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Why do you need an accountant CLASSIC REPOST

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u/Oli_love90 Oct 21 '21

That’s…really not a great salary for an accountant.

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u/OneMoose9 Oct 21 '21

This was my first thought.

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u/ScarPersonal Oct 21 '21

Can confirm England sucks

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u/LifelessLewis Oct 21 '21

Can also confirm

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u/Nat_Libertarian Oct 21 '21

Am American, our history classes say England sucks so that's what I believe

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u/Ziegelchen Oct 21 '21

You learn that in Germany too. England bad

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u/NinjaCuntPunt Oct 21 '21

You learn it in England too.

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u/Snobben90 Oct 21 '21

We dont even mention England in Sweden, except the Boston tea party...

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u/NinjaCuntPunt Oct 21 '21

Hoping to get over to Sweden next year. I’ll keep my nationality a secret during my stay! Haha

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u/haveyouseenthebridge Oct 21 '21

As an American this is hilarious to me.

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u/westiemaps Oct 21 '21

We got taught England bad in Scotland too.

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u/Buzanderr Oct 21 '21

But we also learn: Germany bad

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u/joesbagofdonuts Oct 21 '21

We learn that too. We also learn about the origin of rocket technology and jet engines, which makes it a bit confusing for some, as the development of advanced technologies is more or less presented as humanity’s higher purpose, and the only hope of earth species to escape inevitable cosmic destruction (meteor/supernova/interstellar radiation storm).

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u/azzaranda Oct 21 '21

I have this conversation all the time with people. Both my wife and I do aerospace work and we look up to WVB as a hero. Yes, he was a Nazi. It sucks, but I temper this with the knowledge that he was probably the most objective-focused engineer to ever exist.

He wasn't a Nazi because he hated Jews or believed in a master race. He was a Nazi because... they paid him. They gave him free reign to pursue his goals in aeronautics that nobody else could fund. The prison camps provided him with cheap labor for his research and development. For him, it was a no-brainer. He had a vision of the future and made it his life's goal to see it through at any cost.

He was absolutely devoid of empathy and had no moral qualms about abusing his fellow man in the name of science and the future of humanity and, by all accounts, is a terrible person. But he is also a genius and visionary the likes of which is seen maybe once per century.

Musk and SpaceX are in a similar philosophical place, but this time with less genocide.

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u/AMeierFussballgott Oct 21 '21

American history lessons do anything else but rewrite history to make the US look good?

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u/steveosek Oct 21 '21

Not really. We aren't even taught that we lost Vietnam War.

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u/TrueHawk91 Oct 21 '21

This still blows my mind, not to say we're taught all the dirty secrets in the UK. But at least we're taught about the british empire's brutality to India, and the major part we played in starting the slave trade.

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u/nooby-wan-kenobi Oct 21 '21

Free healthcare tho. Ambulance rides are also free. Government still sucks tho. As a nation they don’t have the best teeth. So there are pros and cons.

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u/Chimp-eh Oct 21 '21

You know the bad teeth thing is a myth right? We just don’t put a premium on the “Hollywood” smile especially when dental is heavily subsidised

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u/iamtheprimeminister Oct 21 '21

Can confirm - Scotland sucks too

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u/ChocolateTraining392 Oct 21 '21

Can't confirm nor deny 😔

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u/wOlfLisK Oct 21 '21

The downside though is that London is expensive so you're still effectively earning more in Nottingham than you are in London. It sucks.

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u/Herr_Gamer Oct 21 '21

That's why you work fully remotely!

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u/HowObvious Oct 21 '21

They're catching on though that they can just offer less for remote jobs as the person doesnt have to live in London (or close enough to travel regularly)

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u/cffpinto Oct 21 '21

Just wait until they figure out that it can be even more affordable overseas

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u/P-W-L Oct 21 '21

that's more than 4k € per month ? That's an insane salary for me

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u/VanguardDeezNuts Oct 21 '21

Might I ask where you are based?

