The average salary for a Corporate Accountant is $53,365 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Month-End Close and Fixed Asset Accounting.

$41,532 - $74,831
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MEDIAN: $53,364
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$16.63 - $31.99
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$41,532 - $74,831  
   
Bonus
$301.00 - $9,753  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $8,751  
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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$41,298 - $77,394  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 243
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$16.63 - $31.99  
   
Overtime
$23.18 - $38.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$301.00 - $9,753  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $8,751  
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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$41,298 - $77,394  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Accountant

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $53,999

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Key Stats for Corporate Accountant

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%
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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%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%

Payroll Administration
0%

National Average
$54,000




Accounts Payable
up arrow 4%

Accounting
up arrow 6%

Reconciliation
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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