C$40,805
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The average pay for an Entry-Level Accountant in Halifax, Nova Scotia is C$40,161 per year. A skill in Microsoft Excel is associated with high pay for this job.

C$31,094 - C$58,919
C$31K
C$41K
C$59K
MEDIAN: C$40,805
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Salary C$31,094 - C$58,919
Bonus C$2,000
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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C$30,201 - C$59,804
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

Job Description for Accountant

Accountants perform financial calculations for companies in a wide variety of fields. Some common duties include creating sales and cash flow reports, administering payroll, keeping balance sheets, carrying out billing activities, managing budgets and keeping inventory. The accountant may also be responsible for filing taxes for the company, as well as reviewing past reports to generate income forecasts.

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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.

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Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
Less than 1 year
27%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
35%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries



National Average
C$42,000


▼3%

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 53%