In certain roles, elements of the above may ring true but there is much more to working in the finance industry than that. Another myth about the industry is that everyone has to be an expert in numbers. The finance industry is a people business and there are a host of job opportunities for those with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, critical thinking, flexibility and who demonstrate willingness to learn.
The finance industry offers opportunities in variety of positions, for example, human resources, marketing, public relations and information technology. There are training programmes and schemes for those with the right qualifications, work experience, aptitude and ambition. Employment in finance can offer you sound career development prospects in stimulating and rewarding working environment.