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We work with companies every day that are hiring mid-to-management level accounting and finance positions and one question we hear a lot is, “How much do controllers make?”
Companies asking us about controller salaries are usually trying to do accounting salary benchmarking to determine what to offer for the role. In some cases, the controller role is a new position for their organization. In other cases, they are looking to replace a long-term employee, which means they have not listed a controller opening in many years and they need timely advice on what to offer these days.
So, what is an accounting controller’s average salary? Get ready to dive into the numbers!
2020 changed what employers are asking of their employees, which is why it is no surprise that employees have changed what they are looking for in their current and future employers as well. Understanding what applicants want is crucial because great hiring reduces turnover. Additionally, being in tune with what job seekers want gives your company an advantage in recruiting and hiring top talent.
With unemployment numbers continuing to fall, job seekers are back in the power seat as their needs in an employer continue to evolve in response to the pandemic-related work landscape. So, what do job seekers want these days?
Recent changes to Oregon state law have made payroll management more complicated, requiring a broader awareness of how these changes will affect employee compensation in the coming months. Medical leave provisions, increased pregnancy protections, pay equity fixes, and retirement plan contributions have all been amended in Oregon for 2020. These legislative changes make accurate calculations and withholdings more crucial than ever before to avoid needing to pay back owed wages, delinquent taxes, and incurred penalties.