Rising job growth brings better opportunities for finance workers

We’ve written previously about the recent growth in employee demand in the finance sector. We now have even more evidence that it’s the perfect time to enter the financial planning industry.

Employment in the finance sector grew 9.9% over the year to May, according to data from the Australian Bankers Association. As reported by Money Management, the association’s highlighted finance and insurance sectors as one of the strongest growing in the country.

The report also found that share of workers in the finance industry receiving paid entitlements was the highest in Australia, and that 85% of banks offered flexible working arrangements.

With unemployment at half the rate of the rest of the nation, a job the finance industry is becoming more attractive to those who have just graduated university or are looking for a career change.

So how do you get a job in finance? Start with Spark. Learn about our training, view our latest jobs, and apply today.