The average salary for a Senior Financial Analyst is $76,925 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$60,391 - $97,787
(Median)
$60K
$77K
$98K
MEDIAN: $76,924
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$23.53 - $49.27
(Median)
$24
$35
$49
MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$60,391 - $97,787  
   
Bonus
$1,168 - $12,107  
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $8,832  
Commission
$10,000  
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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$61,762 - $104,466  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6,401
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.53 - $49.27  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.00  
Overtime
$26.35 - $64.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,168 - $12,107  
   
Commission
$10,000  
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $8,832  
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).
)
$61,762 - $104,466  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 162
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Job Description for Senior Financial Analyst

The position of senior financial analyst requires high degrees of proficiency in analyzing accounting data, determining economic, statistical, and financial risks, and organizing real-world solutions that will lead to the successful completion of their projects. Senior financial analysts may be required to manage teams of analysts, which includes assigning tasks, reviewing reports, determining risks and rewards, compiling data, and organizing presentations for upper management. Senior financial analysts may also be responsible for training team members to develop additional skills and/or improve their existing skills.

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Senior Financial Analyst Tasks

  • Assist with preparation of weekly, monthly and quarterly financial analysis schedules of actual vs. budget variances.
  • Prepare detailed annual financial budget and monthly financial forecasts.
  • Provide financial analysis support to various areas of the company.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Financial Analyst

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $80,423

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What is it like working as a Senior Financial Analyst?

Senior Financial Analyst in Hauppauge:
"Concerned with a hint of optimism."
Pros: Rapid changing environment for bank relations. Involved in treasury and forecasting with CFO. Many days difficult work but some laid back.
Cons: Direction of corporate interests. My personal future with company could be concern.

Senior Financial Analyst in Lowell:
"Working at Enterprise Bank."
Pros: Work flexibility, variety of challenging work, work closely with investment portfolio managers, great benefits.
Cons: Executive team struggling to lose "old-school" culture, stress level at quarter ends.

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Experience Affects Senior Financial Analyst Salaries




National Average
$80,000


Skills That Affect Senior Financial Analyst Salaries

Financial Modeling
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Essbase
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Forecasting
up arrow 2%

Budget Management
up arrow 2%

Data Modeling
up arrow 2%

Powerpoint
up arrow 1%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 1%

Financial Analysis
0%

Budgeting
0%

National Average
$80,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 1%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Accounting
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 756 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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