An Accountant earns an average salary of £28,352 per year. A skill in SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO) is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

£17,558 - £47,260
£18K
£28K
£47K
MEDIAN: £28,422
10%
50%
90%
£7.04 - £29.06
£7
£14
£29
MEDIAN: £13.80
10%
50%
90%
£0£49K
Salary £17,558 - £47,260
Bonus £12.72 - £6,170
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £9,123
Commission £1,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£17,477 - £49,792
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,254
Hourly Data £0£29
Hourly Rate £7.04 - £29.06
Hourly Tips £0.36
Overtime £5.98 - £25.72
Annual Data £0£49K
Bonus £12.72 - £6,170
Commission £1,000
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £9,123
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£17,477 - £49,792
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 205

Job Description for Accountant

Accountants perform financial calculations for companies in a wide variety of fields. Some common duties include creating sales and cash flow reports, administering payroll, keeping balance sheets, carrying out billing activities, managing budgets and keeping inventory. The accountant may also be responsible for filing taxes for the company, as well as reviewing past reports to generate income forecasts.

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Accountant Tasks

  • Analyze financial data in order to prepare financial reports.
  • Generate and interpret financial records and statements for management.
  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
  • Maintain general ledger as needed.

Accountant Pay By Employer

$0$109K

$57,967

$53,500

$58,121

KPMG, LLP
17 profiles
$55,316

Cargill
14 profiles
$58,046

Deloitte
12 profiles
$53,750

Abc Corp.
11 profiles
$50,113

$41,679

$51,980

$53,457

Common Career Paths for Accountant


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Accountant Job Listings

Popular Skills for Accountant

Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

Pay by Experience for an Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤25,000 based on 713 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤31,000 based on 414 salaries. An experienced Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤36,000 based on 305 salaries. An Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤36,000 based on 132 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £28,871

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Accountant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Accountant?

Accountant in London:
"Challenging."
Pros: Logical, methodical.
Cons: Sometimes too similar on a daily basis, chance of becoming bored or demotivated.

Accountant in Glasgow:
"Bookkeeping."
Pros: Everything related accounts.
Cons:

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Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

▲25%

▲23%

▲6%

National Average
₤29,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries





National Average
₤29,000


▼2%



Sage AccPac ERP Software
▼7%


ACCA
▼10%


▼12%

▼12%

Accounts Payable
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 67%