The average salary for an Entry-Level Accountant with Tax Preparation skills in Australia is AU$43,985.
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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, Bookkeeping, General Ledger Accounting, Microsoft Excel and Accounts Payable are correlated to pay that is above average.
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$50,765 based on 827 salaries. A mid-career Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$61,212 based on 317 salaries. An experienced Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$72,033 based on 122 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$77,064.
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Employees with Accountant in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 4.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (0.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (4.5% less) and Perth, Western Australia (1.8% less).
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