Oxford Solutions has an opening with our client for a Senior Accounting Associate.
This is a work from home/remote opportunity for someone within the U.S. who can support EST daytime hours.
Requirements for the Senior Accounting Associate
Senior Accounting Associate Duties
Based on recent jobs postings on Zippia, the average salary in the U.S. for a Senior Accounting Associate is $76,072 per year or $37 per hour. The highest paying Senior Accounting Associate jobs have a salary over $103,000 per year while the lowest paying Senior Accounting Associate jobs pay $55,000 per year
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