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$62,046 - AU$125,313
AU$62K
AU$84K
AU$130K
MEDIAN: AU$84,269
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$127K
Salary AU$62,046 - AU$125,313
Bonus AU$1,021 - AU$20,134
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$63,924 - AU$127,426
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 41

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$86,215

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

Key Stats for Project Accountant

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Project Accountant Salaries

▲30%

▲17%

National Average
AU$86,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 85%