The average salary for an Accounting Associate in Canada is C$41,402.
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Job Description for Accounting Associate
Accounting associates are responsible for providing assistance to top-level accountants within a company, as well auditors and other finance employees. This position also requires bookkeeping and other accounting duties. Accounting associates may have a number of bookkeeping tasks, such as data entry, preparing accounting reports, and reconciling accounts. They typically work during regular business hours and must be able to work well with others, especially clients. In-depth knowledge of accou…Read more
Accounting Associate Tasks
- Assist accountants and auditors with bookkeeping, clerical duties, and managing accounts.
- Resolve outstanding payments through communication with departments, vendors, and clients.
- Process, record, and pay invoices, bills, and other transactions.
- Record fiscal transactions, balancing and reconciling accounts.
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Popular Skills for Accounting Associate
General Ledger Accounting
Skills in Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Reconciliation, General Ledger Accounting and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Associate
An entry-level Accounting Associate with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$36,678 based on 14 salaries. An early career Accounting Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$40,435 based on 98 salaries. A mid-career Accounting Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$43,875 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Accounting Associate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$46,303 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$46,602.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Accounting Associate in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 56.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (6.5% more) and London, Ontario (3.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Mississauga, Ontario (11.0% less), Vancouver, British Columbia (9.4% less) and Kitchener, Ontario (3.4% less).
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