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Vice President (VP), Finance Salary (United States)

A Vice President (VP), Finance earns an average salary of $124,073 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Leadership and Strategic Planning. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Vice President (VP), Finance Salary (?
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$75,082 - $181,656
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MEDIAN: $124,073
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$17.55 - $99.67
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National Salary Data

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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$75,082 - $181,656  
   
Bonus
$4,425 - $50,990  
Profit Sharing
$1,987 - $28,309  
Commission
$325.00 - $104,762  
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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$79,328 - $217,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,382
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$17.55 - $99.67  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $48.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$4,425 - $50,990  
   
Commission
$325.00 - $104,762  
Profit Sharing
$1,987 - $28,309  
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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$79,328 - $217,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Job Description for Vice President (VP), Finance

Vice presidents of finance typically are near the top of a business' hierarchical structure. They keep their business profitable, ensure spending is low, and stay in line with government regulations. Primary responsibilities for this job are to direct finances and coordinate the budget. While planning budgets, they also set goals for certain milestones and goals the company needs to meet. Vice presidents of finance also oversee the duties carried out by the lower-level employees in the finance department. They manage financial reporting, accounting, daily operations, and monthly operations results. They also handle the company's taxes and its interactions with regulatory agencies.
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Vice President (VP), Finance Tasks
  • Direct financing strategies, analysis, forecasting and budget management.
  • Direct all aspects of accounting operations such as receivables, payables, payroll and financial reporting.
  • Oversee all financial related matters where depth and scope is relative to the size of the company.
  • Coordinate, prepare and review all annual financial reports.

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Pay Difference By Location

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Vice President (VP), Finance Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Vice President (VP), Finance in Clifton:
"Be Prepared To Take The CPA Exam."
If you want to advance in your line of work, make sure you have a certification in your field. In accounting, having the CPA certification is extremely helpful.

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Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Finance Salaries

National Average
$142,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Finance Salaries

Leadership
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Strategic Planning
up arrow 17%
Senior Financial Management
up arrow 9%
People Management
up arrow 8%
Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 7%
Budgeting
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National Average
$142,000
Operations Management
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Budget Management
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Microsoft Excel
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Human Resources
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
34%
female alumni
 
Male
66%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 6%