The average salary for an Accountant in New Zealand is NZ$54,038.
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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
Popular Employer Salaries for Accountant
The top respondents for the job title Accountant are from the companies BDO SPicers, Crowe Horwath LLP and Staples Rodway. Reported salaries are highest at BDO SPicers where the average pay is NZ$47,500. Crowe Horwath LLP pays the lowest at around NZ$44,978.
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Popular Skills for Accountant
General Ledger Accounting
Skills in Financial Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Accounts Payable, Tax Preparation 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 NZ$44,078 based on 70 salaries. An early career Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$50,609 based on 610 salaries. A mid-career Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$62,538 based on 215 salaries. An experienced Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$68,283 based on 195 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of NZ$78,509.
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