The average salary for an Assistant Controller in Canada is C$65,592.
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Job Description for Assistant Controller
An assistant controller manages day-to-day accounts activities and often oversees any internal auditing. The assistant controller must have a good working knowledge of financial regulations to ensure that the finance department is working within those parameters. It is expected that the assistant controller is a good leader and manager, as they usually help develop their team and advise their superiors. Assistant controllers are responsible for the accuracy of data in accounts, and they must ens…Read more
Assistant Controller Tasks
- Assist in the preparation and reporting of financial statements for an organization.
- Review and edit statements to align with business requirements and industry standards.
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Popular Skills for Assistant Controller
Skills in Financial Reporting, Financial Analysis and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable.
Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Controller
An entry-level Assistant Controller with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$49,068 based on 49 salaries. An early career Assistant Controller with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$60,016 based on 273 salaries. A mid-career Assistant Controller with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$67,388 based on 308 salaries. An experienced Assistant Controller with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$71,449 based on 202 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$67,098.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Assistant Controller in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 10.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Mississauga, Ontario (8.8% more) and Toronto, Ontario (7.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ottawa, Ontario (5.2% less) and Montréal, Québec (4.4% less).
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