Finance & Accounting Salary Guide

Finance & Accounting 2017 Salary Guide

Confident you’re paying your staff competitively? 2017 is looking positive for accounting and finance professionals, with salaries continuing to rise for top talent. Better understand the recruitment landscape you’re operating in and access salaries for over 50 permanent and interim positions with the Robert Half 2017 Salary Guide. Download your free copy today.

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The growing skills shortage

The demand for top talent is set to increase in 2017, with 90% of UK CFOs admitting challenges in finding skilled professionals. With changing regulations and reporting standards impacting businesses, along with the need to remain compliant, we reveal the top 5 finance positions that will be most in-demand this year.

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Addressing the productivity challenge

Finance transformation projects and system upgrades are expected to affect hiring throughout 2017. Finance leaders are therefore looking for professionals who possess the right balance of technical expertise, commercial awareness and soft-skills to collaborate with the wider business. Learn what other key factors CFOs are foreseeing will impact their hiring plans.

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Interim managers are in hot demand

The interim hiring climate looks buoyant for 2017, with 90% of finance directors planning to work with interim managers in the coming year. As business transformation continues to be a major focus across all industry sectors, firms are looking for more commercial and measurable outcomes using highly skilled professionals on a project basis. Learn the 7 measures CFOs are using to evaluate the success of interim managers employed for key projects.

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Salaries by Sector

Download the guide to access 2017 salary projections and the key recruitment trends affecting other sectors:

Financial Services

With the continuing emergence of the challenger banking sector and the rapid growth of fintech businesses, the demand for skilled talent continues to rise. In order to compete for the best talent, financial services firms need to offer attractive salaries and benefits, including professional development and work-life balance. Read more in the Financial Services Salary Guide.


The digital economy is expanding at an extraordinary rate, adding some £87bn to the economy. As the demands upon the IT department increase, learn what popular benefits are being offered to attract and retain skilled tech talent and the roles most in-demand in 2017 in the Technology Salary Guide.


Demand for experienced administrative personnel is strong across the UK, with 46% of HR directors expecting to increase salaries for talented administrative professionals in the year ahead. Discover which top skills and qualifications are commanding higher salaries in the Administrative Salary Guide.

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