How much does a Controller make in District of Columbia? The average Controller salary in District of Columbia is $220,573 as of March 26, 2020, but the range typically falls between $180,584 and $264,990. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

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Controller leads and directs an organization's accounting functions. Establishes and maintains the organization's overall accounting systems, procedures, and policies. Being a Controller directs all analysis and reporting of financial information including budgets, planning, and required filings and reports. Presents findings and recommendations to management. Additionally, Controller typically requires CPA. Requires a bachelor's degree in accounting or finance. Typically reports to Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The Controller manages a business unit, division, or corporate function with major organizational impact. Establishes overall direction and strategic initiatives for the given major function or line of business. Has acquired the business acumen and leadership experience to become a top function or division head. (Copyright 2020

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $219,463 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $219,463 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $219,463 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $219,463 Date Updated March 26, 2020
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