Accountant (Hybrid)

Parsons Co.

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Pasadena, CA

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Job Description:

Accountant (Hybrid)

Location: Pasadena, CA

What some may consider a small oversight can cause a major work problem. That’s why we need a keen observer like you who identifies the out-of-place crack before it completely shatters.

Job Description:

We are looking for someone who is well diverse, ready to put their experiences to work, and ready to make a difference. 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. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.


  • Manage general ledger, accounting closing cycle, and monthly closing entries

  • Prepare, process and post monthly journal entries

  • Complete intercompany confirmation and prepaid amortization schedules

  • Complete, record and balance intercompany cost transactions between entities

  • Complete monthly detailed analysis of account reconciliation

  • Research and analyze the effects of transactions on account relationships

  • Learn, develop and recommend revisions to accounting systems and procedures in conformance with GAAP

  • Prepare monthly reporting schedules and accounts analysis

  • Assist and analyze monthly GAAP consolidated financial statements; generate and analyze nonstandard financial reports

  • Create and maintain standard operating procedures

  • Perform ad-hoc assignments and other responsibilities associated with this position as deemed appropriate

  • Will be required to work in the office as needed when requested by management.

Qualifications/Desired Characteristics

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required

  • Minimum 2+ years of related work experience

  • Strong understanding of accounting concepts and principles

  • Experience with ERP (Enterprise resource planning) financial system is desired

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, especially Excel

  • Strong attention to detail and highly analytical

  • Strong sense of ownership

  • Self-directed, and able to work well independently and collaboratively in a team

  • Excellent verbal and oral communication skills

  • U.S. Citizenship

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.