Senior Accountant Salary Chicago: Updated 2018 | Built In Chicago
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Senior Accountant salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$79,667
$6,983
Additional Cash Compensation
$86,650
Total Compensation
Median: $80K
Min: $57K
Max: $100K

How Much Does a Senior Accountant Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Senior Accountant in Chicago is $79,667. The average additional cash compensation for a Senior Accountant in Chicago is $6,983. The average total compensation for a Senior Accountant in Chicago is $86,650. Senior Accountant salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Senior Accountant employees in Chicago.

Chicago by the numbers

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Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
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Chicago Companies with the Highest Finance Salaries

+24
Mobile, Software
+8
eCommerce, Food
+11
Consumer Web, Fintech
+18
Big Data, Healthtech

Senior Accountant Salary ranges

The most common Senior Accountant salary in Chicago is between $80k - $90k.

Average Senior Accountant Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Senior Accountant make the most at companies with 51-200 employees, earning $88,000 on average.

Senior Accountant Salary by gender

The average Senior Accountant salary for women is $81,333 and the average Senior Accountant salary for men is $90,000.

Senior Accountant Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Senior Accountant with 7+ years of experience is $81,500.

Average Finance salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Budget Analyst $55,400
Min: $46K
Max: $67K
Accountant $64,196
Min: $42K
Max: $82K
Financial Analyst $67,278
Min: $50K
Max: $89K
Senior Accountant $79,667
Min: $57K
Max: $100K
Senior Financial Analyst $86,975
Min: $65K
Max: $100K
Controller $130,533
Min: $85K
Max: $175K
Finance Director $145,000
Min: $126K
Max: $170K
Vice President of Finance $182,111
Min: $167K
Max: $200K
CFO (Chief Financial Officer) $248,818
Min: $159K
Max: $295K

Senior Accountant jobs in Chicago
170

Senior Accountant - Financial Reporting

Chicago
6 days ago
+16
As a Senior Accountant, you will play an integral role in all aspects of financial reporting, including Morningstar`s global consolidated financial statements, SEC filings, earnings releases, management reports and board reports. This position reports to the Manager of Financial Reporting. This is a full-time position and is based in our Chicago office.

Staff Accountant - Accounts Payable

Chicago
6 days ago
+16
Morningstar is looking for a Staff Accountant - Accounts Payable to join our US Accounting team, which is focused on innovation, automation and process improvements. As Staff Accountant - Accounts Payable, you will play an integral role with our Payables process, month-end close process, Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance, automation and process improvements. This position reports to the US Accounting Manager and is based in our Chicago office.

Accounting Intern

Chicago
5 days ago
+10
Involved with A/P & A/R functions; cash receipts & petty cash. Maintain open line of communication with clients and internal account managers. Prepare the open receivables report on a weekly basis. Help with collections from customers. Enter invoices into accounting software and attach scanned copies of approved invoices. Maintain open invoice listing of invoices received/entered but not approved for payment. Help with payroll data entry and application. Assist with the monthly close.

Accounting Intern

Chicago
6 days ago
+16
As an Accounting Intern, you will have the opportunity to work closely with our accounts payable, accounts receivable, and general ledger teams. This is a paid internship requiring 40 hours per week during the summer and at least 20 hours per week during the 2018-2019 academic year. This position is based in our Chicago office.

Staff Accountant

Chicago
1 week ago
+16
As a General Ledger Staff Accountant, you will play an integral role with our month-end close process, Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance, and process improvements. This position reports to the US Accounting Manager and is based in our Chicago office. Responsibilities  • Prepare journal entries, account reconciliations, financial statement schedules, and other necessities for our month-end close.  • Assist with internal and external audit schedules;

Accounting Analyst

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+16
As the Accounting Analyst, work with the entire accounting department to manage the finances of the company. This is a unique opportunity to develop your accounting skills and be part of a fast-paced, growing company. If you have a passion for detail and a desire to learn, this is the place for you.

Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable Clerk

Chicago
1 week ago
+10
Shiftgig is looking for an AR and AP Clerk to join the accounting team. We’re looking for someone who has experience performing a variety of bookkeeping and general accounting functions according to established policies and procedures. This person will also maintain contact with clients, vendors, and other members of staff, including but not limited to the appropriate client account manager.

Manager, Financial Accounting

West Suburbs
11 hours ago
+21
The role is responsible for standard monthly and quarterly close activities including recording journal entries and preparing account reconciliations, as well as executing and monitoring internal controls related to these processes. In addition, this role will develop financial processes, assist with the accounting integration of Dealer Inspire and Cars.com, create insightful reporting, and interact regularly with senior management of the organization. The Manager, Financial Accounting will report to the Director of Corporate Accounting and Reporting at Cars.com.

Account Executive, National Sales

Chicago
2 days ago
+21
If you are a seller who loves the excitement of digital media and ad tech and working for an industry leader that is innovating rapidly, you’ve found your next role. The Account Executive position at Cars.com is a critical role that is responsible for representing and supporting Cars.com’s efforts to our national and regional automotive agency, trading desk and advertising client partners. Our account executives are expected to run the day-to-day aspects of a multi-million dollar advertising business that includes programmatic, data, direct display, social, branded content and other unique services.

Account Director - Financial Services

Chicago
4 days ago
+14
As an Account Director, you will be setting up our Financial Services sales strategy and the first boots on the ground in Chicago, leading the charge to bring our newly built RAVN solution to Operational Leaders and Managing Directors of Financial Services organizations in the states. You will work with customers to understand their business challenges and develop solutions that help them meet their goals. You are a great listener and will become a trusted advisor, leveraging your expertise and knowledge to effectively build and manage relationships. You will collaborate with our team globally to help iManage RAVN meet our customer acquisition and revenue growth targets.

Account Manager, Direct

Chicago
4 days ago
+21
We are currently looking for an open-minded, eager to learn Account Manager to join our large, ever-evolving, FUN Account Management team. As an Account Manager, you will provide ongoing support via phone and email to both new and existing Cars.com accounts as well as Direct Sales Representatives. The role serves as a liaison between our dealer and sales customers and many other departments throughout Cars.com. Your focus will be on providing excellent customer service and resolving issues to fuel Cars.com growth and ensure customer retention. The ideal candidate is open to future opportunities within our inside or field sales team. 

Accounts Payable Coordinator

Chicago
5 days ago
+21
The Accounts Payable Coordinator is responsible for performing accounts payable functions along with other finance related tasks. Process and audit travel reimbursement reports in compliance with company policies, including communicating and enforcing expense report policies in a professional manner. Process vendor invoices and purchase orders. Initiate wire transfers, complete month-end wire and invoice reconciliations and maintain Company purchasing card program in accordance with Company policies. Work closely with employees to complete purchases with the company credit card. Complete daily Concur extract data reconciliations. Complete weekly check and ACH processes. Be the first level support for employee questions and issues. Perform miscellaneous data entry, posting and filing assignments. Respond to internal and external audit requests. Serve as back-up support for Payroll. Perform other duties as assigned by management.

Skills that affect Senior Accountant salaries in Chicago

1
Financial Accounting
8% have this skill
2
Financial analysis
8% have this skill
3
Budget Management
8% have this skill
4
Managerial Accounting
8% have this skill
5
Cost Accounting
8% have this skill
6
Strategic Management
4% have this skill

Recent Senior Accountant salaries in Chicago

$86,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Associate reported a yearly salary of $86,000 with +$4,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$89,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Accountant reported a yearly salary of $89,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$57,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Staff Accountant reported a yearly salary of $57,000 with +$5,700 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Accountant reported a yearly salary of $80,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$95,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Accountant reported a yearly salary of $95,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$83,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Accountant reported a yearly salary of $83,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Accountant reported a yearly salary of $80,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$82,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Accountant reported a yearly salary of $82,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Accountant reported a yearly salary of $85,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Accountant reported a yearly salary of $90,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
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