Audit/Compliance Director Salary in the United States

How much does an Audit/Compliance Director make in the United States? The average Audit/Compliance Director salary in the United States is $156,390 as of May 31, 2019, but the range typically falls between $138,590 and $176,990. 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 the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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The Audit/Compliance Director designs, develops, and implements internal auditing policies and procedures consistent with the organization's standards. Directs the auditing of accounting and financial data of various departments within an organization. Being an Audit/Compliance Director identifies improper accounting or documentation and makes recommendations for improvement to top management. Ensures accuracy and compliance with government guidelines and laws. In addition, Audit/Compliance Director requires a bachelor's degree of accounting or finance or its equivalent. Typically reports to a CFO or top management. The Audit/Compliance Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. Working as an Audit/Compliance Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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