Assistant Controller Salary in Chicago, Illinois

How much does an Assistant Controller make in Chicago, IL? The average Assistant Controller salary in Chicago, IL is $136,242 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $116,195 and $159,728. 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. 

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Job Description

Assistant Controller 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. Being an Assistant Controller 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. Additionally, Assistant Controller may train accounting staff. May coordinate with auditors. Requires a bachelor's degree of accounting or finance. Typically reports to the controller. The Assistant 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. To be an Assistant Controller typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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