Average Senior Staff Accountant with Financial Reporting Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$61,461
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$1,983
Bonus
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The average salary for a Senior Staff Accountant with Financial Reporting skills in Chicago, Illinois is $61,461.
10%
$49k
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$61k
90%
$81k
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$49k - $81k
Bonus
$0 - $8k
Total Pay
$51k - $89k

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Job Description for Senior Staff Accountant

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

Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Payable, Microsoft Excel, Financial Analysis, Month-End Close and General Ledger Accounting.

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 $58,462 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Senior Staff Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,873 based on 11 salaries.
Employees with Senior Staff Accountant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 12.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (9.2% more) and San Diego, California (7.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (12.0% less), Dallas, Texas (4.5% less) and Miami, Florida (1.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 19 survey responses.
Early Career
42.1%
Mid Career
57.9%

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