The average pay for an Entry-Level Junior Accountant is AU$40,836 per year.

AU$32,481 - AU$52,470
AU$32K
AU$41K
AU$52K
MEDIAN: AU$40,896
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50%
90%
AU$16.31 - AU$25.34
AU$16
AU$20
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$20.01
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$52K
Salary AU$32,481 - AU$52,470
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$3,945
Profit Sharing 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$32,764 - AU$52,624
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 531
Hourly Data AU$0AU$45
Hourly Rate AU$16.31 - AU$25.34
Hourly Tips AU$0.13
Overtime AU$34.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$52K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$3,945
Profit Sharing 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$32,764 - AU$52,624
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 112

Job Description for Junior Accountant

Junior accountants provide a vital service to various companies by accurately recording corporate finances. Typical daily job duties include reconciling company bank accounts, balancing financial records and preparing monthly reports. They generally work with a team of other accountants and report to a senior accountant. The level of confidentiality and discretion required of junior accountants is great because they work with private company information and are given access to secure accounts.

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Junior Accountant Tasks

  • Maintain general ledger and oversee all day to day financial transactions.
  • Assess data to ensure that proper accounting practices have been following.
  • Assist with or conduct fixed asset audits as necessary.
  • Create and maintain payroll budgets, update vendor information, and confirm expense vouchers.
  • Match large batches of invoices and maintain the accuracy of employee timesheets.

Junior Accountant Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$41,055

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

Key Stats for Junior Accountant

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
2%

Skills That Affect Junior Accountant Salaries


▲5%

▲4%

▲3%

National Average
AU$41,000



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 96%