The average salary for a Finance Assistant is C$40,291.
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Job Description for Finance Assistant
Finance assistants are tasked with collecting and classifying financial information from all departments of a company to prepare periodic reports for each. They may also oversee standard security procedures for handling the firm's sensitive financial information and maintain data privacy in financial and information technology (IT) equipment information. Finance assistants may be held accountable for any decisions made based on the data contained in their reports, which often represent lines of…Read more
Finance Assistant Tasks
- Record daily entries and reconcile account balances.
- Record and perform payroll bookkeeping, cost classification, billing, and/or reporting.
- Detect and fix errors with tracking, auditing, data entry, and calculations.
- Calculate and analyze financial data to meet short and long-term requests.
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Popular Skills for Finance Assistant
Skills in Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll Administration and Financial Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel.
Pay by Experience Level for Finance Assistant
An entry-level Finance Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$38,107 based on 42 salaries. An early career Finance Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$38,717 based on 88 salaries. A mid-career Finance Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$41,541 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Finance Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$46,558 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$50,861.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Finance Assistant in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 11.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Ottawa, Ontario (6.3% less), Vancouver, British Columbia (3.2% less) and Calgary, Alberta (2.2% less).
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