Vice President (VP), Finance Salary

A Vice President (VP), Finance earns an average salary of $126,011 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.

$77,434 - $188,576
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$77K
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$190K
MEDIAN: $126,011
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$20.71 - $100.00
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MEDIAN: $45.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$77,434 - $188,576  
   
Bonus
$4,789 - $55,525  
Profit Sharing
$1,004 - $38,783  
Commission
$50,000  
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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$81,716 - $226,449  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,824
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$20.71 - $100.00  
   
Overtime
$29.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$4,789 - $55,525  
   
Commission
$50,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,004 - $38,783  
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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$81,716 - $226,449  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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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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National Average: $145,479

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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 Philadelphia:
"Analytics only takes you so far."
Once you get beyond middle management and into larger more senior roles, your ability to make decisions and lead people is more important than your ability to build a financial model or do detailed variance analysis. It becomes more important to learn how to tell a succinct and credible story amongst your peers and C-Level executives then it is to "know the numbers". Also, the ability to expand your skills into other operational areas of the business and be a business partner becomes critical.

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
$145,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 26%

Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Finance Salaries

Leadership
up arrow 37%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 36%






Budget Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$145,000




Operations Management
up arrow 7%


Microsoft Excel
up arrow 21%

Human Resources
up arrow 35%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 458 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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