The average salary for an Entry-Level Accountant with Tax Compliance skills in Australia is AU$44,691.
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Job Description for Accountant
Accountants perform financial calculations for companies in a wide variety of fields. Some common duties include creating sales and cash flow reports, administering payroll, keeping balance sheets, carrying out billing activities, managing budgets and keeping inventory. The accountant may also be responsible for filing taxes for the company, as well as reviewing past reports to generate income forecasts. Occasionally, internal audits must be carried out to make sure that the various areas of th…Read more
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Popular Skills for Accountant
General Ledger Accounting
Skills in Financial Reporting, General Ledger Accounting and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Tax Preparation and Bookkeeping.
Pay by Experience Level for Accountant
An early career Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$51,462 based on 624 salaries. A mid-career Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$63,187 based on 242 salaries. An experienced Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$75,551 based on 102 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$77,389.
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Employees with Accountant in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 12.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Perth, Western Australia (2.8% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (0.7% less).
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