The average salary for an Entry-Level Financial Controller is C$68,295 per year.

C$49,568 - C$88,384
(Median)
C$50K
C$68K
C$88K
MEDIAN: C$68,294
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C$16.00 - C$48.37
(Median)
C$16
C$24
C$48
MEDIAN: C$24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$32KC$64KC$96K
Salary
C$49,568 - C$88,384  
   
Bonus
C$253.42 - C$10,131  
Profit Sharing
C$0.00 - C$10,213  
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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C$48,732 - C$93,103  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 335
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$30C$60C$90
Hourly Rate
C$16.00 - C$48.37  
   
Overtime
C$0.00 - C$89.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$60KC$120KC$180K
Bonus
C$253.42 - C$10,131  
   
Profit Sharing
C$0.00 - C$10,213  
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).
)
C$48,732 - C$93,103  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$68,785

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Financial Controller Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Financial Controller in Vancouver:
"Create and or follow systems."
Listen to your trainer carefully, look back at old work to figure out how things are done, follow systems.

Financial Controller in Halifax:
"Long hours - generally 45-50 hrs per week now, used to be 60."
Manage time carefully; Follow the cash flow.

Financial Controller in Kelowna:
"Beware of workload of a publicly traded corporation."
Working in Canada for a European publicly traded corporation is almost double the work to meet budgets & reporting deadlines. Foreign exchange and European expectations very demanding. While position is interesting, there are lots of factors that don't allow for current growth of the company and it's employees.

Financial Controller in Victoria:
If you love accounting, be careful of how far you advance. Upper management is less about accounting and more about managing people.

Financial Controller in Toronto:
"Get A Degree."
You can be the best at what you do but without a degree of a designation, your employer will not adequately compensate the value you bring to an organization.

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Skills That Affect Financial Controller Salaries

Financial Reporting
0%

Budget Management
0%

Budgeting
0%

Senior Financial Management
0%

Forecasting
0%

National Average
C$69,000

Financial Analysis
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 9%

Human Resources
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%


Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%


Financial Applications
up arrow 11%

Sage AccPac ERP Software
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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