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Principal Accountant (Local Telecommute)

Centreville, VA 20121 Work Remotely
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Job Description:

Principal Accountant (Local Telecommute)

Job Location: Charlotte, North Carolina

You sweat the small stuff

Because you know there isn't any such thing as 'small stuff'. Every step of every job, from beginning to end, is just as important to you. It's what earns you the respect of your coworkers and supervisor. Even more importantly, it makes you the kind of person we want to walk through our doors every morning. Let us hear from you today.


  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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

  • Must be able to telecommute into office a min of 2 days per week.

Here, big ideas are created by bright minds working together

We stay ahead of the curve thanks, in great part, to our stimulating practice of sharing ideas. If you're comfortable contributing, questioning, accepting, and refining ideas, we want you to be a player on our high performing team. We foster an environment where all members of our diverse staff are appreciated for their unique contributions, and where advancement is waiting for all. Come stimulate your mind - and your professional growth.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, with some related work experience preferred

  • Requires a working knowledge of standard accounting techniques and principles.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Proficiency in PC software packages typically associated with accounting.

  • CPA preferred but not required.

  • Joint Venture Accounting knowledge a plus.

  • US Person

Sometimes ground-breaking solutions come from people you might not expect

We keep our doors-and our minds-open to new ideas that will help us stay profitable and current. Employees at every level bring something distinctive to the workplace. That's why we encourage you to share your feedback. And, it's one reason why we've achieved the reputation as a wellspring of discovery. We enthusiastically pursue diversity and welcome all into our fair and respectful environment. Your fresh perspective can shine a light on solutions that no one else has thought of. Join us.

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 parsons.com and follow our quest on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

The anticipated annualized full time target compensation (median) for this position is: $85,000.00.

Benefits for this position include: medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and 401K.


Posted: 2021-06-03 Expires: 2021-07-17

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Principal Accountant (Local Telecommute)

Parsons Corporation
Centreville, VA 20121

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