$60,969
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$3,034

Profit Sharing

$2,350

A Senior Staff Accountant with Budgeting skills earns an average salary of $61,135 per year.

$49,454 - $74,959
$49K
$61K
$75K
MEDIAN: $60,969
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50%
90%

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$16.11 - $45.46
$16
$24
$45
MEDIAN: $24.49
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$0$78K
Salary $49,454 - $74,959
Bonus $502 - $7,028
Profit Sharing $2,350
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$49,571 - $78,540
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 229
Hourly Data $0$53
Hourly Rate $16.11 - $45.46
Overtime $35.00
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $502 - $7,028
Profit Sharing $2,350
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$49,571 - $78,540
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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 other specialized tax information. Longer-term projects include analyzing yearly performance data for presentation to management, which involves comparing prior projections to actual performance, adjusting and creating a new forecast, and investigating any anomalies in the accounting data. Senior staff accountants also assist with auditing as needed.

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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.

Senior Staff Accountant Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Staff Accountant

Pay by Experience for a Senior Staff Accountant has a negative trend. An entry-level Senior Staff Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 37 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Staff Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Senior Staff Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 41 salaries. A Senior Staff Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 29 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Staff Accountant

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 50 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Senior Staff Accountant Salaries

Experienced
▲2%

Entry-Level
▼0%

National Average
$62,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Late-Career
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 10%