The average salary for a Junior Accountant is £17,706 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

£11,762 - £24,480
£12K
£18K
£24K
MEDIAN: £17,615
10%
50%
90%
£5.17 - £11.74
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£12
MEDIAN: £7.74
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90%
£0£24K
Salary £11,762 - £24,480
Bonus £0.00 - £2,936
Profit Sharing £156
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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£11,655 - £24,815
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 442
Hourly Data £0£25
Hourly Rate £5.17 - £11.74
Overtime £0.00 - £25.83
Annual Data £0£24K
Bonus £0.00 - £2,936
Profit Sharing £156
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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£11,655 - £24,815
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 34

Job Description for Junior Accountant

Junior accountants provide a vital service to various companies by accurately recording corporate finances. Typical daily job duties include reconciling company bank accounts, balancing financial records and preparing monthly reports. They generally work with a team of other accountants and report to a senior accountant. The level of confidentiality and discretion required of junior accountants is great because they work with private company information and are given access to secure accounts.

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Junior Accountant Tasks

  • Maintain general ledger and oversee all day to day financial transactions.
  • Assess data to ensure that proper accounting practices have been following.
  • Assist with or conduct fixed asset audits as necessary.
  • Create and maintain payroll budgets, update vendor information, and confirm expense vouchers.
  • Match large batches of invoices and maintain the accuracy of employee timesheets.

Common Career Paths for Junior Accountant


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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £17,580

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Junior Accountant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Junior Accountant?

Junior Accountant in London:
"Office conditions."
Pros: I like to be part of a team but I dont have problem to work as an individual.
Cons: Working longer than eight hours a day.

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Key Stats for Junior Accountant

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
1%
20 years or more
0%

Experience Affects Junior Accountant Salaries

▲22%

▼0%

National Average
₤18,000

Skills That Affect Junior Accountant Salaries

Sage AccPac ERP Software
▲10%

Bookkeeping
▲2%

Vat
▲2%

Payroll Administration
▲1%



National Average
₤18,000

Tax Compliance
▼1%

Tax Preparation
▼6%

Auditing
▼9%

Intuit QuickBooks
▼9%

General Ledger Accounting
▼15%

Accounting
▼19%

Microsoft Office
▼37%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
1%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 75%