Senior Accountant salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

Additional Cash Compensation
Total Compensation
Median: $84K
Min: $57K
Max: $120K

How Much Does a Senior Accountant Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Senior Accountant in Chicago is $83,717. The average additional cash compensation for a Senior Accountant in Chicago is $8,786. The average total compensation for a Senior Accountant in Chicago is $92,503. Senior Accountant salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Senior Accountant employees in Chicago.

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Senior Accountant jobs in Chicago

Senior Accounting Manager

5 hours ago
Echo is looking to immediately fill a role on our accounting team. We are seeking an innovative and collaborative Accounting Senior Manager to lead our transformation initiatives across our shared services and accounting functions. The role will design and implement efficient and automated procedures and lead an ERP implementation to support our growing company. The position will report to the Controller and support all the shared services and accounting functions headquartered in downtown Chicago. Your main priorities will be leading the execution of SOPs, designing and implementing a new accounting system, and managing process transformation projects.  The ideal candidate is self-motivated, proactive, and demonstrates high interpersonal skills to work across various functions to assess and propose solutions to complex accounting and business issues.

Senior Account Executive - Corporate 20-0584 (remote)

6 days ago
The RelativityOne, Senior Enterprise Account Executive has responsibility for prospecting across a list of named enterprise targets in their region. Forming relationships at a decision maker level with Economic Buyers, they will close new business through direct selling relationships or co-selling with our various Partners in an assigned region, focusing on large Enterprise accounts. With support from our Customer Success team, you will utilize a consultative sales approach to sell RelativityOne SaaS-based e-discovery solutions to meet the customer’s needs. Once the new business accounts have been won and taken through our implementation plans, the Account Executive will remain the commercial account manager and look for ways to grow and retain the account; again, working closely with the Customer Success team. 

Senior Account Executive - Relativity Trace 20-0570

1 week ago
The Senior Account Executive, Relativity Trace has responsibility for prospecting and driving new business through direct selling relationships. You will bring a point of view regarding the value of Relativity Trace and RelativityOne to support a regulated organization’s compliance monitoring. As a sales representative for a new product, you will be expected to define what type of marketing and lead gen support you will need. You will also be expected to drive the product forward with feedback from the field.

Staff Accountant

5 days ago
You are looking for your next position as a Staff Accountant. You are passionate about working on monthly financials, A/P and AR and general ledger. You are looking to join a fast-growth technology company and join our Finance and Accounting team. You will report directly to our Accounting Manager. 

Account Supervisor

1 week ago
Build and sustain relationships with key clients grounded in an understanding of their business goals. Demonstrate ability to provide confident counsel on client inquiries and establish fluency in the capabilities and offerings of closerlook. Develop proficiency in the client's market, trends, influencers, competitors, and key stakeholders. Effectively communicate the brand’s business objectives to the agency team both verbally and through written communications. Provide feedback on work in development across strategy, creative, technical and analytic project types as well as interpret client and medical/regulatory/legal feedback for the agency team.

Account Manager

1 week ago
Operate as the lead point of contact for any and all matters specific to your accounts. Build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships. Develop trusted advisor relationships with key accounts, customer stakeholders and executive sponsors. Ensure the timely and successful delivery of our solutions according to customer needs and objectives. Clearly communicate the progress of monthly/quarterly initiatives to internal and external stakeholders. Develop new business with existing clients and/or identify areas of improvement to meet sales quotas. Forecast and track key account metrics (e.g. quarterly sales results and annual forecasts). Collaborate with sales team to identify and grow opportunities within territory. Assist with challenging client requests or issue escalations as needed.

Account Executive

2 weeks ago
As an Account Executive, you’ll help customers understand the value of our cloud-managed hardware solution and develop new and lasting relationships in a variety of accounts. You’ll join a hardworking, high-energy, fast paced inside sales team and will advance deals through the sales cycle in collaboration with account teams, sales engineers and partners. In this high-velocity role, you’ll focus on small and mid-sized enterprise businesses. Strong organizational skills are key, and you are able to be responsible for a pipeline of up to 150 opportunities at once with deals that range in size from $5k to $100k+. You will also be able to demo Cisco Meraki technology via WebEx to end users and our partner organization.

