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Associate - Perm Recruiter - Vaco Financial in Maitland at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/1/2018

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Job Description

Associate, Vaco Financial, provides elite, senior‐level finance and accounting professionals. We have an EXCITING CAREER OPPORTUNITY for an experience recruiter with staffing industry.

Position Summary:

The Associate Recruiter - Vaco Financial, is responsible for sourcing and screening senior-level finance and accounting professionals. Identifying, screening, and managing candidates and consultants for senior accounting and financial positions within the Financial division. This position works with one or more producers to fulfill open job orders while managing candidates and consultants throughout the hiring process.

This individual works directly with Vaco team members and recruiters so good communication and teamwork is a must.

The Associate manages job requisition activity, client interaction and provides special additional support where required. As an integral part of the Vaco team, the Associate is at the "front of spear" seeking out and developing long term business relationships with senior-level decision makers.

Our ideal Associate candidate will have an entrepreneurial spirit, pace and intensity, and an aptitude for long-term relationship building.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Proactively sources, identifies, and screens candidates for hiring needs in contract, contract‐to‐ hire, and consulting positions within senior‐level accounting and finance functions.
  • Performs interviews in‐person, by phone, and/or web to assess suitability to positions.
  • 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 to increase sales.
    • Collaborates with teammates to fill other positions when appropriate.
    • Maintaining a database of critical information
    • Being the point person for candidates
    • Managing a book of business
    • Other duties as assigned.

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.
    • Must have working knowledge of MS Office Suite
    • Experience with Bullhorn preferred.

Technical Skills:

  • Must have working knowledge of MS Office Suite
  • 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.
  • Four (4) 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

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 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.