At Abacus the goal is simple, enjoy our work and help talented people find great opportunities.

2022 is going to be a busy year…

Accurate commentary for salary reviews is essential. We have created our most comprehensive guide on pay and reward in the Belfast marketplace.

The tables below provide guidance on basic salary levels for a range of positions. No consideration of benefits, bonuses, or other emoluments is included in these ranges. The information has been summarised
by the Accountancy Recruitment team at Abacus Careers and is based upon salary information provided by candidates in-post throughout 2021 and into 2022.

Just scroll left and right to view salary tables for Industry and Professional Practice based jobs.

Industry Based

Qualified Accountants Industry Trained Transactional Finance Part-Qualified Accountants Support Staff
Qualified Accountants Industry Trained Salary Guide
Newly Qualified £ 34-38,000
3-5 years PQE (Senior Accountant) £ 45-55,000
6+ years PQE (Financial Controller) £ 55,000+
10+ years PQE (Financial Director) £ 75,000 +

Accountancy: Professional Practice

Tax/Audit/Insolvency/Consulting Audit & Assurance/General Practice
Tax/Audit/Insolvency/Consulting Big 4 Mid-Tier Firm
Equity Partner/Director £ 120,000 + £ 80,000 +
Director (non-equity) £ 90,000 + £ 75,000 +
Senior Manager £ 55-70,000 £ 50-65,000
Manager £ 42-50,000 £ 40-48,000
Assistant Manager £ 36-42,000 £ 36-38,000

For further advice or perspective on the information provided please contact one of the Accountancy Recruitment team who will be glad to assist.

Download the latest Accountancy Salary Guide for 2022

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