How much does an Junior Accountant make in the United States? The average Junior Accountant salary in the United States is $55,573 as of December 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $50,603 and $61,193. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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The Junior Accountant ensures the accuracy of entries to ledger accounts and reconciles subsidiary ledger accounts to the general ledger. Assists in maintaining financial records and ensuring that financial transactions are properly recorded. Being a Junior Accountant assists in analyzing current costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses. Compiles financial data to aid more senior accountants in the preparation of balance sheets, profit and loss statements and other financial reports. In addition, Junior Accountant requires a bachelor's degree. May require eligibility to sit for CPA exam. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Being a Junior Accountant works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. Working as a Junior Accountant typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021

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