Yes The Numbers Are Important…But It’s Not All About The Money

Yes The Numbers Are Important...But It's Not All About The Money

“Whether you’re a trainee, qualified accountant or hiring manager you’ll know that reward is no longer just about pay. Increasingly, as extrinsic reward levels become expected, it is intrinsic reward that is becoming the defining factor in people’s career decisions.”  Elaine Brady | Managing Partner | Barden Dublin

Yes salary is important but the recent Chartered Accountants Ireland Leinster Society Salary Survey, in partnership with Barden, shows that it’s not just all about the money!

  • 52% would sacrifice 10% of remuneration for better work life balance flexible working arrangements.
  • 86% place a strong value on work life balance and flexible working arrangements.
  • 62% of people said their new boss is a defining decision on whether or not to move jobs.
  • 32% are supported with further study opportunities.
  • 52% are supported with ‘flexible working arrangements’ and 65% are supported with the ‘ability to work from home.’

Included also are a list of the most common fringe benefits in the sector including institute subscriptions, pension scheme, health insurance, share options and sponsored personal development.

The Salary Survey is the perfect guide for you in terms of salary, fringe benefits and other rewards in the accounting sector.


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