The average pay for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is R1,003,774 per year. A skill in Compliance (Financial) is associated with high pay for this job.

R579,758 - R1,607,173
R580K
R1M
R2M
MEDIAN: R1,003,774
10%
50%
90%

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R255.00 - R900
R750
MEDIAN: R750
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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R0R700KR1MR2M
Salary
R579,758 - R1,607,173  
   
Bonus
R28,906 - R495,937  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R460,836  
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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R604,842 - R1,888,442  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 230
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R500R1KR1K
Hourly Rate
R750  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R1MR2MR3M
Bonus
R28,906 - R495,937  
   
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R460,836  
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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R604,842 - R1,888,442  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R1,124,852

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Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Advice

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

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.

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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Key Stats for Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
18%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

▲10%

National Average
R1,125,000

▼11%

Entry-Level
▼26%

Skills That Affect Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salaries

Compliance (Financial)
▲31%

Risk Management / Risk Control
▲5%

Financial Modeling
▲3%

Business Analysis
▲1%

Business Strategy
▲1%

Financial Reporting
▼0%

National Average
R1,125,000

Financial Analysis
▼4%

Tax Compliance
▼4%

Budgeting
▼6%


Strategic Planning
▼7%

Accounting
▼9%

Cash Flow Management
▼9%

Budget Management
▼10%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
dental benefits
None: 47%
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