Accountants are the sixth most sought after professional discipline by head-hunters and employers, according to a recent survey by InterExec.
InterExec specialises in the recruitment of executives seeking salaries of more than £150,000 ($225,000).
InterExec found there were 112 unadvertised head-hunter vacancies for accountants between January and February, a rise of 14% on the previous month.
The analysis is based on market information representing about 50% of the UK’s unadvertised head-hunter vacancies.
IT professionals topped the list, followed by management consultants, managing directors and chief executives, sales roles and bankers.