Average Junior Accountant Salary in South Africa

R144,088
Avg. Base Salary (ZAR)
10%
ZAR 71k
MEDIAN
ZAR 144k
90%
ZAR 260k

The average salary for a Junior Accountant is R144,088

Base Salary
R71k - R260k
Bonus
R2k - R26k
Profit Sharing
R242 - R52k
Commission
R0 - R6k
Total Pay
R70k - R279k
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What Do Junior Accountants Do?

Junior Accountant Tasks
  • Maintain general ledger and oversee all day to day financial transactions.
  • Assess data to ensure that proper accounting practices have been following.
  • Assist with or conduct fixed asset audits as necessary.
  • Create and maintain payroll budgets, update vendor information, and confirm expense vouchers.
  • Match large batches of invoices and maintain the accuracy of employee timesheets.
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FAQs About Junior Accountants

What is the highest pay for Junior Accountants?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Junior Accountant is ZAR 260k / year

What is the lowest pay for Junior Accountants?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Junior Accountant is ZAR 71k / year

How can Junior Accountants increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Junior Accountant is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Junior Accountant that oversees more junior Junior Accountants, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.