The Professions –¬†Financial Services

Many financial careers are based around the City of London e.g. Broking, Investment Analysts, Investment Banking, Actuarial work, Pensions and tax experts etc. But many of these roles are available elsewhere in the UK.

There are five Chartered organisations within this list as well as numerous Associations and Institutions. These professional bodies provide a variety of services to members and those thinking about entering these areas.

Association of British Insurers

As a forward-thinking organisation, we work with government, regulators and policymakers – both in the UK and internationally – to ensure the insurance industry meets the highest standards. Our role is to use our expertise and experience to contribute to public policy debates, publish research reports….
https://www.abi.org.uk/https://www.abi.org.uk/

Association of british insurers

Association of Corporate Treasurers

The Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT) sets the benchmark for international treasury excellence. As the Chartered body for treasury, we lead the profession through our internationally recognised suite of treasury qualifications, by defining standards and championing continuing professional development.
https://www.treasurers.org/

Association of Corporate Treasurers

Association of Cost Engineers

ACostE represents the professional interests of those with responsibility, at all levels, for the prediction, planning and control of resources and cost for activities that involve engineering, manufacturing, and construction.
https://www.acoste.org.uk/node/1https://www.acoste.org.uk/node/1

Association of cost engineers

Association of International Accountants

AIA was founded in the UK in 1928 as a global accountancy body and now provides qualifications and services for over 8,500 members and 9,600 students in 105 countries worldwide. “AIA members are equipped with the relevant skills to explore a wide range of career options and are part of a growing network of….”
http://www.aiaworldwide.com/http://www.aiaworldwide.com/

association of International Accountants

Association of Professional Financial Advisers

APFA is the voice of the financial adviser. We promote the value of financial advice and the interests of financial advisers. We represent the interests of our membership to the regulator and policy makers who have an impact on the financial adviser market place and the business operation of financial advisers.
https://www.ftadviser.com/association-of-professional-financial-advisers/https://www.ftadviser.com/association-of-professional-financial-advisers/

Asscoaition Professional Adviser

Association of Taxation Technicians

The Association is a charity and the leading professional body for those providing UK tax compliance services. Our primary charitable objective is to promote education and the study of tax administration and practice. One of our key aims is to provide an appropriate qualification for individuals who undertake tax compliance work.
https://www.att.org.uk/https://www.att.org.uk/

Association of Taxation Technicians

British Bankers Association

Who do we represent? We represent over 200 banks. These member banks collectively provide the full range of banking and financial services and make up the world’s largest international banking centre, operating some 150 million accounts and contributing ¬£50 billion annually to the UK economy.
https://www.bba.org.uk/

British Bankers Association

British Insurance brokers Association

The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) is the UK ‘s leading general insurance intermediary organisation representing the interests of insurance brokers, intermediaries and their customers. BIBA membership includes just under 2,000 regulated firms having merged with the Institute of Insurance Brokers…https://www.biba.org.uk/

British Insurance brokers Association

Chartered Financial Analyst Institute

One of our core beliefs is that fair and effective financial markets, led by competent and ethically centered professionals, are what drive economic growth. Since our founding in 1947, we have grown to become the largest global association of investment professionals with more than 115,000 members working….https://www.cfainstitute.org/

Chartered Financial Analyst Institute

Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals

The Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP) is the Chartered association for payroll and pensions professionals in the UK and is dedicated to raising the profile of payroll within businesses. It has approximately 10,000 individuals enjoying membership benefits.
https://www.cipp.org.uk/

Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals

Chartered Institute of Public Finance Accounting

CIPFA is the only professional accountancy body exclusively dedicated to public finance in the world. CIPFA, the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, is the professional body for people in public finance. Our 14,000 members work throughout the public services, in national audit agencies….
https://www.cipfa.org/

Chartered Institute of Public Finance Accounting

Chartered Institute of Taxation

The CIOT is the leading professional body in the UK for advisers dealing with all aspects of taxation. As a not-for-profit organisation our primary purpose is to promote education in taxation with a key aim of achieving a more efficient and less complex tax system for all.
https://www.tax.org.uk/homepage

Chartered Institute of Taxation

Chartered Insurance Institute

As the leading professional body for the global financial services profession, the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) exists to promote higher standards of integrity, technical competence and business capability. With over 112,000 members in more than 150 countries, the CII is the world’s largest professional body dedicated to….
https://www.cii.co.uk/

Chartered Insurance Institute

Finance & Leasing Association

The Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) is the UK’s leading trade association for the consumer credit, motor finance and asset finance sectors, and the largest organisation of its type in Europe. The FLA was formed in 1992 when the Equipment Leasing Association and the Finance Houses Association merged.
https://www.fla.org.uk/home/

Finance & Leasing Association

Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) is the UK’s only chartered professional body dedicated to educating, developing and regulating actuaries based both in the UK and internationally. We represent and regulate our members for the benefit of the outside world and oversee their education at all stages of qualification….
https://www.actuaries.org.uk/

Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

Institute of Certified Bookkeepers

The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers is the largest bookkeeping institute in the world. It promotes and maintains the standards of bookkeeping as a profession through the establishment of relevant qualifications and the award of grades of membership that recognise academic attainment, working experience and….
https://www.bookkeepers.org.uk/

Institute of Certified Bookkeepers

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland

ICAS is a professional body for more than 20,000 world class business men and women who work in the UK and in more than 100 countries around the world. Our members have all achieved the internationally recognised and respected CA qualification (Chartered Accountant).https://www.icas.com/

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland

Institute of Credit Management

The Institute of Credit Management (ICM) is Europe’s largest credit management organisation, and the second largest globally. The trusted leader in expertise for all credit matters, it represents the profession across trade, consumer and export credit, and all credit-related services.
https://www.cicm.com/

Institute of Credit Management

Institute of Financial Accountants

The Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA) is an internationally recognised professional accountancy membership body, whose members work for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), or who run or work in small and medium-sized accounting practices (SMPs) that advise SMEs.
https://www.ifa.org.uk/

Institute of Financial Accountants

Royal Economic Society

The Royal Economic Society is one of the oldest and most prestigious economic associations in the world. It is a learned society, founded in 1890 to promote the study of economic science. Now celebrating its 125th year, the Society publishes The Economic Journal and The Econometrics Journal….
https://www.res.org.uk/

Royal Economic Society

Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners

STEP is the worldwide professional association for those advising families across generations. We promote best practice, professional integrity and education to our members. Our members help families plan for their futures: from drafting a will or advising family businesses, to helping international families and….
https://www.step.org/

Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners