Average Accounts Assistant Salary in United Kingdom

£19,333
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£973
Bonus
£203
Commission
£500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Accounts Assistant in United Kingdom is £19,333.
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Salary
£15k - £25k
Bonus
£199 - £2k
Profit Sharing
£72 - £2k
Commission
£150 - £2k
Total Pay
£15k - £26k

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Job Description for Accounts Assistant

Accounts Assistant Tasks
  • 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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Accounts Assistant

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Accounts Assistant. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Accounts Assistant
Assistant Accountant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Accounts Assistant

Skills in Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Bookkeeping, Microsoft Excel and Accounting.

Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Assistant

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 £17,539 based on 800 salaries. An early career Accounts Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £18,759 based on 2,103 salaries. A mid-career Accounts Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £21,182 based on 628 salaries. An experienced Accounts Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £21,072 based on 435 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £20,947.
Employees with Accounts Assistant in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 18.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bristol, England: Bristol (0.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Birmingham, England: West Midlands (9.7% less), Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (6.5% less) and Manchester, England: Manchester (6.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,183 survey responses.
Entry Level
19.1%
Early Career
50.3%
Mid Career
15.0%
Experienced
10.4%
Late Career
5.2%

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