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Staff Accountant (East Providence, RI)

Are you a problem solver with strong analytical skills and proven ability to work with accuracy and attention to detail in a fast-paced corporate setting?

ESS Group, Inc. is seeking a full-time Staff Accountant with 2-5 years of experience in contracts accounting and administration, invoicing, revenue recognition, and reporting. Prior experience with a professional services firm is strongly preferred.

Specific responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to:

  • Reviewing and entering project job starts
  • Preparing client invoices, including job-specific excel spreadsheets and cover letters
  • Working with project managers to ensure the accuracy of project data and invoices as well as client satisfaction with special billing requests
  • Maintaining project paperwork including signed proposals, purchase orders, change orders, and correspondence
  • Contract accounting, including revenue recognition
  • Preparing various accounting reports for project managers and senior management on a weekly and monthly basis. The ideal candidate will be able to interact and communicate effectively at all levels across the organization.
  • Preparing subcontractor agreements and maintaining subcontractor database, including certificates of insurance
  • Assisting in the monthly and year-end revenue recognition process
  • Protecting organization’s value by maintaining confidentiality
  • Providing support for photocopiers and printers
  • Completing other duties as assigned


  • BS in Accounting
  • PC proficiency, including advanced Excel skills
  • Attention to detail and deadlines
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication skills and confidentiality required
  • Experience with Clearview InFocus or Deltek software preferred

Hours: Full-time (Immediate opening)

Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Please e-mail your resume and a letter of interest to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with “Staff Accountant" in the subject line.

ESS offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes medical and dental insurance, prescription drug coverage, confidential employee assistance program, pre-tax accounts for health care, short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid company holidays, sick leave and vacation. For more information about ESS Group, Inc., visit www.essgroup.com.

ESS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Only applicants eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship or restrictions will be considered.