Staff Accountant - Breeden Construction

Posted:November 3, 2022
Job Title:Staff Accountant - Breeden Construction
Reports To:CFO

Job Summary

The staff accountant is responsible for maintaining financial procedures and confirming financial compliance through the preparation of the company’s reports and statements, as well as performing accounts payable and accounts receivable functions. The staff accountant will work from the Virginia Beach corporate office and will report to the Breeden Construction Vice President/CFO.

Primary Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with the development and maintenance of accounting systems for financial transactions.
  • Maintain the general ledger, recording cash receipts and financial transactions.
  • Reconcile bank, credit card accounts and intercompany accounts.
  • Coordinate collection activities, with support from the team, including calls and emails to customers, and internal escalations as required for problem accounts.
  • Generate and send monthly statements to customers.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of general financial accounting and cost accounting.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing with employees and the public.
  • Understanding of and the ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Ability to correctly prepare tax reports.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software and accounting software.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or related field required.
  • At least three years of related experience required.


Richmond, Virginia-based Breeden Construction is a design and build general contracting company committed to construction excellence, creativity and industry leadership. The firm has been providing general contracting services for The Breeden Company’s own portfolio for more than five decades. In that time, Breeden Construction has constructed over 25,000 multifamily units, over 2 million square feet of commercial, retail and mixed-use space, countless tenant improvements and up-fits, numerous residential subdivisions and 1,700 residential homes. In 2011, Breeden Construction opened services to third-party clients in need of its expertise in all phases of the design, building and development of multifamily, mixed-use communities, commercial office and retail properties and tenant up-fits. The vast capabilities of Breeden Construction have made them one of the most dynamic firms of its kind in the nation.


Breeden Construction and The Breeden Company are Equal Opportunity Employers. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

This job description should not be interpreted to be a complete list of all the duties, qualifications and responsibilities performed by the jobholder. To maintain organizational flexibility, management has the discretion to add, drop or change at any time the duties, responsibilities and expectations of this job.

The Breeden Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.
When I think of The Breeden Company, I think of excellence – excellence in design, in construction and in the management of their developments. This is a rock-solid company that delivers on its promises, and I am so pleased that they are a part of the Portsmouth community.
John Rowe
Mayor of Portsmouth, Virginia