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u/P-W-L Oct 21 '21

France. Over here, I'm sure even 4k is in top 10%, probably top 5% of salaries. (taxes not applied yet) I believe the median salary is something like 1500€ without taxes so about 1100-1200€ taxes deducted. 2000€ is a pretty good end salary for an entry job. With 5 years of superior studies (college), one can expect about 1700-1900€ at start, 35h/week

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u/YKSVOTRUGOY Oct 21 '21

I'm sure even 4k is in top 10%, probably top 5% of salaries.

Is France really that dreadful with wages? €4k/month is top 5%... in Poland.

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u/MBATHROWAWAY29192 Oct 21 '21

I looked it up and yes it is. People often forget how wealthy the US is and that not all of Europe is a Utopia

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u/CrimsonShrike Oct 21 '21

Also cost of living and overall expenditure. Yes, US west coast tech jobs pay 80k at entry level. But rooms can cost more than houses in other parts of the country, unless you are willing to have a long commute.

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u/Prod_Is_For_Testing Oct 21 '21

Lmao You’re 50k too low

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u/N3M0N Oct 21 '21

Only countries in Europe that can be considered "Utopia" are Switzerland, Norway and Finland. I would also count in Sweden and Denmark as well but i firmly believe they are miles away from these three previously mentioned.

Rest of Europe is basically having same problems, regardless be that rich Western Europe country or poor country from Eastern Europe - they are all dealing with same problems on daily basis. Starting with incompetent politicians, high living standard that is not matching with salaries and wage inflation, decent paid jobs being mostly concentrated in capital city or bigger cities (that depends how many bigger cities specific country has) which makes career pursuit even more narrow. The only difference is money but when you look it through, you will see it is same bullshit everywhere.

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u/Uni1i1 Oct 21 '21

You can add the NL to your short list

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u/P-W-L Oct 21 '21

I will also add that a work week is 35 hours here, in the US, I believe it's 40

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u/AMeierFussballgott Oct 21 '21

Well.. "wealthy". Cost of living is a multitude higher too. And that's not even including healthcare.

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u/midsizedopossum Oct 21 '21

He compared it with Poland, not with the USA.

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u/erthule Oct 21 '21

According to WIKI, France and UK are comparable when it comes to average wage, especially considering the actual net purchasing power: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_European_countries_by_average_wage

Also, apparently us Danes are quite well off on average.

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u/Gareth321 Oct 21 '21

Also, apparently us Danes are quite well off on average.

Can confirm. No complaints. Except we also have some of the highest taxes in the world, so it's less impressive in the bank.

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u/Jiriakel Oct 21 '21

In Belgium we manage to perfectly combine the two, having a mediocre gross salary AND super high taxes !

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u/erthule Oct 21 '21

If you check the list on wiki, it actually accounts for that with a gross and a net wage as well as a calculation of actual purchasing power. Even adjusted for taxes, we're only outdone by Luxembourg and Switzerland (or was it Belgium?).

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u/Herr_Gamer Oct 21 '21

I'm not willing to believe the median salary is 300-400€ after tax in France, that's the kind of wage an Eastern Polish friend made in a factory job.

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u/Riddla26 Oct 21 '21

Probably means after tax and all expenses, rent, food, utilities etc. It's not incomparable to what most in the UK have left over at the end of the month.

If you're not willing to believe something either, go look it up? The numbers are all available online for most countries.

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u/Weak-Bird Oct 21 '21

There is a misunderstanding from your part. He meant that 1100-1200€ is the wage after the taxes deducted, this is not the amount of taxes paid. This is about right amount after taxes in most Western European countries if you work at an entry level job or as a cashier for example.

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u/Zangdor Oct 21 '21

France is really not as good as you could think in terms of wages but not that bad.

I think the average is around 2k after taxes and minimum around 1k. Median salary should be somewhere in between.

