1+ months

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for providing job level accounting and other financial administrative reporting and analysis support to project level staff and management. This team member will report to the Director of Finance in Littleton, MA but will work daily with the Project Engineers, Managers, Div. Ops. Execs. other project staff members as well as with the Contract Administrators and Regional and Corporate Controllers.

Department: Finance

Reports To: Director of Finance

Status: Full Time, Salary


  • 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.
  • Perform and ensure an effective cost control and reporting function for ongoing projects by working with the Project personnel to review cost reports for accuracy and timeliness of quantity inputs
  • Provide financial administrative support to Project Managers and division construction President (Southeast) and Senior Vice-Presidents, Construction (Northeast and Southeast) including assistance in preparation of monthly WIP Review Templates and quarterly QPRs.
  • Analyze deviations, assist in preparation of project reforecasts, and identify and reconcile P.O. and Subcontract document issues
  • Works closely with the Enterprise Applications team to ensure adequate backup support
  • Understand technical construction documents to be able to assist in developing budget reforecasts and monitor progress of work per cost phase and cost type to assure adherence to budget
  • Promptly produce clear and concise summary report findings from assessment and analysis including cost overages and other unsatisfactory elements, including follow-up implementation of remediation of all findings.
  • Participate in cost enhancements
  • Provide independent forecast completion costs based on trends including: Labor rate analysis, commitments, change management, schedule impacts and material cost variances Productivity measurement earned value and Cost Performance Factors,
  • Communicate independently with senior levels of financial and executive management (ownership) to review, audit, and validate cost-to-complete forecasts using cost report data on the construction projects
  • The position requires regular business travel to NE or SE project sites, most of which are commutable to/from the regional corporate offices. Minimal overnight travel is required


  • Bachelor€™s degree in Accounting, Construction Management or Engineering
  • Extensive knowledge of standard construction percentage of completion accounting policies and procedures
  • Minimum of three to five years of construction industry experience preferably on large scale civil construction projects including public works such as roads, bridges, airport or underground utility projects
  • Ability to become proficient with the Company\u0026#1049435;s construction specific ERP system (Viewpoint/Vista) as related to working with cost reporting and budgeting
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Must be able to work and be effective in a fast-paced, demanding, and lean environment providing quick yet accurate results with the ability to multi-task independently in a larger corporate environment

Preferred Qualification:

  • Master€™s degree in accounting, Construction Management, Engineering, MBA or related advanced degree
Necessary Attributes:

  • Possess ability to adapt to different personalities and management styles
  • Team player and with good interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter with good verbal and written communication skills
  • Reliance on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Dedicated and hard-working
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Above average organizational skills

The Middlesex Corporation is an €œEqual Opportunity Employer€”Minorities, Females, Veterans and Disabled Persons€


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 245th 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 ofSafetyfirst in everything we do,Qualityin all we offer, Integrity in the way we act and do business,Professionalismin how we represent ourselves and the company,Strong Work Ethicthat produces positive results, andCommitmentto the Success of all Team Members and Stakeholders.

Our Goal is to sustain our exemplary Safety record while growing into a diversified €œTop 100 ENR Company€ and being recognized as €œOne 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.


Posted: 2021-04-27 Expires: 2021-08-10

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Cost Manager

The Middlesex Corporation
Littleton, MA 01460

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