The average pay for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is R1,014,936 per year. A skill in People Management is associated with high pay for this job.

R589,096 - R1,659,474
(Median)
R590K
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R2M
MEDIAN: R1,014,935
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R255.00 - R900
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R750
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MEDIAN: R749
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National Salary Data (?
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R0R700KR1.4MR2.1M
Salary
R589,096 - R1,659,474  
   
Bonus
R39,500 - R509,043  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R451,231  
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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R632,192 - R1,945,688  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 239
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R500R1KR1.5K
Hourly Rate
R750  
   
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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R0R1MR2MR3M
Bonus
R39,500 - R509,043  
   
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R451,231  
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).
)
R632,192 - R1,945,688  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R1,139,563

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Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in Johannesburg:
"Run your Company if its your own."
Run your company if its your own . Manage the expenses, achieve targets . Put controls and processes in place to help achieve what you want. Get the best out of the people of the company to help you achieve your goal as well as the Management and Shareholders dreams and goals for the company.

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in Johannesburg:
"Hard work."
Always choose the best degree and articles with one of the top 3 auditing firms. Wait at least 10 years before you embark on your MBA.

What is it like working as a Chief Financial Officer (CFO)?

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in Johannesburg:
"Management, Stress Level."
Pros: The challenge everyday brings being a listed company and making things work and fall in place to grow the company and shareholder wealth.
Cons: No one except one other chartered employee understands the responsibility and what needs to be done when your company is listed on the JSE. Their lack of knowledge in general accounting principles, financial principles and taxation is frustrating. They dont understand the impact of their job on mine often resulting in me taking over to make things work.

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in nelspruit:
"Work flexibility, work challenges."
Pros: It's challenging and keeps me motivated, and the hours are flexible.
Cons: Reporting deadlines are hectic and requires working long hours.

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Experience Affects Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%


National Average
R1,140,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salaries

People Management
up arrow 21%

Compliance (Financial)
up arrow 8%

Financial Modeling
up arrow 2%

Business Analysis
0%

Business Strategy
0%

National Average
R1,140,000

Financial Reporting
up arrow 1%

Senior Financial Management
up arrow 3%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 3%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 5%

Cash Flow Management
up arrow 8%

Tax Compliance
up arrow 8%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 9%

Accounting
up arrow 10%

Budget Management
up arrow 10%

Budgeting
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
medical benefits
Vision: 9%
dental benefits
None: 47%
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