Southeast Region

Staff Accountant

Position Summary: 

The Staff Accountant will be heavily involved in fixed asset related functions, assist with the monthly closing process, perform accounts payable and accounts receivable functions to include intercompany transactions, assist in preparation of project financial statement and other reports, participate in internal and external audits and various tax return preparations.


  • Manage fixed assets acquisition and disposal, working closely with the Fleet Department
  • Maintain fixed assets database in various systems
  • Prepare equipment-related reports integral to monthly posting of job costs Reports include:
    • Equipment usage postage reports of equipment hours including reviewing and posting to Heavy Job & Viewpoint
    • Various other ad hoc reports and Excel analysis
  • Process miscellaneous accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions including intercompany transactions
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations for related entities and prepare cash flow reports as needed
  • Perform bank-related functions such as daily cash deposit, daily cash reporting and cash receipt/disbursement analysis
  • Assist in preparation of monthly Job Cost reports for all construction projects
  • Participate in year-end external financial audit and income tax return preparation as well as on-going internal job estimate to complete and process control audits
  • Prepare and/or assist in preparation of certain state sales and use tax returns including processing of ACH payments
  • Assist in preparation of property tax returns for various states
  • Prepare ad hoc reports as needed
  • Become proficient with general ledger/financial reporting software – Viewpoint
  • Communicate with various levels of management to gather, analyze and summarize financial information


  • Business Administration major with concentration in Accounting
  • Previous experience in construction and percentage of completion preferred but not necessary
  • Knowledge of Viewpoint software preferred but not necessary
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills

Necessary Attributes:

  • Attention to detail, organization, prioritization and ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Must possess the ability to adapt to different personalities and management styles
  • Team player and with strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with a team in an efficient and effective manner
  • Self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Reliance on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Dedicated and hard working
  • Possess strong leadership qualities
  • Above average organizational skills 

Please see HR for information on physical demands and work environment of this job. 

The Middlesex Corporation is an “Equal Opportunity Employer—Minorities, Females, Veterans and Disabled Persons”

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