Based on 3,747 responses, the job of Staff Accountant has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.76 out of 5. On average, Staff Accountants are highly satisfied with their job.
Q: What is it like working as a Staff Accountant?
"Office conditions, work flexibility."
Pros: Autonomous, variety of tasks, in the know about financial health of company,
Cons: Deadlines, repetition of tasks.
"Corporate culture, work flexibility."
Pros: The management, work flexibility, growth potential.
Cons: The commute.
Pros: I like the office atmosphere.
Cons: Inconsistencies in policy.
"Accounting department manager and business analyst."
Pros: Strategic planning, professional development, and process ownership.
Cons: Routine work, intense closing periods, and intersubsidiary conflict.
"Great company to work for, low stress level."
Pros: I get to work with a fantastic group of people to bring live musical theatre on stage.
Cons: I cannot telecommute, flexibility in hours and low pay.
"I'm a labor accountant."
Pros: I enjoy analyzing variances and explaining them. I enjoy working on budgets and doing reconciliations.
Cons: I am underpaid for my time at my job. I feel as I am not appreciated.
Pros: I learn a lot about different companies and industries by working on their tax returns. I get to work with a diverse group of people. Good perks.
Cons: Uncertain hours. Draining busy seasons. Work is not very flexible at least at my level. Can be stressful at times.