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Intermediate Accountant Salary

The average salary for an Intermediate Accountant is $51,210 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$39,548 - $64,938
MEDIAN: $51,209

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$39,548 - $64,938  
$1,532 - $7,047  
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
$39,740 - $64,223  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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Job Description for Intermediate Accountant

Intermediate accountants perform a variety of financial functions such as performing daily ledger balancing, preparing regular sales and marginal reports, and creating operating expense reports on a weekly or monthly basis. One of their main functions is reconciling intercompany bank accounts, confirming balances with the operating companies, posting information and general balances or subsidiary ledgers, and processing payments of monthly closings. Other everyday duties of intermediate accountants include maintaining the fixed assets system, creating monthly and quarterly schedules, and investigating variances or deviations within company accounts. It is important that the company's assets and liabilities are monitored and recorded daily to maintain a timely, accurate balance sheet. Intermediate accountants also perform duties related to internal order entry such as analyzing the various functional groups to create, settle, and close internal orders; executing monthly assign labor charges; and maintain proper internal controls over processes.


Intermediate Accountant Tasks

  • Prepare end of month and year journal entries and financial statements.
  • Check accounting accuracy in prepared documents.
  • Responsible for daily accounting, including reconciling accounts payable.

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Experience Affects Intermediate Accountant Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.


72 %
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 6%