C$36,763
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$1,506

Profit Sharing

C$878

An Entry-Level Accounts Payable Clerk earns an average salary of C$36,504 per year.

C$30,032 - C$45,187
C$30K
C$37K
C$45K
MEDIAN: C$36,763
10%
50%
90%
C$13.36 - C$21.30
C$13
C$16
C$21
MEDIAN: C$16.44
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$45K
Salary C$30,032 - C$45,187
Bonus C$196 - C$3,556
Profit Sharing C$96.96 - C$4,122
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$29,251 - C$45,504
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 785
Hourly Data C$0C$36
Hourly Rate C$13.36 - C$21.30
Overtime C$14.68 - C$36.80
Annual Data C$0C$45K
Bonus C$196 - C$3,556
Profit Sharing C$96.96 - C$4,122
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).
)
C$29,251 - C$45,504
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 504

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.

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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.

Accounts Payable Clerk Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$35,977

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

Accounts Payable Clerk Advice

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

Accounts Payable Clerk in Timmins:
"Accounting background."
Have knowledge of accounting process.

Accounts Payable Clerk in Saskatoon:
"How Repetitive It Is"
Need to be very organized and be able to handle stressful situations where cash flow is low and vendors are calling everyday looking for money. The thing is you end up running out of excuses to the vendor. This is your time to shine and you get to take a stand and push for approval to get it paid. Its busy. But it can also be very repetitive as well. This also works for exceptional vendor relationships.

Accounts Payable Clerk in Calgary:
"Reading every invoice very carefully"
Organizing your daily routine is very important and keeping track of important documents that are due at a certain time.

Accounts Payable Clerk in Montreal:
"issuing payments on time"
be a mulitask and attentive to details

Key Stats for Accounts Payable Clerk

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 169 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
16%

Skills That Affect Accounts Payable Clerk Salaries

▲1%



Accounts Payable
▼0%

National Average
C$36,000



Quickbooks
▼2%


Accounting
▼3%


Payroll Administration
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 169 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 22%