The average salary for a Vice President (VP) Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is $147,797 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Mergers and Acquisitions, Financial Modeling, Senior Financial Management, and Strategic Planning.

$81,580 - $231,321
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MEDIAN: $147,796
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MEDIAN: $45.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Salary
$81,580 - $231,321  
   
Bonus
$2,492 - $76,611  
Profit Sharing
$1,505 - $51,278  
Commission
$53,250  
Total Pay (?
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$84,749 - $286,002  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,001
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$15.25 - $100.00  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$2,492 - $76,611  
   
Commission
$53,250  
Profit Sharing
$1,505 - $51,278  
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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$84,749 - $286,002  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Job Description for Vice President (VP) Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Vice presidents of finance and chief financial officers perform very similar job duties. As such, their titles can be interchangeable depending on the size of a given company. When both positions exist in a company, CFOs are generally considered to be more strategically-oriented and forward thinking whereas finance VPs ensure that their respective company's finances are managed appropriately and effectively. However, both positions report to and/or work closely with the president and the CEO of a given company.

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Vice President (VP) Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) 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

National Average: $163,303

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Experience Affects Vice President (VP) Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salaries


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$163,000




Skills That Affect Vice President (VP) Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salaries

Mergers and Acquisitions
up arrow 50%


Senior Financial Management
up arrow 12%


People Management
up arrow 7%

Leadership
up arrow 3%

National Average
$163,000

Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 3%

Financial Reporting
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Financial Analysis
up arrow 4%

Budget Management
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Budgeting
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 139 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
55%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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