Average Senior Accountant with Month-End Close Skills Salary in Australia

AU$80,707
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The average salary for a Senior Accountant with Month-End Close skills in Australia is AU$80,707.
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AU$65k
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AU$105k
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MEDIAN AU$80,707
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AU$65k - AU$105k
Total Pay
AU$66k - 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.

Career Paths

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Senior Accountant
Management Accountant
Financial Controller
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Popular Skills for Senior Accountant

Skills that pay less than market rate include Tax Consulting, Microsoft Excel, Tax Preparation, Tax Compliance and Financial Reporting.

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$75,577 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Senior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$77,987 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Senior Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$89,525 based on 31 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Senior Accountant in their job title in Brisbane, Queensland earn an average of 11.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (9.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sydney, New South Wales (1.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 76 survey responses.
Early Career
15.8%
Mid Career
43.4%
Experienced
40.8%

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