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u/jvcarreira Oct 21 '21

I think it's 1500 pre tax and after tax deductions its 1100-1200, not that 1100-1200 is deducted in taxes

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u/BathTimeNoseBleed Oct 21 '21

Where was the job based though in the UK? How old was the company

Even outside of London you'd get 80k for that role

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u/Timooooo Oct 21 '21

Yea, but within the context its not. Just Google "Senior Lead Designer" and see what salaries pop up. As a general rule of thumb, I'd say any team lead role with 5+ years experience is at minimum £80k. You could go for less, but then you're underpricing yourself in the market. Especially todays market and even more so for the UK.

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u/BathTimeNoseBleed Oct 21 '21

Lmao I know right, they can't be serious. Even in Leeds you'd get 80k

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u/SobeyHarker Oct 21 '21

You need the extra money for having to deal with living in Leeds though...

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u/ShrimpCrackers Oct 21 '21

Wages outside major cities in the USA are often also equally dreadful. See rural Kentucky wages... holy fuck. Makes you wonder why they keep voting Mitch McConnel in time after time when they are among the poorest in America.

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u/QUESO0523 Oct 21 '21

Because their schools also suck.

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u/Huwbacca Oct 21 '21

I left the UK after the Brexit vote because I knew my industry would be gutted by it. (Fun times, I ended up on French radio for some news report for Brexit brain-drain)

I sometimes miss bits of the UK and think about going back and I look at the salaries and I'm just... no... Why on earth would I? Especially now...

I see all these people raging about how everyone wishes they lived in the UK but then I look at jobs paying literally 1/3-1/4 the amount, a housing market that's truly nuts, expectations of covid to hit 100k per day again, and everything fucking else going on and I'm like "Who? Who would choose this?"

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u/Riddla26 Oct 21 '21 edited Oct 21 '21

I hope things move back some day.

Yeah that's what Brexit was "about". What we need to do is get over our dumbass binge drinking, street fighting, ignorance is bliss culture and move forward instead. It's going to take major reform and a lot of effort but it's the only way for the UK to re-emerge on the world stage as anything other than a laughing stock full of corporate puppets and drunkards.

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u/monamikonami Oct 21 '21

I noticed this when I lived in the UK as well. Dreadfully low salaries. I've been working in the Middle East and Europe the last 10 years, and every once in a while I peek at jobs in the UK... and then nope out after seeing the salaries. It's terrible.

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u/x2040 Oct 21 '21

America has some of the highest salaries in the world:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Median_income?wprov=sfti1

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u/FlappyBored Oct 21 '21

The reason why you're getting low offers if you're in a European country and its fully remote is because the recruiter is supposed to be targeting countries with lower costs of living for remote work.

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u/corporalcorporal Oct 21 '21

Aren't your rent prices also ridiculously high too?

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u/Thumpertron5000 Oct 21 '21

So what's the average salary where you are?

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u/royalbarnacle Oct 21 '21

Well, this is kind of normal though. Wages are relative to the cost of living. I'd take a fully remote job at 50% my current salary (i live in a very expensive city) and probably be better off financially, too.

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u/elRomez Oct 21 '21

You have no idea what you're talking about, you're clearly not from the UK and I have no idea why this comment is being upvoted so much.

A bunch of Americans/people who are not from the UK pretending they know anything about the UK.

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u/xplos1v Oct 21 '21

Correct me if i’m wrong, but I think salaries in the US have their tax not included in an advert right? Here in the Netherlands we get a lot back in other ways, while you might make less.

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u/mahones403 Oct 21 '21

Correct, whenever an American says how much they make, weather it hourly or salary, they are talking before taxes.

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u/xplos1v Oct 21 '21

Ah, that’s how they get those big salaries, always suprised me. Doing your taxes must be a lot of work then

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u/Any_Ad1979 Oct 21 '21

For the overwhelming majority of people, taxes requires roughly an hour of work, once a year. There are some people that have some more complex financial situations, but they are usually wealthy enough to hire an accountant or tax lawyer to help them or flat out prepare their tax returns each year.

