The average salary for an Accounting Officer in Australia is AU$51,437.
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Job Description for Accounting Officer
An accounting officer keeps track of their company's financial records and makes sure all employees are adhering to the law and company policies. They also create financial and regulatory reports, as well as provide internal auditors with advice relating to accounting. If some employees are not complying with standards, the accounting officer must bring this issue to light. In some positions, the accounting officer might be tasked with balancing budgets. Additionally, the accounting officer pre…Read more
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Popular Skills for Accounting Officer
Skills in Accounts Payable, Accounting, Reconciliation and Financial Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Receivable.
Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Officer
An entry-level Accounting Officer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$47,619 based on 5 salaries. An early career Accounting Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$50,281 based on 34 salaries. A mid-career Accounting Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$55,269 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Accounting Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$56,760 based on 7 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Accounting Officer in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 20.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (2.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (13.0% less), Adelaide, South Australia (2.9% less) and Perth, Western Australia (2.8% less).
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