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Senior Staff Accountant - Chesapeake, VA in Norfolk, VA at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/28/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Norfolk, VA
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  • Experience:
    2 to 4 years
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Job Description

Senior Staff Accountant - Chesapeake, VA -
pay is $45k- $50k

My team and I are currently looking for a Senior Staff Accountant to work for a reputable financial company in Chesapeake, VA. Pay is up to $50k. Must have Bachelor's in accounting and a minimum of 2 years of experience.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Assisting in and developing accounting process improvements, conversion support, etc.
  • Aid in monthly close process
  • General ledger reconciliation, resolving discrepancies/issues, including proactively resolving accounting issues with minimal guidance
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements, ensure accuracy of them, audit/tax preparation
  • Compile and provide analysis of reports to include cash receipts, expenditures, A/P, P&L, fluctuation analysis, etc.
  • Prepare journal entries as needed
  • Perform review of journal entries, balance sheet reconciliation, and flux analysis
  • Ensure compliance with SOX
  • Work with and train/develop junior staff


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or the equivalent amount of experience required.
  • Two to four years related experience required.
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and / or ability required.
  • Strong computer skills required. Must demonstrate intermediate knowledge of Excel, Word and Outlook. Possess / develop working knowledge of the Company's accounting and other systems.
  • Must be able to multi-task.
  • Must be able to research tax and accounting information on the internet.
  • Must be able to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and company policies across areas of organizational responsibility.
  • Must be able to understand accounting guidance and principals to independently resolve accounting issues, make informed decisions, and provide recommendations to management with minimal guidance.
  • Required to work weekends and evenings if necessary. Must be willing and able to travel domestically and internationally if necessary.

Accountants, don't get lost in the numbers! Our client has an immediate opportunity for Senior Accountants and Staff Accountants. Instead of being another faceless resume, let Vaco advocate for you. At Vaco, we give you an advantage over your competition! Our recruiters have direct relationships with hiring managers so they can connect your work experience to the open job-promoting your strengths to the 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 your background is in accounting, and you want to partner with the best, apply today!

Whether you are a Senior or Staff Accountant, you will play an integral role in accurately preparing our client's accounting records and performance.