Accountant

Accountant

Accountants provide accounting services to organisations and individuals, generally relating to taxation and financial dealings. 

The average salary of an Accountant is $69,429 per annum.

As an Accountant, you'll also advise on associated record-keeping and compliance requirements.

Read more about a career as a Financial Accountant.

Salary range
Average salary $69,429
salary range
$62,278
$69,429
$76,876
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
17% by 2020
17%
2015
2020
Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as an Accountant are:
NSW
NSW 38%
VIC
VIC 26.6%
QLD
QLD 17.5%
Source: joboutlook.gov.au

A day in the life of an Accountant

Key skills required

The top skills for an Accountant are:
  • Good communication skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Able to build rapport with clients
  • Able to analyse and solve problems
  • Good organisational skills
  • Discretion while dealing with confidential information
  • Professional and ethical
  • Able to work as part of a team
Source: myfuture.edu.au
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