Staff Accountant | Richmond, VA | 50-60k in Ashland, VA at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

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Job Description

Vaco Richmond specializes in the placement of accounting professionals of all levels and industries. We engage with our clients and successful businesses in the Richmond market, and it is our responsibility and privilege to present job opportunities for you to explore and ensure the right decision is made regarding your future career.

We are seeking a Staff Accountant to join a stable, driven company in the Richmond area. The Staff Accountant will be responsible for the accurate recording of financial transactions in accordance with GAAP accounting.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain and balance accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, and reconciling transactions and resolving discrepancies
  • Perform accounts receivable functions to include applying payments and researching and resolving payment discrepancies
  • Post cash transactions to include per diem fundings and bank deposits
  • Assist with month end close to include, but not limited to, bank, credit card and account reconciliations and posting of accruals
  • Answer accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data
  • Record and verify journal transactions
  • Assists with special projects as needed


  • Advanced proficiency in Excel (e.g. pivot tables, v-lookups, etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent analytical skills - including the ability to present results
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Deadline driven and detail oriented
Education and experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting (preferred)
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in an accounting related position