The average salary for an Accountant in Ireland is €39,168.
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Job Description for Accountant
Accountants perform financial calculations for companies in a wide variety of fields. Some common duties include creating sales and cash flow reports, administering payroll, keeping balance sheets, carrying out billing activities, managing budgets and keeping inventory. The accountant may also be responsible for filing taxes for the company, as well as reviewing past reports to generate income forecasts. Occasionally, internal audits must be carried out to make sure that the various areas of th…Read more
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Popular Skills for Accountant
General Ledger Accounting
Skills in Financial Reporting and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Payable, Auditing and General Ledger Accounting.
Pay by Experience Level for Accountant
An entry-level Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of €26,052 based on 17 salaries. An early career Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €34,625 based on 280 salaries. A mid-career Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €41,580 based on 177 salaries. An experienced Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €45,781 based on 151 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of €49,418.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Accountant in their job title in Dublin, Dublin earn an average of 5.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cork, Cork (4.2% more) and Limerick, Limerick (0.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Monaghan, Monaghan (14.6% less), Wexford, Wexford (13.2% less) and Waterford, Waterford (10.6% less).
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