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Average Financial Controller Salary in South Africa

R383,659
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R30,940
Bonus
R18,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Financial Controller in South Africa is R383,659.
10%
ZAR 156k
MEDIAN
ZAR 384k
90%
ZAR 854k
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R4k - R266k
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What Do Financial Controllers Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Financial Controllers?

Skills in Financial Reporting, Financial Analysis and General Ledger Accounting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Payable and Microsoft Excel.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Financial Controllers?

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 R236,552 based on 10 salaries. An early career Financial Controller with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R307,172 based on 233 salaries. A mid-career Financial Controller with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R446,381 based on 238 salaries. An experienced Financial Controller with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R555,618 based on 157 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R478,742.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 685 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.5%
Early Career
34.0%
Mid Career
34.7%
Experienced
22.9%
Late Career
6.9%

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