Senior Staff Accountant Job at The Middlesex Corporation, Middlesex County, MA

  • The Middlesex Corporation
  • Middlesex County, MA

Job Description

Position Title:

Senior Staff Accountant

Date Posted:



Littleton, MA

Salary Interval:


Pay Range:


Application Instructions

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 222nd largest contractor in the country out of more than 35,000 construction companies and 50th 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.”

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

Team Member Competitive Benefits:

  • 401k Savings Plan with 25% Company Match
  • Health/Vision/Dental Insurance
  • Life/Disability Insurance
  • Paid Vacation/Holidays
  • FSA
  • Voluntary Benefits
  • Health Care Advocate
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training 
  • Team Member Referral Program

Please complete the employment application for consideration of employment with The Middlesex Corporation.

We are an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, age, sex, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, or other legally protected status.

Position Description

Position Summary:

The Senior Staff Accountant will perform full-cycle accounting, contract administration, and assist in ad hoc report preparation, job cost analysis, internal / external audits and various federal and state tax return preparation. 


  • Comply with (and actively promote) all Safety policies and procedures including reporting all accidents, incidents and near-misses to ensure adherence to our Number One Core Value – Safety first, in everything we do. 

Accounting Tasks:

  • Cash Administration - transaction posting, reporting and analysis. 
  • A/P and A/ Maintenance 
  • Fixed Asset Administration - acquisition, disposal, depreciation, rate analysis, database maintenance on various systems used for equipment tracking 
  • General Ledger Maintenance 

Job Cost Analysis:

  • Equipment - process equipment usage, perform data analysis and prepare monthly reports for management and ad hoc reports as needed.
  • Labor/Materials/ Others - perform analysis as issues arise.
  • Prepare job cost reports as requested.

Contract Administration:

  • Document Management and Project set-up in the ERP system.
  • Owner Payment Application Process.
  • Subcontractor administration.
  • Joint Venture billing/cost Management.
  • Heavy coordination /communication with project team to accomplish aforementioned tasks.

Position Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree - Accounting (Preferred) or Business Administration.
  • Strong fixed asset management knowledge. 
  • Basic understanding of purchasing and supply chain procedures. 
  • Financial Analysis experience preferred. 
  • Knowledge of Viewpoint software preferred but not necessary. 
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel knowledge /application. 
  • Strong computer skills and ERP skills.

Necessary Attributes: 

  • Must possess the ability to adapt to different personalities and management styles.
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced, challenging environment. 
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to function well as an integral part of our Accounting & Finance team. 
  • Self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Excellent organizational skills.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

Job Tags

Holiday work, Contract work, For contractors, For subcontractor,

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