An Entry-Level Accounting Assistant earns an average salary of C$37,555 per year.

C$30,139 - C$48,342
C$30K
C$38K
C$48K
MEDIAN: C$37,860
10%
50%
90%
C$12.52 - C$20.55
C$13
C$16
C$21
MEDIAN: C$16.27
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$48K
Salary C$30,139 - C$48,342
Bonus C$291 - C$5,394
Profit Sharing C$2,035
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$28,786 - C$47,702
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 445
Hourly Data C$0C$33
Hourly Rate C$12.52 - C$20.55
Hourly Tips C$1.00
Overtime C$15.78 - C$33.48
Annual Data C$0C$47K
Bonus C$291 - C$5,394
Profit Sharing C$2,035
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$28,786 - C$47,702
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 292

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$36,584

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

Key Stats for Accounting Assistant

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 115 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
13%

Skills That Affect Accounting Assistant Salaries




Accounts Receivable
▼0%


National Average
C$37,000


▼2%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 115 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 26%