The average pay for a Senior Financial Accountant is C$73,469 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

C$54,117 - C$101,435
C$54K
C$75K
C$100K
MEDIAN: C$74,749
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$105K
Salary C$54,117 - C$101,435
Bonus C$0.00 - C$15,050
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$56,165 - C$105,088
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 50

Job Description for Senior Financial Accountant

A senior financial accountant is primarily responsible for the collection and analysis of financial information for their organization, as well as advising the business on financial decisions. This accountant is the upper-level financial officer within a business, responsible for analyzing the economic stability of their organization. They assist other executive staff members by providing financial reporting, guidance, and knowledge. A senior financial accountant is required to advise employers and staff members regarding investments, report costs and productivity, analyze and report margins, report expenditures, and offer financial recommendations.

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Senior Financial Accountant Tasks

  • Maintain account journals, reconcile accounts and update reports.
  • Design process improvements, test them, and implement them.
  • Advise teams and management about current and forecasted states.
  • Analyze data, create invoices and statements, and identify problems.

Senior Financial Accountant Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Financial Accountant

Pay by Experience for a Senior Financial Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Financial Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$75,000 based on 9 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Financial 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$76,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Senior Financial Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$73,000 based on 10 salaries. A Senior Financial 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$78,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Key Stats for Senior Financial Accountant

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
49%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Senior Financial Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
▲1%

National Average
C$78,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼4%

Experienced
▼6%

Skills That Affect Senior Financial Accountant Salaries

National Average
C$78,000

Financial Reporting
▼6%

Financial Analysis
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
49%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 3%