The average salary for an Experienced Senior Financial Analyst is $85,493.
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Job Description for Senior Financial Analyst
The position of senior financial analyst requires high degrees of proficiency in analyzing accounting data, determining economic, statistical, and financial risks, and organizing real-world solutions that will lead to the successful completion of their projects. Senior financial analysts may be required to manage teams of analysts, which includes assigning tasks, reviewing reports, determining risks and rewards, compiling data, and organizing presentations for upper management. Senior financial …Read more
Senior Financial Analyst Tasks
- Provide financial analysis support to various areas of the company.
- Prepare detailed annual financial budget and monthly financial forecasts.
- Assist with preparation of weekly, monthly and quarterly financial analysis schedules of actual vs. budget variances.
Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Financial Analyst
The top respondents for the job title Senior Financial Analyst are from the companies Raytheon Co., Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. and Kaiser Permanente. Reported salaries are highest at Amazon.com Inc where the average pay is $101,585. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Booz, Allen, and Hamilton and Hewlett Packard Enterprise, earning around $101,035 and $96,465, respectively. Ecolab, Inc. pays the lowest at around $82,314. Raytheon Co. and Kaiser Permanente also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $85,762 and $89,217, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Senior Financial Analyst
Skills in Financial Analysis and Forecasting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Budgeting, Microsoft Excel and Financial Reporting.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Financial Analyst
An entry-level Senior Financial Analyst with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,386 based on 71 salaries. An early career Senior Financial Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,073 based on 4,320 salaries. A mid-career Senior Financial Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,344 based on 5,497 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $88,363.
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Employees with Senior Financial Analyst in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 9.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (9.4% more) and New York, New York (6.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (2.1% less).
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