The average salary for an Entry-Level Financial Controller is C$69,053 per year.

C$50,023 - C$88,653
C$50K
C$68K
C$89K
MEDIAN: C$68,495
10%
50%
90%
C$17.76 - C$55.25
C$18
C$25
C$55
MEDIAN: C$24.65
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$94K
Salary C$50,023 - C$88,653
Bonus C$251.68 - C$10,087
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$10,186
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$47,774 - C$94,115
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 344
Hourly Data C$0C$86
Hourly Rate C$17.76 - C$55.25
Overtime C$0.00 - C$86.34
Annual Data C$0C$94K
Bonus C$251.68 - C$10,087
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$10,186
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$47,774 - C$94,115
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

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Financial Controller Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$69,395

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Financial Controller Advice

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

Financial Controller in Mississauga:
"Report truthfully."
Forecast accurately, meet tragets.

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 Burlington:
"Be prepared."
Be prepared to bring people skills along with the professional skills.

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.

Key Stats for Financial Controller

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
35%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Financial Controller Salaries

Cash Flow Management
▲2%

Budget Management
▼0%

National Average
C$69,000



▼1%

Senior Financial Management
▼1%


Forecasting
▼3%

Microsoft Word
▼8%




Microsoft Office
▼10%

Human Resources
▼10%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 15%
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