The average salary for a Corporate Controller is $96,444.
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Job Description for Corporate Controller
A corporate controller oversees all the financial and accounting functions of a given organization, including billing, accounts payable and receivable, budgeting, and other functions. Corporate controllers also perform management duties, as many different departments related to financial and accounting practices report to them. They are also responsible for overseeing the company's systems for financial and accounting procedures, collecting on accounts payable, payroll processing, financial rep…Read more
Corporate Controller Tasks
- Develop and coordinate the operational functions of the accounting department.
- Ensure accurate reporting and conformance to financial policies.
- Supervise budget preparation and billings.
- Oversee accounting activities and cash, investment, and asset management.
Popular Employer Salaries for Corporate Controller
The top respondents for the job title Corporate Controller are from the companies J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), Abc Corp. and Genetic Id. Reported salaries are highest at Company Confidential where the average pay is $107,442. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Abc Corp. and King and Prince Seafoods, earning around $106,916 and $103,896, respectively. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) pays the lowest at around $69,919. Genetic Id and Anonymous Company also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $78,474 and $80,000, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Corporate Controller
General Ledger Accounting
Senior Financial Management
Skills in Financial Reporting, Financial Analysis, Budgeting and Senior Financial Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include General Ledger Accounting.
Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Controller
An entry-level Corporate Controller with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $69,885 based on 29 salaries. An early career Corporate Controller with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,135 based on 552 salaries. A mid-career Corporate Controller with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,246 based on 1,266 salaries. An experienced Corporate Controller with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,737 based on 3,233 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $99,247.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Corporate Controller in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 25.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (19.5% more) and Houston, Texas (19.3% more).
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