A Senior Accountant in Mississauga, Ontario earns an average salary of C$62,795 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

C$46,422 - C$79,733
C$46K
C$61K
C$80K
MEDIAN: C$60,578
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50%
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Salary C$46,422 - C$79,733
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,500
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C$45,851 - C$80,178
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 65

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.

Senior Accountant Job Listings

Key Stats for Senior Accountant

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Senior Accountant Salaries

▲18%

▲4%

National Average
C$62,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Skills That Affect Senior Accountant Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲7%

Accounts Payable
▲6%

Financial Analysis
▲5%


Microsoft Dynamics GP
▲4%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
C$62,000


Auditing
▼14%

Accounts Receivable
▼17%

Bookkeeping
▼20%

Tax Preparation
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 8%