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  • Sage Staffing
  • Santa Clarita, CA, United States
  • Aug 06, 2017
ID: 7084823 VIEWS: 561 Full time Accounting

Job Description

A Santa Clarita-based private investigation firm offering risk assessments, threat management, litigation support and background screening services is seeking a well-rounded, detail-oriented, energetic accounting professional to serve as its full time controller.

Job Summary

This position will be responsible for overseeing and performing all the accounting needs of the company, including, but not limited to, the chart of accounts, revenue and direct cost items, the check register, payroll, account reconciliations and overall general ledger functions on a regular basis, including weekly, monthly, quarterly and year end.


Responsibilities of the Controller

  • Perform the general accounting for the company.
  • Provide complete compilation and reconciliation of the company’s fiscal year end general ledger, trial balance and reporting in order to assist the company’s Certified Public Accountant in its tax and other financial document preparation.
  • Perform and process the company’s payroll, which is done bi-weekly, as well as preparing and submitting the required payroll tax-related documents with the appropriate authorities.
  • Drive the yearly budgeting process and provide variance analysis on a periodic basic (e.g., monthly, quarterly, etc.).
  • Manage AR and AP aspects for the company and its business units.
  • Bank account reconciliation preparation and analysis.
  • Provide ad-hoc analysis and reporting.
  • Assist with the on boarding of new employees and the separation of employees, including, but not limited to, assisting the company with record keeping related to employees and ex-employees.
  • Coordinate with the company’s Third Party Administrator with respect to the company’s two retirement plans.


Requirements for of the Controller

  • At least ten (10) years accounting experience in a corporate environment (e.g., start-up, privately held, publicly held, etc.), preferably as a controller or senior accounting manager.
  • Must have the experience of “doing" and not merely “delegating" tasks.
  • Advanced knowledge of various computer applications (e.g., MS Word/Outlook/Excel), as well as QuickBooks expertise.
  • Knowledge of IRS/CA payroll tax depository and filing requirements.
  • Experience with advising members of management as to the financial and accounting aspects of the business.
  • Must possess accurate typing skills (60+ WPM preferred); 10 key by touch.



  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • CPA not required.

Salary $100K.

ABOUT Sage Staffing

Sage Staffing was founded in Santa Clarita in 1987. We were one of the first locally owned and operated staffing firms to be established here.

Our client list soon included some of the area’s best organizations, such as Princess Cruises, Newhall Land and Farming, the City of Santa Clarita, U.S. Borax, Cal Arts and College of the Canyons. This solid foundation gave us the ability to expand into the Antelope Valley with a second office in Palmdale.

Sage is now trusted by over 2,500 companies in the Santa Clarita, Antelope and San Fernando Valleys. Candidates and clients throughout the area know they can rely on us for a remarkable hiring experience.

Our mission is to be the most referred administrative/office staffing firm in the Santa Clarita and Antelope Valleys. We accomplish this by offering our candidates and clients a remarkable hiring experience.

You need the best people to achieve the best results – we get it. That’s why we put so much care into the little details that make just the right match.

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