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Financial Assistant

Providence, RI | Full Time
1 Day Ago

Job Description


About the Position

VHB is seeking a Financial Assistant to join our Finance group in Providence, RI.  The Financial Assistant will operate under close supervision to perform a variety of account reconciliations and routine clerical tasks in support of the accounting/finance function.  This position also assists with basic questions and issues and refers more complex issues to high-level staff. 


  • Assists with the preparation of bank reconciliations
  • Handles routine accounts payable duties
  • Processes and prepares routine, standard accounting/finance records and forms
  • Sets up and maintains accounting/finance records, files, and correspondence
  • Compiles and sorts invoices, checks, and other accounting/financial data
  • Performs reconciliations, transfers, or balancing operations involving accounting/financial information
  • Acknowledges correspondence and responds to staff inquiries involving accounting/financial processing questions of a routine nature
  • Develops working knowledge of accounting/finance concepts, systems, and procedures
  • Performs all job functions in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations and company policies and procedures
  • Other clerical tasks as assigned

 Skills and Attributes

  • Basic understanding and knowledge of accounting/finance
  • Familiarity using Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, Excel)
  • Ability to learn and use accounting/financial computer applications
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage deadlines
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to accurately enter data into system and perform simple to moderately complex mathematical calculations


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • 1-2 years of related accounting and/or finance experience

About Us

WE ARE VHB! We’re an inspired and innovative team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments.

VHB’s Bedford office is a dynamic growing office with a variety of passionate engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who provide a broad range of engineering and environmental services to public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments.


Our work helps improve mobility, enhance communities, and contribute to economic vitality. We do this while balancing development and infrastructure needs with stewardship of our environment.


Our people make us great! VHB provides a differentiating employee experience.

  • Inclusive culture of collaboration and innovation
  • Opportunity to work on complex, transformational projects
  • Amazing co-workers
  • A focus on learning and development
  • Flexible, hybrid workplace

It’s not surprising that VHB has consistently been rated one of the top AEC firms to work for across our 30 offices on the East Coast. We’re growing and we hope you’ll join us!

Here’s what VHBers have to say about life at VHB


VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.



Company Overview

  • Website
  • Headquarters EAST WATERTOWN, MA
  • Size 1,000 - 3,000
  • Founded 1979
  • Type Private
  • Revenue $200M - $500M
  • Industry Business Services
  • About vhb

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