Accounting and Financial was one of the most in-demand industries for permanent staff in December 2018, according to the most recent KPMG and REC, UK Report on Jobs.
With the UK employment rate currently joint-highest on record, skilled candidates are getting harder and harder to come by.
As recruiters and employers struggle to fill Accountancy and Finance vacancies, starting salaries continue to rise; in December 2018 the starting salary inflation rate was among the highest seen since 2015.
Key job titles in Finance in high demand across both permanent and temporary roles included Accountants, Audit, Credit Controllers and Treasury.
While UK job vacancies are at a near-record high, competition is low and starting salaries continue to climb, now is an excellent time to bag a new job and a pay increase too. Search and apply for the latest Accountancy and Finance jobs this January on GAAPweb.