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Average Finance Assistant Salary in United Kingdom

£20,458
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£969
Bonus
£1,024
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Finance Assistant in United Kingdom is £20,458.
10%
£16k
MEDIAN
£20k
90%
£26k
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£16k - £26k
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£258 - £2k
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What Do Finance Assistants Do?

Finance Assistant Tasks
  • Record daily entries and reconcile account balances.
  • Record and perform payroll bookkeeping, cost classification, billing, and/or reporting.
  • Detect and fix errors with tracking, auditing, data entry, and calculations.
  • Calculate and analyze financial data to meet short and long-term requests.

Career Paths

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Finance Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Finance Assistants?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Finance Assistants?

An entry-level Finance Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £19,306 based on 688 salaries. An early career Finance Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £20,108 based on 6,504 salaries. A mid-career Finance Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £22,407 based on 1,632 salaries. An experienced Finance Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £21,628 based on 1,024 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £22,402.
Employees with Finance Assistant in their job title in London, England earn an average of 19.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (15.9% more) and Birmingham, England: Birmingham (2.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Nottingham, England: Nottinghamshire (13.3% less), Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (6.9% less) and Manchester, England: Manchester (6.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 10,424 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.6%
Early Career
62.4%
Mid Career
15.7%
Experienced
9.8%
Late Career
5.5%

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