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How do you get experience in finance jobs?

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    All the finance jobs I see seem to demand at least a year or two's experience in a finance job and require experience with SAGE.

    Where does one gain this experience? Is there an entry level job that would provide it?


    What specifically do you mean by "finance jobs"?
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    (Original post by Terry Tibbs)
    What specifically do you mean by "finance jobs"?
    Well for instance - payroll jobs always ask for experience in SAGE. Perhaps that isn't considered a "finance" job.

    Finance assistants ask for experience in a busy office environment.

    And as for finance analysts, banking, etc. I want a more relevant job whilst studying that will give me experience to move on to those sorts of jobs if that's what I decide I want to do. Internships are only a couple months long and I don't know if I'll be able to get onto one if I'm going through the Open University as I would be going into 2nd year and wouldn't have any predicted degree classification.
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