A Senior Accountant in Edmonton, Alberta earns an average salary of C$60,721 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Microsoft Office and Month-End Close. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$49,743 - C$82,517
C$50K
C$63K
C$83K
MEDIAN: C$62,575
10%
50%
90%
C$20.35 - C$33.16
C$31
MEDIAN: C$30.62
50%
C$0C$85K
Salary C$49,743 - C$82,517
Bonus C$250 - C$7,125
Profit Sharing C$6,000
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$49,602 - C$85,476
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 89
Hourly Data C$0C$43
Hourly Rate C$30.62
Overtime C$24.00
Annual Data C$0C$85K
Bonus C$250 - C$7,125
Profit Sharing C$6,000
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$49,602 - C$85,476
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Senior Accountant Salaries

▲12%

▲8%

National Average
C$64,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Senior Accountant Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲18%



Bookkeeping
▲6%

Payroll Administration
▲5%

Budgeting
▲3%

Microsoft Excel
▲3%

National Average
C$64,000

Microsoft Word
▼1%


Accounts Payable
▼3%

Tax Preparation
▼4%

Auditing
▼5%

Quickbooks
▼5%

Tax Compliance
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 13%