Average Accounting Manager Salary in United Kingdom

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The average salary for an Accounting Manager in United Kingdom is £31,312.
MEDIAN £31,312
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£21k - £55k
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£800 - £6k
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£21k - £55k

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Job Description for Accounting Manager

Accounting Manager Tasks
  • Oversee the posting and maintenance of general ledger accounts, payroll transactions, accounts payable and general ledger adjustments.
  • Provide financial analysis statements including monthly balance sheets, income statements, cash flows statements, and actual to budget and last year variance analysis.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of policies and procedures relating to financial management, budget and accounting.
  • Manage the daily activities of the accounting department.
  • Collect and provide information for audit inquiries and give assistance to auditors.

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Popular Skills for Accounting Manager

Skills in Microsoft Excel and Month-End Close are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include General Ledger Accounting, Financial Reporting and Accounts Payable.

Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Manager

An early career Accounting Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £26,760 based on 70 salaries. A mid-career Accounting Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £34,718 based on 90 salaries. An experienced Accounting Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £34,142 based on 108 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £30,539.
Employees with Accounting Manager in their job title in Birmingham, England: West Midlands earn an average of 54.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (40.0% more) and Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (5.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Manchester, England: Manchester (17.1% less), Norwich, England: Norfolk (15.4% less) and Leicester, England: Leicestershire (4.3% less).

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