The average salary for a Finance Director in Australia is AU$167,390.
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Job Description for Finance Director
Finance directors hold a leadership position, so general management duties such as scheduling, hiring, and carrying out performance evaluations may be necessary. These directors generally lead a finance team in creating strategic plans regarding the company's finances; this includes both accounting duties and financial analyses and projections. The team which the finance director leads should identify risks and areas in need of improvement so the company can identify mistakes before they come to…Read more
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Popular Skills for Finance Director
Senior Financial Management
Skills in Financial Reporting, Accounting, Strategic Planning and Senior Financial Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Financial Analysis.
Pay by Experience Level for Finance Director
An early career Finance Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$138,452 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Finance Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$145,881 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Finance Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$170,733 based on 67 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$178,996.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Finance Director in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 5.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (3.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (4.6% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (2.3% less).
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