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Accountant Salary
in Alabama, United States

$66,286 (USD)

Average Salary

$32/hr

Average Hourly

$2,320

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Accountant is $66,286 a year and $32 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for an Accountant is between $47,406 and $81,866. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Accountant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Readies and maintains financial and business transactions, applying accounting principles, that include work that is analytical, evaluative, and advisory in nature and that requires an understanding of both accounting theory and practice.
  • Utilizes knowledge of the fundamental doctrines, theories, principles, and terminology of accountancy, and often entails some understanding of such related fields as business law, statistics, and general management.
  • Analyzes the effects of transactions upon account relationships.
  • Evaluates alternative means of treating transactions.
  • Plans the manner in which account structures should be developed or modified.
  • Ensures the adequacy of the accounting system as the basis for reporting to management.
  • Considers the need for new or changed controls.
  • Projects accounting data to show the effects of proposed plans on capital investments, income, cash position, and overall financial condition.
  • Interprets the meaning of accounting records, reports, and statements.
  • Advises operating officials on accounting matters.
  • Excludes paraprofessional accountants.
Accountant Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Accountants and Auditors

Job family population: 1,241,000

Estimated population of Accountant jobs: 38,173

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$76,844
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Accountant Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Accountant Controller
Mar 15
Florence, AL, USA
Shoals MPE
We are looking for an Accountant Controller to join our team! You will be responsible for preparing and analyzing financial records for our company. Responsibilities: * Prepare and examine accounting ...
COST ACCOUNTANT
Mar 4
Montgomery, AL, USA
TOP TALENT RECRUITER
COST ACCOUNTANT MONTGOMERY, AL JOB DESCRIPTION: The cost accountant is responsible for monitoring plant performance as it relates to product costing, product manufacturing analysis, inventory ...
Virtual Staff Accountant
Mar 13
Birmingham, AL, USA
AccountingDepartment.com, LLC
AccountingDepartment.com is the leader in outsourced virtual accounting services for small and mid-size businesses - and we're growing! All employees are virtual, full-time, W-2 employees with ...
Staff Accountant Entry Level
Mar 10
Birmingham, AL, USA
EDGARS BAKERY
We are looking for an entry level Staff Accountant to join our team! This position reports directly to the company Controller and is designed to be a position that is training for advancement in the ...
Staff Accountant
Mar 10
Birmingham, AL, USA
Greater Birmingham Humane Society
Staff Accountant Reports to: CFO/Controller Job Location: Snow Drive General Description The Office Manager organizes and coordinates administration duties and serves as the point person for office ...
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