Average Early-Career Senior Accountant with Tax Consulting Skills Salary in Australia

AU$65,729
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AU$2,500
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The average salary for an Early-Career Senior Accountant with Tax Consulting skills in Australia is AU$65,729.
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AU$56k
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AU$66k
90%
AU$77k
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AU$56k - AU$77k
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AU$0 - AU$3k
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AU$56k - AU$78k

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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 Compliance, Microsoft Excel and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Tax Preparation.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Accountant

A mid-career Senior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$74,722 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Senior Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$83,516 based on 49 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$87,152.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Senior Accountant in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 5.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (4.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (1.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 123 survey responses.
Mid Career
49.6%
Experienced
39.8%
Late Career
10.6%

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