Assistant Controller in Houston, Texas Salary

The average salary for an Assistant Controller in Houston, Texas is $81,883 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Budgeting and Financial Analysis.

$57,937 - $130,271
$58K
$85K
$130K
MEDIAN: $85,261
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$0$156K
Salary $57,937 - $130,271
Bonus $496.65 - $27,064
Profit Sharing $825
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$58,574 - $156,617
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 44

Job Description for Assistant Controller

An assistant controller manages day-to-day accounts activities and often oversees any internal auditing. The assistant controller must have a good working knowledge of financial regulations to ensure that the finance department is working within those parameters. It is expected that the assistant controller is a good leader and manager, as they usually help develop their team and advise their superiors. Assistant controllers are responsible for the accuracy of data in accounts, and they must ensure that all of their counts maintain integrity. They also may be responsible for the budget and for allocating resources as necessary; this includes creating reports and overseeing the annual budget and presenting it to their superiors. The assistant controller will often report to the company’s chief executive officer or chief financial officers, in addition to other supervisors they may have.

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Assistant Controller 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.

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Assistant Controller Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Controller

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Controller has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Controller with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 10 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Controller with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Assistant Controller which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 18 salaries. An Assistant Controller with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 16 salaries.

Key Stats for Assistant Controller

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
28%

Experience Affects Assistant Controller Salaries

▲11%

▲4%

National Average
$86,000

▼5%

▼28%

Skills That Affect Assistant Controller Salaries

▲25%


Payroll Administration
▲6%


General Ledger Accounting
▲1%


National Average
$86,000

Financial Applications
▼2%

Human Resources
▼9%

Accounts Payable
▼12%

Microsoft Excel
▼13%

Quickbooks
▼19%

Accounts Receivable
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 11%