Salary Checker

Accounting & Finance Salary Guide 2021
Commerce & Industry

Permanent Market + Interim Market
Across North West England

Transactional Finance | Permanent
Basic Salary (£ Per Annum)

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Low
Average
High
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Ledger Manager/Team Leader

Low
£25,000

Average
£28,500

High
£35,000

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Payroll/Team Leader/Manager

Low
£21,000

Average
£28,000

High
£35,000

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Accounts Payable/Supervisor

Low
£20,000

Average
£24,000

High
£28,000

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Credit Controller/Team Leader

Low
£22,000

Average
£23,000

High
£28,000

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Accounts Assistant

Low
£21,000

Average
£23,000

High
£25,000

Skills in Demand – Credit Control & Payroll tends to be a skill that is on demand, therefore the salaries are slightly higher.

Accounting + Finance, Commerce + Industry Temporary Market
Transactional Finance | Temporary

Basic Salary (£ Per Hour)

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Low
Average
High
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Ledger Manager

Low
£11.50 – £12.80

Average
£12.80 – £14.30

High
£14.30 - £17.90

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Credit Control

Low
£9.48 – £11.50

Average
£11.50 – £12.80

High
£12.80 - £14.30

ROLE
Payroll

Low
£9.48 – £11.50

Average
£11.50 – £12.80

High
£12.80 – £17.90

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Accounts Payable

Low
£9.48 – £11.50

Average
£11.50 – £12.80

High
£12.80 - 14.30

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Accounts Assistant

Low
£9.48 – £10.25

Average
£10.25 – £11.50

High
£11.50 - 12.80

Accounting + Finance, Commerce + Industry
SME | Permanent

Basic Salary (£ Per Annum)

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Low
Average
High
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CFO

Low
£80,000

Average
£120,000

High
£150,000

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Financial Director

Low
£80,000

Average
£90,000

High
£130,000

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Financial Controller

Low
£50,000

Average
£65,000

High
£80,000

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Finance Manager

Low
£45,000

Average
£50,000

High
£55,000

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Commercial Finance Manager

Low
£45,000

Average
£55,000

High
£65,000

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Management Accountant

Low
£35,000

Average
£40,000

High
£45,000

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Financial Accountant

Low
£35,000

Average
£40,000

High
£50,000

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Assistant Accountant

Low
£25,000

Average
£32,000

High
£35,000

N/A these roles tend not to exist at this level.

Skills in Demand – Newly qualified ACCA/CIMA accountants are a commodity on the accounting & finance market, they can achieve up to £40,000 per annum.

Accounting + Finance, Commerce + Industry 
Large Corporate | Permanent

Basic Salary (£ Per Annum)

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Low
Average
High
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CFO

Low
£100,000

Average
£140,000

High
£200,000

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Financial Director

Low
£90,000

Average
£120,000

High
£150,000

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Financial Controller

Low
£50,000

Average
£65,000

High
£80,000

ROLE
Finance Manager

Low
£45,000

Average
£55,000

High
£70,000

ROLE
Financial Analyst

Low
£35,000

Average
£40,000

High
£50,000

ROLE
Management Accountant

Low
£38,000

Average
£45,000

High
£55,000

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Senior Financial Accountant

Low
£45,000

Average
£50,000

High
£55,000

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Senior Management Accountant

Low
£40,000

Average
£45,000

High
£55,000

N/A these roles tend not to exist at this level.

Skills in Demand – Newly qualified ACA Accountants from a large practice are a commodity on the accounting & finance market. They can achieve £45,000 per annum as a first time mover into Industry & Commerce.

Accounting + Finance, Commerce + Industry  
SME | Interim

Rate (£ Per Day)

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Low
Average
High
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CFO

Low
£350

Average
£550

High
£650

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Financial Director

Low
£350

Average
£450

High
£650

ROLE
Financial Controller

Low
£250

Average
£325

High
£450

ROLE
Finance Manager

Low
£250

Average
£275

High
£350

ROLE
Technical Finance Manager (ACA)

Low
£275

Average
£350

High
£450

ROLE
Finance Transformation Accountant

Low
£225

Average
£250

High
£350

ROLE
Project Accountant

Low
£250

Average
£300

High
£450

ROLE
Systems Accountant

Low
£225

Average
£250

High
£350

ROLE
Management/Financial Accountant

Low
£225

Average
£250

High
£300

ROLE
Financial Analyst

Low
£200

Average
£225

High
£250

N/A these roles tend not to exist at this level.

Accounting + Finance, Commerce + Industry
Large Corporate | Interim

Rate (£ Per Day)

ROLE
Low
Average
High
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CFO

Low
£350 - £450

Average
£500 - £650

High

£650 - £1000

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Financial Director

Low
£350 - £400

Average
£400 - £550

High
£550 - £750

ROLE
Financial Controller

Low
£200 - £225

Average
£225 - £250

High
£250 - £350

ROLE
Finance Manager

Low
£225 – £250

Average
£250 - £275

High
£275 - £325

ROLE
Technical Finance Manager / Controller

Low
£200 - £225

Average
£225 - £250

High
£300 - £350

ROLE
Finance Transformation Accountant

Low
£180 - £225

Average
£220 - £300

High
£300 - £350

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Project Accountant

Low
£200 – £250

Average
£250 - £275

High
£275 to £350

ROLE
Systems Accountant

Low
£180 - £225

Average
£225 - £250

High
£250 - £350

ROLE
Management/Financial Accountant

Low
£200 - £225

Average
£225 - £250

High
£250 – £275

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FP&A Manager

Low
£225 - £250

Average
£250 - £300

High
£300 - £375

N/A these roles tend not to exist at this level.

Skills in Demand – Technical ACA Qualified Financial Accountants, Managers or Controllers from a large practice tends to be a skill that is in demand, therefore the interim day rates are significantly higher.  We also see this with Financial Modellers & it is rare that we place an interim financial modeller under £400 per day & can achieve up to £700 per day depending on the size of company.