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u/nogills Oct 21 '21

My taxes require an hour of work, but it takes me 3.

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u/hereforthemystery Oct 21 '21

Same lol one hour to actually gather the paperwork and complete the forms, two hours to check myself and google everything in case I made an error. My irrational fear of the IRS knows no bounds.

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u/Disloyalsafe Oct 21 '21

It’s a bit more cumulatively for 1099 or self employed.

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u/Neil_sm Oct 21 '21

It is a lot of work for an employer, but they deduct the taxes automatically from your paycheck and then, like the other person said you do about an hour or so of work once per year to determine if it was the right amount and either get refunded or pay the difference.

The catch to that is if you’re self-employed. The easy way to do it in that case is just set aside the right amount of money and pay quarterly, then resolve it at the end of the year again.

The harder way usually requires an accountant to help you set up a payroll and pay yourself like an employee. I ended up doing this after the first year because it literally saved me more than $10,000+ per year in taxes, even after paying around $2000 per year for the accountant’s help.

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u/microwave999 Oct 21 '21

The salary is always shown as pre tax, because your taxes depend on a ton of factors like marital status / kids and many more. I have never seen a job ad in Europe that showed a post-tax salary.

Generally salaries for the 'good' jobs are quite a bit higher in the US compared to Europe.

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u/ArchdevilTeemo Oct 21 '21

It's the same in germany and many other countries that have different taxes depending on how much money you make & if you are married or not.

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u/Hereiamhereibe2 Oct 21 '21

No idea about Salaries but Hourly wages are definitely advertised well before any taxes/charges are considered.

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u/Apostolate Oct 21 '21

They don't understand exchange rate and cost of living differences.

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u/yajtraus Oct 21 '21

Agreed. Accountants salary can vary massively depending on their level of qualification, the type of accountancy they do, and where they’re based.

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u/[deleted] Oct 21 '21

This video has been around a while now. Was probably a fair wage at the time.

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u/MomoXono Oct 21 '21

[x] doubt

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u/BusyNefariousness675 Oct 21 '21

What is a normal salary for an accountant? Just curious

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u/psychicowl Oct 21 '21

£41,000

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u/Pekh0 Oct 21 '21

Yeah but isn’t this video from years ago? So adjusted for inflation the salary makes sense?

Sometimes I think everyone loves to go out of their way to be annoyed, offended or angry and you see it everywhere…

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u/MoralCivilServant Oct 21 '21

Wages don’t grow in the UK lol

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u/keithslater Oct 21 '21

I think you missed the joke

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u/Oli_love90 Oct 21 '21

Google is telling me £40-65 k so wow I guess this is normal. Idk why I thought they were in the same leagues as lawyers in terms of salary.

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u/stewpear Oct 21 '21

CPAs are one of those jobs where when you work for a company you aren’t paid well. But if you open up a firm or work for a consulting company you can rake in some serious money.

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u/Any_Ad1979 Oct 21 '21

Depends on the company. I make pretty damn good money in corporate accounting right now, but my accounting job is a bit more stressful than usual. I used to work in a CPA firm, but the hours were utterly insane, and you don’t make enough money to justify it until you’re at least middle management.

Becoming a partner is when you start making serious serious money, but it’s basically 2 or 3 jobs at once to even reach that level. It requires working insane hours at least 4 months of the year, and then in addition, countless hours of networking to bring in clients to the firm.

Corporate accounting can still be stressful, and has its own annoyances, like relying on other departments to give me the accurate information that I need, but overall it’s been much better than public accounting.

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u/InSACWeTrust Oct 21 '21

Highly variable. Many accountants working for companies make 200k+

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u/Rewben2 Oct 21 '21

Being an accountant is a pretty common job and no, it is not amazing pay but it's not bad, this would be more of a starting wage though. You can earn $100k+ if you're experienced or a CPA. Finance pays better.

