The average salary for a Financial Controller with General Ledger Accounting skills in Chicago, Illinois is $96,418.
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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
Skills in Financial Analysis and Budgeting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Budget Management, Accounts Payable and Financial Reporting.
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 $88,344 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Financial Controller with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,166 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Financial Controller with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,470 based on 47 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $101,846.
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Employees with Financial Controller in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 12.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (10.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (10.5% less), Denver, Colorado (6.4% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (6.2% less).
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