The average salary for an Accounting Specialist is C$46,752.
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Job Description for Accounting Specialist
Accounting specialists are responsible for executing accounting tasks and strategies for their organizations and performing day-to-day financial activities including completing tax forms, logging revenues and expenses, and balancing checkbooks. They are also tasked with providing support to the financial department to find discrepancies in billing, payroll, and expenses, and must have strong problem-solving skills to find innovative solutions to save company resources and reduce expenses. Accou…Read more
Accounting Specialist Tasks
- Manage various forms of accounting data, such as that related to accounts payable and accounts receivable.
- Contribute to maintenance of accounting data and provide support as needed to accounting department.
- Processes documents related to expenses, such as checks.
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Popular Skills for Accounting Specialist
Skills in Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Financial Reporting, Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable.
Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Specialist
An early career Accounting Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$43,825 based on 58 salaries. A mid-career Accounting Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$50,490 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Accounting Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$49,391 based on 35 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$51,271.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Accounting Specialist in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 21.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (16.6% more) and Kitchener, Ontario (14.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (17.8% less) and Montréal, Québec (12.4% less).
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