PP&Co Opportunity


The Controller is responsible to manage the day to day financial operations and process of a 12 Partner accounting firm with offices in San Jose, Santa Cruz, and Portland Oregon.




  • Monthly Accounting/Billing –
    • Manage time input into a practice management software, producing work in process reports and billing at the end of each month
    • Review billing by Partner with the Partner
    • Prepare billing analysis reports by Partner, by department, by location and recap of billing, writedown and holds
    • Email Partners with WIP recap reports during and at the end of the billing cycle
    • Post billing from Practice Management software to general ledger
  • Accounts Payable
    • Manage the posting of invoices to Sage software. Review for appropriate approval and coding
    • Manage the printing of checks for signature and attach appropriate backup for signature
    • Manage AP and the timing of payments in conjunction with cash flow management
  • Collections
    • Review daily deposits and posting to appropriate accounts in Practice Management
    • Post monthly receipts appropriately to Sage Software
    • Manage the periodic AR review with Partners to enhance collections
  • General Ledger
    • Post general journal entry for payroll to the appropriate departments and locations in general ledger
    • Post billing journal entry in general ledger
    • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations for 6 bank accounts
    • Review general ledger
    • Prepare monthly financial statements for 3 entities
    • Prepare month end and yearend close of Sage
  • Cash Management
    • Manage the preparation of daily deposits to the bank
    • Manage the preparation of cash reporting to Partners
    • Monitor and follow up with clients with past due accounts
    • Review bank activity in bank accounts on a daily basis
    • Manage cash flow, including utilization of LOC
  • Payroll
    • Manage the preparation and payment of semi-monthly payroll
    • Prepare Payroll reports by department and location
    • Prepare time entry analysis reports as needed
  • Miscellaneous
    • Assist with preparation of annual budget
    • Prepare for annual insurance renewal
    • Assist with the preparation of annual tax returns
    • Develop and improve financial information gathering and reporting to Partners so that they may better manage the business
    • Further improve the efficiency of the accounting department
    • Gather information and prepare reports for annual meeting
    • Complete various annual surveys with Firm financial information
  • Management
    • Manage a staff on one full time accountant and preferably manage others who participate in the above


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent
  • 5 years’ experience in financial management at a Professional Services Firm
  • Ability to work extended hours as necessary
  • Strong multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Software:
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel
    • Sage software (or similar, preferred)
    • Practice Management software (or similar, preferred)
    • ADP Payroll software (or similar, preferred)

Petrinovich Pugh & Company, LLP is a well-established and dynamic accounting and consulting firm.  We have approximately 85 employees with offices in Downtown San Jose, Santa Cruz and Portland, Oregon. Our depth of knowledge and expertise, combined with an extensive alliance network, allows us to become a true partner in our clients’ financial success.  We seek to attract and retain professionals who appreciate a fun, friendly environment in which to advance their careers.


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