Accounting & Finance Industry Salary GuideVIP Search Group’s Salary Guide has become the standard in resource data for accounting, audit and finance professionals. Unlike other salary guides which provide information pertaining to the entire nation, the salaries listed in our Salary Guide represent the compensation of actual candidates and positions in our market. On average the salaries for the Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston markets lag the national average by 9%.
This year’s guide contains the most accurate information available for the Texas employment market. The wide salary ranges are representative of factors such as financial size and strength of companies, employer brand, industry variances, technology expertise and advanced certifications.
Benefit packages, bonuses and other incentive compensation are not included in the salary figures. A professional from VIP Search Group can provide a more detailed compensation summary for any of the specialty skills or positions that are included in this guide.
ControllerResponsible for directing an organization’s accounting functions. These functions include establishing and maintaining the organization’s accounting principles, practices, procedures, and initiatives. Prepares financial reports and presents findings and recommendations to top management. Learn More →
Requires a bachelor’s degree and at least 10 years of direct experience in the field. Typically requires a CPA.
Accounting ManagerResponsible for managing the general accounting function. Oversees the completion of ledger accounts and financial statements. Evaluates and makes appropriate improvements to internal accounting processes ensuring that practices are in line with the overall goals of the organization. Learn More →
Designation of CPA may be required. Requires a bachelor’s degree in area of specialty and at least 7 years of experience in the field.
Senior AccountantPrepares balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and other financial reports. Responsibilities also include analyzing trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses. Learn More →
Requires a bachelor’s degree in area of specialty, and 4-6 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
Senior AuditorAudits the accounting and financial data of various departments within an organization to ensure accuracy and compliance with government guidelines and laws. Identifies improper accounting, researches issues and makes recommendations to improve policies. Learn More →
Requires a bachelor’s degree in accounting and 1-6 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
SEC Reporting ManagerResponsible for managing the preparation and distribution of financial statements for external use which may include quarterly and annual reports and filings to the SEC. Learn More →
Requires a bachelor’s degree in a related area and at least 7 years of experience in the field.