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Why Sterling?

We have a proven track record of success in supporting staffing companies and IT consulting firms by providing financial resources and the value-added services that independents need to remain competitive. While three-quarters of all start-ups fail due to under-capitalization, an estimated 95% of Sterling’s clients prosper. When you work with us, you have a team of seasoned professionals at your service, and we understand the ins and outs of your business. Over 80% of our staff has been with Sterling Payroll Finance for more than 10 years, so you can feel confident in our stability and experience. We have the financial strength, expertise, and a full suite of services to meet all of your payroll funding and processing needs.

Our Background

Sterling’s Payroll Finance professionals know first-hand what it takes to operate a company like yours – over 80% of our employees have worked for or operated staffing firms. We understand that sales, recruiting, job orders, and payroll are the lifeblood of your business. We also understand that time spent on collections, tax filings, and adjusting to complex and changing laws means less attention to what is most important to your success – fulfilling your clients’ staffing needs. Sterling Payroll Finance was the first provider of funding, back-office, and software solutions exclusively for the temporary staffing industry. Since 1981, our sole focus has been the efficient and expert delivery of essential services that help our clients grow and prosper.

Our Business

With Sterling’s services, temporary staffing firms can enjoy the same economies of scale as the larger regional or national staffing firms. We handle payroll processing, payroll tax preparation and filing, invoicing and accounts receivable management, business reports, and credit analysis. Plus, our proprietary web-based front- and back-end software streamlines your entire operation. Our unlimited temporary payroll funding, which you can obtain with or without utilizing our back-office services, gives staffing companies the financial capacity to grow in a cash-intensive industry and compete with formidable national and regional providers.

Our Clients

Sterling Payroll Finance supports temporary staffing firms that range from start-ups to multi-office enterprises with hundreds of millions per year in revenue. 60% of our clients have revenues under $10 million and 33% of our clients have revenues under $1 million. Clients can utilize either our funding or operational services, or both – we are flexible because every client has different needs. We currently service more than 400 staffing offices across the country, and each week we help our clients pay upwards of 20,000 temporary workers in a wide variety of professional, medical, technical, and other white- and blue-collar jobs. By outsourcing all back-office functions to Sterling, our clients can focus 100% of their attention on what they do best – sell, recruit, and make money.

Our Philosophy

We believe the way we deliver our solutions is just as important as the quality of our products. Every client has a team of seasoned professionals at their service, and we take pride in serving you ethically, honestly, and with integrity. We frequently request client feedback to ensure that we are consistent in our attention to detail, responsiveness, and cutting-edge technology – because we always want to be your first choice for payroll funding and back-office services.