The average pay for a Senior Tax Accountant is C$65,627 per year. A skill in Microsoft Office is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

C$49,838 - C$82,917
C$50K
C$64K
C$83K
MEDIAN: C$63,588
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90%
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Salary C$49,838 - C$82,917
Bonus C$0.00 - C$7,319
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C$49,671 - C$82,658
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 65

Job Description for Senior Tax Accountant

Senior tax accountants provide an important managerial role in producing tax returns for individual clients as well as businesses. They preside over a team of tax accountant specialists to make sure that the proper amount is being paid by clients to the IRS, state, and local governments. Senior tax accountants must work to ensure that a client pays what is due without overpaying or underpaying. They must have a keen understanding of all tax laws, which change from year to year.

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Senior Tax Accountant Tasks

  • Prepare tax returns and reports, maintain records, analyze and research complex tax issues.
  • Provides support during audits.
  • Ensure compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Analyze tax regulations and recommend policies that minimize tax burden.

Common Career Paths for Senior Tax Accountant


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Key Stats for Senior Tax Accountant

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Senior Tax Accountant Salaries

Mid-Career
▲21%

National Average
C$64,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Skills That Affect Senior Tax Accountant Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲18%

Microsoft Word
▲12%

Tax Compliance
▲11%

Microsoft Excel
▲9%

National Average
C$64,000

Tax Preparation
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 14%