Manager of Accounting & Financial Reporting Salary

With approximately three-fifths of Managers of Accounting & Financial Reporting in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $43K to $118K per year and averages out to $75K annually. Total cash compensation to Managers of Accounting & Financial Reporting approaches anywhere from $43K on the lower end to $118K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $18K from bonuses and upwards of $10K from profit sharing. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. For the most part, Managers of Accounting & Financial Reporting enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$43,942 - $108,325

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$14.56 - $39.38

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,942 - $108,325  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,721  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $10,101  
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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$42,566 - $118,221  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 577
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.56 - $39.38  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $54.90  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,721  
   
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $10,101  
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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$42,566 - $118,221  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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Job Description for Manager of Accounting & Financial Reporting

Managers of accounting and financial reporting are responsible for providing a variety of financial and account support for their company and clients. They are responsible for all aspects of the financial reporting, including internal controls and payroll services. Managers of accounting and financial reporting also approve purchasing decisions and maintain records for tax purposes. Additionally, they record cash and card transactions (including keeping receipts), communicate with financial institutions, and arrange bank deposits. These professionals also must keep a file of vendor invoices and monitor accounts receivable.

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Manager of Accounting & Financial Reporting Tasks

  • Develop, implement, review, and evaluate procedures and policies.
  • Hire, train, evaluate, and mentor accounting staff.
  • Manage all general ledger transactions and prepare reports and analyses.
  • Provide regular and ad hoc reports, forecasts, and tax returns.

Common Career Paths for Manager of Accounting & Financial Reporting


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It's not very common for Managers of Accounting & Financial Reporting to move on to become Corporate Controllers. Average pay for a Corporate Controller is $92K annually. An Accounting Manager role is the most prevalent career advancement for Managers of Accounting & Financial Reporting. Paychecks for that role are $60K on average. The Financial Controller position is another common transition for Managers of Accounting & Financial Reporting; in this role, salaries are typically at the $77K mark.

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Popular Skills for Manager of Accounting & Financial Reporting


Survey results suggest that Managers of Accounting & Financial Reporting put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Financial Analysis, General Ledger Accounting, Financial Reporting, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 7 percent. Those listing Quickbooks and Human Resources as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Those familiar with Accounting also tend to know Financial Analysis and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Manager of Accounting & Financial Reporting

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


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $64K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $80K. On average, Managers of Accounting & Financial Reporting make $81K following one to two decades on the job. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $69K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Managers of Accounting & Financial Reporting, 56 percent higher than the national average. Managers of Accounting & Financial Reporting can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+33 percent), Boston (+30 percent), Miami (+27 percent), and Atlanta (+24 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 5 percent south of the national average, can be found in Dallas.

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Experience Affects Manager of Accounting & Financial Reporting Salaries



National Average
$75,000



Skills That Affect Manager of Accounting & Financial Reporting Salaries


General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 7%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

National Average
$75,000

Accounting
up arrow 1%

Human Resources
up arrow 26%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 121 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 13%
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