The average salary for a Financial Controller with Accounts Payable skills in Chicago, Illinois is $95,406.
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Job Description for Financial Controller
The position of financial controller, or comptroller, involves managing financial departments of a company. These departments can include the accounting department, budget department, audit department, and any other finance-related departments. Financial controllers have many responsibilities, such as producing critical financial reports, profit and loss statements, balance sheets, and financial prospectuses. They must also prepare reports that predict the financial performance of a company over…Read more
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Popular Skills for Financial Controller
General Ledger Accounting
Skills in Financial Reporting, General Ledger Accounting, Financial Analysis and Budgeting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel.
Pay by Experience Level for Financial Controller
An early career Financial Controller with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $56,000 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Financial Controller with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,712 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Financial Controller with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $103,497 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $97,090.
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Employees with Financial Controller in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 1.8% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Las Vegas, Nevada (33.8% less), Miami, Florida (32.4% less) and Indianapolis, Indiana (32.1% less).
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