Browse Categories

Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting Salary

Directors of Accounting & Financial Reporting in the United States can look forward to a sizeable six-figure salary — around $104K per year on average. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $29K and $14K, respectively — total cash payment to Directors of Accounting & Financial Reporting can bottom out near $61K or peak near $161K depending on individual performance. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most Directors of Accounting & Financial Reporting like their work and job satisfaction is high. Women make up a slight majority of Directors of Accounting & Financial Reporting (58 percent) survey respondents. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Read More
$60,632 - $144,429
(Median)
$61K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $100,160
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$11.78 - $64.11
(Median)
$12
$30
$64
MEDIAN: $30
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$60,632 - $144,429  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $28,772  
Profit Sharing
$994 - $13,574  
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).
)
$60,758 - $161,161  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 373
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$11.78 - $64.11  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $18.20  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $28,772  
   
Profit Sharing
$994 - $13,574  
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).
)
$60,758 - $161,161  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
United States (change)

Job Description for Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting

Directors of accounting and financial reporting are in charge of managing a team of financial professionals to complete all accounting and finance-related tasks for their company. They oversee the correct reporting of accounts receivable and deposits, as well as work closely with accountants to establish operating costs and other expenditures. Directors of accounting and financial reporting serve as strategic partner for other teams in their organization and ensure all tax-related requirements are completed on time. These directors also interact with external financial agents,and tax officials, and they provide their expertise to deal ledger reconciliations and create accurate records of investment or endowment portfolios.

Read More...

Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting Tasks

  • Collaborate to create accurate and efficient reporting and data collection schedules.
  • Create and oversee regular and ad hoc accounts reporting.
  • Maintain financial records and accounts, including leading complex analyses.
  • Manage audits and reconciliation procedures.

Common Career Paths for Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px


Many Directors of Accounting & Financial Reporting transition into upper level Chief Financial Officer positions. Chief Financial Officers on average earn $121K per year. Directors of Accounting & Financial Reporting most often move into Corporate Controller or Financial Controller roles. However, the former pays $12K less on average, and the latter pays $27K less.

Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Skills for Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting


Professional skills reported by Directors of Accounting & Financial Reporting are few in number. Fortunate workers who know Securities and Exchange Commision Experience can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 29 percent above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include General Ledger Accounting. Those educated in Accounting tend to be well versed in Financial Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $66K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $99K. Those with 10 to 20 years of experience under their belts can expect their paychecks to flourish around the six-figure median of $109K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $105K.

Pay Difference by Location


San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Directors of Accounting & Financial Reporting, 53 percent above the national average. Directors of Accounting & Financial Reporting can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Irvine (+40 percent), Atlanta (+38 percent), New York (+35 percent), and Houston (+28 percent). Compared to the national average, St. Louis Directors of Accounting & Financial Reporting have considerably lower salaries, 23 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting Salaries



National Average
$104,000



Skills That Affect Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting Salaries

Securities and Exchange Commision (SEC) Experience
up arrow 29%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 2%

Accounting
0%

Financial Reporting
0%

National Average
$104,000

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 12%