The average salary for a Finance Officer in South Africa is R236,290.
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Job Description for Finance Officer
Finance officers are executives who handle financial issues and decisions in a company. They may oversee accounting departments, review reports, and create budgets. Financial officers also may supervise spending, which can include investments and cash management; they may be responsible for preparing financial statements while maintaining compliance with state and federal government regulations. Managing an internal audit and reporting findings, as well as making recommendations based on that au…Read more
Finance Officer Tasks
- Coordinate financial record-keeping and oversee the development of yearly budgets.
- Provide financial guidance and management expertise related to company operations and financial strategy.
- Supervise investment strategies, direct financial resources, and manage company assets.
- Ensure that accounting, budget and audit controls and systems are in compliance with State, Federal and local rules and regulations.
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Popular Skills for Finance Officer
General Ledger Accounting
Skills in Financial Reporting and Bookkeeping are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Receivable, General Ledger Accounting and Accounts Payable.
Pay by Experience Level for Finance Officer
An entry-level Finance Officer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R201,500 based on 12 salaries. An early career Finance Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R205,074 based on 55 salaries. A mid-career Finance Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R257,253 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Finance Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R256,491 based on 27 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R260,800.
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