The average pay for an Experienced General Accountant is C$51,788 per year.

C$42,302 - C$70,790
C$42K
C$51K
C$71K
MEDIAN: C$51,185
10%
50%
90%
C$20.00 - C$29.07
C$22
MEDIAN: C$22.06
50%
C$0C$73K
Salary C$42,302 - C$70,790
Bonus C$550 - C$7,221
Profit Sharing C$3,200
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$42,144 - C$73,627
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 66
Hourly Data C$0C$29
Hourly Rate C$22.06
Overtime C$1.50
Annual Data C$0C$73K
Bonus C$550 - C$7,221
Profit Sharing C$3,200
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$42,144 - C$73,627
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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$51,890

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

Key Stats for General Accountant

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
10-19 years
79%
20 years or more
21%

Skills That Affect General Accountant Salaries

Financial Reporting
▲3%

National Average
C$52,000

General Ledger Accounting
▼1%


Accounts Payable
▼1%

Accounts Receivable
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 10%