$67,500
Avg. Salary
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The average Assistant Controller with Human Resources skills earns approximately $58K annually. In the world of Assistant Controllers with Human Resources skills, overall income ranges from $42K near the bottom to $88K at the top; this can include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $8K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. The vast majority of Assistant Controllers with Human Resources skills (83 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly one-half. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

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.

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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 $58,000 based on 66 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 $62,000 based on 65 salaries. An experienced Assistant Controller which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 66 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 $61,000 based on 31 salaries.

Key Stats for Assistant Controller

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Assistant Controller Salaries

National Average
$68,000

Mid-Career
▼8%

Late-Career
▼10%

Experienced
▼11%

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 33%