How to Hire a Senior Accountant

Does your growing business need a senior accountant? Senior Accountants can help your company manage your finances and increase cash flow.

Here are some tips to help you find great senior accountant candidates and make the right hire for your business.

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Senior Accountants search for Jobs on Indeed*

176,534

job seekers clicked on senior accountant jobs

28,527

resumes from job seekers with senior accountant experience on Indeed

7,409

senior accountant jobs that received clicks

Salary Information

  • Common wage in US: $33.29 hourly
  • Typical wages range from $17.00$63.00 hourly
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Common
$17.00
$63.00

*Indeed data (US) – Jan 2019

Why hire a Senior Accountant?

The need for new staff can affect both your existing team and your bottom line. A great senior accountant hire can help your business manage your cash flow to ensure your company never runs out of cash. The senior accountant can ensure that you always get paid from clients as well.

• Improved cash flow
• Better financial state
• Verifying financial transactions

Skills to look for in a great Senior Accountant

A great senior accountant candidate will have the following skills and attributes as well as work experience that reflects:

• Great software accounting skills
• Great math skills
• Great analytical skills
• Cross team communication
• Honesty
• Patience to work with other teams

Writing a Senior Accountant job description

A thoughtful description is important to finding qualified senior accountant candidates. A senior accountant job description includes a compelling summary of the role, detailed list of duties and responsibilities, and the required and preferred skills for the position.

Consider including keywords that job seekers are using to search for senior accountant jobs, such as:

• Controller
• Accounting Manager
• Staff Accountant

Interviewing Senior Accountant candidates

Strong candidates for senior accountant positions will be confident answering questions regarding:

• Managing cash flow
• Company financial statements
• Fraudulent activity

See our list of interview questions for more examples.

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