Account Manager

2 weeks ago
Rise Buildings is a technology company focused on providing an all-in-one solution for the real estate industry. Based in Chicago, we have grown quickly to become a leader in the proptech space, delivering best-in-class property operations and occupant experience to the biggest owners and operators in commercial and residential real estate. Our product offering includes software paired with enabling hardware deployed globally. Rise aims to put

Intermodal Account Executive

5 hours ago
As an Account Executive, you will strive to go above and beyond customer expectations every day. Partnering with your team, along with the Sales department, you will schedule, book, and track each shipment to its completion across all modes of transportation (TL, LTL, Partial, Flatbed, etc.). This includes verifying timely pick-ups and deliveries, resolving issues, and approving invoices with a sense of urgency to any discrepancies.     We trust you to drive efficiency for the overall book of business by analyzing and executing new strategies for increased growth and profitability. You will maintain current operating procedures, updating when necessary, and review past sales activity for historic trends and expectations. In addition, you will be responsible for managing day-to-day relationships with key carriers and developing agreeable resolutions for any problematic carriers. 

Account Executive (K-12)

3 days ago
The K-12 Account Executive is a truly exciting role ripe with potential to propel us into a new phase of growth. Don't believe us? Keep reading 👇 Your mission - should you choose to accept it - is to lead us into a new phase of dominance in the K-12 market. You'll own the sales process, from initial contact to closure. You'll own your numbers, activity goals, and build lasting relationships with schools and districts across the country. Before long, you'll become an edtech expert and will confidently speak to ever-changing trends, new features and products to help our customers accomplish their goals.

Account Management Intern (Spring)

6 days ago
As a closerlook Account Management Intern, you will participate in team meetings and support the overall management of client work across the agency. Our goal is to provide you with an understanding of the role Account Management plays within the agency and across our client base. In addition, you will take advantage of the various learning and development programs and support systems that closerlook offers. This includes 1:1 mentorship, learning and development sessions and opportunities to create community. We’ve designed our internship program to expose underrepresented individuals into the world of biopharma and create opportunity to become ambassadors for diversity, equity and inclusion throughout your careers.

Managed Trans Account Manager

1 week ago
We are looking for a logistics/supply chain professional who can lead teams in providing great service to our customers. The ideal candidate will have deep knowledge of all modes of transportation, has customer facing experience and skills and is highly analytical while still outgoing and personable.   Part of the Managed Transportation department, you will manage one or more account teams with the Team Leads reporting directly to you.  You will keep the team focused on enhancing client relationships and achieving business goals.  Major responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: creating and leading a strategy to meet internal/external account goals, establishing a scope of services to address the client’s business objectives, implementing programs and business processes to continuously improve transportation management services and building substantial relationships with both clients and vendors/carriers.

Senior Accountant Salary ranges

The most common Senior Accountant salary in Chicago is between $70k - $80k.

Average Senior Accountant Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Senior Accountant make the most at companies with 1,000+ employees, earning $95,500 on average.

Senior Accountant Salary by gender

The average Senior Accountant salary for women is $87,933 and the average Senior Accountant salary for men is $77,589.

Senior Accountant Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Senior Accountant with 7+ years of experience is $88,250.

Average Finance salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Accountant $67,168
Min: $42K
Max: $146K
Budget Analyst $69,111
Min: $46K
Max: $135K
Financial Analyst $78,052
Min: $50K
Max: $150K
Senior Accountant $83,717
Min: $57K
Max: $120K
Senior Financial Analyst $94,682
Min: $65K
Max: $171K
Controller $130,975
Min: $85K
Max: $175K
Finance Director $153,079
Min: $115K
Max: $217K
Vice President of Finance $188,517
Min: $135K
Max: $275K
CFO (Chief Financial Officer) $246,760
Min: $153K
Max: $300K

Skills that affect Senior Accountant salaries in Chicago

Financial Accounting
10% have this skill
Financial analysis
8% have this skill
Budget Management
4% have this skill
Operational Analysis
4% have this skill
Managerial Accounting
4% have this skill
Cost Accounting
3% have this skill

Recent Senior Accountant salaries in Chicago

Yearly Salary
A Senior Accountant reported a yearly salary of $78,000 with +$4,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Accounting Manager reported a yearly salary of $120,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Senior Accountant reported a yearly salary of $72,800
5-7 Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Manager, Accounting reported a yearly salary of $106,000
3-5 Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Senior Accountant reported a yearly salary of $85,000 with +$8,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Accounting Lead reported a yearly salary of $110,000
7+ Years of Experience
501-1,000 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Senior Accountant reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$30,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
1,000+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Senior Accountant reported a yearly salary of $71,000 with +$6,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
1,000+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Senior Accountant reported a yearly salary of $67,500
11-50 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Senior Accountant reported a yearly salary of $81,500 with +$4,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
501-1,000 Employees
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