Average Mid-Career Senior Accountant Salary in Melbourne, Victoria

AU$78,172
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$3,347
Bonus
AU$7,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Senior Accountant in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$78,172.
10%
AU$63k
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AU$78k
90%
AU$96k
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AU$63k - AU$96k
Bonus
AU$197 - AU$10k
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$8k
Total Pay
AU$63k - AU$98k

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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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Popular Skills for Senior Accountant

Skills in Financial Reporting and Tax Consulting 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$68,914 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Senior Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$89,086 based on 47 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$87,025.
Employees with Senior Accountant in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 3.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (14.2% less), Newcastle, New South Wales (14.1% less) and Gold Coast, Queensland (10.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 96 survey responses.
Early Career
44.8%
Experienced
49.0%
Late Career
6.3%

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