Accounting Assistant
Parsons Corporation - Charlotte, NC

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Parsons is an industry leader in delivering technology driven solutions to promote safer, healthier and sustainable world class infrastructure to communities throughout the world. Our landmark projects and capital improvement programs support global initiatives in infrastructure, water, energy, power, renewables, environmental, healthcare, education, and communications. We are hiring colleagues with an entrepreneurial spirit who thrive on professional challenges in a high energy environment.



Completes a variety of advanced clerical tasks within an accounting section of the Finance Department. At this level, the Accounting Clerk works under general supervision in completing a broad scope of routine accounting tasks and is capable of completing some non-routine assignments. The incumbent at this level may also function as a para-professional who may be assigned to one of the following areas: accounts payable, client billing and receivables, payroll, and/or general accounting functions.



Receives accounting information from internal or external sources including: other Finance Department sections, other departments or divisions, other Parsons companies, suppliers, clients, etc.

Audits invoices for appropriate support documentation. Matches information and documentation with accounting records; verifies accounts and sub-jobs charged for accuracy and legitimacy.

Processes financial records. Prepares journals, registers, ledgers, budgets, tax reports, and client invoices. Maintains standard accounting and financial records. Inputs information into a computerized accounting system. Prepares information for use by other departments, clients, and/or suppliers.

Performs financial reconciliations and/or proofs.

Answers inquiries and prepares standard analyses.

Maintains computerized databases for tracking and informational purposes.

Provides guidance to lower-level Accounting support personnel.

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


2-year degree in Accounting, Economics, Business (or equivalent) and 0-2 years of related work experience, or High School diploma and 5-6 years relevant experience within an accounting unit.



Basic PC skills including, but not limited to, MS Windows, MS Word, and MS Excel. Must have good communications skills, be able to work as part of a team, and possess a working knowledge of Accounting processes.

Parsons offers an ethical, challenging, diverse, rewarding and fun work experience where enthusiastic, responsible people use their energy, talent and dedication to make a difference in the world.

We provide career growth and development, a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; tuition reimbursement program; credit union membership; Employee Stock Ownership Plan and a 401(k) plan. Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. M/W/D/V.



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