Entry-Level Junior Accountant in Ottawa, Ontario Salary (Canada)

An Entry-Level Junior Accountant in Ottawa, Ontario earns an average salary of C$40,252 per year.

C$35,551 - C$46,107
MEDIAN: C$41,081
Salary C$35,551 - C$46,107
Bonus C$1,965
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).
C$36,016 - C$46,051
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 32

Job Description for Junior Accountant

Junior accountants provide a vital service to various companies by accurately recording corporate finances. Typical daily job duties include reconciling company bank accounts, balancing financial records and preparing monthly reports. They generally work with a team of other accountants and report to a senior accountant. The level of confidentiality and discretion required of junior accountants is great because they work with private company information and are given access to secure accounts.


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.

Junior Accountant Job Listings

Key Stats for Junior Accountant

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years

Skills That Affect Junior Accountant Salaries

Microsoft Excel

Financial Reporting

General Ledger Accounting

National Average

Accounts Payable

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 10%