Certified Public Accountants


Employment ~ CPA Position Open in Virginia Beach

Job Title: Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Job Summary:

Louis is our office mascot.Small public accounting firm located in Virginia Beach, VA in search of a full, part-time or flexi-scheduled CPA. CPA must be able to multi-task and possess great interpersonal skills. Candidate must apply principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports by compiling information, preparing profit and loss statements, and utilizing appropriate accounting control procedures as well as tax and auditing skills. Prior public accounting experience is required.

Stephen Merritt, CPA, PC is NOT your typical CPA firm! We value our staff by encouraging new ideas from all of our employees, offering professional development programs and placing a high priority on an ideal work/life balance. Full, part-time, or flexible schedules are available. We are proud to offer competitive compensation based on candidates experience.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Prepare profit and loss statements, monthly closing entries and cost accounting reports.
• Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, and document business transactions.
• Establish, maintain, and coordinate the implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures.
• Analyze and review budgets and expenditures for local, state, federal, and private funding, contracts and grants.
• Monitor and review accounting and related system reports for accuracy and completeness.
• Prepare and review budget, revenue, expense, payroll entries, invoices, and other accounting documents.
• Analyze revenue and expenditure trends and recommend appropriate budget levels, and ensure expenditure control.
• Explain billing invoices and accounting policies to staff, vendors, and clients.
• Resolve accounting discrepancies.
• Tax Return Preparation 990, 1040, 1041, 1120S, and 1065.
• Audits, reviews, compilations.
• Interact with internal and external auditors in completing audits.
• Other duties as assigned.


• This candidate should possess 3 or more years of experience in public accounting.
• CPA Certification required
• We cannot hire anyone who has not ever prepared an income tax return as stated above
• This is a non-smoking office
• Candidate is preferred to be a Hampton Roads Southside resident as we are a Virginia Beach Office
• Only serious inquiries need to send a resume.
• Must love dogs!
Successful candidates must demonstrate EXCELLENT COMMUNICATION and analytical skills coupled with proficiency in Quickbooks, Microsoft Excel and Word, as well as tax preparation software. In addition, sound written and verbal communication skills, an ability to work independently or as part of a team and the capacity to appropriately interact with all levels of Firm management and staff, clients and other external business contacts are required.

Please send resume by email or fax:

Email Resume
Fax: (757) 420-5381

Health/dental benefits available.

Our office is a smoke-free environment

Candidates are preferred to be a Hampton Roads Southside resident as we are a Virginia Beach Office, and punctuality is an expectation.

Only serious inquiries need to send resume.