The average salary for a Senior Staff Accountant with Financial Analysis skills in New York, New York is $73,231.
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Job Description for Senior Staff Accountant
Senior staff accountants are responsible for overseeing all aspects of a company’s accounting. Some specialization may occur in larger organizations, but senior staff accountants generally verify payroll information, review billing details on a monthly basis, prepare and post journal entries, and maintain the balance sheet. In the short term, they track cash and credit payments and rectify banking information on a daily basis. In some firms, senior staff accountants may also track sales tax or …Read more
Senior Staff Accountant Tasks
- Lead month end reporting and analysis of fixed costs and balance sheet analysis.
- Create and file tax documents, and implement processes to ensure financial integrity.
- Assist with annual and quarterly budgets, forecasts, and reports, including profits/losses by business unit.
- Track data and compile internal reports on assets, liabilities, and expenses.
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Popular Skills for Senior Staff Accountant
General Ledger Accounting
Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Payable, Microsoft Excel, Financial Reporting, General Ledger Accounting and Month-End Close.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Staff Accountant
An early career Senior Staff Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $69,668 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Senior Staff Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,768 based on 6 salaries.
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