The average salary for a General Accountant is C$50,449 per year.

C$38,622 - C$67,150
C$39K
C$49K
C$67K
MEDIAN: C$49,428
10%
50%
90%
C$12.75 - C$34.50
C$13
C$21
C$34
MEDIAN: C$21.40
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$68K
Salary C$38,622 - C$67,150
Bonus C$0.00 - C$7,202
Profit Sharing C$1,400
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$38,216 - C$68,171
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 273
Hourly Data C$0C$41
Hourly Rate C$12.75 - C$34.50
Hourly Tips C$2.50
Overtime C$32.68
Annual Data C$0C$68K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$7,202
Profit Sharing C$1,400
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$38,216 - C$68,171
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

Job Description for General Accountant

General accountants gather and analyze financial records and documentation for a variety of purposes, including writing financial reports, compiling profit statements, filling out tax returns, and making budgets. General accountants are typically either self-employed or work for accounting firms with which businesses contract.

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General Accountant Tasks

  • Prepare and post entries to the general ledger and manage the monthly close process.
  • Prepare and implement audit schedules and process re-engineering to reduce financial errors.
  • Reconcile balance sheets, accounts, and invoices.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and ad hoc reports with variance explanations.

General Accountant Pay By Employer

$0$67K

$34,105

Common Career Paths for General Accountant


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Popular Skills for General Accountant

Pay by Experience Level for General Accountant

Pay by Experience for a General Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level General Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$49,000 based on 67 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A General 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$51,000 based on 52 salaries. An experienced General Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$52,000 based on 32 salaries. A General 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$58,000 based on 24 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$49,490

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Key Stats for General Accountant

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects General Accountant Salaries

▲17%

▲6%

▲2%

National Average
C$49,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect General Accountant Salaries



General Ledger Accounting
▲2%



National Average
C$49,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 11%