Accounting Assistant with Accounts Payable Skills Salary (Canada)

The average salary for an Accounting Assistant with Accounts Payable skills is C$40,280 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

C$31,727 - C$51,218
C$32K
C$40K
C$51K
MEDIAN: C$40,086
10%
50%
90%
C$13.68 - C$23.77
C$14
C$17
C$24
MEDIAN: C$17.44
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$51K
Salary C$31,727 - C$51,218
Bonus C$504 - C$5,527
Profit Sharing C$309 - C$7,757
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$30,361 - C$51,164
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 435
Hourly Data C$0C$41
Hourly Rate C$13.68 - C$23.77
Overtime C$19.12 - C$41.22
Annual Data C$0C$51K
Bonus C$504 - C$5,527
Profit Sharing C$309 - C$7,757
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$30,361 - C$51,164
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 244

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 by Experience Level for Accounting Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Accounting Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Accounting Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$37,000 based on 222 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accounting Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$41,000 based on 99 salaries. An experienced Accounting Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$45,000 based on 78 salaries. An Accounting Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$48,000 based on 42 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$39,306

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

Key Stats for Accounting Assistant

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 151 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Accounting Assistant Salaries

▲22%

▲14%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
C$39,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 151 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 20%