The average salary for a Chartered Accountant in South Africa is R524,880.
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R187k - R866k
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R199k - R982k
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Job Description for Chartered Accountant
The name of "chartered accountant" refers to a position that is found in Great Britain, Canada, India, Asia and Australia. Its equivalent in the United States is a certified accountant. There is little difference between the positions other than the name. Charted accountants handle all financial reports that a business produces. They review these reports and tabulate the company's finances so the company knows exactly how much money they are spending and in which departments. They also ta…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Chartered Accountant
The top respondents for the job title Chartered Accountant are from the companies Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers and KPMG International. Reported salaries are highest at Woolworths where the average pay is R711,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include KPMG International and FirstRand, earning around R555,782 and R550,000, respectively. EY (Ernst & Young) pays the lowest at around R266,000. PricewaterhouseCoopers and Kpmg Consulting also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying R471,683 and R500,000, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Chartered Accountant
Skills in Financial Reporting, Financial Analysis and Budget Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Tax Consulting and Auditing.
Pay by Experience Level for Chartered Accountant
An entry-level Chartered Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R407,795 based on 87 salaries. An early career Chartered Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R497,809 based on 623 salaries. A mid-career Chartered Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R631,752 based on 287 salaries. An experienced Chartered Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R788,547 based on 115 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R966,829.
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