The average salary for a Mid-Career Accountant with General Ledger Accounting skills in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$71,923.
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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
Skills that pay less than market rate include Tax Preparation, Microsoft Excel, Accounts Payable, Bookkeeping and Financial Reporting.
Pay by Experience Level for Accountant
An entry-level Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$50,890 based on 15 salaries. An early career Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$60,448 based on 152 salaries. An experienced Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$77,899 based on 54 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$86,747.
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Employees with Accountant in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 0.9% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Burnie, Tasmania (15.3% less), Gold Coast, Queensland (14.1% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (13.1% less).
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