A-C Electric Company is growing rapidly and has an immediate need for a full-time Disbursements and Payroll Accounting Specialist.

The Disbursements and Payroll Accounting Specialist provides day-to-day support of accounts payable and payroll functions, delivering accurate results utilizing established procedures under the direction of the Accounting Supervisor. This position offers opportunity for growth while working with and learning from some of the electrical industry’s best in a challenging, fast-paced, fun environment.


Accounts Payable

  • AMEX payment processing and management
    • AMEX – Invoice Selection & Email Remittance
  • Ensure fully trained on subcontractor/related in payables
    • Prepare Checks for Mailing
    • Releases
    • Handle Vendor Inquiries
    • Print Hand Cut Checks
    • Credit Applications
    • All PO Invoice Entry
  • Ensure accuracy of entry of subcontracts & revisions
  • Ensure accuracy of invoice processing and entry
    • Follow up for All Invoices Not Approved Timely
    • Confirm Invoices in Spectrum
  • Ensure accuracy of Subcontractor Log and review back up documents
    • Maintain Document Tracking (Approved Subcontract List)
  • Ensure accuracy of city business license renewals
  • Ensure accuracy of PO’s
  • Prepare & Code Special Handling Invoices: Insurance, Emp Reimb, Credit Payments, etc.
  • Prepare ARCO Bill for Entry (1st & 15th)
  • Enter Field Checks
  • EDD Monthly Reports for Independent Contractors
  • Backup for:
    • Enter invoices
    • Enter Manual checks for ACH payments


  • Input CPR payroll
  • Prepare Monthly union reports
  • Monthly OCIP reports
  • EDD New Hire Reports
  • Backup
    • print weekly payroll checks/direct deposits (ACE)
    • reconcile payroll to Spectrum/reports prior to final transmission and posting
    • maintain payroll reports and files ensuring accuracy for record keeping and audits
    • setup, maintenance, and reconciliation of all employee payroll garnishments, tax forms, direct deposits, and other employee benefits, including coordination and communication with the employee as needed
    • quarterly payroll tax returns
    • Union labor rate schedules (base wage rate and fringe schedules) update in Spectrum & Send to Div.
    • Payroll Tax Deposits
    • Payroll Processing
    • Payroll Entry
    • Layoff/Termination checks
    • New Hire Setups or Review of
    • MVR & ARCO set up


  • Positive pay daily check & EFT’s Received
  • Generate & Upload Positive Pay File
  • Enter Schedule of Account Balances (Daily Cash)
  • Backup for:
    • Scan daily deposit to WF CEO & Submit
    • Enter Wires

Quarter Close                          

  • W/C Schedule


  • Medical/Dental Ins (New Hire Packets & AP Invoices)
  • Various duties as may be necessary.
  • Backup for:
    • Prepare overnight bags
    • Mail for Presort
    • Phone Coverage


  • Basic accounting skills; (1) journal entries, (2) reconciliation, (3) research and problem solving, (4) reporting.
  • Strong mathematical skills; basic arithmetic and algebraic functions.
  • Analytical skills: ability to understand the correlation between each accounting module and the general ledger.
  • Maintain records and files in an organized manner for prompt retrieval.
  • Ability to accept responsibility and ownership as it relates to the position’s duties and expectations.


  • High School Diploma
  • Four years experience in an administrative accounting role.
  • Two years Construction industry experience in administrative or accounting role.
  • Proficiency in relevant computing applications (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, web browser)
  • Experience with Spectrum preferred.


  • Health and dental plans
  • Paid vacations and holidays
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and long term disability plans
  • Pension plan
  • Two profit sharing plans
  • Incentive and recognition programs
  • Relocation assistance

More About Us:
Founded in 1945, A-C Electric Company has grown into one of the largest electrical contractors in Central California with Division locations in Bakersfield, Fresno and Visalia. We pride ourselves in employing the best and the brightest individuals, utilizing the highest quality materials and the latest construction methods to ensure that our customers receive the level of quality and value that they deserve. Our superior project performance, professionalism and stability is evidenced by our bond rating, which is one of the best in the industry.


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A-C Electric Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, women and minorities are encouraged to apply.