Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Senior Staff Accountant is $58,669
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Staff Accountants?
An early career Senior Staff Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $54,385 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Senior Staff Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 7 salaries.
What Do Senior Staff Accountants Do?
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
- 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.