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u/Bonch_and_Clyde Oct 21 '21

It depends. If you're going into finance from a top school with top school connections then finance pays better. If you're at an average school it will be a lot harder to get those jobs, and accounting will a lot more reliable. What it comes down to is that accounting is more risk averse, and true top tier salaries are possible if you work your ass off and make it to the top of the profession. Obviously very few people do that though.

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u/Rewben2 Oct 21 '21

Finance pays better on average but it's not by much. Finance is harder to get into as well, I've had a look at degrees where I live and the finance ones will always have higher requirements than accounting

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u/Plastic-Safe9791 Oct 21 '21

I don't know why people think accounting is some extravagant job that pays a lot. It could be if you're working for certain private individuals, but then you could say the same about being a private chef or yoga instructor and getting lucky with those. You'd have to get promoted to senior financial controller within a corporation before you'd even make any respectable money. Accounting itself is fairly entry level and depending on your responsibilities and skills you can fill out better job positions than just accountant.

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u/nhomewarrior Oct 21 '21

Median accountant salary in USA is $71,550.

Bottom 25%: <$55,900.

Top 25%: >$94,340.

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u/Apostolate Oct 21 '21

Exchange rate is 1.4 right now so:

Median - 51.1k pounds

Bottom - 39.9k pounds

Top - 67.4k pounds

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u/cffpinto Oct 21 '21

You can’t use the forex rate, it’s better to use a PPP converter like this: http://salaryconverter.nigelb.me

The answer would be £57k

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u/Apostolate Oct 21 '21

That might be a better approximation, but converting the currencies is still a lot better than not converting the currencies...

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u/AMeierFussballgott Oct 21 '21

If ur in a field like accounting/CS/Engineering GTFO out of the Europe as fast as you can

Hell no. I'm not moving to the personal rights wasteland that is the US. They can fuck right off.

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u/r2d2rigo Oct 21 '21

Living in an european country gives you a range of benefits that you lose by moving to the US, even if you get paid twice the salary.

Ain't nobody going to move to a country where you can become bankrupt from a medical emergency.

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u/Distinct_Ad_69 Oct 21 '21

Don't forget 1 week of vacation per year

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u/Timmyty Oct 21 '21

3 weeks of paid vacation to start with my high-paying job (the demographic we are talking about).

Medical emergency would be covered by the insurance you have through your work.

Don't work for a company that you will want to immediately quit and you would be fine.

Every state has different laws about personal rights and such. Only move to one that matches what you would want.

What other benefits are you losing?

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u/jojoga Oct 21 '21

-5,000£

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u/BextoMooseYT Oct 21 '21

Yeah, why would you want a -£5,000 salary? Let alone as an accountant

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u/rainator Oct 21 '21

I’ve known some accountants that were always broke, this could explain that.

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u/[deleted] Oct 21 '21

But it comes with free healthcare (NHS).

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u/weaslewig Oct 21 '21

Depends on the type of accountant right. That's not a "hide my finances and taxes" salary. That's an input these expenses into excel salary

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u/Side_show Oct 21 '21

It's pretty typical for a professional position in the UK.

Salaries here are decent but with a low ceiling for most people compared to the US.

That's often why you get people in Finance/IT/Law/Medicine moving from the UK to the US. The ceiling there is way, way higher and more common.

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u/Torfinns-New-Yacht Oct 21 '21

I've looked this up and I can definitely make more annually in the US but it would also mean getting 1/3rd of the time off and working 10+ hours a week more.

I know there are a lot of variables but I often wonder how it would come out once you consider hours worked per year.

My guess is the US would still pay more but not nearly as much as first thought, and I value the free time.

