A Company Accountant earns an average salary of AU$75,535 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Payroll Tax Compliance is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$55,504 - AU$94,570
AU$56K
AU$76K
AU$95K
MEDIAN: AU$75,944
10%
50%
90%
AU$30.70 - AU$40.00
AU$36
MEDIAN: AU$36.17
50%
AU$0AU$97K
Salary AU$55,504 - AU$94,570
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$15,383
Profit Sharing AU$500
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$56,597 - AU$97,880
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 102
Hourly Data AU$0AU$40
Hourly Rate AU$36.17
Annual Data AU$0AU$97K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$15,383
Profit Sharing AU$500
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$56,597 - AU$97,880
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

Job Description for Company Accountant

A company accountant performs accounting tasks for their organization. They often work on an accounting or financial team, though much of their work is carried out independently. Duties typically performed by company accountants include keeping track of accounts, maintaining a ledger and journal entries, and writing reports (such as on budget and earnings). Company accountants may also be required to make presentations, and they must make sure that organizational departments are adhering to regulations and company guidelines.

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Company 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.

Company Accountant Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Company Accountant

Pay by Experience for a Company Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Company Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$66,000 based on 42 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Company Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$79,000 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Company Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$81,000 based on 31 salaries. A Company Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$85,000 based on 16 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$77,140

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Company Accountant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Company Accountant?

Company Accountant in Melbourne:
"Challenging but rewarding."
Pros: Gives an overall into all divisions and functions of our business.
Cons: Sometimes there is little work life balance due to the nature of the cycles in finance - month end, half year and year end reporting.

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Key Stats for Company Accountant

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Company Accountant Salaries

▲10%

▲5%

▲2%

National Average
AU$77,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Company Accountant Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 1%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 99%