Senior Accountant / Project Controls in North Syracuse, NY at Parsons

Date Posted: 11/9/2019

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Job Description

Ready to put your accounting skills to work with departments and teams that change the 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 rapidly expanding team.  

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 difficult 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.

Responsibilities:
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.

Qualifications:
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 PC software packages typically associated with accounting

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Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

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