An Entry-Level Accounting Manager earns an average salary of C$64,015 per year.

C$43,189 - C$85,201
C$43K
C$62K
C$85K
MEDIAN: C$61,614
10%
50%
90%
C$15.46 - C$32.32
C$15
C$22
C$32
MEDIAN: C$22.14
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$87K
Salary C$43,189 - C$85,201
Bonus C$196 - C$9,877
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$6,945
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$41,755 - C$87,608
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 15 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 336
Hourly Data C$0C$38
Hourly Rate C$15.46 - C$32.32
Overtime C$38.71
Annual Data C$0C$87K
Bonus C$196 - C$9,877
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$6,945
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$41,755 - C$87,608
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 15 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 33

Job Description for Accounting Manager

In most businesses, an accounting manager develops and implements systems for gathering, analyzing, verifying, and reporting certain types of financial information. Typically, an accounting manager is a part of a larger group (or managerial staff) that includes other mid-level business managers.

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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.

Accounting Manager Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$61,193

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

Accounting Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Accounting Manager in Montréal:
"Learn Excel."
There is a growing complexity of information. The need to manipulate and compute increasingly complex calculations requires a solid foundation in excel (program of choice) or a related tool.

Accounting Manager in Carleton Place:
"DOING TO PREVIOUS BOSSES WORK AND NOT GETTING COMPENSATED FO."
NEGOTIATE PAY BEFORE TAKING ON NEW RESPONSIBLITIES.

Accounting Manager in Cambridge:
"That is was so stressful - many things going on at once."
Be prepared to work long hours for low pay. Be prepared for a work environment that is noisy, disruptive and not at all private.

Accounting Manager in Hamilton:
"Work like you used to play."
Treat you staff the way you would like to be treated.

Accounting Manager in Toronto:
"Management."
Stress responsiblitis experience.

Accounting Manager in Calgary:
"Share Your Knowledge About The Daily Responsibilities"
Have a big picture for the company. Know almost everything for major direction of accounting, finance and tax.

Accounting Manager in Edmonton:
"Seeking kmowledge is the key to sucess"
The importance of understanding your accounting fundamentals and knowing the full flow of all the numbers that flow through the statements.

Key Stats for Accounting Manager

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 63 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
45%

Skills That Affect Accounting Manager Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 13%