The average salary for an Experienced Senior Accountant with Tax Preparation skills in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$84,546.
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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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Popular Skills for Senior Accountant
General Ledger Accounting
Skills in Financial Reporting, General Ledger Accounting, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office 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$66,625 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Senior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$76,678 based on 34 salaries.
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Employees with Senior Accountant in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 15.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (4.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (6.1% less), Adelaide, South Australia (4.3% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (3.9% less).
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