There are an abundance of accountancy roles from financial accountancy and book-keeping to business advisory and corporate finance. Accounting is the study of how businesses track their income and profit over time and if you were to work in this sector then you would be engaging in a wide variety of activities including tax management, payroll, pensions, investment, procurement, financial accounts.
Formal training is essential these days, and Chartered Accountants are in particular demand, and can command higher salaries. Some accountants will be specialised in business finance and others in personal finance and they have the opportunity of working for a company or operating privately.
Salary band: £30k - £40k