A Chief Accountant earns an average salary of AED 143,708 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Financial Reporting is associated with high pay for this job.

AED 34,905 - AED 290,540
AED 35K
AED 140K
AED 290K
MEDIAN: AED 142,470
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Salary
AED 34,905 - AED 290,540  
   
Bonus
AED 3,394 - AED 49,833  
Profit Sharing
AED 132,777  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AED 40,722 - AED 298,999  
Country: United Arab Emirates | Currency: AED | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 85

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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Accountant

Pay by Experience for a Chief Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Chief Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $123,000 based on 23 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chief Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $138,000 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Chief Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $166,000 based on 40 salaries. A Chief Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $219,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AED 146,157

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Chief Accountant Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Chief Accountant?

Chief Accountant in Dubai:
"Accounts with speed, accuracy and neatness."
1. In charge and accountable for all the functions in the accounts department from the stage of accurate data entry, day to day cash management and control of bank and treasury management functions. 2. Monitor very closely on a daily basis the bank balances on line and provide cash flow status to CEO with regard to fund requirements at least a week in advance after taking into consideration the PDC’s issued for all the operative bank accounts for all the companies within the group. Also take into consideration the cash inflows and collections wherever possible. 3. Detailed Review of the existing systems and suggest improvements in the best interests of the company. 4. Ensure clear allocation of job responsibilities, so that all the staff in the accounts department are aware of what is expected of them. 5. Provide training and counseling to accounts staff as and when required, in order to ensure that their performance is optimum. 6. Establish accounting systems and policies in.

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Key Stats for Chief Accountant

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Chief Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
▲50%

▲13%

National Average
AED 146,000

▼6%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Skills That Affect Chief Accountant Salaries


National Average
AED 146,000

Accounting
▼4%

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 12%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 16%
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