****Check Out Some Fun Events This Weekend****


Party For The Planet

Taking place just by the river at Historic Tredegar, on Saturday from 11:00-3:00.  Party for the Planet is a free, non-profit hosted, family-friendly festival dedicated to environmentally-friendly living and sustainability. Honoring Earth Day, environmental groups and businesses will come together with local music, food and drinks to ignite interest in the health and well-being of our bodies, our city, and our earth. Highlights include: Earth Day 5K Race Without a Trace; live music from Yarn and Free Union Music; craft beer, wine, and local food trucks; kid-friendly activities; local community organizations, non-profits, artists and vendors; educational demos and activities to ignite interest in sustainability, health, and the environment; well-behaved, leashed dogs welcome! https://venturerichmond.com/our-events/featured-events/party-for-the-planet-festival/


Sesame Street Kids Weekend at Busch Gardens

Everyone’s favorite Sesame Street friends are hosting a party just for kids on weekends this spring. Join Elmo, Cookie Monster, Super Grover and Rosita for fun at Sesame Street Kids’ Weekends. Kids can create art for the park’s all-new Sesame Street Magic of Art Wall and enjoy exclusive activities each weekend including dance parties, games, scavenger hunts and story time throughout this family-friendly celebration. This is the last weekend, don’t miss out on the fun!  https://buschgardens.com/williamsburg/events/sesame-street-kids/


Herbs, Galore, and More at Maymont

On Saturday, 4/27 from 8:00-4:00, put on your gardening shoes, grab your little red wagon and come out to the Marketplace on the Lawn for everyone’s favorite gardening extravaganza! Find more than 60 plant and craft vendors from the mid-Atlantic region selling herbs, annuals, perennials, heirloom plants, vegetables, trees, garden ornaments, and other related products, along with a delicious variety of food trucks. Check out our “Meet the Expert” speaker series – free with admission – highlighting a variety of topics for the gardening novice to the seasoned pro. $5 fee for Marketplace/free for members.  https://www.virginia.org/Listings/Events/HerbsGaloreMoreatMaymont/


Richmond International Film & Music Festival

More than 150 films from over 35 countries to be screened over seven days plus local, national and international music showcases. An inclusive and spirited festival designed to honor true film artists; RIFF provides a collaborative platform between local filmmakers and other filmmakers from around the world. Through its film productions, shot in Virginia each winter, the festival is an exciting collaborative platform for writers, filmmakers, musicians and the arts community as it brings great talent together and helps launch careers.  https://www.henricocitizen.com/events/united-states/virginia/richmond/movies/richmond-international-film-and-music-festival/?gde=2019-04-26


Rooftop Workout

A fitness class with a view, and to top it off a glass of wine – don’t mind if we do! On Saturday, 4/27 at 9:30, join BOHO Studios’ instructor on the 16th floor for the RVA-based fitness company’s 45-minute “Body” class followed by a glass of wine in Brookfield. During the Body class, participants use their own body to build strength and endurance.  Bring your own yoga mat and your photo I.D. for the bar. Too early for a glass of wine? No worries, enjoy a coffee beverage or mimosa on us. If it rains, the class will be moved indoors.  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rooftop-wine-workout-tickets-58806246065


14th Annual Central Virginia Spring Car Show

 Have a HotRod you’d like to show off?  Love vintage cars? Don’t miss the 14th Annual Spring Car Show at Mission BBQ-5440 Glenside Dr., Richmond. All makes and models are welcome. This show is popular vote, come one come all! Benefiting: Comfort Zone Camp & Tunnel to Towers Foundation.  Rain Date: 4/28/2019 https://www.evensi.us/14th-annual-central-virginia-spring-show-mission-bbq-richmond/288395022




****Some Of My Favorite Direct-Hire Candidates****

SEC Reporting Manager

  • CPA and Bachelor’s degree in accounting with experience concentrated in GL and financial reporting for publicly-traded companies
  • Expert technical accounting knowledge and extensive experience filing 10Ks and 10Qs, streamlining and improving the financial reporting process, and coaching and developing financial reporting professionals
  • Amazing systems and analytical ability including expert knowledge of Oracle, Peoplesoft, Essbase, TM1, Access, and Excel, with strong knowledge of SQL and all Microsoft applications; with advanced ability to crunch big data and product analytical reports to drive strategy and ensure compliance

