Assistant Controller at EMCOR Group, Inc. in Irvine, California

Posted in Other 2 days ago.

Job Description:


Mesa Energy Systems is a wholly owned subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc. EMCOR is the world's leading provider of mechanical and electrical construction and facilities services, including planning, consulting, and operations and maintenance. Mesa Energy Systems is a HVAC mechanical services company that provides fully integrated solutions for preventative maintenance and repair, upgrading existing mechanical, electrical, and controls systems to provide the most efficient economic solutions to meet customer expectations.

Job Title: Assistant Controller

Job Summary: Mesa Energy Systems has an immediate need for an Assistant Controller in Irvine, CA. This position is responsible for assisting the Controller in directing the Company's accounting and finance functions. These functions include establishing and maintaining the Company's accounting principles, practices, procedures and initiatives as well as preparing and analyzing financial reports, and presenting findings and recommendations to top management. In performing the duties of an Assistant Controller, an employee must demonstrate expertise in a wide variety of business concepts, practices and procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and post journal entries

  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations

  • Review Projects for accurate cost estimates (ECAC) and proper revenue recognition

  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare financial statements

  • Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures

  • Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close

  • Monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures

  • Identify and resolve accounting discrepancies

  • Review preparation of quarterly and annual sales/use tax returns

  • Prepare annual corporate tax package

  • Financial audit preparation and coordinate the audit process

  • Ensure accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses

  • Assist in monitoring of internal controls

  • Analyze financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures, provide recommendations and solutions to business and financial problems

  • Maintains financial staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results

  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies

  • Protects operations by keeping financial information and plans confidential


  • Bachelor's or higher degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited university

  • Strong understanding of accounting theory and GAAP

  • Experience in construction accounting beneficial, but not required

  • Experience in Accounting system conversion a plus, but not required

  • Knowledge of auditing practices and principles

  • Knowledge of applicable laws, codes and regulations

  • Knowledge and experience with corporate accounting systems, COINS software familiarity beneficial

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in accounting

  • CPA a plus, but not required

  • Advanced working knowledge of Excel

  • Experience in staff management

  • Experience in corporate finance

We offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package and are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success. Equal Opportunity Employer.