The average salary for an Experienced Financial Controller with General Ledger Accounting skills is $85,751.
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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 Reporting, Financial Analysis and Budgeting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Accounts Payable.
Pay by Experience Level for Financial Controller
An entry-level Financial Controller with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $63,510 based on 46 salaries. An early career Financial Controller with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,897 based on 910 salaries. A mid-career Financial Controller with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,372 based on 1,397 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $86,203.
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Employees with Financial Controller in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 36.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (35.2% more) and Los Angeles, California (32.2% more).
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