The average salary for a Mid-Career Senior Accountant in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) is AU$74,329.
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Job Description for Senior Accountant
Senior accountants are the lead "numbers" people in any company with an accounting division. They are responsible for keeping a company financially organized. They must be talented in mathematics and organized so as not to miss any financial information. Even missing one number in the thousands of numbers they see every year can completely change the standing and decisions of their company executives. So, it is imperative that they be accurate. Senior accountants also will often manage team…Read more
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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Employees with Senior Accountant in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 9.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (5.2% more) and Perth, Western Australia (3.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (10.6% less), Newcastle, New South Wales (9.7% less) and Gold Coast, Queensland (5.8% less).
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