Shawmut Design and Construction

Finance/Accounting Skills Training (FAST) Program

Job ID
Internal Operations
Regular Full-Time


Join us in the FAST lane at Shawmut as a member of our Finance & Accounting Team.


At Shawmut, our primary objective is to deliver exceptional service catered to our clients’ specific goals and concerns. Our project teams deliver top quality work through a hands-on, collaborative process while keeping our clients’ best interests our absolute focus at all times. With specialized training and the support of a national company, we foster project teams whose skill and dedication leads to the deliberate, predictable, and repeatable construction experiences that have attracted and retained the top clients in every market in which we focus. The most memorable construction experiences are based on one principle—it’s the people who make the difference. And at Shawmut, we have the very best.


This is a new role which has been designed to begin careers within Construction Finance at Shawmut. We are looking for recent business undergrads interested in further developing finance and accounting skills in a rotational position. This is intended to span over a 12-18 month period which transitions into a role in one of our Group Finance Departments with a Project Accounting career path.
This position will begin by supporting the Corporate Finance and Accounts Payable teams. This position will have cash, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and expense reimbursement responsibilities and will be a key contributor to the month-end and year-end close.

  • Invoice Indexing and Entry
    • Accurately sort, index, and review documents in preparation for data entry
  • Expense Administration
    • Provide customer service to clients who are using Concur to process expense reports.
    • Manage the Concur expense report process; gather and reconcile expense reports monthly, verify receipts are in compliance with policies
  • Communications
    • Organize and distribute daily communication surrounding invoices, 2 tiers and statements
    • Complete daily Optima packages
    • Mail all communications by the end of the day
    • Handle vendor calls and respond within 48 hours
  • Cash Reporting
    • Daily cash reconciliation
    • Post cash receipts to ensure proper distribution to general ledger accounts
    • Maintain AR aging schedule to be distributed on a weekly basis
  • Assist with month-end and year-end close
    • Preparation of journal entries
    • Perform account reconciliations
    • Ensure adherence to established accounting procedures. Review and report all major and unusual transactions
    • Participate in completion of interim and year-end audit work
    • Contribute to department and organization special projects as assigned




  • 0-2 years of experience working in a fast-paced environment preferred.
  • Construction industry experience helpful, but not required.


  • A college degree in Accounting/Finance is preferred.

 Skills Required:

  • Outstanding attention to detail with the ability to prioritize responsibilities.
  • Ability to stay organized and manage multiple deadlines in a FAST-paced environment.
  • Professional, client service oriented, and excellent communication skills.
  • Team/Client first mentality with a strong work ethic.
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel required.
  • Familiarity with CMiC, Textura, or Concur is helpful, but not required.


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