Average Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salary in Australia

AU$154,436
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$20,234
Bonus
AU$17,500
Commission
AU$10,294
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in Australia is AU$154,436.
10%
AU$98k
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AU$154k
90%
AU$239k
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AU$98k - AU$239k
Bonus
AU$5k - AU$53k
Profit Sharing
AU$2k - AU$50k
Commission
AU$0 - AU$18k
Total Pay
AU$97k - AU$253k

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Job Description for Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Tasks
  • Develop internal control policies, guidelines, and procedures for activities such as budget administration, cash and credit management, and accounting.
  • Prepare or direct preparation of financial statements, business activity reports, financial position forecasts, annual budgets, and/or reports required by regulatory agencies.
  • Provide leadership and coordination in the administrative, business planning, accounting and budgeting efforts of the company.

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Popular Skills for Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Skills in Senior Financial Management and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounting, Financial Analysis and Financial Reporting.

Pay by Experience Level for Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

An early career Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$131,201 based on 72 salaries. A mid-career Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$144,902 based on 69 salaries. An experienced Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$158,363 based on 220 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$174,590.
Employees with Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 15.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (6.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (23.9% less), Adelaide, South Australia (20.8% less) and Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) (3.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 644 survey responses.
Early Career
11.2%
Mid Career
10.7%
Experienced
34.2%
Late Career
43.9%

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