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u/BathTimeNoseBleed Oct 21 '21

This is the answer, I work 35 hours a week and get 28 days holiday plus 8 days bank holidays. Suddenly 40k doesn't sound too bad

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u/Monkey_shine1 Oct 21 '21

Don't forget the NHS (for now)

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u/jfk_sfa Oct 21 '21

Financial Analyst in the US here (CFA Charterholder). I get six weeks of vacation and work less than 8 hours a day five days a week (no busy season). I also live in an area with a low cost of living and make a really good salary.

One thing to remember is the US is pretty massive and there are a lot of different types of job one could have in a particular field.

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u/daiyuxiao Oct 21 '21

Is that yearly or monthly?

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u/Luutamo Oct 21 '21

Bruh. I would have a career change right this moment if that was monthly.

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u/FlappyBored Oct 21 '21

Not really for what this job actually is.

I mean they're advertising the job on a piece of paper on a shop door telling you to 'call Gary'. It's going to be a small shop or business.

It's not like you're applying to work at PwC.

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u/Coolrafid100 Expected It Oct 21 '21

That sounds like my salary for the irs

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u/_mister_pink_ Oct 21 '21

Eh in the UK this is completely middle of the road. I’ve known people who work in large accountancy firms (top 20) with 12 or so juniors working underneath them who earn about this much.

You either need to own your own business or be a partner in a firm before you start earning big bucks over here.

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u/AnyShopping6443 Oct 21 '21

That's what happens when you have massively expensive employment "rights" and high taxes.

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u/DarigoldLowFat Oct 21 '21

That’s like $60,000 USD. Not terrible, but could be much better.

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u/Jankufood Oct 21 '21

Pay 2 Work

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u/DigStock Oct 21 '21

In Italy you'd get 15000€ a year

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u/jaabbb Oct 21 '21

Me : cries in 3rd world country salary

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u/Vinstaal0 Oct 21 '21

Probably looking for a bookkeeper and not an accountant.

People mix the two up way to often

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u/_mister_pink_ Oct 21 '21

Nope this is a very respectable salary for an accountant working for a small business. A bookkeeper would be earning in the mid 20k range.

Sad to say.

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u/Jaba01 Oct 21 '21

At least they're upfront about it.

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u/peckerbrown Oct 21 '21

Maybe that's why they couldn't afford a better test...:D

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u/yajtraus Oct 21 '21

Depends on their level of qualification, and where they work.

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u/chaiscool Oct 21 '21

Accountant support / assistant, most only hire like 1-2 actual accountants and fill up the rest with support staffs on lower wage (fresh grads etc)

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u/FffuuuFrog Oct 21 '21

This skit is like 10 years old.

I am assuming since they are hiring from a news agents they are not really looking for a chartered accountant so salary would be lower.

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u/ComradeClout Oct 21 '21

35,000-40,000 pounds a year isnt bad tho, my last job was like $16,000 a year full time

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u/dick_piana Oct 21 '21

I think the video is at least 15 years old at this point but yeah even on 2005 that salary sucks... assuming this is even real

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u/imnotabakedpotato Oct 21 '21

Bruh in my country u start with 1800 to 2000 a month

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u/CockTortureCuck Nov 01 '21

Worked for far less than that, inside London, full time. Oh well, good luck filling these roles nowadays.

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u/nexytuz Oct 21 '21

He looks like that drunken guy who speaks to the clock

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u/RilohKeen Oct 21 '21

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u/DAMunzy_ Oct 21 '21

I just can't with English accents and idioms. I didn't understand that joke. 😢

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u/Jasas0n Oct 21 '21

"Are the foxes and cubs moving?"

"I don't know to be honest, but that would explain the suitcase"

She was asking if they were moving around, he 'thought' she meant moving house. Hope that helped!

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u/sinerdly Oct 21 '21

I thought she said "breathing" haha this makes so much more sense!

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u/Cake_And_Pi Oct 21 '21

She asked if they were moving, as in alive. He took it as are they relocating and replied “that would explain the suitcase”.

