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Controller salary in Los Angeles

Average Base Salary in Los Angeles

Additional Cash Compensation
Total Compensation
Median: $150K
Min: $58K
Max: $300K

How Much Does a Controller Make in Los Angeles?

The average salary for a Controller in Los Angeles is $149,880. The average additional cash compensation for a Controller in Los Angeles is $18,227. The average total compensation for a Controller in Los Angeles is $168,107. Controller salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Los Angeles from anonymous Controller employees in Los Angeles.

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Controller jobs in Los Angeles


Greater LA Area
4 days ago
As our Controller, you will be responsible for guiding the accounting department in improving internal processes for more efficient workflow, promoting ROI-based decision making, and ensuring compliance with GAAP and internal controls. You will interface with department heads across the organization. You will plan and direct the development, implementation, and operation of accounting systems and procedures to reduce costs and obtain improved information. 

Inventory Control Specialist - Retail

Greater LA Area
4 days ago
As Inventory Control, you have the incredible responsibility of ensuring products are in their proper place. You account for the network’s entire inventory. You make sure the inventory and stock teams have the support, knowledge, and resources required to maintain product availability, complete inventory tasks, and keep warehouses and retail stores organized as new products and orders are consigned and acquired. You're in constant contact with the Operation’s leadership team, sharing data about the status of products and orders. You enjoy identifying problems, finding their root causes, and building solutions.

Guidance, Navigation, and Controls (GN&C) Engineer

Greater LA Area
1 day ago
Relativity seeks a highly talented GN&C Engineer to join a rapidly growing space startup. This position will provide outstanding technical contribution in the development of the Terran 1 vehicle guidance, navigation and control. A high degree of autonomy and leadership is required.

Video Engineer (Quality Control) - TEMP-HIRE

4 days ago
This role is responsible for supporting global video/technical operations team in our Los Angeles office. Primary workflows include performing video content QC and remediation, light closed captioning, transcoding, and editing tasks, and any administrative tasks related to the aforementioned functions. We have multiple openings in our LA offices (Hollywood / Woodland Hills) and Nashville offices. These are true TEMP- HIRE opportunities. Shift patterns are currently 9am-6pm / 2pm-11pm / 9pm-6am

Director of Finance

Greater LA Area
1 week ago
Stem enables independent artists to turn their passion into a business. Our tools empower individuals to distribute their music to digital streaming platforms including Spotify and Apple Music, collect royalties, and provide tools to manage, analyze, and promote their creative catalog.  We are looking for a talented finance director to join our team and lead FP&A, accounting, and royalty payments for our company. This is an exciting opportunity

VP of Finance

Marina Del Rey & Playa Vista
2 months ago
●      Oversee the financial planning and analysis organization and partner with the leadership team, to provide value-added insight into Mutesix (directly support critical objective of achieving revenue and profit targets). ●      Work directly with the CEO, COO, and CFO to provide timely and accurate analysis of budgets, and financial trends (including detailed monthly revenue and expense forecasts and budgets/long term plans). ●      Prepare a reporting package that includes full financial comprehensive Key Performance Indicator (KPI) reporting (including leading monthly executive review and explaining variances to budget/forecast and key drivers & metrics, risks, and opportunities). ●      Support commercial processes via partnership with the sales team (pricing structures, contract negotiation, etc.). ●      Lead monthly close process (includes accurate completion of General Ledger activities by the first workday of the month, updating balance sheet reconciliations, uploading all required data into BPC consolidation system, submitting all Dentsu deliverables timely). ●      Oversee successful transition to Dentsu financial systems, including coordination with Global systems team and shared service centers (Dynamics 365, Concur expense, Genpact utilization, etc.) ●      Manage Treasury areas, in conjunction with Dentsu – banking and payments, credit insurance, accounts receivable, net working capital (insure cash targets are achieved). ●      Ensure adequate control environment is in place; support financial audit activities (3rd party external audit, Dentsu internal audit). ●      Organize and conduct due diligence, and quality of earnings analysis. Coordinate with external attorneys, accounts and additional advisors as necessary.

