Salary for
Assistant Controller in the United States

How much does a Assistant Controller earn in the United States? The average Assistant Controller salary in the United States is $126,951 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $108,270 and $148,835. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Assists the corporate controller in directing the organization's accounting functions including cost, payables, and reporting. Contributes to the development and maintenance of financial reporting, planning and budgeting systems. Oversees the preparation of periodic reporting and required legal filings. Ensures that all corporate and required accounting policies and procedures are documented and followed by the organization. May train accounting staff. May coordinate with auditors. Requires a bachelor's degree of accounting or finance. Typically reports to the controller. Typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. Typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments.

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    Assistant Controller

    4 - 7 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Controller


    Bachelor's Degree

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