The average salary for a Corporate Accountant is $53,467 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Month-End Close and Fixed Asset Accounting.

$41,847 - $73,367
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$73K
MEDIAN: $53,466
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$16.76 - $32.80
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$17
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$33
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$41,847 - $73,367  
   
Bonus
$383.77 - $9,875  
Profit Sharing
$502 - $8,730  
Total Pay (?
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).
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$41,534 - $76,565  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 239
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$16.76 - $32.80  
   
Overtime
$23.18 - $38.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$383.77 - $9,875  
   
Profit Sharing
$502 - $8,730  
Total Pay (?
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).
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$41,534 - $76,565  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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Job Description for Corporate Accountant

Much of corporate accountants’ work deals with ensuring that businesses stay within their own financial policies, as well as applicable regulations and tax laws. The information that corporate accountants generate is passed to executive-level staff, who then use it to make decisions about the business of the company.

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Corporate Accountant Tasks

  • Consolidate and analyze cross­company financial data.
  • Maintain corporate financial records and regularly prepare accounting reports and journal entries.
  • Ensure accuracy of financial reporting and adherence to local and federal regulations, including Sarbanes­Oxley specifications.
  • Oversee all regional or departmental company finance and accounting activities.
  • Prepare company accounts for auditing.

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Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Accountant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Corporate Accountant Salaries




National Average
$54,000


Skills That Affect Corporate Accountant Salaries

Month-End Close
up arrow 20%

Fixed Asset Accounting
up arrow 15%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 10%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 1%

Financial Analysis
0%

National Average
$54,000

Financial Reporting
up arrow 1%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 2%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 4%

Accounting
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%

Reconciliation
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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