The average salary for an Assistant Controller (Financial) in Canada is C$61,551.
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Job Description for Assistant Controller (Financial)
An assistant controller is responsible for managing the finances of an organization. Usually reporting to a controller, the assistant controller is part of a supervisory team that oversees an organization's accounting and bookkeeping. Assistant controllers are needed in any large organization that has a significant budget. Jobs for assistant controllers can be found in private industry, as well as in federal, state, and city governments, in hospitals and clinics, and in non-profit organizations.…Read more
Assistant Controller (Financial) 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 (Financial)
Skills in Financial Reporting and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Financial Applications, Accounts Payable and Microsoft Excel.
Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Controller (Financial)
An early career Assistant Controller (Financial) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$58,381 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Assistant Controller (Financial) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$65,503 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Assistant Controller (Financial) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$65,146 based on 32 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$59,413.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Assistant Controller (Financial) in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 43.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Ottawa, Ontario (18.9% more) and Montréal, Québec (12.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Toronto, Ontario (3.7% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (1.4% less).
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