The average salary for a Chief Accountant in India is Rs 722,602.
MEDIAN Rs 722,602
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Rs 253k - Rs 2m
Rs 10k - Rs 507k
Rs 265k - Rs 3m
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Job Description for Chief Accountant
Chief accountants typically handle the financial transactions for their company. They are often employed at government agencies, hospitals' billing departments, banks, retail chains, and a number of other establishments. Their day-to-day work typically includes handling tax-related duties, overseeing the business' payroll, collecting and paying bills, handling discrepancies, and maintaining a budget. They may also oversee the work of other accountants as well, checking subordinates' work, provid…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Chief Accountant
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Popular Skills for Chief Accountant
General Ledger Accounting
Skills in Financial Reporting, Accounting, General Ledger Accounting and SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Account Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Chief Accountant
An early career Chief Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 400,000 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Chief Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 932,500 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Chief Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 900,000 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of Rs 600,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Chief Accountant in their job title in Mumbai, Maharashtra earn an average of 93.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Pune, Maharashtra (19.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Kolkata, West Bengal (44.8% less).
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