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

Date Posted: 7/11/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Vaco Financial specializes in the permanent placement of accounting and finance professionals of all levels and industries. We have a team of experienced accounting professionals that make it their responsibility to educate you on the market, present you with job opportunities to explore, and ensure that the right decision is made regarding your future career. We pride ourselves in providing you with a professional and confidential search. Please visit our website to see a sample of the positions we are currently recruiting for.

We are currently recruiting for a Staff Accountant for a rapidly growing private company that is headquartered in Richmond, VA. This position will report to the Assistant Controller and work closely with the Controller and executive management. The company has a very positive and collaborative culture and this position will have a broad range of responsibilities, opportunities to learn, and a lot of visibility.


  • Perform various daily, monthly and annual analysis of financial information.
  • Prepare and analyze balance sheet and bank reconciliations on a timely and accurate basis.
  • Participate in the timely completion of the month-end close process including journal entries and variance analysis.
  • Identify, research, and resolve accounting issues and assist with improving accounting related processes and procedures.
  • Analyze systems and software for the accounting function
  • Assist with the budgeting and projection processes for revenues and expenses.
  • Participate in ad hoc accounting projects and analysis
  • Assist with daily cash management and fixed assets accounting
  • Review AP and AR


  • BS/BA in Accounting or Finance
  • 2+ years of public accounting and/or corporate accounting experience
  • Strong systems skills including experience with ERP systems
  • Thorough knowledge of GAAP and strong technical skills
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills to interact effectively with a wide range of internal and external contacts
  • Ability and desire to grow within the organization

Our client offers a comprehensive competitive benefit package including 401k, health insurance and PTO.

Please email your resume in MS Word to Chip Van Schaften at cvanschaften at vaco for review and consideration.