Madrid, March 31, 2023.
The '3rd X-ray of the Controller in Spanish companies' prepared by GCCI confirms that it is one of the positions most in demand due to the strategic role it is assuming in companies. The continuous uncertainty has led to the fact that they are entrusted with the management of valuable information for decision-making, which is rewarded with an average salary of more than €80,000 in large companies and €100,000 in management positions. In addition, it ratifies him as the catalyst of the urgent digital transformation
The third 'X-ray of the Controller in the Spanish company' carried out by the Global Chartered Controller Institute (GCCI) has already seen the light. The study, the only one published in Spain, has been presented at the Madrid headquarters of the consulting firm EY, and is the main reference for learning about the evolution of the Controller profession. The general director of GCCI, Lola Lozano, has highlighted that the report corroborates that "today it is one of the most stable and promising positions in the labor market due to the strategic role it plays in facing the challenge of growing in a highly competitive market". This edition, the report investigates in two large sections. On the one hand, the remuneration of the Controllers, coordinated by the Strategic Director of GCCI, Juan Hernández. On the other, the economic and work context in which they carry out their work, for which they have had the collaboration of the Autonomous University of Madrid, the University of Vigo and East Anglia in the United Kingdom. In the first section, the X-ray indicates that the professional experience and the size of the companies are the two variables that mark the salaries. Thus, the current average salary of the Controller increases significantly with the years of dedication of the professional, exceeding 80,000 euros, especially when they provide value and solutions thanks to their knowledge and can exceed 100,000 euros in management positions. High demand for These professionals Remuneration is also the trigger for active job search: 94% of those who are above the average do not consider changes, while one in three of those who are far below think about changing company . A decision based on the high demand for these professionals, especially if they have a strategic vision and are capable of providing relevant information for decision-making. The second section of the report, presented by the researcher at the Autonomous University of Madrid, Vanessa Miguéns, points out the solidity with which the Management Control area has established itself in companies and the relevance of the use of digital tools for optimal controller performance. Its evolution towards the figure of Business Partner also stands out, especially in larger companies, where it not only assists in the company's decision-making, but also participates in the process. 83% would choose the same profession In In this sense, more than 50% of professionals value networking and informal relationships as two essential elements to establish their role as a strategic partner. In fact, they frequently participate in events that allow them to build a network of contacts with professionals, both inside and outside their organization, to generate business opportunities. This 3rd X-ray also reveals the high degree of satisfaction that exists among Controllers regarding the performance of their duties. It is very significant that 83% say they would choose the same profession again.
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