The average salary for a Late-Career Financial Controller is $88,251.
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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
Popular Employer Salaries for Financial Controller
The top respondents for the job title Financial Controller are from the companies Abc Corp., Company Confidential and Oregon Education Association. Reported salaries are highest at Company Confidential where the average pay is $110,683. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Abc Corp. and The Warren Group Inc., earning around $107,500 and $105,000, respectively. South Louisiana Community College pays the lowest at around $70,000. The Phoenix Restaurant Group and Indecomm Global Services also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $71,511 and $80,000, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Financial Controller
General Ledger Accounting
Skills in Financial Analysis and Budgeting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Payable, General Ledger Accounting and Financial Reporting.
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 $62,378 based on 137 salaries. An early career Financial Controller with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,407 based on 2,294 salaries. A mid-career Financial Controller with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,834 based on 3,292 salaries. An experienced Financial Controller with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,992 based on 5,763 salaries.
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Employees with Financial Controller in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 34.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (25.7% more) and Houston, Texas (18.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (5.8% less).
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