Average Experienced Junior Accountant with General Ledger Accounting Skills Salary in Canada

C$48,362
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The average salary for an Experienced Junior Accountant with General Ledger Accounting skills in Canada is C$48,362.
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C$35k - C$58k
Total Pay
C$36k - C$61k

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

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$38,845 based on 31 salaries. An early career Junior Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$40,787 based on 263 salaries. A mid-career Junior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$44,416 based on 48 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$52,028.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 349 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.9%
Early Career
75.4%
Mid Career
13.8%
Late Career
2.0%

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