It’s Almost Spring!!     


Hope you enjoyed the February heat wave!!  With Spring just around the corner, now is the time to assess your staff, and ensure you have the high-performing team you need to meet and exceed your 2019 goals!!

We have some amazing Accounting & Finance professional ready for you!  So, if you seek top Accounting & Finance talent, let us show you the BRAVA way!

Please click here to visit our Employers Page and see how we can assist you to build your dream team.

Here are brief highlights of some of my current favorite candidates in the Richmond, VA Region.


Temporary Candidates Ready to Work Immediately

Audit Manager – Consultant

  • CICA with extensive experience leading audits focused on SOX compliance, risk assessments, and business process improvements
  • Strong international focus with expertise in manufacturing, high-tech, education, retail, and banking industries in large, highly-regulated and multi-entity environments
  • Collaborative, solutions and improvement focused, and expert ability to build cross-functional teams and strong relationships with internal and external business partners


FP&A/Budget Manager – Consultant

  • CPA, MBA focused in Finance, and Bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Accounting
  • Expert budgeting and forecasting, strategic financial planning and analysis, and executive-level partnerships and presentations
  • Extensive financial reporting experience including proforma financial statements, regulatory reporting, and documentation of internal controls; and proven ability to take strategic initiatives from planning to execution


Direct-Hire Candidates

Director of Accounting / Corporate Controller

  • CPA and MBA with extensive accounting leadership experience in small to mid-sized companies
  • Expert experience leading the general ledger close, producing financial statements and robust financial and operational reports and analysis, with a strong emphasis on cash flow management and budgeting
  • Strong systems knowledge, with experience in large to small accounting systems, from ERPs to QuickBooks
  • Deep business understanding beyond financial management and reporting, forward thinking, and excellent #2 for a busy CFO


Controller / Accounting Manager

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting with exceptional ability to manage accounting in a high-transaction and multi-entity environment
  • Strong corporate accounting consolidations, internal audit preparation, and budgeting and forecasting experience; with expert ability to review and reconcile accounting records, ensure compliance, and create solid systems and accounting structure to increase accuracy and efficiencies
  • Super Excel user with expertise in several accounting systems, ERPs, and financial reporting tools; strong experience with private-equity backed companies; passion to lead, mentor, and grow an accounting team; and will dive in to make improvements and enhance reporting and accounting operations capabilities


Controller / Accounting Manager

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting with expert experience leading an accounting team in the real estate industry including REITs and publicly-traded real estate development firms
  • Has managed teams up to 10, owns the accounting and financial reporting, and has very strong experience with MRI and other property management software, including strong systems implementation experience
  • Exceptional change management ability, has led SOX implementations, and has a continuous improvement mindset, so always finding ways to add value to her organization


Accounting Manager / Assistant Controller

  • MBA concentrated in accounting, BS in accounting, and currently studying for CPA
  • Exceptional accounting leadership experience with a wide range of accounting experience including general ledger close, financial statements and reporting, and full accounting responsibility for multiple, international entities
  • Strong international treasury experience, proven ability to take on complex analytical projects, and expertise in global tax implications; a true team player who is more than willing to take on additional tasks and responsibilities, with a drive towards efficiencies and process improvements


Accounting Manager / AP Manager

  • Master’s degree in accounting and business administration, and bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • Years of leadership in all areas of general accounting including AP, AR, GL, cash management, month-end close, financial statements, and financial and operational analysis
  • Recently spent 2 years as the AP manager for a shared services center for over 100 entities, with focus on KPI management and hands-on guidance of AP team, and took charge of the EDI process and accounting system administration
  • Strong multi-entity and revenue stream experience, proven process improvement focus, and super systems savvy with expertise in several accounting systems and ERPs


Accounting Supervisor / Senior Financial Analyst

  • CPA with master’s and bachelor’s degrees in accounting, started in Big 4 audit, and currently focused in FP&A
  • Super computer savvy including advanced Excel and SQL with strong financial statement analysis and audit experience, developed budgeting and reporting ability, and the desire to take career to the next level
  • Strong SOX and SEC reporting knowledge; has led a team of up to 4; with excellent communication skills, compliance focus, and exceptional research and analytical ability


Senior Auditor

  • CPA, MBA, and bachelor’s degree in accounting with 4 years of recent internal audit experience, and a couple previous years of accounting experience
  • Very strong operational audit experience including policy and procedure audits to ensure regulatory compliance, and with a financial audit foundation and the ability to ensure financial statements are GAAP compliant
  • Articulate and collaborative, with a true passion for numbers and people; super computer savvy, and driven to continue to excel and grow to an audit leadership role


Senior Financial Analyst

  • Bachelor’s degree in management with 8+ years of experience concentrated in financial and data analysis
  • Broad range of experience including budgeting and forecasting, financial statement and transaction analysis, operations and procurement analysis, proposal pricing, and sales and marketing research and analysis; with many successful ad-hoc projects completed
  • Robust experience creating financial models to better predict trends and improve forecasts, easily adapts to technology, and proven ability to take on multiple and varied project and meet all deadlines


Financial Analyst

  • MBA concentrated in Finance with a strong history of achievement
  • Got start as an analyst while in school and accepted into a prestigious investment program, since has built career in investment banking, then with a private equity firm
  • Strong experience with due diligence for mergers & acquisitions, buy-sell investments, analyzing and creating proforma financial statements, and financial planning and analysis for several business sectors
  • Has strong international experience, a thirst for knowledge, and naturally exceptional analytical ability


Senior Accountant

  • CMA with Bachelor’s degree in accounting and 6+ years of experience concentrated in general ledger, month-end close, budgeting and forecasting, and managing large capital projects
  • Go getter, always ready to take on new challenges and dig in wherever needed; with highly developed communication skills and proven ability to build rapport and act as the financial partner for operations
  • Focus on efficiencies and finds way to streamline the accounting and reporting process to allow for more time to perform operational and financial analysis to aid in strategic business decisions
  • Super computer savvy, comfortable interacting at all levels, and ready for a role that provides challenge and growth opportunities


Senior Accountant

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting with 5+ strong years of accounting
  • Performs month-end analysis, budgeting and forecasting, balance sheet reconciliations, bank statement review and reconciliations, collaborative financial statement review with controller, and assisted with supervision of accounting operations staff
  • Super computer savvy with experience with Access and expert ability with Excel, including Pivot Tables and VLookups; and considers top strengths to be strong attention to detail, effective communication with all levels of management, and advanced analytical skills


Look forward to assisting you to build your dream team!!


Barbara A Field, SPHR, CPC,President

BRAVA Talent Solutions

(757) 477-4957

(508) 237-2104

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