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Average Senior Financial Accountant Salary

$73,514
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,512
Bonus
$3,000
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The average salary for a Senior Financial Accountant is $73,514.
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$54k
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$74k
90%
$88k
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What Do Senior Financial Accountants Do?

Senior Financial Accountant Tasks
  • Maintain account journals, reconcile accounts and update reports.
  • Design process improvements, test them, and implement them.
  • Advise teams and management about current and forecasted states.
  • Analyze data, create invoices and statements, and identify problems.

Job Satisfaction for Senior Financial Accountant

4 out of 5
(25)
Highly Satisfied
7Reviews

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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Financial Accountants?

Skills in Financial Analysis and Accounting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, General Ledger Accounting and Financial Reporting.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Financial Accountants?

An early career Senior Financial Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $68,243 based on 46 salaries. A mid-career Senior Financial Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,556 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Senior Financial Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,710 based on 55 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $81,320.
Employees with Senior Financial Accountant in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 12.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (10.7% more) and Dallas, Texas (6.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tucson, Arizona (26.4% less) and Columbus, Ohio (19.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 178 survey responses.
Early Career
25.8%
Mid Career
29.2%
Experienced
30.9%
Late Career
14.0%

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