Accounting Consultant Salary
An Accounting Consultant earns an average salary of $68,064 per year. A skill in Intuit QuickBooks is associated with high pay for this job.
|Salary||$40,064 - $108,872|
|Bonus||$981 - $17,344|
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|$40,095 - $117,486|
|Hourly Rate||$18.14 - $65.44|
|Bonus||$981 - $17,344|
|Total Pay (||$40,095 - $117,486|
Job Description for Accounting Consultant
Accounting consultants work for agencies and companies in direct need of their services, which generally consist of accounting work for departments within these organizations; their duties may pertain to internal controls, periodic reporting, and financial analysis, to name a few. These consultants help to improve all processes within financial departments using their extensive knowledge, as well as research and explore these processes to identify and solve problems.Read More...
Accounting consultants may be expected to create reports based on their findings and present them to management or stakeholders. They may also research the industry, competitors, and profits to identify new areas of interest to the company, as well as develop new tasks and projects for finance departments and improve on past successes in every way possible.
A bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or a related field is generally required for this position, and some employers may prefer those who have a master’s degree. Prior work experience in accounting may also be required. Accounting clerks usually work during traditional business hours in office environments, and some travel may occasionally be necessary.
Accounting Consultant Tasks
- Advise company management during budget preparation and decisions requiring financial analysis.
- Help companies make sure their financial reporting methods meet regulatory requirements.
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Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Consultant
Pay by Experience for an Accounting Consultant has a positive trend. An entry-level Accounting Consultant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 53 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accounting Consultant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Accounting Consultant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 22 salaries. An Accounting Consultant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 22 salaries.
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