Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting Salary

Directors of Accounting & Financial Reporting in the United States pull down an average of $113K per year. In the world of Directors of Accounting & Financial Reporting, total cash compensation can vary between $73K and $174K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $30K and $13K, respectively. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Directors of Accounting & Financial Reporting. Directors of Accounting & Financial Reporting survey participants are largely women, dominating at 63 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$73,173 - $154,091
$73K
$110K
$150K
MEDIAN: $114,306
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Salary $73,173 - $154,091
Bonus $4,069 - $31,105
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $13,267
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$72,454 - $177,531
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 282

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Job Description for Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting

Directors of accounting and financial reporting are in charge of managing a team of financial professionals to complete all accounting and finance-related tasks for their company. They oversee the correct reporting of accounts receivable and deposits, as well as work closely with accountants to establish operating costs and other expenditures. Directors of accounting and financial reporting serve as strategic partner for other teams in their organization and ensure all tax-related requirements are completed on time. These directors also interact with external financial agents,and tax officials, and they provide their expertise to deal ledger reconciliations and create accurate records of investment or endowment portfolios.

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Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting Tasks

  • Maintain financial records and accounts, including leading complex analyses.
  • Manage audits and reconciliation procedures.
  • Collaborate to create accurate and efficient reporting and data collection schedules.
  • Create and oversee regular and ad hoc accounts reporting.

Common Career Paths for Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting


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Directors of Accounting & Financial Reporting who transition into new roles such as VP of Finance may see a slight upturn in salary. The average VP of Finance earns $139K per year. A Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting may also move into a role as a Chief Financial Officer or a Corporate Controller.

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Popular Skills for Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting


Directors of Accounting & Financial Reporting report using a wide range of professional skills. Fortunate workers who know Securities and Exchange Commision Experience command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 26 percent above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include General Ledger Accounting and Financial Analysis. Those familiar with Accounting also tend to know Financial Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting

Pay by Experience for a Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting has a positive trend. An entry-level Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 19 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $117,000 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $126,000 based on 197 salaries. A Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $127,000 based on 101 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $122,969

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Directors of Accounting & Financial Reporting will find that Philadelphia offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 37 percent. Directors of Accounting & Financial Reporting will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+30 percent), Boston (+25 percent), New York (+24 percent), and Seattle (+16 percent). Directors of Accounting & Financial Reporting in St. Louis earn salaries far below the national average by 34 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Pittsburgh and Atlanta (14 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
34%
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Experience Affects Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting Salaries

▲3%

▲2%

National Average
$123,000

▼5%

▼48%

Skills That Affect Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting Salaries

Securities and Exchange Commision (SEC) Experience
▲25%

National Average
$123,000


▼3%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 9%
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