The average salary for an Accounts Assistant is R157,767.
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Job Description for Accounts Assistant
An accounts assistant plays a critical role in any accounting or business firm. They work as part of the team that is responsible for maintaining finances within the company; they typically report directly to the accountant or the finance manager. On a typical day, an accounts assistant's work includes balancing books to ensure that records and payments are correct and working with the sales team on current and future projects. There are many other tasks they might encounter such as handling an…Read more
Accounts Assistant Tasks
- Receive and process payments, invoices, employee reimbursements, bills, and other accounting information.
- Batch and prepare payments, payroll, or other outgoing financial data.
- Enter data into databases and accounting software, balancing accounts.
- Review transactions for errors and accuracy and make corrections.
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Popular Skills for Accounts Assistant
Skills in Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounting and Reconciliation.
Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Assistant
An entry-level Accounts Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R100,101 based on 20 salaries. An early career Accounts Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R135,024 based on 54 salaries. A mid-career Accounts Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R178,468 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Accounts Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R204,156 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R0.
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