The average pay for a Finance Officer is AU$56,026 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$44,685 - AU$72,135
AU$45K
AU$56K
AU$72K
MEDIAN: AU$56,356
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50%
90%
AU$22.04 - AU$35.53
AU$22
AU$27
AU$36
MEDIAN: AU$27.42
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$73K
Salary AU$44,685 - AU$72,135
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$7,149
Profit Sharing AU$5.00
Commission AU$12,000
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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AU$45,386 - AU$73,319
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 434
Hourly Data AU$0AU$42
Hourly Rate AU$22.04 - AU$35.53
Hourly Tips AU$0.46
Overtime AU$32.92
Annual Data AU$0AU$73K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$7,149
Commission AU$12,000
Profit Sharing AU$5.00
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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AU$45,386 - AU$73,319
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 217

Job Description for Finance Officer

Finance officers are executives who handle financial issues and decisions in a company. They may oversee accounting departments, review reports, and create budgets. Financial officers also may supervise spending, which can include investments and cash management; they may be responsible for preparing financial statements while maintaining compliance with state and federal government regulations. Managing an internal audit and reporting findings, as well as making recommendations based on that audit, is often part of the duties of a finance officer.

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Finance Officer Tasks

  • Coordinate financial record-keeping and oversee the development of yearly budgets.
  • Provide financial guidance and management expertise related to company operations and financial strategy.
  • Supervise investment strategies, direct financial resources, and manage company assets.
  • Ensure that accounting, budget and audit controls and systems are in compliance with State, Federal and local rules and regulations.

Common Career Paths for Finance Officer


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Popular Skills for Finance Officer

Pay by Experience Level for Finance Officer

Pay by Experience for a Finance Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Finance Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$54,000 based on 332 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Finance Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$58,000 based on 216 salaries. An experienced Finance Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$61,000 based on 184 salaries. A Finance Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$61,000 based on 78 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$56,859

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Finance Officer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Finance Officer?

Finance Officer in Melbourne:
"Busy, stressful, deadlines, low morale."
Pros: The work.
Cons: Busy, stressful, deadlines, low morale wish the boss had more empathy.

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Key Stats for Finance Officer

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Finance Officer Salaries

▲7%

▲6%

▲2%

National Average
AU$57,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Finance Officer Salaries



General Ledger Accounting
▼0%

National Average
AU$57,000




▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: %
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 95%