The average salary for a Business Unit Controller is C$101,182 per year. A skill in Financial Reporting is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

C$67,431 - C$132,478
C$67K
C$98K
C$130K
MEDIAN: C$97,893
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$147K
Salary C$67,431 - C$132,478
Bonus C$4,848 - C$26,174
Profit Sharing C$1,250
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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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C$65,889 - C$147,058
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 60

Job Description for Business Unit Controller

A business unit controller is an executive tasked with overseeing the operation's financial accounting and reporting. They typically have the entire accounting department of a company under their supervision and are expected to manage it in a manner that conforms to standard practices. Additionally, business unit controllers sign off on the financial reporting of an organization and must make sure that all reporting is as accurate and reliable as possible. Additionally, the controller normally sets up routine auditing systems to ensure everyone adheres to organizational standards.

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Business Unit Controller Tasks

  • Lead financial planning and analysis for the business unit, reviewing balance sheets for accuracy and correctness.
  • Model financial performance and goals to inform strategic plans.
  • Work for organization-wide compliance with financial controls and audits.
  • Gather, analyze, and reconcile financial data, communicating, and disseminating results.

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Pay by Experience Level for Business Unit Controller

Pay by Experience for a Business Unit Controller has a positive trend. An entry-level Business Unit Controller with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$76,000 based on 20 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Business Unit Controller with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$92,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Business Unit Controller which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$115,000 based on 8 salaries. A Business Unit Controller with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$132,000 based on 25 salaries.

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Key Stats for Business Unit Controller

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects Business Unit Controller Salaries

Late-Career
▲31%

Experienced
▲14%

National Average
C$101,000

Mid-Career
▼9%

Entry-Level
▼25%

Skills That Affect Business Unit Controller Salaries

Financial Reporting
▲33%

Budgeting
▲21%

National Average
C$101,000

Financial Analysis
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 6%