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Parsons Corporation Sr. Accountant in Pasadena, California

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Sr. Accountant

Target Market: Pasadena, CA

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 are looking for someone who is well diverse, ready to put their experiences to work, and ready to make a different. Someone who understands project accounting, knows the nature of assets and liabilities as well as the income statements accounts. Who is dependable and flexible with excellent analytical and excel skill, understand the full cycle of accounting processes, understand the important of monthly closing and financial reporting deadlines, as well as understand audit procedure and Sarbene-Oxley compliance.


  • Understand and knowledge of accounting principles, general ledger, accounting closing cycle, and monthly closing entries

  • Preparing, entering and post monthly journal entries

  • Complete Intercompany confirmation and prepaid amortization schedules

  • Complete, recording and balancing of intercompany cost transactions between entities

  • Completes monthly detailed analysis of account reconciliation

  • Research and analyzes the effects of transactions on account relationships.

  • Learn and develops and recommends revisions to accounting systems and accounting procedures in conformance with accepted accounting principles.

  • Prepare monthly reporting schedules and accounts analysis

  • Assist and analyze monthly GAAP consolidated financial statements and generates and analyzes nonstandard financial reports

  • Work well and collaboratively as a team within the group and with others

  • Write/update desktop procedure

  • Other Ah-Hoc assignments and performs other responsibilities associated with this position as deem appropriate.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required

  • Minimum 3+ years of related work experience

  • Knowledge with ERP ( Enterprise resource planning ) financial system is preferred

  • Proficient with MS office

  • Must have excellent excel skill.

  • US Citizenship

Requires a thorough knowledge of all aspect of accounting techniques and principles, excellent analytical skill, written and oral communication skills, have financial accounting system experience, and a proficiency in PC software packages typically associated with accounting. Potential to perform in a lead capacity is also required.

Find out how good it feels to work in a supportive environment

The people who work at our organization have pep in their step when they come to work - some even before they've had their coffee! Morale is high. How could it be otherwise when people cooperate and come together to win. Management leads by example, recognizing and rewarding your best efforts. In our diverse workplace, everyone is appreciated for who they are as well as what they contribute. It's easy to succeed when you enjoy your work, and when your workplace is glad to have you.

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 ( .

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

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.