R138,912
Avg. Salary
R51.40
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

R10,241

Bonus

R40,000

Profit Sharing

R1,250

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Financial Assistant is R51.40 per hour.

The average pay for a Financial Assistant is R138,912 per year.

10%
R48.95
10%
R51.40
50%
R147.40
90%
90%
MEDIAN R51.40
10%
R71k
10%
R139k
50%
R262k
90%
90%
MEDIAN R138,912
R70,765 - R262,494
R71K
R140K
R260K
MEDIAN: R138,912
10%
50%
90%
R48.95 - R147
R51
MEDIAN: R51.40
50%
R0R274K
Salary R70,765 - R262,494
Bonus R4,000 - R30,000
Profit Sharing R40,000
Commission R1,250
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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R71,821 - R274,453
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 17 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 169
Hourly Data R0R147
Hourly Rate R51.40
Overtime R22.63
Annual Data R0R274K
Bonus R4,000 - R30,000
Commission R1,250
Profit Sharing R40,000
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).
)
R71,821 - R274,453
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 17 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

Job Description for Financial Assistant

A financial assistant work in a number of fields, including accounting, banking, auditing, and investment. Regardless of the specific field, a financial assistant must have a solid background in accounting, bookkeeping and taxation; they typically assist clients with project forecasts, budgets, cost analysis, and inventory calculations.

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Financial Assistant Tasks
  • Use accounting software to document accounts receivable and accounts payable.
  • Complete periodic reports and identify ongoing problems.
  • Research, collect, and enter financial data to reconcile and update accounts.
  • Oversee payroll, timesheets, and insurance payments.

Financial Assistant Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Financial Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Financial Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Financial Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R124,000 based on 140 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Financial Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R175,000 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Financial Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R180,000 based on 20 salaries. A Financial Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R156,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

67%

29%

-7%

-8%

National Average: R138,092

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

Financial Assistant Reviews

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

Financial Assistant in Cape Town:
"Stressful but wonderful."
Pros: I am the first point of call for all decisions. Whenever there is a query or a problem I am the first one that is consulted. I have a large amount of responsibility but also a large amount of respect.
Cons: There is a lot of stress involved. I am the problem solver and am required to give input in all spheres: accounting, hr and the day-to-day running of the business. I am very seldom able to take a day's leave.

Financial Assistant in Cape Town:
"It is great."
Pros: Learning and being exposed to finance policies, payroll, taxes and learning in general.
Cons: Minimum payment, junior position, not respected by other staff members.

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Key Stats for Financial Assistant

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Financial Assistant Salaries

▲30%

▲27%

▲13%

National Average
R138,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Financial Assistant Salaries






▼0%

National Average
R138,000

▼7%


Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 77%