The average salary for an Accountant in London, England: London is £32,250.
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£21k - £54k
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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. Occasionally, internal audits must be carried out to make sure that the various areas of th…Read more
- 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.
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Popular Skills for Accountant
General Ledger Accounting
Skills in Financial Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Account Management, Bookkeeping, General Ledger Accounting and Microsoft Excel.
Pay by Experience Level for Accountant
An entry-level Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £23,731 based on 25 salaries. An early career Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £29,592 based on 260 salaries. A mid-career Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £34,782 based on 159 salaries. An experienced Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £40,284 based on 108 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £47,882.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Accountant in their job title in Belfast, Northern Ireland: Belfast earn an average of 5.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Sheffield, England: South Yorkshire (27.4% less), Birmingham, England: West Midlands (23.4% less) and Manchester, England: Manchester (16.1% less).
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