The average salary for a Senior Accountant with General Ledger Accounting skills in Syracuse, New York is $55,351.
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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 team…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Senior Accountant
Skills in Month-End Close, Financial Analysis, Financial Reporting and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Payable.
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Employees with Senior Accountant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 36.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (35.6% more) and Houston, Texas (32.8% more).
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