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Parsons Corporation ACCOUNTANT, SENIOR (Salary) in Lake Forest, California

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Job Description:

Sr. Accountant

Job Location: Lake Forest, California, United States

You see the trees and the forest

What some may consider a small oversight can cause a major work problem. That's why we need a keen observer like you who notes the out-of-place crack before it spreads into a disastrous gap. You have a meticulous work ethic, founded on attention to every element of a situation. We hold your skills in high esteem and can't wait to hear from you.

We're powered by the group energy of collaboration

When we put our heads together, our thought processes build on each other to produce better solutions. If you enjoy expressing your ideas while respecting those of others, we invite you to add your voice to this exciting process. We credit the stimulating perspectives that keep us ahead to the diversity of our workforce. We welcome, include, and promote people of all backgrounds.

Parsons extensive experience combined with your attention to detail and skill with account analysis, account reconciliations, and financial reports, will propel your career forward.

At this level, the Accountant generates and analyzes periodic financial reports, making recommendations regarding status of reserves and assets. In this role, you will complete a broad range of assignments requiring specialized accounting training and experience. May be assigned to a specific project, to a section of the Finance or another department, or may be assigned to complete tasks at a field location. Our Accountants at this level works independently in completing assigned tasks.


  • Audits accounts and other financial information for completeness, accuracy and legitimacy of charges, and conformance with accounting procedures.

  • Generates and analyzes periodic financial reports, making recommendations regarding status of reserves and assets.

  • Closes the general ledger for each period, prepares financial statements, and completes a detailed analysis of account balances.

  • Prepares selected tax returns, financial reports, or other reports for government agencies, clients, or senior management.

  • Develops and recommends improvements to accounting methods and procedures for area of responsibility

  • May travel to remote field sites to conduct audits or to assist field personnel in the execution of their duties.

  • Provides guidance to lower-level Accountants and Accounting support personnel.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Economics, Business (or equivalent)

  • 3+ years of related work experience

  • Requires a proficiency of standard accounting techniques and principles

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Proficiency in Excel and PC software packages typically associated with accounting

  • Experience with fixed assets and cash accounting desired

  • US Person

Looking for a supportive environment? You've found it

Support takes many forms here. Including professional advice, mentoring, assistance when it's needed, and acknowledgment of a good day's work. As well as respect and inclusion for our diverse workforce. It keeps everyone motivated, positive and pulling in the same direction. Which leads to high morale, great cooperation, and a great place to work. Join us and see for yourself.

Parsons (NYSE: PSN) is a leading technology firm driving the future of defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure. By combining unique technologies with deep domain expertise across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, and smart cities, we're providing tomorrow's solutions today. With a history of disruption beginning in 1944, we apply our distinct perspective to help our customers confront the issues of tomorrow in every domain-land, sea, air, space, and cyber. Our range of capabilities and our global network of resources lets us layer and integrate solutions to respond to any challenge with unmatched agility. In a time of rapid change, we see infinite sources of inspiration to fuel our creativity and enable the innovation necessary to accomplish our quest of delivering a better world. For more about Parsons, visit us at and follow our quest on Facebook ( , Instagram ( , Twitter ( , and LinkedIn ( .

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.