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Accounting and Related Clerks  (NOC 1431)
Toronto Region
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

Accounting and related clerks calculate, prepare and process bills, invoices, accounts payable and receivable, budgets and other financial records according to established procedures. They are employed throughout the private and public sectors.

accounting clerk, accounts payable clerk, accounts receivable clerk, audit clerk, billing clerk, budget clerk, costing clerk, deposit clerk, finance clerk, freight-rate clerk, income tax return preparer, invoice clerk, ledger clerk, tax clerk.

Accounting and related clerks perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Calculate, prepare and issue documents related to accounts such as bills, invoices, inventory reports, account statements and other financial statements using computerized and manual systems
  • Code, total, batch, enter, verify and reconcile transactions such as accounts payable and receivable, payroll, purchase orders, cheques, invoices, cheque requisitions, and bank statements in a ledger or computer system
  • Compile budget data and documents based on estimated revenues and expenses and previous budgets
  • Prepare period or cost statements or reports
  • Calculate costs of materials, overhead and other expenses based on estimates, quotations, and price lists
  • Respond to customer inquiries, maintain good customer relations and solve problems
  • Perform related clerical duties, such as word processing, maintaining filing and record systems, faxing and photocopying.
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Toronto, Brampton, Mississauga, Oshawa, Vaughan, Ajax, Aurora, Beaverton, Bowmanville, Caledon, Cannington, East Gwillimbury, Halton Hills, King City, Markham, Milton, Newmarket, Oakville, Pickering, Port Perry, Richmond Hill, Whitby, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Acton, Algonquin Island, Bolton, Briars Park, Brooklin, Caledon East, Centre Island, Delrex, Dorset Park, Franklin Beach, Gaud Corners, Georgetown, Glen Williams, Jacksons Point, Marywood Meadows, Mono Road, Mossington Park, Newcastle, Nobleton, Norval, Orono, Port Darlington, Stouffville, Sutton, Toronto Islands, Uxbridge, Ward's Island, Wildwood, Wilmot Creek

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Wages for Accounting and Related Clerks in Toronto Region

Wages depend on job requirements and work conditions. They also vary between regions, for reasons such as location, labour agreements, and the availability of workers. The wages below are estimated before taxes.

Wage Estimates

Table of wage levels for your chosen occupation in your region as well as in the rest of the province or territory.
Location Wage ($/hr) Note
Low Median High
Ontario 12.02 19.23 28.85
Note
Reference Period: 2011-2012
Source: Labour Force Survey - Statistics Canada
Date Updated: 2013-08-02
Hamilton--Niagara Peninsula Region 12.00 19.23 26.67
Note
Reference Period: 2011-2012
Source: Labour Force Survey - Statistics Canada
Date Updated: 2013-08-02
Kingston - Pembroke Region 12.02 19.23 28.85
Note
Reference Period: 2011-2012
Source: Labour Force Survey - Statistics Canada
Date Updated: 2013-08-02
Kitchener--Waterloo--Barrie Region 12.10 18.05 28.00
Note
Reference Period: 2011-2012
Source: Labour Force Survey - Statistics Canada
Date Updated: 2013-08-02
London Region 12.00 17.69 25.00
Note
Reference Period: 2011-2012
Source: Labour Force Survey - Statistics Canada
Date Updated: 2013-08-02
Muskoka-Kawarthas Region 12.02 19.23 28.85
Note
Reference Period: 2011-2012
Source: Labour Force Survey - Statistics Canada
Date Updated: 2013-08-02
Northeast Region 12.85 19.88 27.00
Note
Reference Period: 2011-2012
Source: Labour Force Survey - Statistics Canada
Date Updated: 2013-08-02
Northwest Region 12.02 19.23 28.85
Note
Reference Period: 2011-2012
Source: Labour Force Survey - Statistics Canada
Date Updated: 2013-08-02
Ottawa Region 12.50 19.75 28.57
Note
Reference Period: 2011-2012
Source: Labour Force Survey - Statistics Canada
Date Updated: 2013-08-02
Stratford--Bruce Peninsula Region 12.02 19.23 28.85
Note
Reference Period: 2011-2012
Source: Labour Force Survey - Statistics Canada
Date Updated: 2013-08-02
Toronto Region 12.50 19.23 30.00
Note
Reference Period: 2011-2012
Source: Labour Force Survey - Statistics Canada
Date Updated: 2013-08-02
Windsor-Sarnia Region 12.00 17.32 28.85
Note
Reference Period: 2011-2012
Source: Labour Force Survey - Statistics Canada
Date Updated: 2013-08-02

Ontario Job Futures

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