An Entry-Level Accounting Assistant in Calgary, Alberta earns an average salary of C$40,000 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Bookkeeping, Microsoft Office, Accounts Payable, and General Ledger Accounting.

C$35,759 - C$50,909
C$36K
C$45K
C$51K
MEDIAN: C$44,925
10%
50%
90%
C$14.41 - C$24.87
C$14
C$19
C$25
MEDIAN: C$18.50
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$52K
Salary C$35,759 - C$50,909
Bonus C$2,095
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$31,746 - C$52,036
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 32
Hourly Data C$0C$29
Hourly Rate C$14.41 - C$24.87
Overtime C$30.00
Annual Data C$0C$52K
Bonus C$2,095
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$31,746 - C$52,036
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
11%

Skills That Affect Accounting Assistant Salaries

▲6%




National Average
C$44,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 22%