A Financial Controller earns an average salary of R317,973 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Senior Financial Management, Financial Analysis, Budget Management, and Financial Reporting. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

R140,241 - R714,621
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Salary R140,241 - R714,621
Bonus R2,049 - R119,195
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R83,471
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R141,893 - R766,032
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 323

Common Career Paths for Financial Controller


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Popular Skills for Financial Controller

Pay by Experience Level for Financial Controller

Pay by Experience for a Financial Controller has a positive trend. An entry-level Financial Controller with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R294,000 based on 179 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Financial Controller with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R379,000 based on 139 salaries. An experienced Financial Controller which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R431,000 based on 77 salaries. A Financial Controller with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R526,000 based on 25 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R331,152

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Financial Controller Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Financial Controller?

Financial Controller in Johannesburg:
"Interesting and Thrilling."
Pros: The atmosphere of a fast paced environment.
Cons: Time is a limitation.

Financial Controller in Pretoria:
Pros: Culture of momentum, good people, mind provoking situations that make me think on my feet everyday, problem solving.
Cons: The inefficiencies in some areas, the slow systems.

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Key Stats for Financial Controller

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Financial Controller Salaries

▲59%

▲30%

▲14%

National Average
R331,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Financial Controller Salaries

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 55%