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Senior Staff Accountant

Vaco Resources Atlanta Full-Time
$50,000.00 - $80,000.00 / year
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Updated 6-15-19

Vaco Atlanta has just received 2 new roles in downtown Atlanta which can be filled at the Senior or Staff levels. These roles are temp to perm and both are meant to be career development positions. Besides working for a dynamic company, our candidates will gain exposure to acquisitions, multi-currency and other career enhancing accounting and finance skills (depending on role).

* Assist Manager of Accounting with all accounting functions, including cash balancing, general ledger account reconciliations, and monthly close
* Accurate coding and timely processing of Company invoices for payment
* Assist Manager of Accounting with tracking of cash position and cash account reconciliation
* Assist the Manager of Accounting with budget management: review monthly variances; identify and book accruals; provide input to monthly reviews with department heads; update the forecast on a monthly basis
* Assist the Manager of Accounting with the development of the annual budget and reporting of other management key metrics
* Ad-hoc reporting: create reports on an as needed basis for company management
* Account tracking for specific items related to other department or VP needs

* Bachelors Degree in Accounting. CPA or CPA Track preferred.
* 2 years minimum work experience in an accounting related setting (accounting internships count as 1 year).
* General understanding of accrual accounting concepts.
* Ability to be flexible regarding assigned tasks.
* Medium to advanced skills in Excel.
* Experience using accounting software required. Experience with SAP a plus.
* A natural inclination to be inquisitive regarding issues that would relate to accounts payable/budgeting areas.
* Able to embrace the importance of client service and demonstrate a continuous focus in this area.
* Ability to communicate effectively with internal management and vendors.
* Strong attention to detail.
* Able to function well in a team environment.

Skills required

Financial Statements
Financial Analysis
Standard Accounting Practices
Accounts Payable
Billing Reconciliations
Account Reconciliation


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Senior Staff Accountant
$50,000.00 - $80,000.00 / year
Estimated Salary: $77K
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The Latin word "Vaco" is defined as: "To free yourself from work" or "to free yourself from a Master". Our goal is to provide consultants who have chosen a career to work "without a Master" to assist our clients with special projects and interim needs. While our consultants cannot free our clients from all of their work, they can at least make work a little more manageable and help managers meet critical deadlines. Many of our projects fall into the following categories:

  • Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance
  • Acquisition/Disposition Accounting & Analysis
  • Business Process Reengineering
  • Financial Software Implementation & Enhancement
  • Audit Prep
  • Internal & External Financial Reporting
  • Internal Controls Review
  • Budgeting & Forecasting
  • Comprehensive Account Reconciliation
  • Forensic Audit
  • International Accounting
  • Tax Accounting
  • Shared Service Integration
  • Inventory Analysis
  • Cost Accounting
  • Interim CFOs, Controllers, Audit, Tax & Senior

  • Accountants Vaco Resources provides the highest quality, senior-level financial and accounting professionals on a project and consulting basis. The internal Vaco Resources team is uniquely qualified to assist clients on strategic projects in the accounting and financial areas of their companies because of their previous background in public accounting, consulting and industry. We quickly develop effective, customized solutions for time-sensitive initiatives for our clients.

  • Vaco Resources
    is a division of Vaco, LLC. Our sister divisions are specialized to assist in the following capacities: Vaco Financial - Vaco Financial provides specialized contingency and retained search services for finance and accounting professionals. Vaco Staffing - provides the highest quality temporary staffing solutions to our clients for staff accountant and clerical positions. Vaco Technology - provides information technology professionals on a contract, contract-to-hire, and permanent basis.

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