Financial Accountant Salary

A Financial Accountant earns an average salary of $53,115 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
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$40,612 - $75,066
$41K
$54K
$75K
MEDIAN: $54,494
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50%
90%

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$14.15 - $28.21
$14
$20
$28
MEDIAN: $19.65
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$0$78K
Salary $40,612 - $75,066
Bonus $206.08 - $9,950
Profit Sharing $-0.49 - $19,271
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,760 - $78,283
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 491
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $14.15 - $28.21
Overtime $22.77 - $41.67
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $206.08 - $9,950
Profit Sharing $-0.49 - $19,271
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,760 - $78,283
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 96

Job Description for Financial Accountant

Financial accountability is pivotal to maintaining a healthy business, and financial accountants conduct a number of functions to ensure this is possible. They manage payroll, taxes, income, spending, and educating their employer on financial information. Work days for financial accountants can be a bit longer than a standard 9-to-5 job, because of strict deadlines on all projects that financial accountants are given. Generally, financial accountants do not need to work directly with employees; if they discover discrepancies with posted reports, they inform management.

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Financial Accountant Tasks

  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
  • Summarize and prepare financial records and statements for external reporting.
  • Utilize accounting principles to ensure compliance with regulatory reporting requirements.

Common Career Paths for Financial Accountant


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Financial Accountant Job Listings

Popular Skills for Financial Accountant

Pay by Experience Level for Financial Accountant

Pay by Experience for a Financial Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Financial Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 299 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Financial Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 178 salaries. An experienced Financial Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 127 salaries. A Financial Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 85 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $53,994

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Financial Accountant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Financial Accountant?

Financial Accountant in Overland Park:
Pros: The causal dress, working alone, organizing data.
Cons: Thevsoftware that were use is not the best, have to research issues with it not giving correct data.

Financial Accountant in Atlanta:
"Summary."
Pros: Corporate cultures, colleagues, company mission.
Cons: Lack of growth potential, no upward mobility.

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Key Stats for Financial Accountant

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 101 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Financial Accountant Salaries

▲5%

▲3%

▲1%

National Average
$54,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Financial Accountant Salaries



National Average
$54,000



Financial Reporting
▼2%

Month-End Close
▼2%

Budget Management
▼2%

Accounting
▼3%





Payroll Administration
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 101 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 17%