Average Senior Accountant with Financial Reporting Skills Salary in Australia

AU$75,981
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$3,945
Bonus
AU$250
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Senior Accountant with Financial Reporting skills in Australia is AU$75,981.
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AU$59k
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AU$76k
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AU$101k
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MEDIAN AU$75,981
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Salary
AU$59k - AU$101k
Bonus
AU$205 - AU$10k
Profit Sharing
AU$5 - AU$12k
Total Pay
AU$59k - AU$102k

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Accountant

The top respondents for the job title Senior Accountant are from the companies KPMG, LLP, Pitcher Partners and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Reported salaries are highest at KPMG, LLP where the average pay is AU$73,870. Pitcher Partners pays the lowest at around AU$71,000.

Career Paths

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Senior Accountant
Management Accountant
Financial Controller
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Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Senior Accountant

Skills that pay less than market rate include General Ledger Accounting, Tax Consulting, 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$66,518 based on 104 salaries. A mid-career Senior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$76,699 based on 209 salaries. An experienced Senior Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$87,154 based on 162 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$91,454.
Employees with Senior Accountant in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 7.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (4.5% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (3.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (14.4% less), Newcastle, New South Wales (13.1% less) and Gold Coast, Queensland (11.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 506 survey responses.
Early Career
20.6%
Mid Career
41.3%
Experienced
32.0%
Late Career
6.1%

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