The average salary for an Accounting Clerk in Halifax, Nova Scotia is C$35,802.
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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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Popular Skills for Accounting Clerk
Skills that pay less than market rate include Billing, Microsoft Excel, Data Entry, Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable.
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$34,392 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Accounting Clerk with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$38,350 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Accounting Clerk with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$39,996 based on 6 salaries.
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Employees with Accounting Clerk in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 19.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (18.3% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (12.4% more).
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