Staff Accountant


Lyndhurst , VA 22952



1+ yr

Bachelor's degree



Innovative Refrigeration Systems, Inc. is the premier custom design/build refrigeration system company that provides a one-stop shop for our valued customers.

We are seeking a Staff Accountant in our corporate headquarters. This role will include tax accounting, financial analysis and revenue accounting functions. The successful candidate will have an ability to learn quickly and conduct regular ad hoc research projects, analyses and other special projects. Innovative operates throughout the US, and this role will manage state tax reporting for each state. 

The Staff Accountant will interact closely with the CEO, CFO and Controller. This is high profile role that offers a tremendous opportunity for growth.

Key Duties:

  • Tax
    • Calculate, file and pay sales and use taxes in multiple states
    • Responsible for all tax correspondence and compliance (mail, customer questions, quoting for jobs, etc.)
    • Understand and interpret tax laws in multiple states
    • Assist with Monthly and Quarterly tax reconciliation in over 30 states and county jurisdictions
    • Maintain compliance with evolving state and local tax rates throughout the year
  • Revenue Accounting
    • Manage service contracts and prepare service billings, including revenue journal entries
  • Financial Analysis
    • Conduct special projects for the CEO and CFO
    • Prepare financial models for new projects
    • Compile financial reports for long term strategic planning by the executive team
    • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s in Accounting/Business Administration
  • 1+ year of corporate accounting experience
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to work effectively with a broad range of individuals from different departments
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated with a desire to succeed
  • Must be able to take on new tasks with minimal direction and also detail-orientated to handle high volumes of data
  • Must possess strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent time management skills to meet deadlines
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office with particular emphasis on Excel and creating spreadsheets
  • Must be available to work 45-50 hours per week
  • Excellent organizational and documentation skills

Other Preferred Skills:

  • Understanding of sales and use tax laws preferred
  • Prior experience in an accounting role preferred
  • A drive to improve tax processes
  • Experience with office management to include: payroll, accounts receivable, invoicing and confidentiality, preferred
  • Experience with accounting software packages including Quickbooks
  • Excels in an ever-changing work environment
  • Leadership experience or capabilities strongly preferred
  • Occasionally required to stand, stoop, kneel, and crouch
  • Occasional walking and bending is required

Why work for us? Innovative Refrigeration Systems is an industry leader with a consistent stable track record of growth, and have opportunities for professional development and advancement.  We offer competitive salary, full benefits, substantial retirement packages (15% dollar for dollar match!), and growth opportunities to establish a career. Simply put, we are looking to invest time and money into developing the most elite team in the refrigeration industry. If you want to be the best in the business, this position is for you!

Company Values:

Our company focuses on four core values: Safety, Quality, Experience and Reliability. Innovative Refrigeration Systems not only meets the needs of our customers, but exceeds their expectations. We hold ourselves to a higher standard, and pursue ever-improving quality. As a full service company our customers have come to count on our commitment to excellence in every system and service we provide.

·        Safety: Our company is one of the few in the state of Virginia that is OSHA SHARP certified which means we are a model for workplace health and safety. The safety of our employees is a top priority for us.

·        Quality: We settle for only the best, and our customers know when they work with us that they are getting the best-in-class products and services.

·        Experience: We focus on ensuring our staff have the experience necessary to thrive in their career. We do this by offering apprenticeship opportunities, our self-guided STAR training program, and by placing a heavy focus on internal training.

·        Reliability: High quality product from the start is critical in sustaining long-lasting relationships with our customers. From design, to construction, and continuing into service and aftermarket support, our team offers unbeatable full life-cycle refrigeration expertise.


  • Retirement plan; company matches dollar for dollar up to 15%
  • Health insurance; company pays 75% of the premiums for employee/family
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Weekly pay
  • Competitive vacation & holiday pay
  • Supplemental insurance available (Aflac)
  • Short-term & long-term disability coverage
  • Accidental death/dismemberment coverage after one year of employment
  • Life insurance coverage after one year of employment
  • Employee referral incentives
  • Opportunities for advancement, professional development, training opportunities, and apprenticeship programs available
  • Discounts on cell phone plans, rental vehicles, and other company discounts for eligible positions 

About Innovative Refrigeration Systems, Inc.

Innovative was founded in 1993. Since the beginning, we have aligned ourselves with team-oriented customers and vendors and have established team members that have proven themselves as producers. Through our consistent delivery of excellent products and service, Innovative Refrigeration has grown from a family-owned “garage shop” to a nationwide powerhouse in the cold storage and food processing industry. The personal commitment by our employees makes our customers’ projects a complete success. Our commitment to excellence in manufacturing, workmanship and service has given us national presence as well as projects in Mexico and Canada. We continue to expand the industry with state-of-the-art technology, energy saving solutions and innovative design, all while providing the best service available to our customers and vendors. Innovative Refrigeration Systems, Inc. is headquartered in Lyndhurst, Virginia surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains with a newly expanded manufacturing facility and office building.