Parsons Corporation Senior Accountant - Federal Business Unit - US Citizenship Required in Lake Forest, California

Senior Accountant - Federal Business Unit - US Citizenship Required


Lake Forest, California, United States

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Ready to put your accounting skills to work with departments and teams that change the urban fabric of our community? Would you enjoy assisting top level Accounting managers helping to keep projects running on task? Parsons is now hiring a Senior Accountant for our team located in Lake Forest, CA.

In this role, you willcomplete a broad range of assignments requiring specialized accounting training and experience.

In this role you will be supporting our Federal Business Unit. US citizenship is required.

Our ideal candidate will have 3 to 5 years of related experience who enjoys working with all levels of management.

This position does not offer relocation assistance.


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

  • Generates and analyzes periodic financial reports.

  • Prepares journal entries.

  • Assists with the accounting system maintenance.

  • Assists with the month end closing process, 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

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

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

Qualifications :

  • 4-year degree in Accounting required.

  • Minimum 3+ yearsof related work experience required.

  • Strong Excel skills required to include Pivot Tables, working with large data.

  • Experience with fixed assets and property tax returns preferred

  • Strong written and oral communication skills required

  • Proficiency in PC software packages typically associated with accounting. CostPoint preferred.

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Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards 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 applicable laws.