A Project Accountant with Cost Accounting skills earns an average salary of AU$88,570 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

AU$60,710 - AU$128,790
AU$61K
AU$87K
AU$130K
MEDIAN: AU$87,479
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$132K
Salary AU$60,710 - AU$128,790
Bonus AU$1,014 - AU$20,203
Profit Sharing AU$1,000
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$62,083 - AU$132,233
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 39

Job Description for Project Accountant

A project accountant is responsible for managing all the financial information related to a project or projects at their company. They keep track of each project's expenses and provides regular reports on whether the project is over or under budget. Individuals in this position may also be responsible for drawing up proposals for possible projects and informing managers how much a project could potentially cost and/or earn.

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Project Accountant Tasks

  • Generate and interpret financial records and statements for management.
  • Collaborate with project management team.
  • Analyze and report on financial project administration; profitability, utilization, budgets, and accruals.
  • Ensure compliance with state and federal regulations.

Project Accountant Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$91,998

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Key Stats for Project Accountant

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Project Accountant Salaries

▲22%

▲10%

National Average
AU$92,000

▼13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 84%