Corporate Accountant

UVIMCO - University of Virginia Investment Management Company - Charlottesville, VA


Corporate Accountant

The University of Virginia Investment Management Company (UVIMCO) provides investment management services to the University of Virginia and affiliated entities and is responsible for monitoring and evaluating investment strategies for a $9.5 billion investment portfolio. Our client’s portfolio is invested globally across a broad range of asset classes and strategies, including: public equity, hedge funds, private equity, venture capital, real estate, resources, credit, fixed income, and derivatives. The Corporate Accountant position is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic organization that utilizes world-class investment strategies to further the mission of one of the most prestigious public institutions of higher education in the country.

Position Overview

The Corporate Accountant position provides vital information and support for the corporate accounting and operations function. Responsibilities include:

  • Payroll, accounts payable, and expense system processing
  • Operating company cash management, reconciliations, and maintenance of general ledger
  • Recordkeeping for deferred compensation plans
  • Monitoring of corporate bank accounts
  • Financial, operating budget, tax reporting, and audit responsibilities
  • General support to corporate operations
  • Ad hoc reporting and special project work

Position Requirements

The successful candidate demonstrates thorough knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Knowledge of payroll, accounts payable, expense reimbursements, and/or journal entry experience preferred. Must be detail oriented, have strong analytical and critical thinking skills and the ability to manage multiple activities accurately and effectively. Must be highly flexible in a fast-paced environment with evolving reporting requirements and job responsibilities. Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and have the ability to quickly learn new technology. UVIMCO employees exhibit integrity, initiative, and the capacity to work independently, while also displaying an ability and willingness to collaborate with all staff levels.

Additionally, the candidate should have:

  • An undergraduate degree with an emphasis in accounting, business administration, or finance and two years related professional work experience or equivalent combination of college education and professional experience are required
  • Proficiency in accounting and reporting software and Microsoft Office, including strong Excel skills (required)
  • Experience with ADP Workforce Now, Microsoft Dynamics GP, and Concur strongly preferred
  • CPA designation or progress towards preferred

Employment Benefits

UVIMCO offers a competitive base salary and excellent benefits in a business casual work setting in Charlottesville, VA. Please submit a resume and cover letter online through the link below. Your application should explain your qualifications and interest in working for UVIMCO. UVIMCO conducts credit, criminal background and reference checks.


Job Type: Full-time


  • Accounting: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Education assistance or tuition reimbursement
  • Child Care benefits
  • Gym memberships or discounts
  • Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules