Staff Accountant in Glen Allen, VA at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/6/2021

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Accountants, let Vaco advocate for you and you'll have an advantage over your competition! Our recruiters have direct relationships with hiring managers, so they can connect your work experience to the open job. Our client has an immediate opportunity for an Accountant. Instead of being another faceless resume, let Vaco promote your strengths to the hiring manager while preparing you for that specific interview.

Our recruiters will provide you with great insight about trends in the market-keeping you up to date on compensation expectations, company culture and growth opportunities. If you're an experienced Accountant and you want to partner with the best, apply today!

As a Staff Accountant, you will analyze financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities for our client.

General Summary:

The Staff Accountant will be responsible for the accurate recording of financial transactions in accordance with GAAP accounting. This will include the monthly financial close process, recording of journal entries, explanations of results as compared to the forecast, and preparation of balance sheet reconciliations.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Playing an integral role in the month-end close process through preparing, analyzing and reviewing assigned general ledger account reconciliations, journal entries and other analysis to support the consolidated financial statements.
  • Reconcile and resolve issues through analysis and communication with vendors
  • Preparation of monthly Balance Sheet Reconciliations.
  • Preparation of quarterly deliverables associated with the external reporting process and audit.
  • Maintain documentation and compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Track special corporate projects within the general ledger.
  • Other special projects as needed.

Required competencies:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent analytical skills - including the ability to present results.
  • Strong leadership skills - combined with the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • A demonstrated sense of urgency to produce results.
  • Innovation and creativity - a problem solver.
  • The ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while focusing on completion of the highest priority items in the shortest time frame possible.

Education and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or comparable degree.
  • 1-3 years of experience in Accounting
  • Proficiency with MS Windows and MS Office software, especially Excel.