Accounting Specialist


Location:   Richmond, VA          
Department:   Accounting
The Accounting Specialist reports to the Controller and works with all members of the Accounting department and will have responsibilities in all areas of financial analysis, general ledger maintenance, accounting practices, and accounts payable for Davenport & Company.  The Accounting Specialist provides accounting support and information for managers, staff, and Accounting employees.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Involvement with month-end closing process
  • Assist in the preparation and processing of accounts payable invoices and payments ensuring that payments are accurate and in accordance with the company’s established payment terms
  • Assist with maintenance of the general ledger
  • Support all financial audits and examinations
  • Resolve requests in a timely manner, demonstrating a high level of commitment to meeting requirements within the provided guidelines 
  • Perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned by the Controller or Chief Financial Officer
  • Knowledgeable of current industry standards and strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a team setting with a diverse group of employees, managers, and outside parties 
  • Ability to prioritize work to meet deadlines despite frequent interruptions
  • Intermediate to advanced level computer skills in a Windows environment, using Microsoft Excel and Word.  Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics / Solomon is a plus
  • Working knowledge of GAAP, accrual-based accounting financial statement preparation, and fixed asset accounting is a plus 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting or equivalent experience is preferred
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including a retirement plan with annual contributions of as much as 10% of eligible wages, medical, dental and vision coverage, paid time off, and disability & life insurance.
Employee-owned since our founding in 1863, Davenport is a dually registered, full-service broker-dealer and investment advisor with more than 400 associates, and branch offices throughout the mid-Atlantic.  Our enduring strength is found in the core values that have led us to build lasting relationships with our clients and employees.

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Davenport & Company LLC provides equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.