C$70,142
Avg. Salary
C$37.45
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$8,342

Bonus

C$1,750

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Chief Accountant is C$37.45 per hour.

The average pay for a Chief Accountant is C$70,142 per year.

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C$55k
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MEDIAN C$70,142
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MEDIAN: C$70,142
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Salary C$54,710 - C$99,066
Bonus C$2,027 - C$24,658
Profit Sharing C$1,750
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$52,381 - C$107,495
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

Job Description for Chief Accountant

Chief accountants typically handle the financial transactions for their company. They are often employed at government agencies, hospitals' billing departments, banks, retail chains, and a number of other establishments. Their day-to-day work typically includes handling tax-related duties, overseeing the business' payroll, collecting and paying bills, handling discrepancies, and maintaining a budget. They may also oversee the work of other accountants as well, checking subordinates' work, providing feedback, and answering questions; they may also play a role in the hiring process and have a say in the accountants hired for their business as well.

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Pay Difference by Location

17%

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National Average: C$72,613

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Chief Accountant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Chief Accountant?

Chief Accountant in Montreal:
"Work flexibility, office conditions, "
Pros: #NAME?
Cons: Communication and transparency is below par.

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Key Stats for Chief Accountant

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
24%

Experience Affects Chief Accountant Salaries

▲3%

▲2%

National Average
C$73,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Chief Accountant Salaries

National Average
C$73,000



Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 5%