A Bookkeeper in Richmond, British Columbia earns an average wage of C$16.70 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Accounts Payable and Quickbooks.

C$24,277 - C$41,000
C$27K
MEDIAN: C$27,139
50%
C$10.81 - C$22.75
C$11
C$17
C$23
MEDIAN: C$16.65
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$47K
Salary C$27,139
Bonus C$2,820
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$22,948 - C$47,434
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data C$0C$22
Hourly Rate C$10.81 - C$22.75
Overtime C$22.50
Annual Data C$0C$47K
Bonus C$2,820
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$22,948 - C$47,434
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

Job Description for Bookkeeper

As a bookkeeper one can expect to work in close proximity with a business or company in order to ensure that the most economically viable and safe decisions are made in order to keep finances tight and under control. A bookkeeper should have vast knowledge of QuickBooks, or a similar a computer accounting program, in order to track and record the financial transactions and records of a company. Strong MS-Excel skills are also a must in most companies. Part of the bookkeeping process also includes calculating, recording, and balancing financial reports, including payroll. Therefore, a bookkeeper will need to maintain a healthy relationship with employees in order to communicate and work out changes in salaries, changes to benefits, and other changes to an employee’s pay. A bookkeeper will also work closely with managers or business owners to help ensure that smart decisions are made when selling company assets or evaluating said company’s total revenue, profits, losses, and financial position. In order to communicate the aforementioned information fully and thoroughly bookkeepers will also be responsible for creating many reports, usually these reports will be generated once a month, semiannually, or annually. Other responsibilities that a bookkeeper may have include creating reports for information pertaining to retirement and payroll, entering changes to employee payroll records (often through Quickbooks), and handling voluntary and involuntary deductions. Usually, a bookkeeper will also be in charge of paying the many expenses a business incurs. These expenses usually include things like electricity, internet, office supplies, credit card bills, phone bills, and whatever other expenses a business may incur through its operations. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)


Bookkeeper Tasks

  • Calculate, key, total, and balance substitute payrolls.
  • Handle voluntary and involuntary deductions.
  • Enter changes to employee payroll records.
  • Create reports for information pertaining to retirement and payroll.
  • Communicate with employees regarding changes in salary, benefits, etc.

Bookkeeper Job Listings

Key Stats for Bookkeeper

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
12%

Skills That Affect Bookkeeper Salaries


▲15%

▲2%

National Average
C$34,000


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
no benefits
None: 50%