Average Accounting Manager with General Ledger Accounting Skills Salary

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The average salary for an Accounting Manager with General Ledger Accounting skills is $72,185.
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$50k - $101k
$986 - $14k
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$485 - $10k
$193 - $10k
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$49k - $107k

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Job Description for Accounting Manager

Accounting Manager Tasks
  • Oversee the posting and maintenance of general ledger accounts, payroll transactions, accounts payable and general ledger adjustments.
  • Provide financial analysis statements including monthly balance sheets, income statements, cash flows statements, and actual to budget and last year variance analysis.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of policies and procedures relating to financial management, budget and accounting.
  • Manage the daily activities of the accounting department.
  • Collect and provide information for audit inquiries and give assistance to auditors.
The top respondents for the job title Accounting Manager are from the companies SMG Management, M2S and Bridge Housing Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Bridge Housing Corporation where the average pay is $89,263. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include ICF International and M2S, earning around $71,460 and $63,871, respectively. Indaco Metals pays the lowest at around $53,268. Remington Hotels Corporation and SMG Management also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $56,000 and $58,874, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Accounting Manager

Skills in Financial Reporting, Month-End Close and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable.

Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Manager

An entry-level Accounting Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,831 based on 44 salaries. An early career Accounting Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,496 based on 933 salaries. A mid-career Accounting Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,661 based on 2,114 salaries. An experienced Accounting Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,850 based on 2,635 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $70,807.
Employees with Accounting Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 34.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (25.5% more) and Los Angeles, California (16.8% more).

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