Average Early-Career Junior Accountant with Bookkeeping Skills Salary in Canada

C$40,325
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$1,006
Bonus
C$850
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Early-Career Junior Accountant with Bookkeeping skills in Canada is C$40,325.
10%
C$31k
MEDIAN
C$40k
90%
C$48k
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Salary
C$31k - C$48k
Bonus
C$400 - C$4k
Profit Sharing
C$0 - C$850
Total Pay
C$30k - C$48k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Junior Accountant

Skills in Microsoft Excel, General Ledger Accounting, Financial Reporting, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Junior Accountant

An entry-level Junior Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$38,781 based on 33 salaries. A mid-career Junior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$44,536 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Junior Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$47,805 based on 18 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$49,032.
Employees with Junior Accountant in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 18.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (10.9% more) and Toronto, Ontario (4.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (13.2% less), Richmond, British Columbia (8.3% less) and Burnaby, British Columbia (7.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 93 survey responses.
Entry Level
35.5%
Mid Career
38.7%
Experienced
19.4%
Late Career
6.5%

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