Avg. Base Salary (ZAR)
The average salary for a Financial Accountant is R290,902
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Financial Accountants?
An early career Financial Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R244,898 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Financial Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R299,520 based on 24 salaries. An experienced …Read more
What Do Financial Accountants Do?
Financial accountability is pivotal to maintaining a healthy business, and financial accountants conduct a number of functions to ensure this is possible. They manage payroll, taxes, income, spending, and educating their employer on financial information. Work days for financial accountants can be a bit longer than a standard 9-to-5 job, because of strict deadlines on all projects that financial accountants are given. Generally, financial accountants do not need to work directly with employees; …Read more
- Utilize accounting principles to ensure compliance with regulatory reporting requirements.
- Summarize and prepare financial records and statements for external reporting.
- Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.