Average Senior Accountant with Auditing Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Senior Accountant with Auditing skills is $65,570.
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$51k - $83k
$502 - $8k
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$509 - $6k
$0 - $425
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$52k - $87k

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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.
The top respondents for the job title Senior Accountant are from the companies EY (Ernst & Young), Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP and CliftonLarsonAllen. Reported salaries are highest at EY (Ernst & Young) where the average pay is $71,270. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include KPMG, LLP and PricewaterhouseCoopers, earning around $70,582 and $69,852, respectively. Wipfli, Llp pays the lowest at around $57,820. Myers and Stauffer and CliftonLarsonAllen also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $58,680 and $62,839, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Senior Accountant

Skills in General Ledger Accounting, Financial Reporting, Month-End Close, Microsoft Excel and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $62,664 based on 592 salaries. A mid-career Senior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,879 based on 555 salaries. An experienced Senior Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,913 based on 370 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $66,082.
Employees with Senior Accountant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 34.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (17.3% more) and Houston, Texas (16.9% more).

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