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Assistant Accountant Salary
in Alabama, United States

$56,159 (USD)

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Last updated: March 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Assistant Accountant is $56,159 a year and $27 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for an Assistant Accountant is between $40,621 and $69,072. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Assistant 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

  • Aides in the application of principles of accounting and, with experience, may handle complex tasks.
  • Utilizes knowledge of accounting principles related to classifying, recording, and summarizing data and making computations to compile and keep financial records.
  • Finalizes accounting reports.
  • Studies and analyzes accounting records for purposes of preparing statements and reports.
  • Includes such activities as keeping and verifying records of transactions; receiving and disbursing money; computing and verifying amounts; preparing records; combining data and performing computations to create statistical records; and computing costs, verifying bills, invoices, rates, tariff, duties, and amounts due.
  • This position may exist in any of the accounting functions such as payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit, collections, budgets, financial planning, general accounting, billing, etc.
  • This is a paraprofessional level position and does not require a four-year degree in accounting.
Assistant Accountant Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Accountants and Auditors

Job family population: 1,241,000

Estimated population of Assistant Accountant jobs: 52,172

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Assistant Accountant Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Virtual Staff Accountant
Mar 13
Birmingham, AL, USA
AccountingDepartment.com, LLC
Liaise with and assist Controllers in completion of tasks and provide oversight to ensure timely ... Thorough knowledge of fundamental accounting principles, practices and procedures, including ...
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 ... Setup extensions, assist staff with issues, and share best practices on phone system usage
Bookkeeper Accountant
Mar 12
Birmingham, AL, USA
C Hire
Utilize computer systems to assist with basic data entry and bookkeeping. * Answer phone with professionalism and friendliness and properly route all incoming calls * Maintain files to ensure all ...
Project Accountant
Feb 22
Birmingham, AL, USA
North Alabama Fabricating Company
The Project Accountant will assist in making cost projections for each project and assist in many other financial aspects of a project. The Project Accountant will also assist in various corporate ...
Mar 4
Montgomery, AL, USA
... Assist with establishing and monitoring cycle counting programs at all manufacturing locations; • Coordinate cost changes of the inter-company prices with affiliates, as necessary; • Perform ...
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