How much does an Accounting Assistant III make in the United States? The average Accounting Assistant III salary in the United States is $53,400 as of December 27, 2022, but the range typically falls between $48,400 and $59,600. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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The Accounting Assistant III reviews, codes, and verifies transactions and journal entries. Performs a range of routine accounting activities such as data entry, maintenance of the general ledger, preparation of various accounting statements and financial reports. Being an Accounting Assistant III completes simple and complex calculations using spreadsheets and other software tools and assists with trial balances. Researches and resolves issues and exceptions. In addition, Accounting Assistant III may also process accounts payable and receivable transactions. Has a solid understanding of bookkeeping and accounting principles. May be responsible for the processing of a group of accounts. May require an associate degree or equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor. Being an Accounting Assistant III works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Working as an Accounting Assistant III typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2023 Salary.com)

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