Senior Accountant in Vancouver, British Columbia Salary (Canada)

The average salary for a Senior Accountant in Vancouver, British Columbia is C$61,408 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$49,338 - C$72,539
C$49K
C$61K
C$73K
MEDIAN: C$61,133
10%
50%
90%
C$19.57 - C$34.34
C$20
C$27
C$34
MEDIAN: C$26.91
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$74K
Salary C$49,338 - C$72,539
Bonus C$192 - C$6,082
Profit Sharing C$1,500
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$49,668 - C$74,357
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 276
Hourly Data C$0C$50
Hourly Rate C$19.57 - C$34.34
Overtime C$29.00 - C$50.18
Annual Data C$0C$74K
Bonus C$192 - C$6,082
Profit Sharing C$1,500
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$49,668 - C$74,357
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

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$59,000 based on 99 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$63,000 based on 90 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$70,000 based on 26 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$68,000 based on 16 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Accountant

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Senior Accountant Salaries

▲14%

Late-Career
▲10%

▲3%

National Average
C$62,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Senior Accountant Salaries



Accounts Payable
▼0%

National Average
C$62,000



▼1%

▼2%


Microsoft Word
▼4%

Quickbooks
▼4%

Microsoft Office
▼5%

▼6%


Microsoft Dynamics GP
▼6%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 8%