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Assistant Accountant Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$73,045 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for an Assistant Accountant is $73,045 a year and $35 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for an Assistant Accountant is between $52,834 and $89,841. 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 New York-Manhattan, New York.

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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 New York-Manhattan, New York, 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 %



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Assistant Accountant Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Staff Accountant
Jun 13
New York, USA
Job Juncture, Inc.
Analyze inter-company accounts * Assist accounting team in design and testing of internal control procedures * Helping to build models for planning purposes * Prepare and analyze general ledger ...
Staff Accountant - Assistant Controller
Jun 11
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Trip Co INC
Fast growing Real Estate Development and Property Management firm which is traded on the public markets (NYSE) is seeking either a Staff Accountant or Assistant Controller to come in and help ...
Junior Accountant
Jun 24
Weehawken, NJ, USA
Maintain general ledger accounts by reconciling accounts receivable * Assist with the preparation ... Perform other accounting projects and duties as assigned Qualifications: * Bachelor Accounting ...
Senior Accountant
Jun 24
New York, NY, USA
Hunt Companies, Inc
Payroll review & reconciliation * Assist with external auditor requests. * Research and document GAAP accounting policies including writing memos to support accounting treatment for unique ...
Junior Accountant
Jun 18
Rutherford, NJ, USA
Prepare all general ledger journal entries and assist in the month end close * Assist in Financial ... Primarily focusing on Accounting & Finance, Legal, Human Resources, Administrative, Creative, and ...
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