AU$77,730
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

AU$2,000

Profit Sharing

AU$3,250

A Senior Tax Accountant earns an average salary of AU$77,713 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Tax Consulting is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$60,189 - AU$103,342
AU$60K
AU$78K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$77,730
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50%
90%
AU$32.30 - AU$55.78
AU$32
AU$41
AU$56
MEDIAN: AU$41.49
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$110K
Salary AU$60,189 - AU$103,342
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$5,128
Profit Sharing AU$3,250
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$62,924 - AU$110,941
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 90
Hourly Data AU$0AU$55
Hourly Rate AU$32.30 - AU$55.78
Annual Data AU$0AU$110K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$5,128
Profit Sharing AU$3,250
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$62,924 - AU$110,941
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

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.

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Senior Tax Accountant Tasks

  • Prepare tax returns and reports, maintain records, analyze and research complex tax issues.
  • Provides support during audits.
  • Ensure compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Analyze tax regulations and recommend policies that minimize tax burden.

Senior Tax Accountant Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Tax Accountant

Pay by Experience for a Senior Tax Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Tax Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$74,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Tax Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$80,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Senior Tax Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$89,000 based on 19 salaries. A Senior Tax Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$100,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

16%

-3%

National Average: AU$79,039

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Senior Tax Accountant

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Senior Tax Accountant Salaries

▲27%

▲13%

▲1%

National Average
AU$79,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Senior Tax Accountant Salaries


National Average
AU$79,000






Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 95%