Average Experienced Senior Accountant Salary in Sydney, New South Wales

AU$89,546
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AU$7,000
Bonus
AU$19
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Senior Accountant in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$89,546.
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AU$66k
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AU$90k
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AU$122k
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MEDIAN AU$89,546
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Salary
AU$66k - AU$122k
Bonus
AU$43 - AU$10k
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$19
Total Pay
AU$68k - AU$122k

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Job Description for Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant Tasks
  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
  • Investigate budget and variance issues.
  • Analyze financial data in order to prepare financial reports and prepare budget forecasts.
  • Maintain general ledger as needed.
  • Generate and interpret financial records and statements for management.

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Senior Accountant
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Popular Skills for Senior Accountant

Skills in Financial Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Tax Consulting, Tax Compliance, Tax Preparation and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Accountant

An early career Senior Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$69,451 based on 63 salaries. A mid-career Senior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$80,650 based on 102 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$101,178.
Employees with Senior Accountant in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 12.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Mackay, Queensland (16.2% less), Gold Coast, Queensland (12.8% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (11.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 179 survey responses.
Early Career
35.2%
Mid Career
57.0%
Late Career
7.8%

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