Avg. Base Salary (GBP)
The average salary for an Accounts Assistant is £20,117
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Assistants?
An entry-level Accounts Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £17,949 based on 147 salaries. An early career Accounts Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £19,551 based on 1,804 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Accounts Assistants Do?
An accounts assistant plays a critical role in any accounting or business firm. They work as part of the team that is responsible for maintaining finances within the company; they typically report directly to the accountant or the finance manager. On a typical day, an accounts assistant's work includes balancing books to ensure that records and payments are correct and working with the sales team on current and future projects. There are many other tasks they might encounter such as handling …Read more
- Receive and process payments, invoices, employee reimbursements, bills, and other accounting information.
- Batch and prepare payments, payroll, or other outgoing financial data.
- Enter data into databases and accounting software, balancing accounts.
- Review transactions for errors and accuracy and make corrections.