Controller/HR Manager - Riverside, CA

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ARS/Rescue Rooter is seeking an experienced Controller/Accounting Manager to support our service center team in Riverside, CA! This is an outstanding opportunity for a hands-on professional who is not afraid to roll up their sleeves and be an individual contributor while also supporting the team in a fast-paced environment.


The selected candidate will be responsible for managing the accounting and financial control activities and Human Resources for the local service center. The chosen candidate will provide direct support through partnership with the general manager. Financial presentations, in-depth account analysis, exception/variance reporting, trend and forecasting analysis and labor wage evaluation are among the accountabilities. This individual will work as an integral service center leadership member and will drive continuous profitability improvements in all areas of the service center.


ARS Offers: $95,000.00 to $110,000.00 + DOE, Eligibility to participate in the Controller and Human Resources bonus plans; Health Benefits to include: medical, dental, vision, healthiest you 24/7 teledoc, EPA, as well as 401K w/co match, PTO, Holidays, life, accident optional coverages and a chance to give back through our Night to Shine and St. Jude’s charity support.


  • Maintain close working relationship with the general manager and all line managers to coordinate facility objectives while assisting in cost improvement initiatives
  • Interface with other service center functional groups (service, sales, dispatch, fleet, customer service, purchasing, safety) to evaluate financial impact of current/future activities
  • Install and monitor financial controls within various reporting functions such as material control, shipping/receiving, purchasing, labor reporting and the central A/P processing, etc.
  • Conduct profitability studies and cost reduction analysis for all operating areas of the facility
  • Coordinate the development of monthly financial statements, quarterly forecast, annual operating, and capital plans
  • Perform month-end and year-end close procedures
  • Job Costing, inventory management and control.
  • Review and reconcile account balances and oversee billing, credit, and collections
  • Prepare annual budgets
  • Prepare, review, and submit payroll each pay period
  • Provide current and prospective employees with information about policies, job duties, working conditions, wages, opportunities for promotion, and employee benefits
  • Identify legal risks, conduct quarterly audits, and ensure government reporting for EEO, ERISA and Wage & Hour regulations
  • Manage facets of the staffing process, including the administration of pre-employment testing, new hire orientation, and onboarding.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or a related discipline and minimum of 5 years of general accounting experience are required.
  • Related education and /or training or any equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) is required.
  • JD Edwards & Success ware software experience is preferred.
  • Intermediate or expert proficiency using Microsoft Office products, MS Word, Excel (pivot tables, v-lookup, extensive reporting) and Outlook are required.
  • Experience in payroll and human resources administration is preferred.
  • Demonstrates strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills, with ability to establish cross function relationships.
  • Proven leadership and possession of problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of computerized accounting systems to include word processing, spreadsheet software and integrated ERP/ accounting systems.

This is not a Remote Position.


Apply today! or contact Sonia Brizland – Division Recruiter 951-441-5821


We require background checks and drug tests on all employees. American Residential Services will consider qualified applicants in a manner and in compliance with the California Fair Chance Act (AB 1008).


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