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Financial Management in the UK: Market Research Report

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Financial Management Market Research Report | SIC M70.221 | May 2017

Managing growth: The UK's exit from the European Union is likely to stimulate demand

The Financial Management market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Accenture plc Accenture plc market share
Deloitte LLP Deloitte LLP market share
KPMG LLP KPMG LLP market share
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Annual Growth 18-23
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Technological and regulatory changes have affected the industry over the past five years
  • Regulatory changes in the financial sector have supported industry demand
  • Further technological advancements are likely to increase the level of external competition
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Financial Management industry includes businesses that provide advice and guidance on financial systems and strategy. Industry revenue is expected to fall at a compound annual rate of 0.1% over the five years through 2017-18. Industry revenue has been relatively volatile over the past five years, having been affected by fluctuating business confidence and capital expenditure. The most successful year for the industry was 2014-15, as business confidence rose strongly. However, business confidence is expected to fall over the two years through 2017-18, as the decision to leave the European Union has resulted in widespread uncertainty. Industry revenue is estimated to grow by 1.6% to £4.9 billion in 2017-18... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The industry's services are integrated, so it is difficult to precisely separate individual segments.

Accounting system design

Accounting system design is expected to generate approximately 41% of industry revenue. Firms in operating in the industry help clients organise their accounting procedures in order to ensure accounting information of the appropriate quality is available at the lowest possible cost. Post-merger accounting system integration and accounting system redesign following business restructuring tend to be strong areas of demand. Demand for this service is expected to have risen during the middle years of the period, supported by rising number of UK firms being engaged in merger and acquisition activity. How.. purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Financial Management Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Financial Management Industry are

  • Ability to effectively communicate and negotiate
  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Business capital expenditure and Business confidence index in the Financial Management industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Financial Management Industry?

    Operators in the Financial Management industry provide advice, guidance and operational assistance to businesses and public-sector organisations on issues such as accounting system design, financial risk management, budgetary control procedures, cost-reduction strategies, compensation and other financial issues. The industry excludes the design of accounting systems software (see IBISWorld report J62.010) and accounting and auditing services (see IBISWorld report M69.201).

    Industry Products
    Accounting system designFinancial control strategyCash flow and cost-management strategyFinancing and investment strategy
    Industry Activities
    Designing accounting systemsAdvising on financial control proceduresAdvising on cost and cash flow management

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Business capital expenditure
  • Business confidence index
  • FTSE 100
  • Mergers and acquisitions involving UK companies
  • Government capital expenditure
  • Current Performance
  • Industry volatility
  • Benefits of uncertainty
  • Regulatory change
  • Technological advancements
  • Profit performance
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand strengthens
  • Complicated divorce
  • Technological change
  • New alliances
  • Table: Financial Management Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Financial Management Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Software Publishing
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Renting and Operating of Own or Leased Real Estate
  • Temporary-Employment Placement Agencies
  • Products & Services
  • Accounting system design
  • Financial control strategy
  • Cash flow and cost-management strategy
  • Financing and investment strategy
  • Chart: Financial Management Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Financial services sector
  • Manufacturing sector
  • Public sector
  • Other
  • Science and technology sector
  • Construction and transportation sector
  • Resources and energy sector
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Financial Management Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Subcontracted labour
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Financial Management
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Financial Management Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
    Deloitte LLP
    Accenture (UK) Ltd
  • Table: PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP - financial performance
  • Table: KPMG LLP - financial performance
  • Table: Deloitte LLP - financial performance
  • Table: Accenture (UK) Ltd - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Financial Management Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Financial Management Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Cash Flow Management
  • The process of monitoring, analysing and adjusting a business's cash flows.
  • Restructuring
  • Modifications to a business that can provide improvements to cash flow, profit and the corporate balance sheet.
  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  • US legislation that addresses conflicts of interest in cases where an accounting firm both audits and provides consulting services to the same client.

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    The Financial Management market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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