A Senior Accountant with Accounting skills earns an average salary of C$58,852 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

C$45,816 - C$73,781
C$46K
C$59K
C$74K
MEDIAN: C$58,874
10%
50%
90%
C$24.42 - C$33.97
C$31
MEDIAN: C$31.00
50%
C$0C$76K
Salary C$45,816 - C$73,781
Bonus C$493 - C$6,183
Profit Sharing C$2,750
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$46,780 - C$76,902
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 46
Hourly Data C$0C$50
Hourly Rate C$31.00
Overtime C$50.24
Annual Data C$0C$76K
Bonus C$493 - C$6,183
Profit Sharing C$2,750
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$46,780 - C$76,902
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Senior Accountant Salaries

Experienced
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲7%

Entry-Level
▼0%

National Average
C$60,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 8%