Average Senior Accountant with General Ledger Accounting Skills Salary in New York, New York

$74,778
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,955
Bonus
$2,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Senior Accountant with General Ledger Accounting skills in New York, New York is $74,778.
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$59k
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$75k
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$89k
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Salary
$59k - $89k
Bonus
$973 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $3k
Total Pay
$61k - $94k

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Job Description for Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant Tasks
  • Maintain general ledger as needed.
  • Generate and interpret financial records and statements for management.
  • Analyze financial data in order to prepare financial reports and prepare budget forecasts.
  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
  • Investigate budget and variance issues.

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Popular Skills for Senior Accountant

Skills in Financial Reporting, Month-End Close, Microsoft Excel and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Payable.

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 $72,046 based on 69 salaries. A mid-career Senior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,570 based on 182 salaries. An experienced Senior Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,056 based on 84 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $75,842.
Employees with Senior Accountant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 15.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (0.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (10.3% less), Chicago, Illinois (6.6% less) and Dallas, Texas (4.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 358 survey responses.
Early Career
19.3%
Mid Career
50.8%
Experienced
23.5%
Late Career
6.4%