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Senior Manager Accountant Salary

Senior Manager Accountants who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up nearly two-thirds of Senior Manager Accountants. Pay fluctuates from $42K to $144K per year, but expected earnings average $79K annually. In the world of Senior Manager Accountants, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $22K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $7K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $42K and $144K. Women make up the majority of Senior Manager Accountants (68 percent) who completed the questionnaire. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job.

$45,588 - $131,249
(Median)
$46K
$79K
$130K
MEDIAN: $79,159
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$14.00 - $32.37
(Median)
$14
$23
$32
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,588 - $131,249  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $21,515  
Profit Sharing
$996 - $7,096  
Commission
$0.00 - $1,017  
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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$41,827 - $143,836  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 243
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.00 - $32.37  
   
Overtime
$21.45 - $48.94  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $21,515  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $1,017  
Profit Sharing
$996 - $7,096  
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).
)
$41,827 - $143,836  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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Job Description for Senior Manager Accountant

Senior management accountants are responsible for a wide range of day-to-day, quarterly, semiannual, and annual business-related tasks. These routine tasks include generating cash reports, sales tax calculations, budgeting, forecasting future needs, payroll, and fund consolidation. Others include investment reporting, asset accountability, bank reconciliation, processing accounts receivable/payable, and ordering supplies and inventory. These professionals also schedule and oversee staff performance, providing guidance and discipline as needed. This is generally a full time position that takes place in an office setting, although overtime may be required as deadlines approach. Additionally, coaching, mentoring, and handling other staff issues may require extended working hours.

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Senior Manager Accountant Tasks

  • Monitor preparation of financial records, statements and reports.
  • Oversee day-to-day accounting operation activities; manage accountant staff and give technical direction.
  • Ensure internal policies and procedures are followed, as well as state and federal regulations.

Common Career Paths for Senior Manager Accountant


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Senior Manager Accountants who transition into a Finance Director role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $102K per year.

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Popular Skills for Senior Manager Accountant


Senior Manager Accountants report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Accounting, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word. Most people skilled in Microsoft Office are similarly competent in Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Manager Accountant

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


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $51K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $78K. Senior Manager Accountants with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $86K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $70K.

Senior Manager Accountant Advice

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Experience Affects Senior Manager Accountant Salaries



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$78,000


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Skills That Affect Senior Manager Accountant Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 19%