Average Senior Accountant Salary in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT)

AU$71,110
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The average salary for a Senior Accountant in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) is AU$71,110.
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AU$60k
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MEDIAN AU$71,110
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AU$60k - AU$119k

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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%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Senior Accountant

Skills in Financial Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Tax Preparation 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$68,986 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Senior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$74,329 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Senior Accountant in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 9.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (8.5% more) and Perth, Western Australia (7.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (6.1% less), Gold Coast, Queensland (4.2% less) and Newcastle, New South Wales (3.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 12 survey responses.
Early Career
50.0%
Mid Career
50.0%

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