Average Accounting Manager Salary in Canada

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The average salary for an Accounting Manager in Canada is C$68,705.
MEDIAN C$68,705
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C$49k - C$94k
C$500 - C$12k
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C$750 - C$14k
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C$47k - C$99k

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Job Description for Accounting Manager

Accounting Manager Tasks
  • Oversee the posting and maintenance of general ledger accounts, payroll transactions, accounts payable and general ledger adjustments.
  • Provide financial analysis statements including monthly balance sheets, income statements, cash flows statements, and actual to budget and last year variance analysis.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of policies and procedures relating to financial management, budget and accounting.
  • Manage the daily activities of the accounting department.
  • Collect and provide information for audit inquiries and give assistance to auditors.

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Accounting Manager
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Finance Manager
Corporate Controller
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Accounting Manager

Skills in Financial Reporting and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Accounts Payable and General Ledger Accounting.

Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Manager

An entry-level Accounting Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$57,717 based on 12 salaries. An early career Accounting Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$64,279 based on 203 salaries. A mid-career Accounting Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$70,583 based on 446 salaries. An experienced Accounting Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$70,541 based on 447 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$68,580.
Employees with Accounting Manager in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 11.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (9.8% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (5.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (5.5% less) and Mississauga, Ontario (1.9% less).

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