The average salary for an Entry-Level General Accountant is C$48,768 per year.

C$35,462 - C$60,489
C$35K
C$46K
C$60K
MEDIAN: C$46,353
10%
50%
90%
C$11.15 - C$39.15
C$11
C$22
C$39
MEDIAN: C$21.95
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$62K
Salary C$35,462 - C$60,489
Bonus C$0.00 - C$7,708
Profit Sharing C$850
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$35,281 - C$62,844
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 142
Hourly Data C$0C$39
Hourly Rate C$11.15 - C$39.15
Hourly Tips C$2.50
Overtime C$30.00
Annual Data C$0C$62K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$7,708
Profit Sharing C$850
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$35,281 - C$62,844
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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 Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$47,034

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

Key Stats for General Accountant

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
26%

Skills That Affect General Accountant Salaries

Financial Reporting
▲5%

Financial Analysis
▲5%

General Ledger Accounting
▲4%


Accounts Receivable
▲1%

National Average
C$47,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 12%