Action Air Conditioning, Heating & Solar
  • San Marcos, CA, USA
  • 20.00-35.00 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Who are we looking for? An ambitious individual with an aptitude for following and improving daily processes. Someone who flourishes in a fast-paced environment that is constantly growing in size and complexity. A self-starter that works effectively on their own and communicates well with the team. You've got a flair for numbers, you consider Excel a friend, you're motivated by results and you're not afraid play as hard as you work. You thrive in a collaborative environment and nothing feels better than doing a job successfully. To succeed in this role, the candidate must be willing to be flexible and open to new tasks and be comfortable multitasking in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.

Construction Staff Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Provide end-to-end project accounting management support from project creation to close-out.
  • Ensure project set up aligns in accounting system with company accounting standards and project requirements.
  • Partner with Controller, Project Managers and Senior Leaders regarding budgets and phase set up to assist with project monitoring and job costs.
  • Review and report project WIP, revenue, budget variances and profitability, and ensure all billable expenses have been billed, Track project comments and WIP status.
  • Review weekly reports to ensure revenue is being captured to the proper projects/phases and make revenue adjustments and/or allocations.
  • Posting payment, maintain and reconcile all payments for end of month
  • Manage A/R daily
  • Make daily contact via phone and email with customers regarding A/R
  • Assist with monthly close processes including maintaining the monthly close checklist
  • Support management in completing special projects, ad-hoc reporting and analysis requests, and other tasks as assigned
  • Work closely with the Controller to understand and ensure accuracy of all financial reporting activity including monthly, quarterly and annual statements¬∑
  • Reviews, investigates, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents and reports
  • Transactional Research and Analysis


  • 1-3 years of Accounting Experience w/ emphasis on project/WIP accounting
  • Construction accounting experience highly preferred
  • Acute understanding of accounting principles
  • Ability to work well with others and effectively on your own
  • Minimum of an intermediate understanding working within Excel
  • Experience with Sage a plus
  • Detail and deadline-oriented
  • Strong organization skills
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or similar
  • Ability to take ownership of tasks and see them through to completion
  • Intellectual curiosity and passion for learning
  • Strong written and verbal communications, including the ability to raise issues appropriately to the right level internally and externally to resolve
  • Widely trusted and seen as a direct, truthful individual; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; doesn't misrepresent him/herself for personal gain
  • Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn't stop at the first answers
  • Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers
  • Can effectively cope with and manage through change and shifting priorities
  • Has a positive and constructive sense of humor and can laugh at him/herself with others

Job Type: Full-time


  • A/R & Collections: 1 year (Required)
  • Accounting: 1 year (Required)
  • 1 - 2 years construction accounting experience highly preferred.

What we offer:

  • *Competitive Pay
  • *401k Match
  • *$15,000 Paid Term Life Insurance
  • *100% Paid Employee Medical
  • *Paid PTO
  • *10 paid holidays
  • *Dental insurance
  • *Vision insurance

Enjoy working for a stable company with a 47 year history, A+ BBB rating, seven-time Angie's List Super Service Award Winner, Six-Time Winner and Finalist of the Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics!!

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