Accountant

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Median Average:
$71,158
Accountant in New Zealand median base salary $71,158/yr. Information is based on 505 Accountant jobs advertised between November 2019 and October 2020.
How much do Accountant earn in New Zealand? The average salary of Accountant is $71,158 in New Zealand
$71,158 /yr
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Average $71,158
Range $70K - $80K
Last updated October 23 2020
The average pay range for Accountant is between $70K and $80K. Salaries vary from a low of $40K up to $110K per year. The average number of Accountant roles advertised per month is 52 in New Zealand between November 2019 and October 2020.
What are the most common skills required to be a Accountant? The most common skills required for a Accountant are:
Accounting Accounting Accounting Accountants Accounting Accounting Audit Accounting Accountants Accounting Accruals Administration Accountants Audit Accountants Bookkeeping Accountants Accounting Audit Accountants Accounting Administration Audit Accountants Accruals Administration Administrative Audit Banking Billing
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These skills are most commonly found in Accountant job advertisements and position descriptions.

Last updated September 30 2020
Which recruitment agencies have the largest number of Financial Accounting & Reporting roles in New Zealand?
See which recruitment agencies advertise the most Financial Accounting & Reporting roles. See what salaries they paid for Financial Accounting & Reporting in New Zealand. See how they compare to the average Financial Accounting & Reporting salary of $71,158.
SCI Recruitment
Auckland (100%)
68

$66K-$79K

($1,342)

$66K-$79K
($1,342)
KG Recruitment Ltd
Auckland (100%)
63

$72K-$86K

($8,092)

$72K-$86K
($8,092)
Fluid Accounting and Finance
Christchurch (55%), Wellington (30%), Hamilton (15%)
33

$61K-$71K

(($4,658))

$61K-$71K
(($4,658))
Westpac
Auckland (81%), Wellington (19%)
27

$54K-$64K

(($11,658))

$54K-$64K
(($11,658))
Find Recruitment Limited
Wellington (100%)
23

$75K-$90K

($11,592)

$75K-$90K
($11,592)
Last Updated July 29 2020
How many years does it take to become a Accountant?
Most candidates undertake an average of 4 years Accounting prior to being appointed as a Accountant.
Average Accounting required to become a Accountant
Last updated October 28 2020
Most candidates have on average 6 years working experience prior to becoming a Accountant.
Average Accounting required to become a Accountant
Last updated October 28 2020
Where are Accountant in New Zealand sourced from?
Accountant are sourced from
these companies
Abodo Wood Ltd
West Coast District Health Board
Accountant are sourced in New Zealand are most likely to be sourced from these schools
University of Canterbury
Victoria University of Wellington
Diocesan School for Girls
The University of Auckland
Victoria University of Wellington
Last updated October 28 2020
Where are most Accountant roles located in New Zealand?
Auckland 138 / 40%
Wellington 78 / 23%
Christchurch 48 / 14%
Hamilton 22 / 6%
Napier 21 / 6%
Last updated October 23 2020
Which locations in New Zealand pay the most for Accountant?
Auckland ($79K)
Wellington ($74K)
Christchurch ($71K)
Nelson ($70K)
Tauranga ($70K)
Last updated October 23 2020
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