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Associate Director - Vaco Resources in Maitland at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/17/2018

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Job Description

Vaco - Associate Director, Vaco Resources-Outsourced, project and interim solutions. We Support our clients by providing them outsourced solutions with areas of expertise in finance and accounting, compliance and risk, project managers, human resources, marketing, sales, supply chain and logistics.

Position Summary:

The Director position within Vaco Resources is responsible for hiring, managing Vaco project professional talent.

Professionals that excel in this role: Professionals with 5+ years working in contract accounting/finance placement ready to get promoted to the next level, Big 4 professionals interested in business but would rather put together the team for an audit then perform one, professionals with accounting/finance backgrounds that want to close the books or analytics as a hobby.

The professionals that flourish at Vaco and achieve extreme success fast have an entrepreneurial spirit, advanced communication skills, naturally curious and enjoy figuring out complex business scenarios, puzzles, monopoly, models, people. They are intrigued with business transformation and researching the perfect answer now and in the future, enjoy helping people achieve their success, winner mentality, work until successful, believe in team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Hiring of professionals for project, interim, contract‐to‐ hire positions within senior‐level accounting, finance, human resources, project management, supply chain and logistics, and ERP expertise.
  • Performs interviews in‐person, by phone, and/or web to assess suitability to positions.
  • Manage Vaco professionals on projects, Quality assurance updates, and ongoing employee reviews.
  • Host professional events throughout the year.
  • Maintains regular communication with candidates during and outside of the hiring process.
    • Develops a strong network of talent to increase referrals, leads, and ability to successfully fill positions.
    • Markets open positions via job postings, social media, networking events, and other methods.
    • Performs reference and background checks while managing applicant data within Bullhorn.
    • Presents qualified talent for open positions while also marketing candidates to the client manager.
    • Generates and shares leads from interviews with Client Managers.
    • Collaborates with other divisions to fill other positions when appropriate.
    • New business strategies to advance the practice

Desired Competencies and Skills:

    • Oral Communication: Speaks in a clear, confident and engaging style; Listens attentively.
    • Emotional Intelligence: Maintains a high level of self‐awareness and the ability to appropriately identify, manage, and respond to the emotions of yourself and others; Able to read others.
    • Written Communication: Develops written communication that is clear, concise, grammatical, and engaging.
    • Adaptability: Responds to changes, delays, or unexpected events in a positive manner; Adapts working style to best fit a given situation.
    • Planning/Organizing ‐ Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives.

Technical Skills:

  • Must have working knowledge of MS Office Suite
  • Data analysis and reporting
  • Experience with Bullhorn preferred.

Basic Skills:

Able to work with a sense of urgency and meet tight deadlines; Organized, detailed, and results‐ driven. Must be able to manage time effectively and work independently without direct supervision.


  • Bachelor's degree required. CPA, MBA, CMA or related designation preferred but not required.
  • Two (2) to five (5) years of experience in audit, tax, and/or public accounting OR directly relevant experience required.



Vaco is not a bureaucratic mega-company. Our team has equity, autonomy, voice, growth, freedom, and talented partners across the nation. We're a family of 38 offices globally where clients looking for specialized talent intersect with unique candidates seeking career fulfillment.

Inc magazine has named Vaco one of the fastest growing companies in America for ten consecutive years. And was named by Forbes as one of the top recruiting firms. However, it's the tens of thousands of loyal clients, candidates and consultants that really puts the wind in our sails.

More about Vaco Orlando

Vaco is a full-service staffing and business consulting firm who provides clients with expert executive search, consulting, temporary, permanent placement, managed services and strategic staffing solutions for companies. We support our clients with customized solutions in the areas of accounting, finance, technology, operations and more. As a premier talent solutions firm, Vaco connects people to their dream jobs and help leading companies find talent to grow their business.

Vaco Orlando provides the type of diverse talent found in the world's largest corporations and consulting practices. Only, we provide that talent in a cost-effective, project-based manner. Surfacing hard-to-find talent is what Vaco Orlando does best. We find the right skill set and the right culture fit.

Vaco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.