A Corporate Accountant earns an average salary of C$56,741 per year. A skill in Accounting is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$41,175 - C$75,647
C$41K
C$56K
C$76K
MEDIAN: C$55,668
10%
50%
90%
C$17.14 - C$27.47
C$23
MEDIAN: C$22.50
50%
C$0C$78K
Salary C$41,175 - C$75,647
Bonus C$450 - C$9,335
Profit Sharing C$1,080
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$41,226 - C$78,542
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 188
Hourly Data C$0C$44
Hourly Rate C$22.50
Overtime C$40.00
Annual Data C$0C$78K
Bonus C$450 - C$9,335
Profit Sharing C$1,080
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$41,226 - C$78,542
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

Job Description for Corporate Accountant

Much of corporate accountants’ work deals with ensuring that businesses stay within their own financial policies, as well as applicable regulations and tax laws. The information that corporate accountants generate is passed to executive-level staff, who then use it to make decisions about the business of the company.

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Corporate Accountant Tasks

  • Oversee all regional or departmental company finance and accounting activities.
  • Ensure accuracy of financial reporting and adherence to local and federal regulations, including Sarbanes Oxley specifications.
  • Consolidate and analyze cross-­company financial data.
  • Prepare company accounts for auditing.
  • Maintain corporate financial records and regularly prepare accounting reports and journal entries.

Common Career Paths for Corporate Accountant


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Corporate Accountant Job Listings

Popular Skills for Corporate Accountant

Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Accountant

Pay by Experience for a Corporate Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Corporate Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$56,000 based on 48 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Corporate Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$62,000 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Corporate Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$66,000 based on 28 salaries. A Corporate Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$72,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$57,138

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

Corporate Accountant Reviews

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

Corporate Accountant in Calgary:
"Work Culture, The Management."
Pros: I enjoy working as I find it keeps me mentally active. Thinking about the flow of journal entries and the entry itself.
Cons: I know the expectations and job. I don't find it challenging.

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Key Stats for Corporate Accountant

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Corporate Accountant Salaries

▲25%

▲15%

▲8%

National Average
C$57,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Corporate Accountant Salaries

▲13%



National Average
C$57,000

▼5%




Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 8%