What does a Senior Accounting Analyst do?

Accounting analysts work closely with the accounting department and other financial professionals within an organization to help evaluate an organization's income and spending. This role often requires working collaboratively with others in the organization to provide detailed reports that include projections for profits and losses. Account analysts provide reports necessary for higher-level decision makers.

Account analysts require a Bachelor's degree in an area related to both mathematics and business. Preferred degree programs include accounting, finance, or business. A Certified Public Accounting title may be necessary, which will require additional testing and preparation. Successful Accounting analysts are highly organized with exceptional strong technical and math skills.

  • Work collaboratively with other accounting officers within organization
  • Utilize math skills to analyze key financial data
  • Prepare financial reports on a determined schedule
  • Present financial reports and estimates to decision makers within the organization
  • Utilize technical skills to create charts and graphs for visual understanding
  • Research current economic and financial outlook
  • Provide solutions to accounting issues as they arise
  • Investigate and provide feedback on accounting irregularities
  • Master's degree in accounting, finance, business or related fields preferred
  • A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) title is preferred
  • Critical math skills and a proven ability to difficult calculations
  • Strong familiarity with productivity tools such as Microsoft Office Suite
  • Prior experience using database tools and spreadsheet software such as MySQL and Excel
  • Experience using data visualization tools, such as Microsoft PowerBI and Tableau
  • Ability to quickly learn industry-related regulations quickly and utilize information in written reports
  • Comfort preparing and delivering reports to decision makers
  • Strong critical thinking skills
EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.6 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.4 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Senior Accounting Analyst Salaries

Average Base Pay

₹6,31,827 /yr
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Senior Accounting Analyst Career Path

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“Good work life balance and I enjoyed the co workers that I worked with on a daily basis.”

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10 Feb 2021

“Exemplary training for career expansion under accounting field especially when you're on entry level.”

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12 Sep 2019

“Also we have the opportunity to work from home which helps us to balance our personal and work life.”

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25 Feb 2021

“Low salaries and no much grow opportunities”

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3 Jul 2021

“Work and life balance is great”

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“Nice work and life balance”

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“Decent pay and literally nothing else”

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