Average Accountant Salary in London, England: London

£32,250
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£2,411
Bonus
£1,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Accountant in London, England: London is £32,250.
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£21k
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£32k
50%
£54k
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MEDIAN £32,250
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Salary
£21k - £54k
Bonus
£97 - £8k
Profit Sharing
£0 - £19k
Total Pay
£20k - £59k

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Job Description for Accountant

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.

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Career Paths

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Accountant
Management Accountant
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Accountant

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.
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).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 584 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.3%
Early Career
44.5%
Mid Career
27.2%
Experienced
18.5%
Late Career
5.5%

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