Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is $175,021
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Chief Financial Officer (CFO)s?
An early career Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $148,738 based on 29 salaries. A mid-career Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $149,339 based on 41 salaries. …Read more
What Do Chief Financial Officer (CFO)s Do?
Chief financial officers (CFOs) oversee the financial operations of their companies and provide leadership and focus to accounting and finance departments to ensure that they operate efficiently and comply with applicable laws and company policies. Their work is essential to project a favorable company image while saving money in every way possible.
CFOs may oversee departments which are involved in purchasing, pricing, investments, tax, debt management, and accounts payable/receivable; they …Read more
- Provide leadership and coordination in the administrative, business planning, accounting and budgeting efforts of the company.
- Prepare or direct preparation of financial statements, business activity reports, financial position forecasts, annual budgets, and/or reports required by regulatory agencies.
- Develop internal control policies, guidelines, and procedures for activities such as budget administration, cash and credit management, and accounting.