The average salary for a Financial Accountant in Houston, Texas is $61,496.
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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; …Read more
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Popular Skills for Financial Accountant
General Ledger Accounting
Skills in Month-End Close, Financial Analysis and Financial Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and General Ledger Accounting.
Pay by Experience Level for Financial Accountant
An early career Financial Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $57,473 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Financial Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,092 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Financial Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,724 based on 9 salaries.
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Employees with Financial Accountant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 7.9% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Columbus, Ohio (20.0% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (10.4% less) and Portland, Oregon (4.1% less).
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