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Public Accountants - want to make more money? work less hours? in Louisville, KY at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/7/2018

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Job Description

"Outlaws welcome" is our dedication to hiring extraordinary people. At Vaco, we have our own code and we welcome those who have followed their own path to get here. That code is not defined for any of us but only asks that we each stay true to what got us here. At Vaco, there is no cookie cutter mold you have to fit into.

Vaco Financial specializes in the placement finance and accounting professionals from Staff Accountants to Chief Financial Officer.

The Financial Recruiter is responsible for identifying, screening, and managing candidates and consultants for senior accounting and financial positions within Resources line of business. This position works with one or more producers to fulfill open job orders while managing candidates and consultants throughout the hiring process.


  • 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.

With the support of a national firm and culture of start-up boutique, you will enjoy autonomy, freedom, and a growth path to leadership and financial fortitude. If you're looking for a conservative, bureaucratic corporation with specific instructions on how to do your job, Vaco is not the place for you. If, however, you're an ambitious outlaw constantly seeking out opportunities to expand your horizon, read on.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • You're a pro with either 2 to 5 years Accounting & Finance recruiting experience or 2+ years in public accounting.
  • BA/BS Required. MBA, CPA a plus.
  • You have a stellar work ethic & unparalleled sense of commitment.
  • You have a history of exceeding individual goals while building winning teams.
  • You have a knack for solving problems in ways nobody thought of.
  • You are admired by those around you. People are naturally drawn to you.
  • You believe in people. You understand they are a company's most valuable assets and you are passionate about creating win-win scenarios.
  • Your honesty and integrity are things people admire about you.


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