Staff Accountant

SAFELY Building America?s Infrastructure Since 1972


Robert W. Pereira founded The Middlesex Corporation (TMC) in 1972. Through his vision, drive and commitment to Safety, Quality and Excellence, the organization, now encompassing various companies throughout the United States is a leader in the heavy civil construction and paving industries. This year, The Middlesex Corporation was ranked by ENR as the 211th largest contractor in the country out of more than 35,000 construction companies and 44th of the Top 50 Domestic Heavy Civil Contractors. The Middlesex Corporation is headquartered in Littleton, Massachusetts with regional offices in West Haven, Connecticut and Orlando, Florida.

The sustained success is a result of the Leadership and Team Members living the core values of Safety first in everything we do, Quality in all we offer, Integrity in the way we act and do business, Professionalism in how we represent ourselves and the company, Strong Work Ethic that produces positive results, and Commitment to the Success of all Team Members and Stakeholders.

Our Goal is to sustain our exemplary Safety record while growing into a diversified ?Top 100 ENR Company? and being recognized as ?One of the Best Places to Work.?

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 preparation.?

Department: Accounting and Finance

Reports To:?VP of Finance & Taxation / Controller / Assistant Controller

Status:?Full Time, Salaried?


  • 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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