Canada MBD: Finance, Accounting, and Legal

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Finance, accounting, and legal teams are essential to any company, making the competitive talent market across industries especially tight. Knowing what the market is offering and paying competitively is crucial for securing, motivating, and keeping your key employees. Having current, reliable market data is necessary for setting pay at the right level.

The Finance, Accounting and Legal Survey segment of the Canada MBD: Mercer Benchmark Database includes total compensation salary data for more than 780 positions to help guide your compensation planning for roles across four main career streams:

  • Executive
  • Management
  • Para-professional
  • Professional
Gain confidence in your pay strategy with relevant, timely compensation data.

Participation open: March - May

Data effective : April 1

Results publish: September

2023 Results Available

  • 783 positions published
  • CAD 2,050 – 5,230
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Survey Statistics

  • # Positions Surveyed: 1,839
  • # Positions Published: 783
  • # Organizations: 1,147
  • # Observations: 105,681

Based on data from the 2023 Canada MBD: Finance, Accounting, and Legal survey. Data minimum and suppression rules account for the difference between the number of positions surveyed and published.

Data Collected

  • Base Pay
  • Long-term Incentive Eligibility and Grants
  • Organization Data
  • Salary Ranges
  • Short-term Incentive Eligibility and Amounts
  • Years in Organization
  • Years in Position

Data Analyzed


  • Banking/Financial Services
  • Chemicals
  • Consumer Goods
  • Energy
  • High Tech
  • Insurance/Reinsurance
  • Life Sciences
  • Logistics
  • Mining & Metals
  • Other Manufacturing
  • Other Non-Manufacturing
  • Retail & Wholesale
  • Services (Non-Financial)
  • Transportation Equipment

Geographic Area

  • Metropolitan
  • National
  • Regional

Organization Size

  • Assets
  • Gross Premiums
  • Net Revenue
  • Net Sales Revenue
  • Number of Employees
  • Operating Expenses/Budget

Career Streams Analyzed

  • Executive
  • Management
  • Para-Professional
  • Professional

Positions Families Analyzed

  • Asset/Investment Management
  • Capital Markets/Investment Banking
  • Communications & Corporate Affairs
  • Consumer & Commercial Banking
  • Data Analytics/Warehousing, & Business Intelligence
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Insurance
  • Legal, Compliance & Audit
  • Outsourcing & Global Capability Centers
  • Trading & Dealing

Position Sub-Families Analyzed

  • Accounting
  • Accounts Payable/Receivable
  • Banking & Finance (Outsourcing & Global Capability Centers)
  • Business Strategy & Planning
  • Capital Markets/Investment Banking Leadership
  • Claims Services
  • Communications & Corporate Affairs Leadership
  • Compliance
  • Corporate Compliance & Legal Leadership
  • Credit & Collections
  • Data Analytics & Business Intelligence (BI)
  • Data Analytics/Warehousing, & Business Intelligence Management
  • Data Management, Processing & Analytics (Outsourcing & Global Capability Centers)
  • Environmental and Employee Health & Safety
  • Finance & Accounting (Outsourcing & Global Capability Centers)
  • Finance & Accounting Leadership
  • Finance Generalists
  • Financial Control
  • Fraud Management
  • Internal Audit
  • Investment Banking Operations
  • Investment Research
  • Investor Relations
  • Legal
  • Legal & Compliance Management
  • Lending & Leasing Operations
  • Management Accounting
  • Portfolio/Fund Management
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Risk Management
  • Tax
  • Traders
  • Treasury
  • Underwriting & Loss Control


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2023 CA MBD: Finance, Accounting, and Legal survey CAD 2,050 CAD 5,230

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  • Survey purchase includes access for three (3) users. Additional users may be added during checkout for CAD 220 each per module/survey.
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Participating Companies

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Position List & Sample Report

Position List

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Sample Report

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2023 Survey Participation

2023 survey participation is now closed. The act of submitting data to a survey is known as survey participation and your company is then viewed as a participant. Survey participation is open to all organizations and is not required to purchase results.

Key Dates:

  • Participation opens March 1, 2023
  • Participation closes May 4, 2023

Why should you participate?

  • Align your pay to the market
  • Maximize your budget by making informed decisions to ensure you are not overpaying or underpaying
  • Secure a significant discount on survey results
  • Receive invitations to exclusive participant-only events

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2023 Canada MBD: Finance, Accounting, and Legal CAD 2,050 CAD 5,230

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  • Participation Start Date03/01/2023
  • Participation End Date05/04/2023
  • RegionCA
  • Sub TitleCritical data for essential positions
  • Short DescriptionCreate and evaluate competitive compensation offerings for your finance, accounting, and legal positions.
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