An Accountant in Cairns, Queensland earns an average salary of AU$52,072 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$42,574 - AU$78,986
AU$43K
AU$52K
AU$79K
MEDIAN: AU$52,072
10%
50%
90%
AU$22.25 - AU$30.50
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$24.50
50%
AU$0AU$78K
Salary AU$42,574 - AU$78,986
Bonus AU$0.00
Total Pay (?
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).
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AU$43,018 - AU$77,863
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 26
Hourly Data AU$0AU$30
Hourly Rate AU$24.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$77K
Bonus AU$0.00
Total Pay (?
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).
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AU$43,018 - AU$77,863
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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.

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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.

Accountant Job Listings

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

▲17%

National Average
AU$52,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries


Bookkeeping
▼0%

National Average
AU$52,000





▼12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 90%