The average salary for an Accounts Payable Clerk in Canada is C$39,834.
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Job Description for Accounts Payable Clerk
Accounts payable clerks generally work for accounting firms or organizations' accounting departments, coordinating various accounts payable functions on behalf of their organization. Their duties include, among others, performing data entry, handling customer inquiries, preparing financial statements and performing vendor maintenance. In all tasks, these clerks must maintain a high degree of accuracy. Employers often encourage accounting clerks to make process improvements to make their job mo…Read more
Accounts Payable Clerk Tasks
- Issue stop-payments or purchase order amendments.
- Record, code, and process all invoices for payment.
- Prepare, enter and maintain filing of Accounts Payable.
- Perform timely account reconciliation by verifying entries and comparing to balances.
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Popular Skills for Accounts Payable Clerk
Skills in Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Paying Invoices, Data Entry and Accounts Payable.
Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Payable Clerk
An entry-level Accounts Payable Clerk with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$35,709 based on 97 salaries. An early career Accounts Payable Clerk with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$38,113 based on 897 salaries. A mid-career Accounts Payable Clerk with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$40,794 based on 471 salaries. An experienced Accounts Payable Clerk with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$42,574 based on 395 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$44,001.
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Employees with Accounts Payable Clerk in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 9.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (9.2% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (2.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (9.4% less), Montréal, Québec (3.9% less) and Toronto, Ontario (1.4% less).
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