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Average Finance Director Salary in United Kingdom

£72,086
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£10,086
Bonus
£15,000
Commission
£8,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Finance Director in United Kingdom is £72,086.
10%
£45k
MEDIAN
£72k
90%
£106k
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£45k - £106k
Bonus
£3k - £26k
Profit Sharing
£1k - £20k
Commission
£0 - £15k
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£47k - £123k
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What Do Finance Directors Do?

Finance Director Tasks
  • Oversees the preparation of regulatory and financial reporting as required, and ensures compliance.
  • Develops policies and procedures to control and report financials.
  • Manages the preparation of budgets, forecasts and accounting activities.
  • Directs the staff operations, business planning and budget development and compliance for the department.

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Finance Director
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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What Are Popular Skills for Finance Directors?

Skills in Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Budgeting, Accounting, Financial Analysis and Financial Reporting.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Finance Directors?

An entry-level Finance Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £49,522 based on 7 salaries. An early career Finance Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £57,702 based on 128 salaries. A mid-career Finance Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £69,602 based on 160 salaries. An experienced Finance Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £75,880 based on 424 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £73,986.
Employees with Finance Director in their job title in London, England earn an average of 16.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (13.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Leeds, England: West Yorkshire (29.4% less), Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Tyne and Wear (24.3% less) and Birmingham, England: Birmingham (9.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,072 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.7%
Early Career
11.9%
Mid Career
14.9%
Experienced
39.6%
Late Career
32.9%

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