Senior Financial Accountant Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Senior Financial Accountant is $71,145 per year.
Senior Financial Accountant Total Pay (?
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$50,367 - $87,857
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$50,367 - $87,857  
   
Bonus
$734 - $10,411  
Profit Sharing
$4,000 - $11,575  
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$51,743 - $94,808  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 150
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Job Description for Senior Financial Accountant

A senior financial accountant is primarily responsible for the collection and analysis of financial information for their organization, as well as advising the business on financial decisions. This accountant is the upper-level financial officer within a business, responsible for analyzing the economic stability of their organization. They assist other executive staff members by providing financial reporting, guidance, and knowledge. A senior financial accountant is required to advise employers and staff members regarding investments, report costs and productivity, analyze and report margins, report expenditures, and offer financial recommendations.
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Senior Financial Accountant Tasks
  • Advise teams and management about current and forecasted states.
  • Analyze data, create invoices and statements, and identify problems.
  • Maintain account journals, reconcile accounts and update reports.
  • Design process improvements, test them, and implement them.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Financial Accountant

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Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Houston
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National Average
$74,000
Dallas
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Cleveland
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Experience Affects Senior Financial Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$74,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Senior Financial Accountant Salaries

Microsoft Excel
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Financial Reporting
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National Average
$74,000
Accounting
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Financial Analysis
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Gender

Female
63%
female alumni
 
Male
37%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 9%
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