2019 Accounting & Finance Salary Guide

The 2019 Robert Half Salary Guide for Accounting and Finance Professionals gives you detailed starting Canadian salary ranges for 150 positions and insight into emerging hiring trends. This information is critical if you’re looking to add staff or switch jobs in today’s tight hiring market.

What the job’s worth

The Salary Guide breaks down pay ranges into percentiles to give you even more detail into wages. See how a candidate’s skill set, experience level and other factors can affect compensation.

What it takes to land top talent

We’ve surveyed HR managers and workers about trends in benefits, perks and incentives. See what other elements you need to include in your job offer to land top talent.

What’s impacting hiring and compensation

Find out what skills are in short supply, the challenges employers face when hiring and the steps you need to take to attract and keep the most in-demand candidates.

 

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What the job’s worth

The Salary Guide breaks down pay ranges into percentiles to give you even more detail into wages. See how a candidate’s skill set, experience level and other factors can affect compensation.

What it takes to land top talent

We’ve surveyed HR managers and workers about trends in benefits, perks and incentives. See what other elements you need to include in your job offer to land top talent.

What’s impacting hiring and compensation

Find out what skills are in short supply, the challenges employers face when hiring and the steps you need to take to attract and keep the most in-demand candidates.

 

Salary Calculator

Use the Salary Calculator to get a quick, customized salary target for 150 accounting and finance jobs in Canada. The Salary Calculator takes many factors into account, including the local market, to give you the details you need for setting budgets or negotiating a job offer.

 
 
 

Hot finance and accounting roles

Recruiting in the accounting and finance fields today takes persistence and ingenuity. Unemployment rates for financial professionals often remain below the Canadian average, and there are skills shortages in many industries. Now, more than ever, trying to find the right candidate for an opening can be a job in itself.

Accounting and finance jobs that are in greatest demand include:

  • Accounting Manager
  • Controller
  • Financial Analyst
  • Internal Auditor
  • Payroll Manager
  • Senior Accountant
  • Staff Accountant

Top designations and degrees

Accounting and finance professionals with specialized designations or degrees can often command higher salaries than those without these designations. Employers are willing to pay a premium for candidates who have verified skills and the dedication to pursue continuing education.

Designations and degrees that employers value most include:

  • CPA (chartered professional accountant)
  • CFA (chartered financial analyst)
  • CFP (certified financial planner)
  • CIA (certified internal auditor)
  • CISA (certified information systems auditor)
  • CPM (certified payroll manager)
  • CCP (certified credit professional)
  • PCP (payroll compliance practitioner)
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • MBA (master of business administration)
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