If, after reading our article Numerical jobs to suit you you have realised that numbers really are your thing then it’s time to start matching potential careers to your personality.
And, good news, numerical and analytical jobs are some of the best paid out there. You don’t have to be lucky to land one, either, just prepared. After all, it’s not luck, it’s totaljobs.com.
Numerical and analytical people are needed in almost every business you can imagine, no matter how creative or alternative they are. And almost all of them pay very well, particularly if you are driven to succeed…
Almost all companies use the services of an accountant and some of the biggest financial institutions are accountancy firms. There are big bucks to be had, not to mention great career opportunities.
See our career guide to accountant jobs
There are lots of different types of banker, from retail bank managers working in high street branches through to the big money-making investment bankers. Work out exactly where your interests lie first as the routes are very different.
See our career guide to bank cashier jobs
See our career guide to bank manager jobs
See our career guide to investment banker jobs
This may rank up there with tax man… Auditors go through the records of companies to ensure they’re paying the right taxes and everything is above board. Businesses often fear an audit so you may not be popular, but you will get a great salary so swings and roundabouts…
See our career guide to auditor jobs
Purchase ledger clerk
If you're one of the lucky few that finds it easy to keep track of money (often by not spending it), how would you feel about turning that skill into a career?
See our career guide to purchase ledger clerk jobs
If you possess a deep understanding of economics and the financial markets, you can stay calm when there’s a whirlwind around you and you have the confidence to make big decisions with someone else’s money, this could be the career for you.
See our career guide to stockbroker jobs
Those that can, teach. If you love numbers and want to encourage the youth to love them, too then perhaps a career as a maths teacher or a tutor beckons. We have all had bad maths teachers, good ones can really make a big difference.
See our career guide to teacher jobs
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