solving .
Critical/Analytical thinking .
Diplomacy .
Creativity .
Collaboration .
Writing skills .

Local Finance and Professional Services Jobs

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These are some of the companies in West Yorkshire in finance and professional services 

Local Finance and Professional Services Apprenticeships

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Finance and Professional Services Learning Opportunities

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