The average salary for an Accountant in Montréal, Québec is C$47,091 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO) and Auditing.

C$35,632 - C$67,697
C$36K
C$46K
C$68K
MEDIAN: C$46,333
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50%
90%
C$11.20 - C$31.44
C$11
C$21
C$31
MEDIAN: C$20.72
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$67K
Salary C$35,632 - C$67,697
Bonus C$0.00 - C$7,000
Profit Sharing 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$31,127 - C$67,920
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 137
Hourly Data C$0C$33
Hourly Rate C$11.20 - C$31.44
Overtime C$23.96
Annual Data C$0C$67K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$7,000
Profit Sharing 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$31,127 - C$67,920
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 34

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.

Accountant Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

Pay by Experience for an Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$43,000 based on 38 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$49,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$50,000 based on 19 salaries. An Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$52,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

▲12%

▲8%

▲6%

National Average
C$47,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries


▲18%






▲1%

National Average
C$47,000


Accounts Receivable
▼2%

Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Month-End Close
▼2%

Quickbooks
▼2%


▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 38%