A Chief Accountant earns an average salary of AED 142,855 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Accounting is associated with high pay for this job.

AED 35,880 - AED 255,902
AED 36K
AED 140K
AED 260K
MEDIAN: AED 142,855
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50%
90%
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Salary AED 35,880 - AED 255,902
Bonus AED 1,500 - AED 45,000
Profit Sharing AED 132,777
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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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AED 37,634 - AED 260,612
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 173

Job Description for Chief Accountant

Chief accountants typically handle the financial transactions for their company. They are often employed at government agencies, hospitals' billing departments, banks, retail chains, and a number of other establishments. Their day-to-day work typically includes handling tax-related duties, overseeing the business' payroll, collecting and paying bills, handling discrepancies, and maintaining a budget. They may also oversee the work of other accountants as well, checking subordinates' work, providing feedback, and answering questions; they may also play a role in the hiring process and have a say in the accountants hired for their business as well.

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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Accountant

Pay by Experience for a Chief Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Chief Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AED 116,000 based on 44 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chief Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AED 142,000 based on 96 salaries. An experienced Chief Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AED 172,000 based on 78 salaries. A Chief Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AED 204,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AED 147,143

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Q: What is it like working as a Chief Accountant?

Chief Accountant in Dubai:
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Key Stats for Chief Accountant

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Chief Accountant Salaries

▲39%

▲17%

National Average
AED 147,000

▼3%

▼21%

Skills That Affect Chief Accountant Salaries

▲16%


National Average
AED 147,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 12%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 21%