Average Senior Accountant with General Ledger Accounting Skills Salary in San Francisco, California

$86,262
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,028
Bonus
$6,220
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Senior Accountant with General Ledger Accounting skills in San Francisco, California is $86,262.
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$68k
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$86k
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$103k
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Salary
$68k - $103k
Bonus
$1k - $15k
Profit Sharing
$4k - $10k
Total Pay
$67k - $110k

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Job Description for Senior Accountant

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 Reporting and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Payable and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Accountant

An early career Senior Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $81,767 based on 58 salaries. A mid-career Senior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,872 based on 72 salaries. An experienced Senior Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,184 based on 38 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $92,836.
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Years of Experience

This data is based on 182 survey responses.
Early Career
31.9%
Mid Career
39.6%
Experienced
20.9%
Late Career
7.7%