The average salary for an Entry-Level Financial Controller is C$69,053 per year.

C$49,969 - C$90,519
C$50K
C$69K
C$91K
MEDIAN: C$68,618
10%
50%
90%
C$19.00 - C$55.00
C$19
C$26
C$55
MEDIAN: C$26.49
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$96K
Salary C$49,969 - C$90,519
Bonus C$297.99 - C$10,234
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$11,745
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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C$48,631 - C$96,938
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 345
Hourly Data C$0C$87
Hourly Rate C$19.00 - C$55.00
Overtime C$0.00 - C$87.46
Annual Data C$0C$96K
Bonus C$297.99 - C$10,234
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$11,745
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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C$48,631 - C$96,938
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 39

Financial Controller Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$69,473

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

Financial Controller Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Financial Controller in Vancouver:
"The position requires a significant overtime commitment."
Set expectations up front of the amount of work you will do beyond the regular work day or you will find yourself working extensive hours to meet increasing demands.

Financial Controller in Mississauga:
"Report truthfully."
Forecast accurately, meet tragets.

Financial Controller in Vancouver:
"Create and or follow systems."
Listen to your trainer carefully, look back at old work to figure out how things are done, follow systems.

Financial Controller in Halifax:
"Long hours - generally 45-50 hrs per week now, used to be 60."
Manage time carefully; Follow the cash flow.

Financial Controller in Kelowna:
"Beware of workload of a publicly traded corporation."
Working in Canada for a European publicly traded corporation is almost double the work to meet budgets & reporting deadlines. Foreign exchange and European expectations very demanding. While position is interesting, there are lots of factors that don't allow for current growth of the company and it's employees.

Financial Controller in Burlington:
"Be prepared."
Be prepared to bring people skills along with the professional skills.

Financial Controller in Victoria:
If you love accounting, be careful of how far you advance. Upper management is less about accounting and more about managing people.

Key Stats for Financial Controller

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 75 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
36%

Skills That Affect Financial Controller Salaries

Cash Flow Management
▲2%

Budget Management
▼0%

National Average
C$69,000



▼1%

Senior Financial Management
▼1%


Forecasting
▼3%

Microsoft Word
▼8%




Microsoft Office
▼10%

Human Resources
▼10%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 15%