Director of Finance

Culver City
4 days ago
We are building the future of freight At Mothership, we believe in unlocking the world's potential through speeding up the delivery of everything people need. Started in 2017, we’re backed by some of venture capital’s best investors and have already become the logistics backbone for many of today’s most innovative companies. To double down on that success, we’re looking for a director with a proven track record and emphasis on structure and

Director of Finance & Strategy

Greater LA Area
2 weeks ago
We are looking for a Director of Finance & Strategy. This role will support VideoAmp accelerate the sustainable growth of our business model by identifying relevant investment opportunities, economic effects of a set of decisions, along with the associated trade-offs. Reporting to the SVP of Finance, the Director of Finance & Strategy will be responsible for providing strategic recommendations supported by relevant analysis to drive executive decisions tied to investments, business transformation, and key unit economics.The Director of Finance and Strategy will provide regular reporting through various financial and analytic models at different granularity levels to drive operational and strategic insights. On top of financial modeling mastery, this position requires excellent communication skills to support the inherent exposure to key stakeholders within and around the company (CFO, CEO, Corporate Development, Board of Directors, and investors). 

Director, Finance

Greater LA Area
4 days ago
We are looking for a Director, FP&A to join the Pluto TV Finance Team! This team is responsible for analyzing, presenting and forecasting the financial and business performance of the company. The team plays a meaningful role in enabling management to make fast, data-driven strategic decisions.


Santa Monica
16 hours ago
Renew Health is seeking a highly-motivated Controller with pharmacy benefit manager accounting experience to join our team. As our first Accounting hire, you will own the process of building out Renew Health’s accounting team, GAAP-compliant accounting procedures, and a scalable suite of accounting systems to efficiently support our growing business.  Reporting to the COO, you will lead Renew Health’s ongoing accounting activities and will serve as a strategic partner to company leadership in charting our financial path. The ideal candidate will have deep knowledge of PBM and Medicare accounting procedures, with a passion for building processes, systems, and teams to support a complex, high-growth business. 


Greater LA Area
2 weeks ago
Who we are Albert is a new type of financial service that uses powerful technology to automate your finances, with a team of human experts to guide you. Albert saves and invests automatically for you, helps you avoid overdrafts, finds savings you’re missing, identifies bills you’re overpaying, and much more. Text Albert a financial question, and we’ll not only offer guidance; we’ll help you make it happen.   We’re an LA-based startup with a


Santa Monica
2 weeks ago
We’re looking for a Controller to join our operations team. Are you a highly organized, process driven CPA or MBA? Do you enjoy creating systems that allow businesses to have transparency into their financial health enabling them to make fully informed strategic decisions? If so, we’d love to speak with you! As a Controller, you’ll lead financial operations for our hyper-growth business. You’ll invest your time to organize financial processes

Controller Salary ranges

The most common Controller salary in Los Angeles is between $150k - $160k.

Average Controller Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Controller make the most at companies with 500+ employees, earning $212,750 on average.

Controller Salary by gender

The average Controller salary for women is $140,000 and the average Controller salary for men is $176,333.

Controller Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Controller with 7+ years of experience is $168,500.

Average Finance salaries in Los Angeles

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Accountant $64,583
Min: $43K
Max: $150K
Financial Analyst $77,904
Min: $50K
Max: $125K
Budget Analyst $84,500
Min: $83K
Max: $86K
Senior Accountant $85,913
Min: $73K
Max: $161K
Senior Financial Analyst $103,567
Min: $75K
Max: $160K
Controller $149,880
Min: $58K
Max: $300K
Finance Director $158,543
Min: $98K
Max: $200K
Vice President of Finance $212,559
Min: $150K
Max: $350K
CFO (Chief Financial Officer) $251,188
Min: $145K
Max: $400K

Skills that affect Controller salaries in Los Angeles

Managerial Accounting
5% have this skill
Financial Accounting
5% have this skill
Financial analysis
4% have this skill
Financial Modeling
3% have this skill
Budget Management
3% have this skill
Operational Analysis
3% have this skill

Recent Controller salaries in Los Angeles

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A Controller reported a yearly salary of $300,000
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Los Angeles
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A Controller reported a yearly salary of $155,000
7+ Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
Los Angeles
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $140,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
Los Angeles
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $105,000 with +$10,500 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
Los Angeles
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A Controller reported a yearly salary of $130,000
7+ Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
Los Angeles
Yearly Salary
A controller reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
Los Angeles
1-5 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $155,000 with +$40,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
Los Angeles
Yearly Salary
A Controller reported a yearly salary of $195,000 with +$25,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
Los Angeles
1-5 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Senior Controller reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$30,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
Los Angeles
1-5 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Corporate Financial Controller reported a yearly salary of $175,000 with +$25,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
Los Angeles
1-5 Reports