The average salary for a Financial Controller in United Kingdom is £47,992.
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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…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Financial Controller
The top respondents for the job title Financial Controller are from the companies J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), Kerry Ingredients and The Arora Group, Inc. Reported salaries are highest at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) where the average pay is £55,000. The Arora Group, Inc pays the lowest at around £41,551.
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Popular Skills for Financial Controller
General Ledger Accounting
Skills in Financial Reporting, Financial Analysis and Budgeting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and General Ledger Accounting.
Pay by Experience Level for Financial Controller
An entry-level Financial Controller with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £36,220 based on 21 salaries. An early career Financial Controller with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £40,868 based on 420 salaries. A mid-career Financial Controller with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £49,709 based on 493 salaries. An experienced Financial Controller with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £51,567 based on 697 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £48,451.
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Employees with Financial Controller in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 17.9% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Bristol, England: Bristol (14.9% less), Birmingham, England: Birmingham (11.0% less) and Cardiff, Wales: Cardiff (8.5% less).
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