The average salary for a Senior Accounting Manager in Chicago, Illinois is $95,473.
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Job Description for Senior Accounting Manager
A senior accounting manager typically oversees a team of accountants, accounts receivable clerks, and accounts payable processors. They are responsible for maintaining a company's accounting systems, which may include accounts receivable, accounts payable, cash flow, and revenue. Senior accounting managers usually are responsible for generating periodic reports to guide management and other staff in budgeting, reviewing the company's financial position, and other strategic and operational reason…Read more
Senior Accounting Manager Tasks
- Ensure that accounting systems, processes and procedures are in place and followed by all members of accounting department.
- Develop training documentation and programs in order to improve staff efficiency and streamline processes.
- Develop, prepare, and review financial statements and reports.
- Produce monthly, quarterly, and yearly budget and forecast reports for delivery to upper management.
- Coordinate staff audit schedules and establish timelines for completion of achievable project goals.
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Popular Skills for Senior Accounting Manager
General Ledger Accounting
Skills in Accounting, General Ledger Accounting and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Financial Reporting.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Accounting Manager
An experienced Senior Accounting Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $113,480 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $95,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Accounting Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 39.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (20.9% more) and Denver, Colorado (19.4% more).
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