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Client Open Position:
Citywide Bookkeeper/Staff Accountant

Silver Tiger Consulting provides retained recruiting for a number of clients. One of our clients, Citywide Contracting, LLC, is a dynamic construction management and general contracting firm based in Boston, MA. Citywide is a full-service contractor, offering a wide range of construction services, from general permitting to complete renovations and build-outs. They are currently seeking a Bookkeeper/Staff Accountant.

Our client, Citywide Contracting LLC., is a general contracting firm founded in Boston in 2009 by construction industry veterans, Peter Walsh and Emily Rowe. Their services range from project permitting assistance to full-scale design and development. Their team of experienced professionals can oversee all phases of construction, from concept to completion. Their portfolio includes large-scale corporate build-outs as well as smaller renovations and residential remodeling. They have received numerous industry awards for safety and are proud to be a part-owned women’s business. They are currently seeking a Full-Charge Bookkeeper/Staff Accountant to handle the daily accounting function, including the month-end close. Citywide offers an excellent opportunity for career growth, a competitive salary, and an outstanding benefits package including full health insurance coverage.

Reports To: VP

The Full-Charge Bookkeeper/Staff Accountant reports to the Vice President, and is responsible for all accounts receivable, accounts payable, financial statements, budgets, cash forecasts, and file maintenance for applicable entities.

The ideal candidate will be a results oriented, hands-on professional with construction accounting experience and the ability to deal effectively and interact well with customers, subcontractors/vendors, and employees. This person must have the ability to resolve problems/conflicts in a diplomatic and tactful manner.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

Oversight of the Accounts Payable processes, including:

  • Audit of PO process

  • Preparation of contract schedules

  • Audit invoice entry to A/P system

  • Processing of supplier payments

  • Administering automatic payments

  • Reconciliation of supplier statements


Oversight of the Billing/Accounts Receivable processes, including:

  • Production of monthly AIA style billing

  • Audit work order billing

  • Application of customer payments

  • Collections

  • Process weekly payroll entries

  • Bank reconciliations

  • Prepare general ledger journal entries

  • Preparation and analysis of monthly Financial Statements, including reconciliation of all Balance Sheet Accounts

  • Tie Out Monthly WIP schedule

  • Administration of corporate credit card charges

  • Assist management in budgeting process

  • Forecast weekly cash requirements


Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a related field

  • CPA desired but not required

  • Proven background in commercial property maintenance, construction management, construction administration or a related field

  • Minimum 5 years practical accounting experience, including experience with job cost accounting

  • Minimum of 2 years managerial experience in an accounting environment

  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

  • Work with Project Managers and Operations Team a plus

  • Experience with ERP and accounting software systems required. Experience with Foundation Construction Accounting Software a plus

  • Positive attitude and team player

  • Highly organized with strong emphasis on self-motivation and analytical skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to interact with executive level external and internal clients

  • Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written

  • Ability to identify and manage priorities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Capable of multi-tasking and the ability to work in a team environment as well as independently

  • Exhibits highly developed ability to follow-up on multiple projects

  • Exhibits confidence, ambition, self-motivation and the ability to work independently

  • Exhibits keen problem solving and listening skills

  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including MS Excel (including VLookups, Pivot Tables, etc.)

  • Willingness to work in the office (i.e. this is not a remote position).


Physical Demands and Requirements:


This position requires the employee to sit and/or stand for a majority of the day. Constant hearing, seeing, talking, communicating, reading, writing, and typing in an indoor environment.


This company is an equal opportunity employer.


Job Type: Full-time


Pay: From $68,000 - $85,000 per year



  • 401(k)

  • 401(k) matching

  • Dental insurance

  • Employee assistance program

  • Health insurance – 100% employer paid

  • Paid time off

  • Vision insurance – 100% employer paid

  • Physical Setting & Schedule: Monday to Friday; in-office; limited remote work-schedule



  • GAAP: 5 years (Preferred)

  • Accounting software: 3 years; Foundation Construction Accounting or Similar Software (Preferred)

  • Accounting: 4 years (Construction Industry Preferred)


Location: Boston, MA


Citywide Contracting’s HR Outsourcing Firm, Silver Tiger Consulting is handling all prescreens and interview scheduling with the hiring team at Citywide Contracting LLC.



  • Associate’s or Bachelor's Degree in Accounting


Work Location: Primarily in person, some flexibility with up to 2 remote working days per week after training and probationary period are completed.

You can apply using the link above or direct candidate referrals, resumes, and inquiries about the position to or call us at 866-276-8981.  Please ask to speak with Cori DiDonato.  All resumes and candidate information will be kept confidential.

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