The average salary for a Corporate Accountant is $55,950.
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Job Description for Corporate Accountant
Much of corporate accountants’ work deals with ensuring that businesses stay within their own financial policies, as well as applicable regulations and tax laws. The information that corporate accountants generate is passed to executive-level staff, who then use it to make decisions about the business of the company. The duties of corporate accountants generally fall into two categories. The first of these is preparing financial statements. Corporate accountants gather ledgers and finance infor…Read more
Corporate Accountant Tasks
- Oversee all regional or departmental company finance and accounting activities.
- Ensure accuracy of financial reporting and adherence to local and federal regulations, including Sarbanes Oxley specifications.
- Consolidate and analyze cross-company financial data.
- Prepare company accounts for auditing.
- Maintain corporate financial records and regularly prepare accounting reports and journal entries.
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Popular Skills for Corporate Accountant
General Ledger Accounting
Skills in General Ledger Accounting, Financial Reporting, Financial Analysis and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Reconciliation.
Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Accountant
An entry-level Corporate Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $47,232 based on 58 salaries. An early career Corporate Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,461 based on 250 salaries. A mid-career Corporate Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,625 based on 129 salaries. An experienced Corporate Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,235 based on 119 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,249.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Corporate Accountant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 30.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (18.8% more) and Los Angeles, California (12.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Raleigh, North Carolina (5.5% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.9% less).
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