London Market Insights for Qualified Commerce and Industry Candidates 2017

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 Job Title    Salary Range   Day rate 
 Newly Qualified £48,000 - £55,000 £250
 Qualified | 1 year £50,000 - £58,000 £250 - £275
 Qualified | 2 years £60,000 - £68,000 £275 - £300
 Qualified | 3 years £62,000 - £70,000 £300 - £350
 Group Accountant £55,000 - £65,000  £300 - £400
 Finance Manager £55,000 - £70,000 £350 - £400
 FP&A Manager £60,000 - £85,000 £350 - £450
 Commercial Finance Manager £65,000 - £90,000  £400 - £500
 Financial Controller £70,000 - £100,000  £400 - £500
 Finance Director £90,000+ £400 - £600 
 Chief Financial Officer £150,000+ £800+

 

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The beginning of this year was busier than usual, with consistent job flow and healthy activity - junior professionals are less worried about moving roles with Brexit on the horizon. New budgets are set at the beginning of the year, and companies were certainly hiring.

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