An Entry-Level Senior Accountant earns an average salary of $40,000 per year.

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 teams of accountants when working for larger companies.

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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.

Senior Accountant Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,000

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Key Stats for Senior Accountant

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
60%

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
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