Average Senior Accountant Salary in Brisbane, Queensland

AU$71,612
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AU$2,500
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The average salary for a Senior Accountant in Brisbane, Queensland is AU$71,612.
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AU$58k
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AU$72k
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AU$95k
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MEDIAN AU$71,612
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AU$58k - AU$95k
Bonus
AU$1k - AU$10k
Total Pay
AU$57k - AU$99k

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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.

Career Paths

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Senior Accountant
Management Accountant
Financial Controller
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Senior Accountant

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

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$63,863 based on 27 salaries. A mid-career Senior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$72,493 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Senior Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$83,555 based on 36 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$92,076.
Employees with Senior Accountant in their job title in Ballarat, Victoria earn an average of 11.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (8.6% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (7.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (6.7% less), Gold Coast, Queensland (4.9% less) and Newcastle, New South Wales (3.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 118 survey responses.
Early Career
22.9%
Mid Career
39.8%
Experienced
30.5%
Late Career
6.8%

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