Controller | VanderHouwen


Santa Clarita, California

Direct Hire

Post Date


Job Id: 62972

Our near century-old client is looking for a creative, team-oriented Controller to manage their accounting team full-time. This role is a great fit for someone who is passionate about problem-solving to support continuous growth of the company. If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you – apply today!

This role is anticipating a hybrid schedule and requires qualified candidates to commute weekly to offices in Santa Clarita, California.

Responsibilities of the Controller

  • Oversee, lead, and mentor team members in accounting and financial planning functions.
  • Review and reconcile transactions as needed to ensure accuracy and compliance.
  • Partner with management on forecasting, budgeting, and reporting activities.
  • Prepare financial statements and reporting packages.
  • Analyze risks and inform management as necessary.
  • Occasional travel may be required.

Controller Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or Economics required; CPA a plus.
  • 7 years of related experience including 5 years of supervisory responsibility.
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and project accounting with a manufacturing background.
  • Proficient with ERPs (SAP preferred) and MS Office Suite including advanced Excel skills; Power BI a plus.
  • Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Salary: $200k–$250k + Bonus (DOE)

Benefits are available to eligible full-time employees and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, wellness incentives, employee stock purchase options, and retirement plan options.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.


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