£71,813
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

£10,155

Profit Sharing

£7,910

The average pay for a Finance Director is £70,898 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Strategic Planning and Leadership.

£43,246 - £107,255
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£72K
£110K
MEDIAN: £71,813
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90%
£11.07 - £107
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MEDIAN: £39.27
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£0£127K
Salary £43,246 - £107,255
Bonus £1,962 - £29,835
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £27,705
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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£44,535 - £127,704
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,120
Hourly Data £0£106
Hourly Rate £11.07 - £107
Overtime £0.00
Annual Data £0£127K
Bonus £1,962 - £29,835
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £27,705
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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£44,535 - £127,704
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

Job Description for Finance Director

Finance directors hold a leadership position, so general management duties such as scheduling, hiring, and carrying out performance evaluations may be necessary. These directors generally lead a finance team in creating strategic plans regarding the company's finances; this includes both accounting duties and financial analyses and projections. The team which the finance director leads should identify risks and areas in need of improvement so the company can identify mistakes before they come to realization and further increase profits.

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Finance Director Tasks

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

Common Career Paths for Finance Director


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Popular Skills for Finance Director

Pay by Experience Level for Finance Director

Pay by Experience for a Finance Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Finance Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤56,000 based on 98 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Finance Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤73,000 based on 138 salaries. An experienced Finance Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤83,000 based on 265 salaries. A Finance Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤81,000 based on 171 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £77,236

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

Finance Director Advice

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

Finance Director in Manchester:
"Prove through your work what you can do."
Assess everything currently in place, talk to the CEO & try to pre-empt the next step always. Look to the future & try to be the lead, look to influence & assist colleagues & team members.Be able to explain complicated financial issues in simple English for non-finance people.

Finance Director in London:
If you want to make a difference study and work hard and you will be rewarded. The most important people is your fellow team without them you will not be able to reach your goals.

Finance Director in Grantham:
"Tip."
Ensure you are not just a finance speciliast.

Finance Director in London:
"Read, Research And Discuss, Trust Your Instincts."
Trust you own judgement, draw on your experience and do not be afraid to ask.

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Key Stats for Finance Director

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
33%

Experience Affects Finance Director Salaries

▲7%

▲5%

National Average
₤77,000

▼6%

Entry-Level
▼27%

Skills That Affect Finance Director Salaries


▲29%

Strategy
▲5%

National Average
₤77,000




Budget Management
▼4%


Operations Management
▼9%

People Management
▼9%


▼21%

Forecasting
▼28%

Budgeting
▼34%

Sage 50 Accounting
▼35%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 35%