Continued demand for Audit and Advisory professionals in regional centres

Sinead Byrne 10.06.2019

Demand for newly qualified and qualified accountants to fill positions in the regional offices of Big 4 and Top 10 firms has continued over recent months, particularly in Reading, Birmingham, Crawley and Cambridge.

Big 4 and Top 10 firms investing in regional offices

The buoyancy of recruitment seen last year from firms building out their strategic growth plans across various major cities has continued into the first half of 2019 and shows no signs of slowing down.  

Big 4 and Top 10 firms are investing in their presence in regional centres across the UK, notably seeking qualified professionals in Reading, Birmingham, Crawley and Cambridge. Roles in these locations are proving to be an attractive prospect for many qualified accountants who are attracted to working in different UK cities, with London no longer being an isolated example of a city with an abundance of opportunities.

View vacancies in Reading, Birmingham, Crawley and Cambridge

Why should finance professionals consider working in a regional office?

Regardless of what is happening in London, audit and advisory jobs in these locations are attractive for qualified professionals as they offer the chance to gain great experience across a variety of areas. Whether you are ACCA or ACA qualified, opportunities are numerous with no sacrifice on client base or quality of work - there are ACCA and ACA jobs available.

“Positions in Reading, Birmingham, Cambridge and Crawley can provide the perfect platform for professionals from smaller firms to get big firm experience.”

Beyond the chance to work across various areas, positions in Reading, Birmingham, Crawley and Cambridge allow for flexible or agile working, highly competitive salaries and can also provide professionals with the opportunity to go on secondment client side, or internationally.

Audit & Advisory jobs available through Morgan McKinley

Examples of regional vacancies include:

  • Audit Manager - Big 4, Gatwick
  • Audit Senior - Big 4, Cambridge
  • Audit Senior with non Audit work on offer - Big 4, Reading
  • Audit Manager, Big 4, Birmingham

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If you would like to discuss the current market or if you are looking for a new opportunity, reach out to myself or any of the Audit & Advisory recruitment specialists today.

Sinead Byrne's picture
Senior Consultant | External Audit Recruitment, Big 4 and Mid Tier firms
sbyrne@morganmckinley.co.uk