Staff Accountant

  • Location
    Ashland, Virginia
  • Salary
    $ 50000 - $ 65000
  • Category
    Accountant - General
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  • Job type
    Direct Hire

Accounting Principals is seeking an Staff Accountant for a full-time, direct hire position with a client in Ashland, VA. This position is in-office.


  • Reconciliation of sales and use tax general ledger accounts.

  • Assist with other month-end journal entries and reconciliations as assigned.

  • Originate and maintain state business related licenses and registrations for all jurisdictions; Maintain business licenses for local jurisdictions; Work closely with districts when new business requires initial documents; Maintain Contractor Licenses for districts as required.

  • Assist with the reconciliation and calculation of personal property taxes for corporate vehicles and other equipment for each location.

  • Maintain, reconcile and calculate sales & use tax returns for all districts.

  • Work with staff to educate them on properly calculating and recording tax.

  • Perform internal audits to ensure compliance with tax regulations.

  • Assist with year-end and tax audits.

  • Provide support for other accounting functions as needed.

  • Provide backup support for Payroll reporting, Fixed Assets, and Vehicle reporting.

  • Special projects as assigned File multi-state annual reports.

  • Other accounting duties, as assigned. 

  • Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and experience of accounting functions to include specialized experience in one or more of the following areas general ledger, bank reconciliations, multi-state business licenses, sales & use tax, personal property taxes and cash application.
  • 3-5 years of general accounting and bookkeeping experience are essential. A business or accounting degree is preferred.
  • Demonstrated PC skills to include Microsoft Office and other accounting Windows based software.
  • Ability to work with high degree of accuracy and organization.
  • Must be able to handle highly confidential information.
  • Ability to represent the Company in a professional manner.
  • Good interpersonal communication skills and integrity.
  • Knowledge of state registration and tax processes a plus.
  • Ability to manage deadlines is required.
  • Compensation: $50K-$65K/year

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