The average salary for a Senior Accountant is Rs 401,422.
MEDIAN Rs 401,422
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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 team…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Accountant
The top respondents for the job title Senior Accountant are from the companies Capgemini, Genpact and Maersk Line, Ltd.. Reported salaries are highest at Maersk Line, Ltd. where the average pay is Rs 800,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Genpact, earning around Rs 495,000. IBM India Private Limited pays the lowest at around Rs 360,000. Capgemini also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying Rs 450,000.
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Popular Skills for Senior Accountant
General Ledger Accounting
Skills in General Ledger Accounting, Microsoft Excel, Accounts Payable, Financial Reporting and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Accountant
An entry-level Senior Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 296,609 based on 27 salaries. An early career Senior Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 331,786 based on 311 salaries. A mid-career Senior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 406,522 based on 405 salaries. An experienced Senior Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 463,098 based on 244 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of Rs 490,449.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Accountant in their job title in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh earn an average of 19.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bangalore, Karnataka (8.4% more) and Mumbai, Maharashtra (8.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ahmedabad, Gujarat (11.8% less).
Years of Experience
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