£19,143
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

£1,008

Profit Sharing

£1,024

A Finance Assistant earns an average salary of £18,955 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

£14,778 - £25,358
£15K
£19K
£25K
MEDIAN: £19,143
10%
50%
90%
£6.81 - £12.39
£6
£9
£12
MEDIAN: £9.35
10%
50%
90%
£0£25K
Salary £14,778 - £25,358
Bonus £51.06 - £2,940
Profit Sharing £1,024
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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£14,757 - £25,776
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 4 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,159
Hourly Data £0£17
Hourly Rate £6.81 - £12.39
Hourly Tips £2.22
Overtime £0.00 - £17.13
Annual Data £0£25K
Bonus £51.06 - £2,940
Profit Sharing £1,024
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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£14,757 - £25,776
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 4 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 142

Job Description for Finance Assistant

Finance assistants are tasked with collecting and classifying financial information from all departments of a company to prepare periodic reports for each. They may also oversee standard security procedures for handling the firm's sensitive financial information and maintain data privacy in financial and information technology (IT) equipment information.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Finance Assistant


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Popular Skills for Finance Assistant

Pay by Experience Level for Finance Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Finance Assistant has a neutral trend. An entry-level Finance Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤19,000 based on 475 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Finance Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤21,000 based on 145 salaries. An experienced Finance Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤20,000 based on 73 salaries. A Finance Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤19,000 based on 25 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £19,249

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

Finance Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Finance Assistant?

Finance Assistant in Nottingham:
Pros: I like that I get to work with numbers.
Cons: I hate that I have to answer emails about bookings for half my time.

Finance Assistant in Bristol:
"Relaxed and relatively informal."
Pros: Nearly always busy, Friendly people, Good starting point for career.
Cons: Repetitive, Not using my full potential. Static.

Finance Assistant in Manchester:
Pros: everything - love what I do - I love a challenge
Cons: I do not think there is anything bad

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Key Stats for Finance Assistant

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Finance Assistant Salaries

▲11%

▲4%

▼0%

National Average
₤19,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Finance Assistant Salaries



Accounting
▲3%





National Average
₤19,000

Accounts Receivable
▼1%

▼2%


AAT
▼9%

Sage 50 Accounting
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 19%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 68%