Staff Accountant

Job Description 

Carpenter & MacNeille is the North Shore’s leading Architecture and Construction firm whose growth has created an opening for a Staff Accountant to help the company achieve new levels of excellence. This accounting position is a very hands-on role with exposure to many facets of the business and opportunities for internal growth within the accounting department. The right candidate will be part of a creative and dynamic staff who design, build and manage truly spectacular properties and important historic homes throughout the North Shore and the Greater Boston region.   

Job Duties

  • Maintain general ledger and produce financial statements
  • Manage all aspects of Accounts Receivable - Customer invoicing in close coordination with project managers and controller.
  • Assist Accounts Payable staff to receive, enter and pay all vendor invoices ensuring proper coding/job allocation and approval is attained. 
  • Record all month end close entries.
  • Assist Controller with daily cash management
  • Special projects as needed
  • Assist Controller with additional financial activities of the company

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting preferred
  • Minimum 3-5 years of accounting experience
  • Construction industry knowledge and job costing experience preferred
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office and proficiency with Excel
  • Proficient in QuickBooks
  • Corecon experience a plus
  • Strict attention to detail, highly organized and efficient
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently, meet deadlines
  • Interest and ability to work effectively in a fast-paced growth oriented company


This is a full time position with a competitive pay and bonus structure, plus PTO, health and retirement benefit options.