Financial auditors and accountants

National Occupation Code (NOC): 1111  ·  Browse All Occupations

Financial auditors examine and analyze the accounting and financial records of individuals and establishments to ensure accuracy and compliance with established accounting standards and procedures. Accountants plan, organize and administer accounting systems for individuals and establishments. Financial auditors and accountants are employed by auditing and accounting firms throughout the private and public sectors, or they may be self-employed. Articling students in accounting firms are included in this unit group.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Accountant
  • Accountant-controller
  • Accountants Supervisor
  • Accounting Controller
  • Analyst-accountant
  • Assistant Controller
  • Audit Unit Head - Taxation
  • Auditor - Finance
  • Auditor-CA (chartered Accountant)
  • Auditor-chartered Accountant (CA)
  • Auditors Supervisor
  • Bank Branch Accountant
  • Bank Reserves Auditor
  • Bankruptcy Trustee
  • Budget Accountant
  • CA (chartered Accountant)
  • CA (chartered Accountant) Student
  • Certified General Accountant (CGA)
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
  • CGA (certified General Accountant)
  • Chartered Accountant (CA)
  • Chartered Accountant (CA) Student
  • Chartered Professional Accountant, Certified General Accountant (CPA, CGA)
  • Chartered Professional Accountant, Certified Management Accountant (CPA, CMA)
  • Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant (CPA, CA)
  • Chief Accountant
  • Claims Accountant
  • CMA (certified Management Accountant)
  • Computer Audit Specialist
  • Cost Accountant
  • Cost Accounting Supervisor
  • Departmental Accountant
  • Division Controller - Accounting
  • Field Auditor - Finances
  • Financial Accountant
  • Financial Auditor
  • Financial Control Officer
  • General Accountant
  • Income Tax Adjuster
  • Income Tax Adviser
  • Income Tax Consultant
  • Income Tax Expert
  • Income Tax Investigator
  • Income Tax Specialist
  • Industrial Accountant
  • Industrial Auditor
  • Intermediate Accountant
  • Internal Audit Project Manager
  • Internal Audit Supervisor - Finances
  • Internal Auditor
  • Internal Auditor - Finances
  • Internal Auditors Supervisor - Finances
  • Machine Processing Accountant
  • Management Accountant
  • Management Accounting Chief
  • Manufacturing Accountant
  • Plant Accountant
  • Plant Controller
  • Production Accountant
  • Project Accountant
  • Property Accountant
  • Public Accountant
  • Public Accountants Chief
  • Public Accountants Supervisor
  • Reinsurance Analyst
  • Sales Auditor - Finances
  • Senior Accounting Analyst
  • Senior Cost Accountant
  • Senior Intern Auditor
  • Tax Accountant
  • Tax Adviser
  • Tax Analyst
  • Tax Auditor
  • Tax Consultant
  • Tax Evaluator
  • Tax Examiner
  • Tax Expert
  • Tax Specialist
  • Taxation Rulings Officer
  • Accountant
  • Chief Accountant
  • Financial Auditor
  • Income Tax Expert
  • Industrial Accountant
  • Internal Auditor
  • Manager Financial Planning And Analysis
  • Finance Analyst
  • Lead Audit
  • Manager, Assurance And Advisory
  • Accounting Analyst
  • Part Time Night Auditor

5 Active Job Posts for Financial auditors and accountants

These companies are looking for financial auditors and accountants right now:

Lead Auditor at Champion Products Corp. ⋅ July 30, 2020 ⋅ Part Time ⋅ Champion Products Corp. is searching for an ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor who will be consulting, training, auditing, prepare documents and

Chief Executive Officer at Erie Shores HealthCare ⋅ July 29, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ Department: Hospital Wide Status: Full Time Bargaining Unit: Non-Union Posting Date: 2020-07-14 8:00 Closing Date: 2020-07-31 16:00 Youll hear us

Accounting Coordinator at ParaMed Home Health Care ⋅ July 22, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ The Accounting Coordinator will support the Operations team through effective and accurate processing of payroll and accounting functions in support

Plant Controller at Fort Dearborn Company ⋅ July 20, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ Fort Dearborn Company is a leader in printed labels for the consumer products industry. Join Fort Dearborn and you will

Accounting Coordinator at City of Windsor Employment and Training Services ⋅ June 20, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ TheAccounting Coordinator will support the Operations team through effective andaccurate processing of payroll and accounting functions in support of locationswithin

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Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for financial auditors and accountants.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $40,129
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $41,302
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $58,891
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $51,191
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Sex

The following table details median income by sex for financial auditors and accountants.

Sex Median Income
Male $58,903
Female $73,869
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (19 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for financial auditors and accountants.

$40,000.00
Lowest Observed
$140,000.00
Highest Observed
$65,000.00
25th Percentile
$82,368.42
Average
$86,000.00
Median
$95,000.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for financial auditors and accountants

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 70
25 to 34 years 280
35 to 44 years 380
45 to 54 years 415
55 to 64 years 230
65 to 74 years 75
75 years and over 15
Total 1,450
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Industry

This chart outlines regional employment participation by industry for financial auditors and accountants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated industry, or refer to the table below.

Industry Employed Individuals
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 20
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 15
Utilities 40
Construction 50
Manufacturing 170
Wholesale trade 35
Retail trade 15
Transportation and warehousing 30
Information and cultural industries 10
Finance and insurance 65
Real estate and rental and leasing 20
Professional, scientific and technical services 615
Management of companies and enterprises 15
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 25
Educational services 15
Health care and social assistance 75
Arts, entertainment and recreation 40
Accommodation and food services 20
Other services 15
Public administration 170
Not Applicable 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for financial auditors and accountants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 415
Part Time 1,050
Total 1,465
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Sex

This chart outlines regional employment participation by sex for financial auditors and accountants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 685
Female 780
Total 1,465
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for financial auditors and accountants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 1,215
Self Employed 235
Total 1,450
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for financial auditors and accountants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 1,420
Unemployed 30
Total 1,450
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for financial auditors and accountants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 75
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 20
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 255
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 55
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 1,055
Total 1,465
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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10 Local Employers That Hire Financial auditors and accountants

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