Average Mid-Career Senior Accountant Salary in Sydney, New South Wales

AU$81,269
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$5,042
Bonus
AU$4,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Senior Accountant in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$81,269.
10%
AU$64k
MEDIAN
AU$81k
90%
AU$102k
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Salary
AU$64k - AU$102k
Bonus
AU$45 - AU$10k
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$4k
Total Pay
AU$66k - AU$105k

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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 that pay less than market rate include Financial Analysis, Month-End Close, Tax Preparation, Microsoft Excel 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$69,724 based on 64 salaries. An experienced Senior Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$88,961 based on 65 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$99,836.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (18.2% less), Newcastle, New South Wales (17.4% less) and Gold Coast, Queensland (13.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 143 survey responses.
Early Career
44.8%
Experienced
45.5%
Late Career
9.8%

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