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u/RilohKeen Oct 21 '21

Him: “I’m in the woods and I found a fox and 4 cubs stuffed in a suitcase.”

Emergency operator: “That’s terrible, are they moving?”

Him: “No idea, but that would explain the suitcase.”

She means “moving” as in “alive,” he thought she meant “packing up their belongings and relocating to a new house.”

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u/DAMunzy_ Oct 21 '21

Thanks! I know that explaining kills a joke but that was helpful.

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u/Captinhairybely Oct 21 '21

"are they moving?" asks the person on the phone, enquiring as to the health of the foxes.

"that would explain the suitcase" responds the man, referring to the fact that when people move house, they may often pack thier belongings into suitcases

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u/imashnake_ Oct 21 '21

he is not fucking drunk.

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u/jojoga Oct 21 '21

He kinda reminds me of Mike Skinner.

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u/jimjimee Oct 21 '21

https://youtu.be/Ue1U9Se6jQI "in the 80s Peter Mandelson lost it big time"

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u/ChromaticVengeance Oct 21 '21

That's him lol

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u/uninstallmoney Oct 21 '21 Starry

it's -5000 hire me

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u/23x3 Oct 21 '21

Done and done thanks for the five grand

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u/bbcversus Oct 21 '21

Wait a second…

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u/d4v3k7 Oct 21 '21

Can’t believe I had to scroll this far down to find this comment.

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u/MrRappist Oct 21 '21

-5000 what? Apples? Bananas?

Social credit it is /s

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u/RoosterJay84 Oct 21 '21

Big Brain time

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u/[deleted] Oct 21 '21

Gary is just lonely.

Give Gary a call.

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u/GaryNOVA Oct 21 '21 edited Oct 21 '21

I’m feeling much better!

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u/YUNGbigMURPH Oct 21 '21

llmao what a madlad!

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u/Moss_Piglet_ Oct 21 '21

Never seen lmao written in Spanish before

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u/DaBi5cu1t Oct 21 '21

They have a stutter

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u/Ruser39 Oct 21 '21

That made me laugh more than it should

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u/Jellorage Oct 21 '21

I'm sleep deprived; I laughed the exact appropriate amount. Which is a lot.

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u/tooheavybroo Oct 21 '21

The seriousness in his tone killed me lol

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u/kyle-wall-puncher Oct 21 '21

You’re Hired!

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u/Noffensexpected Oct 21 '21

This one never gets old; it's all in the delivery.

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u/justsyr Oct 21 '21

Source.

Just in case you missed what's the sign says is "accountant needed".

Streamable version if you don't like twitter.

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u/Thepurge101 Oct 21 '21

Thats roughly 48-56k USD. Not terrible considering the size of the shop. Our accountant made pretty much that and only worked 1 day a week for a shop with 7 employees.

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u/Vinstaal0 Oct 21 '21

Would argue in both cases they needed a bookkeeper and not an accountant. Would save a decent amount

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u/ResidentEmu5 Oct 21 '21

Bookkeeper here, can confirm. My company saves a ton by paying me bookeeper money but having me do accounting work. :P

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u/FerusGrim Oct 21 '21

What’s the difference between an accountant and a bookkeeper? Honestly curious.

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u/abbeyeiger Oct 21 '21

I laughed.

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u/FakeDaVinci Oct 21 '21

Karma farm account. Reposted multiple times.

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u/nuffjah Oct 21 '21

/technicallythetruth

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u/DrazelSnake Oct 21 '21

i dont knwo this accountant thing but im gonna call garry.

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u/NiceSetupYeahNice Oct 21 '21

What else is this guy from? I have seen him do something else

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u/EEEpic_ Oct 22 '21

WAIT Isn't this the guy from the "Can you tell the time?" video.

Here is the link so you can see:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhf1pIl007o

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u/CN8YLW Oct 21 '21

Is that before or after tax deductions?