Average Experienced Senior Accountant with Tax Compliance Skills Salary in Australia

AU$81,553
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AU$2,000
Bonus
AU$4,750
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Senior Accountant with Tax Compliance skills in Australia is AU$81,553.
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AU$70k
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AU$82k
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AU$98k
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MEDIAN AU$81,553
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Salary
AU$70k - AU$98k
Bonus
AU$350 - AU$10k
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$5k
Total Pay
AU$70k - AU$101k

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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, Tax Preparation, Microsoft Excel, General Ledger Accounting and Tax Consulting are correlated to pay that is above average.

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$65,373 based on 91 salaries. A mid-career Senior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$72,926 based on 146 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$84,497.
Employees with Senior Accountant in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 5.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (3.7% more) and Adelaide, South Australia (3.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (2.6% less), Perth, Western Australia (1.9% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (0.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 257 survey responses.
Early Career
35.4%
Mid Career
56.8%
Late Career
7.8%

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