How to Become a Staff Accountant?

Are you thinking of becoming a Staff Accountant or already started your career and planning the next step? Learn how to become a Staff Accountant, what skills you need to succeed, how to advance your career and get promoted, and what levels of pay to expect at each step on your career path. Explore new Staff Accountant job openings and options for career transitions into related roles.

Staff Accountant Career Path

Staff Accountant

Alias: Team Lead Accountant, Adjunct Accountant...(4)
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5 - 7Years of Experience
€33K - €55K /yrAvg. Annual Salary
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Principal Accountant

Alias: Accountant V, Senior Lead Accountant...(3)
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8+Years of Experience
€77K - €77K /yrAvg. Annual Salary
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Senior Principal Accountant

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8+Years of Experience
Not Enough Salary Reports
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Salary Trajectory

Staff Accountant Career Path

Summer Intern Accountant
Associate Manager of Accounting
Accountant II
Accountant Manager
Mid-level Accountant
Staff Accountant
Senior Manager of Accounting
Principal Accountant
Assistant Director of Accounting
Senior Principal Accountant
Associate Director of Accounting
Accounting Director
Senior Director of Accounting
Vice President of Accounting
Senior Vice President of Accounting
Executive Accountant

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Important Skill Sets for the Staff Accountant Career Path

Microsoft Office Suite
Excellent Organizational
General Ledger Reconciliation

Related careers in the Finance & Accounting Industry

Interested in other Finance & Accounting careers? Below are occupations that have high affinity with Staff Accountant skills. Discover some of the most common Staff Accountant career transitions, along with skills overlap.

Management Accountant
0% skills overlap
13% transitioned to Management Accountant