Financial Control Officer - Salary and Career
Financial Services, Exchange and Control Supervisors

Financial Control Officer - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They supervise and control various financial services, assets and logistics, prepare budgets, make payments, perform collections, control assets, close foreign exchange, analyze credit, coordinate cashiers, manage logistical processes and manage warehouse/inventory. They supervise work teams, guiding and evaluating performance in search of the best quality at work.

How much does an Financial Control Officer earn

A Financial Control Officer earns between $1.576 and $12.691 per month, with an average monthly salary of $4.380 and a median salary of $3.000 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 5.630 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Financial Control Officer

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 4.380 52.557 1.095 21
1º Quartile 1.576 18.910 394 7
Median Salary 3.000 36.000 750 14
3º Quartile 9.679 116.147 2.420 45
Higher Salary 12.691 152.295 3.173 60


Professional job categories

  • Administrative services workers
    • officers
      • administrative services supervisors (except customer service)
        • financial services, exchange and control supervisors

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Main workplaces

Financial Services, Exchange and Control Supervisors the positions of this CBO family work in various fields of activities, such as diverse industries, logistics operators and business activities. They are normally employed with a formal contract with occasional supervision, reporting directly to managers and having subordinates. In the case of foreign exchange supervisors, there is the possibility of working on their own. They carry out their work during the day and indoors.


What does it take to work in the field of Financial Services, Exchange and Control Supervisors

For the exercise of these occupations, a complete higher education is required. The full exercise of activities requires, on average, three to four years of experience in the area and, for some occupations, a basic professional qualification course of up to 200 class hours.


Functions and activities of Financial Control Officer

Financial Services, Exchange and Control Supervisors must:

  • manage logistical processes;
  • coordinate boxes;
  • perform collection;
  • budget;
  • manage inventory;
  • control assets;
  • elaborate budget;
  • coordinate cashiers;
  • perform billing;
  • make payments;
  • supervise teamwork;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • prepare budget;
  • manage logistics processes;
  • supervise team work;
  • close exchange;
  • manage inventory/warehouse;
  • analyze credit;

  • Activities

    • control material receipt flow;
    • set credit limits;
    • complete audits (internal and external);
    • monitor bank charges;
    • identify the need for new equipment;
    • present the results of the goals of the area/sector;
    • participate in the elaboration of standards and procedure manuals;
    • provide information about assets;
    • control product dispatch flow;
    • collect economic indices;
    • supervise revaluation of assets by third parties;
    • set work priorities;
    • participate in the definition of types of packaging and ways of packaging materials and/or products ;
    • analyze documents for exchange closing;
    • resolve pending issues with technical and commercial areas;
    • manage attendance/point control (absences, delays, justifications);
    • issue billing statement;
    • manage material and/or product requisitions;
    • incorporate well;
    • control conditions for packaging materials and/or products;
    • reconcile values;
    • contract exchange;
    • evaluate international banks indicated by customers;
    • consolidate area information;
    • control stock of unserviceable materials and/or products;
    • receive documents from the export department;
    • define material purchasing needs;
    • monitor performance indicators;
    • scaling available resources (humans, materials, equipment);
    • establish packing and material identification method;
    • resolve export financial issues;
    • adjust value of revalued assets;
    • collect overdue securities;
    • demonstrate agility;
    • project expenses by areas;
    • promote team empowerment;
    • hire an insurance company;
    • consult customer registration information;
    • register invoices;
    • control production flow;
    • control loans between related companies (mutual);
    • plan a vacation roster;
    • negotiate payment terms with suppliers;
    • participate in the development of standards and procedure manuals;
    • analyze customer orders;
    • propose lawsuits against defaulters;
    • download received titles;
    • work as a team;
    • perform agreements with customers;
    • participate in the definition of corporate goals;
    • monitor international shipping;
    • negotiate interest rates;
    • control incoming resources;
    • track company purchase orders;
    • demonstrate negotiation skills;
    • calculate abc inventory curve;
    • check box closing documentation;
    • monitor expiration date of materials and/or products;
    • supervise inventory;
    • transfer ownership of assets;
    • control purchase order balance;
    • plan teamwork;
    • raise market prices;
    • search for feed back from customers (level of logistics services);
    • plan cash flow;
    • search bank fees;
    • analyze customer registration information;
    • control supply contract balances;
    • prepare documents for closing (invoices);
    • work as a team;
    • perform collection of securities in portfolio;
    • establish production goals by area/sector/activity;
    • demonstrate analytical ability;
    • list payments to be made;
    • manage conflicts;
    • demonstrate flexibility;
    • project revenue;
    • demonstrate holistic vision ability;
    • guide areas according to company goals and objectives;
    • guide employees in the use and maintenance of equipment;
    • register customers;
    • demonstrate ability to make decisions;
    • plan vacation roster;
    • generate history of international clients;
    • monitor movement of materials and/or products according to the abc curve;
    • monitor litigation processes;
    • provide subsidies for drafting a supply contract;
    • determine the type of asset for depreciation purposes;
    • confirm asset plating;
    • demonstrate initiative;
    • reassess projections;
    • hire a shipping agent;
    • plan a holiday roster;
    • decide on guarantees for granting credit;
    • motivate team;
    • examine accounts payable;
    • sort assets by cost center;
    • control stock levels (quantity, value...);
    • inventory assets;
    • decide on admitting or terminating employees;
    • generate documents for accounting;
    • check compliance with legal and safety standards;
    • identify the need to hire employees;
    • manage delivery of materials and/or products;
    • prepare financial and economic statements;
    • monitor arrival of original import documents;
    • inventory assets;
    • generate depreciation and fixed assets reports;
    • perform export collection;
    • check payments made;
    • guide the execution of the work;
    • negotiate terms, quantity, conditions with suppliers and/or customers;
    • plan stocking of materials and/or products;
    • control budget execution;
    • demonstrate objectivity;
    • forecast receipts;
    • manage availability of values between cashiers or branches;
    • elaborate specific procedures and rules for the area;
    • identify unpaid securities;
    • collect financial and economic data of the company;
    • demonstrate leadership;
    • send titles to notaries or outsourced collection companies;
    • supervise the receipt of materials;
    • forward unpaid export invoices to management;
    • assist in budget preparation;
    • download assets;
    • distribute tasks;
    • analyze objectives and goals defined by the company;
    • request purchase for restocking;
    • control fixed cash fund;
    • evaluate employee performance;
    • keep an updated customer record;
    • supervise application of the peps method (first in, first out);
    • control loans, banking applications;
    • suppress credits;
    • compare estimated and actual values;
    • analyze the needs of the areas;
    • estimate personnel cost;
    • control bank balances;
    • plan receipts;
    • schedule payments;
    • supervise the receipt of materials;
    • prepare reports, forms, spreadsheets...;


    Sectors that hire Financial Control Officer the most in the job market

    • combined office and administrative support services
    • temporary labor lease
    • retail merchandise in general, with predominance of food products - supermarkets
    • road transport of cargo, except dangerous goods and removals, intercity, interstate and international
    • building construction
    • hospital care activities
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • accounting activities
    • holdings of non-financial institutions
    • document preparation and specialized administrative support services




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