Skip To Main Content

Senior Staff Accountant

Virginia Beach, VA

Career Area: Corporate
Job Type:

Position Title: Senior Staff Accountant

Department: 80- Accounting

Status:  Full-Time

Reports to: Dir. of Accounting

FLSA Status: Exempt

Location: Virginia Beach, Virginia 


Position Purpose

The Senior Staff Accountant is responsible for the various account and bank reconciliations, completion of month-end close and work papers, and ongoing accounting projects.


Position Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

1.     Generation, analysis, reviewing, and communication of financial data, including accounting records and research of transactions and reports

2.      Assist in month-end close process, including preparation of account reconciliations and audit work papers

3.      Assist in quarterly and annual entries and filings

4.      Perform regular and recurring accounting functions and documentation

5.      Apply the financial policies and procedures of the company

6.      Research and collect data to be used in transactions

7.      Develops, implements, and maintains systems, procedures, and policies for general ledger functions to ensure adherence to company guidelines

8.      Provides accounting assistance to department managers and operations staff; responds to financial questions/concerns to meet business needs

9.      Acts to ensure that proper information is maintained for historical purposes

10.  Other duties as assigned

Position Qualifications

1.      Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or related field

2.      5+ years of accounting experience

3.      Excellent verbal and written communications, organizational, and interpersonal skills

4.      Self-motivated and ability to work both independently and within a team

5.      Experience working with generally accepted accounting principles and accounting software

6.      Must have large ERP system experience, accounting systems/software experience, Great Plains preferred

7.      Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

8.    Proficient in Microsoft Office, intermediate to advanced excel skills

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Position requires working at a desk at the corporate office for periods of time up to eight hours

Employee Acknowledgement

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions.   While this list is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, Liberty Tax Service reserves the right to revise the functions and duties of the job or to require that additional or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (i.e. emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, or technological developments).


Liberty Tax Service is an equal opportunity employer. 



We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.