The average salary for an Accountant is $17,926 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$9,813 - $47,197
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Salary $9,813 - $47,197
Bonus $0.00 - $2,391
Profit Sharing $80.58
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$9,985 - $46,668
  • Country: Jamaica
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 95

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.

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Accountant Tasks

  • Analyze financial data in order to prepare financial reports.
  • Generate and interpret financial records and statements for management.
  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
  • Maintain general ledger as needed.

Accountant Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $18,430

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

▲24%

National Average
$18,000

▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 22%