Management Accountant Salary
A Management Accountant earns an average salary of $59,266 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. A skill in General Ledger Accounting is associated with high pay for this job.
Job Description for Management Accountant
Management accounting is a specific piece of the accounting world that focuses on delivering financial information in a way that helps the managerial staff of a company make decisions. A management accountant must not only be an expert in accounting, but they also must be able to present the data in a practical way that addresses management's challenges.Read More...
A management accountant should have an excellent understanding of the functions and operations of management and leadership, so they understand how to present accounting information in a way that is useful for management. The ability to do cost analysis, budgeting, and strategic planning are all integral parts of management accounting. Previous leadership positions are highly recommended. This position takes place during regular business hours in an office setting, although overtime and travel may be necessary.
Certification as a management accountant is necessary for the position; a bachelor's degree in business or accounting is also required, though a master's degree typically is preferred. Three to five years' experience generally is also required.
Management Accountant Tasks
- Ensure internal policies and procedures are followed, as well as state and federal regulations.
- Oversee day-to-day accounting operation activities; manage accountant staff and give technical direction.
- Monitor preparation of financial records, statements and reports.
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