Average Experienced Senior Accountant Salary in Melbourne, Victoria

AU$88,864
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AU$4,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Senior Accountant in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$88,864.
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AU$72k
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AU$89k
90%
AU$104k
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AU$72k - AU$104k
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AU$3k - AU$10k
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AU$73k - AU$110k

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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, General Ledger Accounting and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Tax Preparation and Microsoft Office.

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$69,435 based on 42 salaries. A mid-career Senior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$78,172 based on 111 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 Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 12.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (0.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Mackay, Queensland (15.6% less), Gold Coast, Queensland (12.2% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (11.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 159 survey responses.
Early Career
26.4%
Mid Career
69.8%
Late Career
3.8%

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