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Part-time PO Accountant

San Diego, California
Job Type
14 Feb 2021

Workdays would be at the end of the month and would be between 8 and 9 days monthly. The workdays are generally the last 6 business days of the month and the first 2 or 3 day of the following month. Expect to work 8-hour days, however, time is flexible.

Starting with kick-off date, consultant will work 9 consecutive business days (company holidays off).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Gather, prepare, test and maintain adequate documentation to support monthly accruals through the Service PO Accrual Process (SPOA).
  • Apply judgment and correctly interpret GAAP accounting requirements to ensure accounting entries are properly recorded, substantiated and communicated.
  • Partner and communicate with Requestor and Financial Analyst communities to effectively prepare monthly accruals.
  • Assist SPOA database manager with preparation and analyses of monthly accrual data.
  • Identify and communicate Procurement and Accounts Payable processing errors for correction.
  • Participate in cross training and coverage of other Corporate Accounting areas of responsibility. Maintain flexibility to assist in other areas during periods of peak activity.
  • Continually assess and design desk procedures and process flows. Ensure that these workflows are designed to maximize internal controls and efficiency.


  • Education: BA/BS in Accounting/Finance strongly preferred.
  • Minimum 3-4 years relevant experience accounting, purchasing and or accounts payable.
  • Understanding of concepts of accrual accounting.
  • Strong experience with automated accounts payable and purchasing systems Oracle a plus
  • Strong experience with Excel and Word.
  • Excellent analytical skills. Strong organization, time management and task prioritization skills.
  • Ability to work independently and resolve problems. Strong customer service/support skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities during a compressed timeframe.
  • Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of an organization. Strong attention to detail skills a must

Opportunity is fully remote due to COVID-19, however only applicants within the Greater San Diego are will be considered.
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  • Job Reference: 231851013-2
  • Date Posted: 14 February 2021
  • Recruiter: Vaco Staffing
  • Location: San Diego, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent