Accounting /Payroll Specialist in San Jose, CA at ARS

Date Posted: 8/10/2018

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Job Description

Company: American Residential Services

At over $850 million in annual revenue, American Residential Services (ARS) is one of the nation's largest Plumbing and Heating -Air Conditioning service providers. We are currently experiencing tremendous growth, and are seeking an Accounting/Payroll Specialist to expand our dynamic accounting team in our office located San Jose, California.


Provides accounting and payroll support to our Accounting Department for effective handling of financial and payroll record operations.

Job Duties include:

  • Daily processing of accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions.
  • Assist Controller with month end reconciliation, job costing, purchase orders, work orders and change orders.
  • Maintains and reconcile petty cash accounts, checkbook, GL and Journal entries.
  • Perform customer credit checks, set up new customer accounts, and update customer information.
  • Monitor AR aging and perform collection calls as needed.
  • Set up new vendors and subcontractors.
  • Accurately prepare and process weekly payroll for hourly employees and sales commission based employees.
  • Process paperwork for new hires including background checks, drug test and direct deposit forms.
  • Process paperwork for employee terminations including calculating final payments.
  • Handle customer complaints and coordinate with project coordinator to ensure customer satisfaction by pulling city permits, scheduling city inspections and requesting certificates of insurance.
  • Investigate and resolve customer billing concerns and respond to customer inquiries.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • HS diploma or GED equivalent and 4-6 years of experience in accounting is required, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Familiarity with accounting principles and practices.
  • Computer literacy and 10-key skills.
  • Ability to create and interpret spreadsheets.



ARS-Rescue Rooter is an Equal Opportunity Employer AA/EOE/M/F/V/D. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, ARS-Rescue Rooter may provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.


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