Controller salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$127,667
$22,241
Additional Cash Compensation
$149,908
Total Compensation
Median: $128K
Min: $85K
Max: $175K

How Much Does a Controller Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Controller in Chicago is $127,667. The average additional cash compensation for a Controller in Chicago is $22,241. The average total compensation for a Controller in Chicago is $149,908. 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

VP, Finance

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+17
Chowbus is a fast growing, well-funded food startup headquartered here in Chicago on a mission to help diners to discover new and exquisite dishes, and to give traditional mom and pop restaurants a fighting chance to succeed without compromising who they truly are. By building a super app, our goal is to be the one stop shop for everything related to food. Chowbus​ is looking for a Vice President of Finance to oversee all financial decision

Controller

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+37
Redstone is one of the fastest growing fintech startups in the country focused on streamlining creation of esoteric alternative asset classes. The fintech disruptor dismantled the MBS ecosystem, streamlining it with a digital platform that employs AI and machine learning tools to eliminate unnecessary steps and redundant time-wasting approval processes. Redstone's growing MBS partner network includes institutional and retail investors, forward

Controller/VP Accounting

Remote
1 day ago
+28
Controller/VP Of Accounting   Cooler Screens was founded on the core idea that consumers deserve a far better experience than what is available today in brick-and-mortar retail. We call this concept Consumer Experience (“CX”) and it guides all that we do.  We have begun the CX journey by bringing what consumers love about shopping on-line to the frozen and refrigerated food aisle.   Cooler Screens is re-imagining the business of brick-and

Director of Finance

Chicago
6 days ago
+20
ThinkMarkets is seeking an experienced Director of Finance of the Americas to join our growing company. Reporting to the CEO, you will be an integral part of the Executive Team that controls all financial functions of the business units while continuously seeking to improve profitability. A key component of the role will be presenting the financial matrix of the US business to stakeholders. You will lead a team of financial managers and work

Assistant Controller

Chicago
5 days ago
+22
Enfusion is a pioneer in developing innovative, native cloud investment management software, analytics, and managed services for asset managers and hedge funds around the globe. We underpin the investment operations of more than 500 fund managers from our nine global offices spanning four continents. Our unique, seamless, SaaS-based platform is reshaping the global investment operations landscape by removing traditional information boundaries and

Financial Controller

Chicago
6 days ago
+20
ThinkMarkets is seeking a Financial Controller to join our rapidly growing global workforce based in Chicago. In this role, you will be responsible for leading the Finance Department and developing strong best practices for ThinkMarkets as a whole.

Senior Director, Internal Controls

Remote
1 week ago
+33
Leveraging Affirm’s innovative and fast paced culture, you will build and lead the Internal Controls function You will build and inspire an inclusive, diverse, collaborative team. Understand the business objectives, strategy and culture to partner effectively with cross functional leaders including engineering, product, legal, compliance. Develop and articulate a vision and strategy for the internal controls function. Work closely with IT/Information Security in order to ensure ITGC compliance across key business and financial systems. Establish and maintain relationships with key business partners across the company in order to assess accurately the risk areas within each significant process. Work with business process owners to ensure timely review and updates to the control documentation and conducting and documenting walkthroughs of various business processes .

Senior Document Control Specialist

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+34
Tempus is currently looking for a Senior Document Control Specialist, to join our Quality Assurance team. This position reports directly to the Quality and Compliance Manager. The role of the Sr. Document Control Specialist is to lead and conduct daily document control activities for all quality and product-related documents & data per standardized practices across Tempus.

Operational Risk and Control Manager

Chicago
1 day ago
+54
Implement and maintain the 1st line Operational Risk and Control Assurance (ORCA) Program (operating in the context of the 2nd line Enterprise Risk Management Framework). Manage day to day operations of the Control Assurance Team (i.e. people management of Control Testing and Monitoring Analysts). Undertake specialized risk assessments with business SMEs, which involves identifying, analyzing, describing and estimating the risks affecting the business. Manage and lead risk deep dives to drill down and identify process and control weaknesses and make recommendations for control improvements that will materially improve the TransUnion risk and control framework.

Engineer - Network Visibility (In line controls)

Chicago
1 week ago
+54
Come be a part of our Information Security team – you’ll work with great people, pioneering products and cutting-edge technology. As a Network Security Engineer at TransUnion, you will be working with our Network Security team to increase our current network visibility which is key to meeting and providing the packet data capture & retention for cyber security and threat detection across our security tools.

Senior Analyst, Global Information Technology Controls

North Suburbs
3 weeks ago
+35
Responsible for assisting in the development, implementation and testing of IT controls (automated, interfaces, and General IT Controls) to ensure compliance with financial control requirements, including Sarbanes Oxley (SOX). Makes recommendations to enhance the IT control environment and remediate identified deficiencies, working collaboratively with business process counterparts and the external audit team. Provides consultation and interpretation of IT-related compliance standards.

Regional Sales Manager - Access Control NY and Northern New Jersey

Remote
1 week ago
+48
Promote and market Motorola access control products and services within the assigned territory.  Support Motorola’s sales activities in the assigned territory by creating, nurturing, and responding to sales opportunities for products and services. Support the territory Regional Sales Director and Senior Sales Director, North America, in establishing quarterly and annual sales objectives for the assigned territory. Conduct sales calls, schedule local promotional work, and track sales activities with channel, end user and distributor opportunities using lead and project tracking software databases. Source, qualify, and manage: VADs (Value Added Distributors), Integrators, and VARs (Value Added Resellers).

Controller Salary ranges

Average Controller Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Controller make the most at companies with 1,000+ employees, earning $157,500 on average.

Controller Salary by gender

The average Controller salary for women is $138,118 and the average Controller salary for men is $123,211.

Controller Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Controller with 7+ years of experience is $133,144.

Average Finance salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Budget Analyst $60,875
Min: $46K
Max: $85K
Accountant $67,106
Min: $42K
Max: $146K
Financial Analyst $76,896
Min: $50K
Max: $150K
Senior Accountant $82,945
Min: $57K
Max: $120K
Senior Financial Analyst $92,963
Min: $65K
Max: $171K
Controller $127,667
Min: $85K
Max: $175K
Finance Director $153,200
Min: $115K
Max: $217K
Vice President of Finance $185,083
Min: $135K
Max: $275K
CFO (Chief Financial Officer) $243,293
Min: $153K
Max: $300K

Skills that affect Controller salaries in Chicago

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Financial Accounting
11% have this skill
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Budget Management
10% have this skill
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Financial analysis
10% have this skill
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Operational Analysis
9% have this skill
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Financial Modeling
8% have this skill
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Strategic Management
7% have this skill

Recent Controller salaries in Chicago

$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Plant controller reported a yearly salary of $110,000 with +$12,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$165,000
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $165,000 with +$74,750 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$25,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$30,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $150,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $150,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$134,000
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $134,000 with +$16,900 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$147,000
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $147,000 with +$40,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
5-10 Reports
$126,000
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $126,000
7+ Years of Experience
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201-500 Employees
Chicago
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