The average salary for an Accounting Assistant in Edmonton, Alberta is C$45,840 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. 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.

C$37,270 - C$57,967
C$37K
C$46K
C$58K
MEDIAN: C$45,962
10%
50%
90%
C$14.68 - C$24.43
C$15
C$20
C$24
MEDIAN: C$19.69
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$57K
Salary C$37,270 - C$57,967
Bonus C$3,000
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$34,493 - C$56,049
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 47
Hourly Data C$0C$34
Hourly Rate C$14.68 - C$24.43
Overtime C$34.00
Annual Data C$0C$56K
Bonus C$3,000
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$34,493 - C$56,049
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

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
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Accounting Assistant Salaries

▲6%

▲3%

National Average
C$45,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Accounting Assistant Salaries






Bookkeeping
▼0%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
C$45,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 19%