Average Junior Accountant Salary in Ottawa, Ontario

C$41,205
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The average salary for a Junior Accountant in Ottawa, Ontario is C$41,205.
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C$36k - C$50k
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C$36k - C$51k

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Job Description for Junior Accountant

Junior Accountant Tasks
  • Maintain general ledger and oversee all day to day financial transactions.
  • Assess data to ensure that proper accounting practices have been following.
  • Assist with or conduct fixed asset audits as necessary.
  • Create and maintain payroll budgets, update vendor information, and confirm expense vouchers.
  • Match large batches of invoices and maintain the accuracy of employee timesheets.

Career Paths

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Junior Accountant
Senior Accountant
Financial Analyst
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Junior Accountant

Skills in General Ledger Accounting, Microsoft Excel, Financial Reporting and Bookkeeping are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Payable.

Pay by Experience Level for Junior Accountant

An early career Junior Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$41,009 based on 34 salaries. A mid-career Junior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$44,864 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Junior Accountant in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 13.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (11.8% more) and Mississauga, Ontario (4.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (7.3% less), Winnipeg, Manitoba (6.5% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (2.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 39 survey responses.
Early Career
87.2%
Mid Career
12.8%

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