Of the 39 historic counties in the country, Yorkshire can boast being the largest in England. Its size is such that some districts fall into areas characterised as being in the North East of England. Yorkshire has a population in excess of 5 million people and the county's recruitment agencies help employers looking for Accounting professionals hire staff for any permanent, temporary and contract vacancies.
Because the county encompasses a number of towns and cities including Sheffield, Leeds and Bradford, there is a high concentration of recruitment agencies hiring for the Accounting & Finance sector. Many of these recruit staff for these vacancies along with a number of other sectors. Given the size of Yorkshire though, there are specialist agencies recruiting solely for Accounting & Finance.
All areas of Yorkshire - West, North, South and East Riding - perform well in terms of employment, and even more so when only economically active people in the county are considered. North Yorkshire's employment, for example, stands at an impressive 79.2%. Accounting & Finance vacancies in Yorkshire meanwhile, tend to offer differing salaries, along with great potential. Finance Assistants and Trainee Accountants will start working on around £20,000 a year, with great progression opportunities. Finance Analysts can earn up to £40,000 a year, while Head of Finance jobs can yield as much as £50,000.
There are a number of areas in Yorkshire that can be counted as business hubs and the office development of Bridgewater Place in Leeds is one of these. It is home to law firm Eversheds LLP, which has 4,000 employees worldwide. Other residents include major audit firm Ernst & Young.
Accounting & Finance opportunities in Yorkshire are plentiful, with Leeds housing an office for BDO, a leading accountancy and business firm. There are many relevant job opportunities here, with Accounts Assistant, Audit Manager and Accounts Supervisor just some of the vacancies that are advertised.