Average Early-Career Senior Accountant with General Ledger Accounting Skills Salary in Australia

AU$66,766
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AU$2,035
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The average salary for an Early-Career Senior Accountant with General Ledger Accounting skills in Australia is AU$66,766.
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AU$54k
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AU$67k
90%
AU$83k
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AU$54k - AU$83k
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AU$1k - AU$4k
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AU$54k - AU$83k

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

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$73,528 based on 89 salaries. An experienced Senior Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$85,872 based on 65 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$89,803.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 168 survey responses.
Mid Career
53.0%
Experienced
38.7%
Late Career
8.3%

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