SGPA Architecture and Planning SGPA Architecture and Planning Employer:
San Diego, CA, USLocation:
Thu, Mar 31 '22Posted on:

SGPA Architecture and Planning is a leading architectural design firm with offices in San Diego, San Francisco, and Fresno.  For over 50 years, we’ve become specialists in projects that feature or blend retail, residential, education, senior living, and wellness.  Our practice, committed to enhancing the quality of people’s lives through smart design, is rooted in creative approaches, effective management, and technology.  As a mid-sized firm, we're small enough to offer individual guidance and access to principals' expertise, yet large enough to engage in high-profile projects. SGPA's projects have repeatedly received national recognition and awards for design excellence, however our greatest honors come from clients who continue to return with new assignments.

Our San Diego office is seeking for an experienced Controller that can lead our accounting team through the following areas of responsibility:

 ACCOUNTING RESPONSIBILITIES (Monthly, Quarterly, Annually)

  •  Maintain Monthly Closing Schedule
  • Supervision of preparation of Contract invoices and Hourly and Reimbursable invoices
  • Supervision of Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and payroll processing
  • Cash management
  • Bank statement reconciliation
  • Preparation of Monthly Financial Statements including supporting Revenue and Cost Analysis
  • Preparation of Trial Balance and Monthly Closing Information
  • General Ledger account reconciliation
  • Work-In-Progress analysis and reconciliation; review of deferred invoices
  • Maintain and review schedules, i.e., Depreciation, PTO, etc.
  • Preparation of Balance Sheet and Statement of Income
  • Preparation of Quarterly Financial Reports for Board of Director Meetings
  • Preparation of year end audit work papers and draft of Annual Financial Statements
  • Preparation of Annual Financial Analysis for Shareholders’ Meeting
  • Monthly and Year End Ajera closing procedures
  • Corporate Stock Administration


  • Maintain and review Tax Compliance Schedule
  • Tax filings (Corporate/Payroll)
  • Year-end reconciliation for 401(k), Workers Compensation, 1099’s, etc.
  • Preparation of 401k Reports for preparation of Form 5500, 401k ADP Testing, Employer Match True-up, etc.
  • Tax credit knowledge


  • Review employee medical benefits and work with broker on updating/renewing benefits; scheduling of employee meeting
  • Review and complete firm insurance policies renewal applications for General Liability Insurance, Professional Liability Insurance, etc.
  • Review and Administrator 401k Plan Document/Compliance Issues


  • Accounting Staff/Administrative Staff supervision, training and performance appraisals

Our Office Culture

We are proud to support our teams work-life balance by offering flexible and remote work hours. Our unique office hours of 7:30am to 5:30pm Monday to Thursday allows you to enjoy longer weekends, as the office closes at 11:30am every Friday.

Additional Benefits of joining our team

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including 401k, medical, dental, paid vacation, group life insurance, paid family leave, disability, flexible spending options and annual holiday time of 8 days.  Capable and enthusiastic job performance will be rewarded with opportunity and responsibility.

SGPA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that values Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in our team and hiring processes. 

To apply, email your resume to SGPA Human Resources at No phone calls, please.

We are happy to schedule a virtual or in-person tour for qualified interested applicants.


To apply, email your resume to SGPA Human Resources at No phone calls, please.

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