Finance careers way to see the world

Finance careers way to see the world

A new survey suggests that finance and human resources staff in the UK, Australia and Ireland move overseas for the pure joy of travelling. By comparison, their counterparts…

Econometrics skills called for in risk management roles

Econometrics skills called for in risk management roles

Risk management practices have been thrown into the limelight over the past few years thanks to incidents such as Barings Bank nearly being destroyed by Nick Leeson or,…

New UK visas help migrant finance workers

New UK visas help migrant finance workers

Solicitors say UK government plans to introduce a new points-based immigration system will make it easier for non-EU financial services employees to work in the country. Julia Onslow…

Private equity: Like bees to honey

Private equity: Like bees to honey

The hiring buzz surrounding private equity (PE) is likely to get louder this year as the asset class attracts more investors. With new funds being raised and new…

Accounting staff shortage a global phenomenon

Accounting staff shortage a global phenomenon

You can tell the global accounting industry is in the midst of a staffing crisis when the UK office of a big four accounting firm looks to Zimbabwe…

ECM teams small but growing

ECM teams small but growing

Following our recent article about the lack of debt capital markets (DCM) originators, we thought it was only fitting that this week we focus on the hiring trends…

JPMorgan Caz to bulk up in Asia

JPMorgan Caz to bulk up in Asia

JPMorgan Cazenove is the latest bank to expand its Asian corporate finance presence. London newspaper The Times reports that the bank, a joint venture between Cazenove and JPMorgan,…

Action in share market calls for corporate action officers

Action in share market calls for corporate action officers

From mergers and acquisitions to spin-offs and stock splits, corporate activities can materially impact a company's capital structure and more hires are needed. Typically, a corporate action is…

Equities: Buoyant corporate growth keeps jobs afloat

Equities: Buoyant corporate growth keeps jobs afloat

The domestic reporting season comes to an end this week - a refreshing thought for all the equity analysts, portfolio managers and institutional dealers who have been frantically…

Sydney pay leads Asia Pacific for compliance, risk pros

Sydney pay leads Asia Pacific for compliance, risk pros

A new salary survey points to high pay for risk and compliance workers in Sydney, compared to Hong Kong and Singapore. The annual salary survey from recruitment firm…

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