The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Accounting Clerk in Canada is C$15.36.
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Job Description for Accounting Clerk
Accounting clerks generally work in offices, and travel is not required for the job. They must have exceptional knowledge of all ledger accounts, such as accounts payable/receivable, cash, and many others. These clerks may work only with accounts payable/receivable, while others may coordinate various accounts for their companies, and other duties may include working with both customers and vendors. Candidates should have excellent customer service skills and close attention to detail in order …Read more
Accounting Clerk Tasks
- Maintain and make necessary adjustments to records and/or logs such as journals, payroll/ time reports, or property records.
- Verify and reconcile simple bank statements or department records.
- Balance entries and make necessary corrections.
- Sort documents and post debits/credits to proper account .
- Verify amounts and codes on various forms for accuracy.
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Skills in Data Entry, Accounts Payable, Microsoft Excel and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Bookkeeping.
Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Clerk
An early career Accounting Clerk with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$16.83 based on 953 salaries. A mid-career Accounting Clerk with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$18.62 based on 385 salaries. An experienced Accounting Clerk with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$19.62 based on 389 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$20.
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Employees with Accounting Clerk in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 12.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (5.4% more) and Mississauga, Ontario (4.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (13.9% less), Ottawa, Ontario (12.2% less) and Montréal, Québec (2.6% less).
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