Interesting finance functions in the West Midlands

Birmingham is booming! Construction is hitting new heights with Paradise, Snow hill 3 and HS2, the West Midlands market is changing

With all this in mind, we thought we would show off some of the most exciting companies that have accounting functions in and around Birmingham. This is by no means an exhaustive list…!

Gymshark

Blythe Valley, Solihull

Everyone’s talking about it. A truly exciting business that is ripping up the rule book in many sports clothing categories. Started from a garage, the business was the fastest growing in the UK in 2016 and hit over £100m in sales for 2018.  This unique business has a fantastic purpose built office complete with barbers, beauty salon and napping pods.  

Cadburys / Mondelez

Bournville

You can never forget Cadburys. An iconic brand with a Worldwide presence and likely the best place to have to do a stock audit. This is the chocolate lovers dream, 20 minutes from the city centre.

Grenade

Solihull

Another fitness related business is the ever-growing Grenade. Solihull based Grenade have a hugely successful range of nutritional products including the ‘Carb Killa bar’ which is reported to be the second bestselling chocolate bar in the UK!

Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Birmingham

Who wouldn’t want to be part of what is set to be the biggest sporting event Birmingham has ever seen? Over the next four years the project will recruit over 1000 people to deliver the 2022 commonwealth games, including their finance function. A great project to be involved with and one to tell the grandchildren about!

HS2

Birmingham

A huge complex undertaking with offices in Snow Hill. If construction and infrastructure projects interest you, it does not get any bigger than this!

Aston Martin

Warwickshire

The iconic Aston Martin has its HQ in Warwickshire, alongside state-of-the-art manufacturing plants. With a brand that is instantly recognisable, it had to be on this list!

JLR

Solihull & Warwickshire

The Jewel in the crown of the Midlands Automotive scene and a key employer for the region in everything from marketing and engineering to accounting. Sites locally including Solihull, Coventry and Warwickshire.

The Works

Hams Hall, Warwickshire

Coming In at 18th in the UKs best big companies to work for, The Works has defied all the doom and gloom of retail to expand quickly. They are based in fantastic offices in Hams Hall, Coleshill.

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