Corporate Accountant

Job Locations US-MA-Watertown
Regular Full-Time


VHB is #10 in Zweig Group’s Top 100 Hot firms! Our growing Watertown, MA office is looking for a Senior Accountant to join our Finance team.


VHB’s passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments.

Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.


The Senior Accountant will be an integral member of the Corporate Finance team and will assist in managing all aspects of the Company’s financial processes and will play a key role in managing the accounting close process.



  • Responsible for preparing monthly general ledger journal entries including payroll, accruals, prepaid expenses, re-classifications, and other standard entries
  • Maintain all balance sheet reconciliations
  • Payroll reconciliation to general ledger
  • Accounting for stockholder plans
  • Facility lease accounting in accordance with ASC 842
  • Bank Compliance reporting
  • Play a key role in the quarterly and year end close process
  • Prepare annual audit schedules and interface with auditors
  • Maintain and monitor internal controls to ensure compliance
  • Prepare property tax returns for various states
  • Prepare schedules for worker’s compensation audit 
  • Assist in annual budget process
  • Assist with special projects as needed

Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to think critically
  • Able to work as member of a team and provide & receive feedback on a timely basis
  • MS Office suite (must be advanced Excel user)


  • Bachelors degree in Accounting 
  • CPA Preferred
  • 5+ years of professional accounting experience with a combination of public and corporate accounting
  • Strong knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Able to analyze financial records and interpret for other non-finance departments managers
  • Experience in process improvements

Please submit applications online.


At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for over 40 years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.


We regret to inform you that we do not currently provide sponsorship for this position.


New employees beginning prior to Labor Day 2020 will likely be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.




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