The average salary for a Company Accountant is $43,718 per year.

$29,087 - $59,800
$29K
$44K
$60K
MEDIAN: $43,718
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$29,087 - $59,800  
   
Bonus
$2,000  
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$27,000 - $58,958  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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Job Description for Company Accountant

A company accountant performs accounting tasks for their organization. They often work on an accounting or financial team, though much of their work is carried out independently. Duties typically performed by company accountants include keeping track of accounts, maintaining a ledger and journal entries, and writing reports (such as on budget and earnings). Company accountants may also be required to make presentations, and they must make sure that organizational departments are adhering to regulations and company guidelines.

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Company Accountant Tasks

  • Analyze financial data in order to prepare financial reports.
  • Generate and interpret financial records and statements for management.
  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
  • Maintain general ledger as needed.

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Key Stats for Company Accountant

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %
036
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Company Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 28%

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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