The average pay for an Assistant Accountant is £21,926 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Credit Control is associated with high pay for this job.

£16,512 - £29,319
£17K
£22K
£29K
MEDIAN: £22,364
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50%
90%
£6.83 - £15.68
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MEDIAN: £9.69
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£0£30K
Salary £16,512 - £29,319
Bonus £298 - £3,049
Profit Sharing £983
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£16,243 - £30,071
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 9 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,347
Hourly Data £0£20
Hourly Rate £6.83 - £15.68
Overtime £0.00 - £20.33
Annual Data £0£30K
Bonus £298 - £3,049
Profit Sharing £983
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£16,243 - £30,071
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 9 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 126

Job Description for Assistant Accountant

Assistant accountants aid in the day-to-day operations of an accounting department, typically reporting to a senior accountant or production accountant. Specific daily tasks vary based on whether or not an assistant accountant is hired by an individual accountant or an accounting firm.

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Assistant 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.

Common Career Paths for Assistant Accountant


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Popular Skills for Assistant Accountant

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Accountant

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤21,000 based on 519 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤24,000 based on 178 salaries. An experienced Assistant Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤24,000 based on 82 salaries. An Assistant Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤28,000 based on 22 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £22,513

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Assistant Accountant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Assistant Accountant?

Assistant Accountant in Birmingham:
"Good, corporate culture, office conditions."
Pros: Analysis. Automated self-billing system macros. Automation. Billing invoices. Built a payment tracking solution calculate variances. Business Intelligence. Business Performance. Cash accounting. Cash flow. Cleansed manipulated and validated. Cost centres. Dashboards. Data optimization. Sensitivity analysis. Financial Modelling. Financial reporting system. Forecast of revenue. KPI reporting. Management Accountant. MI. Net profit margin. Online form and integrated back end database was created. Pivot tables and v-look ups. Reporting. Sage X3 implementation project. Trends.
Cons: Travelling, Deadlines, Pressure,

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Key Stats for Assistant Accountant

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Assistant Accountant Salaries

▲25%

▲7%

▲5%

National Average
₤23,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Assistant Accountant Salaries

Credit Control
▲12%

Month-End Close
▲7%






National Average
₤23,000

Tax Preparation
▼1%


Accounting
▼2%

▼3%


Reconciliation
▼5%

Account Management
▼9%

Sage 50 Accounting
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 67%