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

A Vice President (VP) Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) earns an average salary of $135,317 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Mergers and Acquisitions, Senior Financial Management, and Financial Modeling.

$79,953 - $215,797
(Median)
$80K
$140K
$220K
MEDIAN: $135,316
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$15.46 - $82.41
(Median)
$15
$36
$82
MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$90K$180K$270K
Salary
$79,953 - $215,797  
   
Bonus
$1,519 - $63,428  
Profit Sharing
$1,843 - $30,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $10,000  
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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$82,003 - $256,249  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,969
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$15.46 - $82.41  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,519 - $63,428  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $10,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,843 - $30,000  
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).
)
$82,003 - $256,249  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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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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Experience Affects Vice President (VP) Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salaries



National Average
$150,000



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

Mergers and Acquisitions
up arrow 45%

Senior Financial Management
up arrow 18%

Financial Modeling
up arrow 14%


Operations Management
up arrow 6%

Leadership
up arrow 6%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 3%

People Management
up arrow 3%

Financial Reporting
0%

National Average
$150,000

Budgeting
up arrow 1%

Budget Management
up arrow 3%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 4%


Forecasting
up arrow 12%

Human Resources
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 416 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
54%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 9%
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