The average salary for a Senior Tax Accountant in Australia is AU$79,334.
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Job Description for Senior Tax Accountant
Senior tax accountants provide an important managerial role in producing tax returns for individual clients as well as businesses. They preside over a team of tax accountant specialists to make sure that the proper amount is being paid by clients to the IRS, state, and local governments. Senior tax accountants must work to ensure that a client pays what is due without overpaying or underpaying. They must have a keen understanding of all tax laws, which change from year to year. Many senior t…Read more
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Popular Skills for Senior Tax Accountant
Skills in Tax Compliance and Tax Preparation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Financial Reporting, Microsoft Excel and Tax Consulting.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Tax Accountant
An early career Senior Tax Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$73,133 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Senior Tax Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$77,558 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Senior Tax Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$86,411 based on 47 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$90,000.
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Employees with Senior Tax Accountant in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 13.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (0.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (11.5% less), Adelaide, South Australia (2.2% less) and Sydney, New South Wales (0.7% less).
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