Jo Howell

Jo Howell
Jo Howell
Recruitment Manager - Accountancy and Financial Services

Jo joined Cathedral Appointments in 2012 after over 20 years in recruitment spanning the whole of the UK - Aberdeen, Home Counties, Greater Manchester and the South West! She recruits for both Financial Services and Accountancy professionals and is known in the office for finding the needle in the haystack candidate where no one else can!

Recruitment specialities include:

  • Paraplanner, Financial Planner
  • Wealth Manager, Independent Financial Advisor (IFA)
  • Mortgage Advisor, Mortgage Broker
  • Investment Manager, Portfolio Manager, Audit Manager
  • Compliance Manager
  • Insurance Broker, Commercial Insurance Manager
  • Underwriter
  • Chief Financial Officer, Finance Director, Financial Controller
  • Qualified Accountants - Finance Manager, Management Accountant, Financial Accountant
  • Practice Managers, Practice Accountants, Project Accountant
  • Tax Managers
  • Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable Manager
  • Credit Manager, Credit Control Manager
  • Salary Advice and Salary Benchmarking
  • Local Job Market Information
  • Talent Attraction Techniques
Tips for Accountancy students searching for a role in a post-pandemic era

Tips for Accountancy students searching for a role in a post-pandemic era

Posted by Jo Howell
Published on 24 May, 2021

Thankfully, job vacancies are finally back up to their highest level since the pandemic began last March. As the country begins on its road to recovery, business confidence is on the rise and the need to begin plugging skills gaps in order to fully regain losses created by the crisis is, once again, at the forefront of leaders’ minds.

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Progression advice for Accountants in 2021


Progression advice for Accountants in 2021


Posted by Jo Howell
Published on 17 February, 2021

The pandemic put a large spanner in the works for many employees looking to move up in their careers. From having to shift their whole working experience to online, to entering a volatile and unpredictable jobs market – it’s an understatement to say that it’s not been an easy time.

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What’s the best path to securing a job in financial services

What’s the best path to securing a job in financial services

Posted by Jo Howell
Published on 27 March, 2019

In Cathedral’s latest blog, our Managing Director, Joanne Caine, FIRP DipRP, investigates what is the best path for securing a job in the financial services. If you would like to find out more, visit Cathedral Appointments.

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7 myths about accountancy careers that need destroying

7 myths about accountancy careers that need destroying

Posted by Jo Howell
Published on 24 July, 2018

There are lazy stereotypes. Then there are really lazy stereotypes. Many folk would have you believe that a career in accountancy is about as exciting as the hum of a fridge.

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Skills you need to become a senior accountant

Skills you need to become a senior accountant

Posted by Jo Howell
Published on 20 July, 2018

Keen to level-up your career as an accountant? It requires more than being a numbers whiz. But if you have what it takes you can expect a generous salary, job security and the opportunity to shape the future of the organisation you work for.

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