The average salary for a Mid-Career Accountant with Tax Compliance skills in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$68,627.
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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 Financial Analysis 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 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$44,361 based on 5 salaries. An early career Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$51,766 based on 118 salaries. An experienced Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$70,873 based on 23 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$74,885.
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Employees with Accountant in their job title in Gold Coast, Queensland earn an average of 4.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (1.5% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (1.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Toowoomba, Queensland (19.9% less), Adelaide, South Australia (19.4% less) and Burnie, Tasmania (11.2% less).
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