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Position Opening: Staff Accountant

Title: Staff Accountant

Location: Southborough, MA

Block Engineering is a developer of chemical detection systems for safety, security, life sciences and environmental monitoring applications. Block is the proud winner of two Photonics West Prism Awards and the Milipol Paris Innovation Award. Block is headquartered in Southborough, Massachusetts in the greater Boston metro area.

Block is seeking a Staff Accountant to assist with various accounting functions, including the management of all accounts payable activities. The position will report directly to the Vice President of Finance.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Process A/P invoices and credit card statements and ensure receipt of supporting documentation.
  • Seek approval of invoices and review for discrepancies or missing information.
  • Ensure that transactions are coded to the correct G/L accounts and departments.
  • Print A/P checks and initiate e-payments as appropriate.
  • Communicate with vendors to resolve questions.
  • Review and process employee expense reports, ensuring appropriate approvals and receipts are secured.
  • Record adjusting journal entries including month-end accruals and payroll allocations.
  • Assist with implementation of A/P activities in new ERP system.
  • Gather data for sales and use tax reporting.
  • Record incoming cash receipts.
  • Prepare and maintain 1099 and W-9 forms.
  • Prepare ad hoc reports and account reconciliations and other accounting functions as needed.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's in Accounting preferred but will consider Associate degrees.
  • 3-5 years of Accounts Payable experience.
  • Experience working with organizations with multiple entities or cost centers.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel.
  • Ability to easily learn new accounting software.
  • Attention to detail.

Block Engineering is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, please email resumes to Danny at careers@blockeng.com. Thank you for your interest.

Contact Us

For over 60 years, Block Engineering has been a leader in chemical detection and gas analysis technology.

We welcome the opportunity to speak with you about how to optimize your safety and security requirements using our Quantum Cascade Laser-based chemical detection systems.

Block Engineering
132 Turnpike Road
Southborough, MA 01772
Phone: (508) 251-3100
Fax: (508) 251-3171