Average Senior Accountant Salary in Melbourne, Victoria

AU$77,739
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$3,423
Bonus
AU$7,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Senior Accountant in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$77,739.
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AU$61k
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AU$78k
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AU$98k
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MEDIAN AU$77,739
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Salary
AU$61k - AU$98k
Bonus
AU$1k - AU$10k
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$8k
Total Pay
AU$61k - AU$100k

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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%)
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Less common (< 8%)

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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 Tax Preparation, Microsoft Excel 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$68,364 based on 40 salaries. A mid-career Senior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$78,622 based on 99 salaries. An experienced Senior Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$89,086 based on 49 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 Ballarat, Victoria earn an average of 2.9% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (14.1% less), Gold Coast, Queensland (12.4% less) and Newcastle, New South Wales (11.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 194 survey responses.
Early Career
20.6%
Mid Career
51.0%
Experienced
25.3%
Late Career
3.1%

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