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Pasadena, California

Req #: R113345


  • US - CA, Pasadena

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Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Senior Accountant-Parsons Government Services Inc.

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. Completes complex accounting assignments requiring specialized accounting training and experience.


  • Experience and knowledge of accounting principles in accounting closing cycle, monthly preparation and post journal entries
  • Audits accounts and other financial information for completeness, accuracy and legitimacy of charges, and conformance with accounting procedures.
  • Complete understanding, recording and balancing of intercompany cost transactions between entities
  • Perform and analyze monthly GAAP consolidated financial statements and generates and analyzes nonstandard financial reports
  • Prepare monthly journals and assist in closing the general ledger for each period, and completes a detailed analysis of account balances.
  • Research and analyzes the effects of transactions on account relationships.
  • Develops and recommends revisions to accounting systems and accounting procedures in conformance with accepted accounting principles.
  • Refines account structures and reports. Collaborates with information systems personnel to develop or modify systems applications
  • Prepare and review monthly reporting schedules and accounts analysis
  • Work well and collaboratively as a team within the group and with others
  • Write desktop procedure
  • Other Ah-Hoc assignments and performs other responsibilities associated with this position as deem appropriate.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required
  • Minimum 4+ years of related work experience
  • CPA preferred.
  • Knowledge with ERP (Enterprise resource planning) financial system is required
  • 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.

Pasadena, California

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Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $2.7 billion in 2011, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, and defense/security.

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