Average Early-Career Senior Accountant with General Ledger Accounting Skills Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$63,758
Avg. Salary
$4,955
Bonus
$1,130
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The average salary for an Early-Career Senior Accountant with General Ledger Accounting skills in Atlanta, Georgia is $63,758.
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$53k
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$64k
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$75k
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$53k - $75k
Bonus
$725 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$54k - $81k
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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 Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Accountant

A mid-career Senior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,090 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Senior Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,457 based on 60 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $67,396.
Employees with Senior Accountant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 29.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (13.5% more) and Seattle, Washington (12.5% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 134 survey responses.
Mid Career
41.8%
Experienced
44.8%
Late Career
13.4%