The average pay for a Mid-Career Senior Staff Accountant is C$64,000 per year.

C$45,633 - C$75,682
C$46K
C$61K
C$76K
MEDIAN: C$61,316
10%
50%
90%
C$25.55 - C$35.02
C$28
MEDIAN: C$28.06
50%
C$0C$78K
Salary C$45,633 - C$75,682
Bonus C$0.00 - C$6,851
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$46,873 - C$78,029
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 5 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 26
Hourly Data C$0C$35
Hourly Rate C$28.06
Overtime C$32.50
Annual Data C$0C$78K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$6,851
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$46,873 - C$78,029
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 5 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

Job Description for Senior Staff Accountant

Senior staff accountants are responsible for overseeing all aspects of a company’s accounting. Some specialization may occur in larger organizations, but senior staff accountants generally verify payroll information, review billing details on a monthly basis, prepare and post journal entries, and maintain the balance sheet. In the short term, they track cash and credit payments and rectify banking information on a daily basis. In some firms, senior staff accountants may also track sales tax or other specialized tax information. Longer-term projects include analyzing yearly performance data for presentation to management, which involves comparing prior projections to actual performance, adjusting and creating a new forecast, and investigating any anomalies in the accounting data. Senior staff accountants also assist with auditing as needed.

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Senior Staff Accountant Tasks

  • Lead month end reporting and analysis of fixed costs and balance sheet analysis.
  • Create and file tax documents, and implement processes to ensure financial integrity.
  • Assist with annual and quarterly budgets, forecasts, and reports, including profits/losses by business unit.
  • Track data and compile internal reports on assets, liabilities, and expenses.

Senior Staff Accountant Job Listings

Key Stats for Senior Staff Accountant

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
5-9 years
88%
10-19 years
13%

Skills That Affect Senior Staff Accountant Salaries

National Average
C$63,000

Tax Preparation
▼3%

Financial Reporting
▼6%

Auditing
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
no benefits
None: 27%