C$33,402
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An Entry-Level Accounting Assistant in Ottawa, Ontario earns an average salary of C$35,608 per year.

C$29,193 - C$46,978
C$29K
C$33K
C$47K
MEDIAN: C$33,402
10%
50%
90%
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Salary C$29,193 - C$46,978
Bonus C$5,562
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$28,907 - C$44,681
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Job Description for Accounting Assistant

An accounting assistant supports a company in its day-to-day accounting duties. One of the main differences between an accountant and an accounting assistant is that an accounting assistant focuses on administrative, clerical, and data-entry duties. For example, the accounting assistant may upload and scan documents for entry into the company's document-tracking software. The accounting assistant may perform other duties such as processing invoices; filing, sorting, and faxing documents and correspondence; answering phone calls; reviewing documents for accuracy and completeness; tracking inventory; and working on spreadsheets.

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Accounting Assistant Tasks

  • Monitor and follow up on outstanding claims every 14 days.
  • Perform billing-related duties as necessary.
  • Compile reports for insurance billings.
  • Update phone numbers and addresses, and keep payers up to date.

Accounting Assistant Job Listings

Key Stats for Accounting Assistant

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
81%
5-9 years
13%

Skills That Affect Accounting Assistant Salaries



National Average
C$34,000

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 36%