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Controller salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$126,035
$21,959
Additional Cash Compensation
$147,994
Total Compensation
Median: $126K
Min: $85K
Max: $175K

How Much Does a Controller Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Controller in Chicago is $126,035. The average additional cash compensation for a Controller in Chicago is $21,959. The average total compensation for a Controller in Chicago is $147,994. Controller salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Controller employees in Chicago.

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Controller jobs in Chicago

Controller

Chicago
2 days ago
+26
The Assistant Controller is an integral member of Bringg’s accounting team. The ideal candidate has proven performance in scaling processes and has worked in a high growth environment. This position is a founding member of the US Accounting team, and will report directly to the Group Controller.

VP, Finance

Chicago
1 week ago
+15
Litera, headquartered in Chicago, IL, is a fast-growing software company backed by one of the largest Private Equity groups in the world. We are making consistent investments in new technologies, acquisitions, expansion and our people. Are you a sharp, driven finance executive who has a passion for technology and developing a finance team that becomes the "go-to" for business strategies and goals? If so, we need you. Reporting to the Chief

Controller

Chicago
3 days ago
+56
ActiveCampaign’s category-defining Customer Experience Automation Platform helps over 85,000 businesses in 158 countries meaningfully engage with their customers. The platform gives businesses of all sizes access to hundreds of pre-built automations that combine email marketing, marketing automation, CRM, and machine learning for powerful orchestration, segmentation and personalization across social, email, messaging, chat, and text. Over 70% of

Director, Finance and Administration (Governance Segment)

Chicago
1 month ago
+32
This role will work closely with Vista’s general counsel office and be a thought leader to VCG and portfolio company stakeholders at all levels. This is a generalist role that involves managing and supporting projects across the full range of subject matter supported by enterprise operations. You must be able to adapt to changing priorities and business needs and must be proactive in identifying areas of need and generating action plans.

Risk & Control Analyst

Northwest Suburbs
15 hours ago
+41
You will create and execute remediation plans for issues arising from internal/external reviews or business self- identification.  They will work with the various businesses to create ongoing monitoring practices and develop independent monitoring plans to review business processes, products, and services for adherence to internal policies and standards; and compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.  The Risk and Control Analyst will work with employees of the business to develop remediation plans, validation of remediation efforts, and to confirm monitoring results.  Additionally, the analyst will be responsible for providing key stakeholders timely and accurate reporting on the status of all risk related issues and events. 

Inventory Management Quality Controller

North Suburbs
3 months ago
+26
Tall Ridge is seeking an Inventory Management Quality Controller to work with a compelling roster of clients to maintain high standards for inventory control, order accuracy, product delivery, and discrepancy investigation & resolution. This position plays a key role in ensuring best practices are performed across departments in alignment with company policies and procedures. Working under the direction and guidance of our Operations Manager, this person will have the opportunity to learn technical aspects of the business and gain valuable experience in the Operations field.

Director, Global Information Technology Controls (IT SOX)

North Suburbs
1 month ago
+35
The Director, Global Information Technology Controls leads and provides oversight of the Company’s WBA Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) IT Program. Responsible for end-to end-leadership of all aspects of IT SOX coordination for legacy systems (excluding SAP) including scoping, testing, audit, deficiency management and reporting. Leads the global coordination and oversight of divisional teams that execute IT SOX testing, ensuring consistency in approach and methodology. Supports key Company initiatives from an IT compliance perspective to ensure the right systematic controls are built within the project/processes and aligned to the overall framework. In partnership with Finance and IT leadership, identifies and prioritizes opportunities for process improvement and standardization within the Finance and IT functions.  

Controller

Chicago
2 months ago
As Controller you will manage the month end close, payroll processing, financial statements, general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, tax compliance, reporting and annual budgeting. You will set the company’s accounting policies and procedures to prepare for, manage and ensure successful completion of the company’s initial external audit. You will also play a key role in the preparation of presentation materials for Board of Directors’ meetings, and will assist in managing the company’s banking relationships. The right candidate is a self-starter and able to manage operational tasks as well as setup internal controls for the company.

Controller Salary ranges

The most common Controller salary in Chicago is between $90k - $100k.

Average Controller Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Controller make the most at companies with 500+ employees, earning $136,800 on average.

Controller Salary by gender

The average Controller salary for women is $133,444 and the average Controller salary for men is $125,379.

Controller Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Controller with 7+ years of experience is $131,395.

Average Finance salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Budget Analyst $55,400
Min: $46K
Max: $67K
Accountant $64,281
Min: $42K
Max: $82K
Financial Analyst $73,992
Min: $50K
Max: $150K
Senior Accountant $82,848
Min: $57K
Max: $112K
Senior Financial Analyst $92,517
Min: $65K
Max: $171K
Controller $126,035
Min: $85K
Max: $175K
Finance Director $152,000
Min: $110K
Max: $217K
Vice President of Finance $184,896
Min: $145K
Max: $275K
CFO (Chief Financial Officer) $246,131
Min: $153K
Max: $300K

Skills that affect Controller salaries in Chicago

1
Financial Accounting
10% have this skill
2
Budget Management
9% have this skill
3
Financial analysis
9% have this skill
4
Financial Modeling
7% have this skill
5
Operational Analysis
7% have this skill
6
Managerial Accounting
7% have this skill

Recent Controller salaries in Chicago

$126,000
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $126,000
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$137,500
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $137,500 with +$112,541 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
$113,500
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $113,500 with +$11,350 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $90,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $100,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$156,000
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $156,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$91,800
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $91,800
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Revenue Manager reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$18,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$97,000
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $97,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
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