General Accountant with General Ledger Accounting Skills Salary (Canada)

A General Accountant with General Ledger Accounting skills earns an average salary of C$50,296 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

C$40,304 - C$69,556
C$40K
C$51K
C$70K
MEDIAN: C$50,523
10%
50%
90%
C$13.86 - C$39.45
C$14
C$23
C$39
MEDIAN: C$22.82
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$70K
Salary C$40,304 - C$69,556
Bonus C$679 - C$7,946
Profit Sharing C$2,400
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$40,347 - C$70,820
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 139
Hourly Data C$0C$40
Hourly Rate C$13.86 - C$39.45
Hourly Tips C$2.50
Overtime C$40.38
Annual Data C$0C$70K
Bonus C$679 - C$7,946
Profit Sharing C$2,400
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$40,347 - C$70,820
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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.

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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 38 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 33 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$51,000 based on 22 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$54,000 based on 19 salaries.

Key Stats for General Accountant

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects General Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
▲6%

Experienced
▲1%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
C$51,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 8%