The average salary for a Late-Career Financial Controller with Payroll Administration skills is $76,373.
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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
Financial Controller Tasks
- Ensure policies and procedures are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
- Establish and maintain internal controls to support the financial infrastructure.
- Present financial reporting and potential risk areas to senior management.
- Oversee accounting, financial reporting, analysis and preparation of the consolidated financial statements, including schedules for tax compliance.
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Popular Skills for Financial Controller
General Ledger Accounting
Skills in Financial Reporting, General Ledger Accounting, Financial Analysis, Budgeting and Accounts Payable are correlated to pay that is above average.
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 $60,919 based on 6 salaries. An early career Financial Controller with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,666 based on 269 salaries. A mid-career Financial Controller with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,495 based on 314 salaries. An experienced Financial Controller with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,526 based on 578 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Financial Controller in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 54.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (50.4% more) and New York, New York (30.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (16.9% less).
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