Senior Accountant salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$82,945
$8,985
Additional Cash Compensation
$91,930
Total Compensation
Median: $83K
Min: $57K
Max: $120K

How Much Does a Senior Accountant Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Senior Accountant in Chicago is $82,945. The average additional cash compensation for a Senior Accountant in Chicago is $8,985. The average total compensation for a Senior Accountant in Chicago is $91,930. 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

Account Supervisor

Chicago
2 days ago
+33
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. Document all scope requests (detailed description of the client deliverable), author project briefs (with input from subject matter experts as needed), and write SOWs based on inputs provided by delivery team. Partner with delivery and account leadership to monitor revenue and profit and mitigate risks, including discussing scope issues with the client directly. Demonstrate an eye for opportunities, catching potential growth opportunities and partnering with account leadership to grow revenue within assigned accounts. 

Account Executive

Chicago
1 week ago
+45
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.

Staff Accountant

Chicago
1 week ago
+40
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 Executive

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+37
Your work will include prospecting for new business, closing new business, on-boarding new clients and retaining those clients. Set up and execute new business prospecting campaigns. Work leads from the early stages of the sales cycle through signing the contract. Manage a book of business, including renewal management and upsell campaigns. Work with marketing team to develop content to be used in prospecting campaign. Work with product team to make improvements to technical aspect of the tools used by the sales team.

After Hours Account Executive

Chicago
1 hour ago
+25
As part of the Shared Services department, you will be responsible for ensuring that Echo’s customers and partners are provided with world class customer service. Major responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: escalation resolution, proactive transportation management, communication of order specific requirements, data entry and relationship building. 

Junior Accounting Associate

Chicago
4 hours ago
+37
Reverb is looking for a staff accountant with excellent communications skills who can work effectively across organizational and functional boundaries. The staff accountant will help drive our day-to-day procurement and accounts payable processes as well as other general accounting tasks.

Regional Account Sales Executive

Chicago
1 day ago
+40
As a Regional Account Sales Executive, you'll be joining a team of experienced operators who have excelled in the art of leading highly deliberate sales processes. The team is laying the foundation for what will eventually be the single biggest competitive advantage for DoorDash — industry-leading partnership terms with the best merchants.

Accounting Intern – Chicago

Chicago
4 days ago
+25
Echo’s summer internship program allows you the opportunity have on-the-job training to execute real world projects, interact with Senior Management/Executives, mentorship from leaders, and thrive in an environment and culture that listens to and welcomes your feedback. Echo is a high-energy organization with great enthusiasm, collaboration and is a lot of FUN to be a part of! Spend your summer working within Echo’s Technology team! Echo recently ranked as the second-largest digital company by employee size in Chicago and we continue growing virtually all our technical teams. As part of our team, you will contribute to engineering of large-scale web-based applications to enable Echo’s business while supporting architectural vision of quality, scalability, performance and function. Our proprietary software is created with the goal to simplify transportation for our customers and carriers, and is one of our largest competitive advantages in an ever-growing market.

Sales Ops Account Executive

Chicago
6 days ago
+25
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. 

Marketplace Account Manager

Chicago
1 week ago
+32
The Upwork Sales team brings our on-demand talent platform and services medium and large businesses. As a Marketplace Account Manager, you will manage a portfolio of customers, develop new business from existing enterprise clients and actively seek expansion opportunities to grow overall client revenue. This is a quota-carrying role where you will make a visible impact within our growing organization. This is a true career opportunity with tremendous professional and financial upside.

Middle Market Account Manager

Chicago
1 week ago
+32
The Upwork Sales team brings our on-demand talent platform and services to small, medium and large businesses. As a MidMarket Account Manager, you will manage a portfolio of assigned Enterprise level customers and actively seek expansion opportunities to grow overall client value and spend. This is a quota-carrying role where you will make a visible impact within our growing organization. This is a true career opportunity with tremendous professional and financial upside.

Enterprise Corporate Account Executive

Chicago
1 week ago
+40
As a Corporate, Enterprise Account Executive, you'll have the opportunity to join one of our newest verticals on the ground floor, while still being able to use the expertise of our larger sales organization. This team is building the playbook for bringing on our largest enterprise customers.

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 $87,310 and the average Senior Accountant salary for men is $77,953.

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
Budget Analyst $60,875
Min: $46K
Max: $85K
Accountant $66,376
Min: $42K
Max: $146K
Financial Analyst $75,136
Min: $50K
Max: $150K
Senior Accountant $82,453
Min: $57K
Max: $120K
Senior Financial Analyst $92,963
Min: $65K
Max: $171K
Controller $127,187
Min: $85K
Max: $175K
Finance Director $153,200
Min: $115K
Max: $217K
Vice President of Finance $185,446
Min: $135K
Max: $275K
CFO (Chief Financial Officer) $243,293
Min: $153K
Max: $300K

Skills that affect Senior Accountant salaries in Chicago

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Financial Accounting
11% have this skill
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Financial analysis
9% have this skill
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Budget Management
4% have this skill
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Operational Analysis
4% have this skill
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Managerial Accounting
4% have this skill
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Cost Accounting
3% have this skill

Recent Senior Accountant salaries in Chicago

$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Accounting Lead reported a yearly salary of $110,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Accountant reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$30,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$71,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Accountant reported a yearly salary of $71,000 with +$6,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$67,500
Yearly Salary
A Senior Accountant reported a yearly salary of $67,500
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$81,500
Yearly Salary
A Senior Accountant reported a yearly salary of $81,500 with +$4,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$77,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Accountant reported a yearly salary of $77,000
201-500 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$87,600
Yearly Salary
A Senior Accountant reported a yearly salary of $87,600
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$75,340
Yearly Salary
A Senior Assurance reported a yearly salary of $75,340 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Accountant reported a yearly salary of $80,000 with +$12,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Accountant reported a yearly salary of $80,000 with +$12,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
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