 Indirect Tax Manager

  • CPA and Bachelor’s degree in accounting with expert experience and knowledge in all areas of indirect corporate taxes
  • Robust knowledge and experience managing sales & use, excise, property, and fuel taxes; with exceptional tax research ability and solid knowledge of corporate income taxes across the US and in Canada
  • Ultra organized, strong technical knowledge, experience with several tax software packages and ERPs, laser-focused on the details, known as someone you can count on to meet deadlines and uncover tax savings, and calm and motivating under pressure


  • Bachelor’s degree concentrated in finance and accounting with years of accounting leadership experience, from large public companies to family-owned businesses, with a focus on managing and developing teams in all areas of accounting, from daily accounting operations through month-end close and financial statements
  • Analytical and tech savvy, with experience in several accounting platforms and ERPs, a super Excel user who is always looking for ways to use technology to its fullest, has years of experience managing external audit relationships, and is compliance and internal controls focused
  • Has successfully managed major company-wide projects, set up and revamped accounting infrastructure, built collaborative high-performing teams, and implemented many process

 Accounting Manager

  • Accounting and finance leader with CPA and MBA
  • Strong experience in all areas of accounting and finance including leading accounting operations, general ledger through month-end close, financial statements and reporting, budgeting and forecasting, creating and delivering board presentations, and heading relationships for tax and audit
  • Super tech savvy with experience in SAP and Sage 100, amazing Excel ability, really good at tailoring communication to level and understanding of the audience, and extremely analytical and can easily see trends and assess SWOT

 Accounting Manager

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with extensive hands-on and leadership experience in all areas of accounting operations, with strong experience in the manufacturing, construction, and IT industries
  • Very strong knowledge and experience in AP, AR, payroll, general ledger through month-end close, inventory, cost accounting, purchasing, and financial statements and reporting
  • True multi-tasker with proven ability to research and reconcile accounting transactions to ensure a clear financial picture; strong experience providing robust analysis and reporting for inventory, costs, revenue recognition, and KPIs; and years of experience acting as the liaison for audit, vendors, and insurance

Accounting Operations Manager

  • Bachelor’s degree, Six Sigma Black Belt, and 10+ years of accounting leadership experience focused on Accounts Receivable, Collections, Billing, and Accounts Payable operations
  • Highly analytical with expertise in financial, budget, and cash flow analysis; has proven success training and leading AR, AP, and collections teams; currently responsible for the AR & AP functions for multiple locations; and possesses strong GAAP and financial statement knowledge
  • Process improvement and internal controls focused; with proven ability to reduce the time to collect receivables; streamline the billing process, and increase cash flows; and super computer savvy, with advanced ability with Excel to include Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP’s and HLOOKUP’s

Plant Controller/Sr Financial Analysis

  • Bachelor’s degree, has built career in the manufacturing industry, with strong experience creating and managing budgeting process, driving performance through KPIs, and provide forecasting models for strategic planning
  • Exceptional experience partnering with operations and other business units, managing inventory and CapEx, and producing complex operational and financial analysis
  • Proven ability to streamline processes and reporting while maintaining or increasing effectiveness; super computer savvy with strong experience with ERPs, Excel, and financial reporting tools such as Hyperion; and known for his ability to build strong working relationships

Senior Accountant

  • CPA and MBA with a mix of public accounting and private industry experience
  • Strong experience and knowledge in all areas of accounting including general ledger, financial statements, corporate taxes, payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and bank reconciliations
  • Exceptional communication skills and ability to build rapport at all levels, exhibits strong professional maturity, has a heart for helping others to succeed, with a true passion for all things accounting and finance



 ****Some Of The Best Direct-Hire Jobs I’m Filling Today****

**View Job Descriptions**


*Income Tax Manager–Public Co–to $135K
*Accounting Director–Large Co–to $130K
*Assistant Controller–SEC Reporting–to $120K
*Internal Audit Manager-Public Co-to $120K
*Tax Manager-Indirect Tax-to $110K
*Accounting Manager-Manufacturing-Accounting Ops-to $85K
*Senior Financial Analyst-Manufacturing-to $85K
*Lead Senior Income Tax Accountant–to $85K
*Senior Accountant–GL-Financial Statements-to $80K
*Cost Accountant-Manufacturing-to $70K
*Staff Accountant-Growth Opps-to $55K


*Accounting Manager–GL & Accounting Operations–to $95K


*Financial Analyst–FP&A-to $75K




If you would like to hear more details about these candidates and/or jobs, or you know someone that may be interested, please feel free to call me or forward this newsletter.

Of course, if you would like me to target a candidate or job search based on your needs, I welcome the chance to partner with you.


Barbara A Field, SPHR, CPC


(757) 477-4957






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