A Financial Controller in Halifax, Nova Scotia earns an average salary of C$65,617 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

C$51,319 - C$96,502
C$51K
C$65K
C$97K
MEDIAN: C$65,015
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50%
90%
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Salary C$51,319 - C$96,502
Bonus C$552 - C$18,548
Profit Sharing C$250
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C$50,576 - C$99,329
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 47

Job Description for Financial Controller

The position of financial controller, or comptroller, involves managing financial departments of a company. These departments can include the accounting department, budget department, audit department, and any other finance-related departments. Financial controllers have many responsibilities, such as producing critical financial reports, profit and loss statements, balance sheets, and financial prospectuses. They must also prepare reports that predict the financial performance of a company over time. Any paperwork that needs to be done for federal and state regulatory agencies is completed and submitted by the financial controller.

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Financial Controller Tasks

  • Present financial reporting and potential risk areas to senior management.
  • Oversee accounting, financial reporting, analysis and preparation of the consolidated financial statements, including schedules for tax compliance.
  • Ensure policies and procedures are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Establish and maintain internal controls to support the financial infrastructure.

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Pay by Experience Level for Financial Controller

Pay by Experience for a Financial Controller has a positive trend. An entry-level Financial Controller with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$59,000 based on 9 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Financial 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$61,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Financial Controller which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$66,000 based on 11 salaries. A Financial 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$65,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Financial Controller

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
26%

Experience Affects Financial Controller Salaries

National Average
C$67,000

Experienced
▼1%

Late-Career
▼3%

Mid-Career
▼8%

▼12%

Skills That Affect Financial Controller Salaries

Payroll Administration
▲4%

Budgeting
▲1%

National Average
C$67,000

Financial Analysis
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Financial Reporting
▼4%

Microsoft Office
▼9%

Budget Management
▼9%

Financial Applications
▼10%

Accounts Receivable
▼15%

Accounts Payable
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
no benefits
None: 6%