A General Accountant in Edmonton, Alberta earns an average salary of C$59,322 per year.

C$42,000 - C$71,000
C$42K
C$51K
C$71K
MEDIAN: C$51,447
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Salary C$42,000 - C$71,000
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C$42,140 - C$70,763
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 2 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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

Key Stats for General Accountant

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
20 years or more
27%

Skills That Affect General Accountant Salaries

Accounts Payable
▲10%

General Ledger Accounting
▲2%

National Average
C$51,000

Financial Reporting
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 93%
vision benefits
Vision: 93%
no benefits
None: 7%