A Senior Accountant in Calgary, Alberta earns an average salary of C$70,765 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$52,874 - C$89,540
C$53K
C$70K
C$90K
MEDIAN: C$70,279
10%
50%
90%
C$26.86 - C$74.50
C$27
C$33
C$74
MEDIAN: C$32.70
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$97K
Salary C$52,874 - C$89,540
Bonus C$1,003 - C$11,947
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$20,373
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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C$54,331 - C$97,753
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 167
Hourly Data C$0C$74
Hourly Rate C$26.86 - C$74.50
Overtime C$45.00
Annual Data C$0C$97K
Bonus C$1,003 - C$11,947
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$20,373
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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C$54,331 - C$97,753
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Senior Accountant

Senior accountants are the lead "numbers" people in any company with an accounting division. They are responsible for keeping a company financially organized. They must be talented in mathematics and organized so as not to miss any financial information. Even missing one number in the thousands of numbers they see every year can completely change the standing and decisions of their company executives. So, it is imperative that they be accurate. Senior accountants also will often manage teams of accountants when working for larger companies.

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Accountant

Pay by Experience for a Senior Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$66,000 based on 32 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$80,000 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Senior Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$76,000 based on 16 salaries. A Senior Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$80,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Accountant

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Senior Accountant Salaries

▲11%

▲11%

▲6%

National Average
C$72,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Senior Accountant Salaries

Budgeting
▲8%

Budget Management
▲6%


Microsoft Dynamics GP
▲3%



Auditing
▲1%

National Average
C$72,000


Accounts Receivable
▼1%


Microsoft Office
▼3%

Accounts Payable
▼4%

Payroll Administration
▼4%

Bookkeeping
▼4%

Tax Compliance
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 4%