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Accounting Internship - Spring 2023

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Job Description

  • Location: Providence, RI or Boston, MA
  • Required Years of Experience: Must be enrolled in a degree program with major field of study in accounting
  • Semester: Spring 2023
  • Hours: Minimum of 12-16 hours per week (preferably one 8-hour day open for fieldwork)
  • Department: Accounting and Auditing and Tax

KLR is one of the fastest growing accounting firms in New England. We are seeking students to join our 2023 intern class in either our Providence or Boston office.

KLR is ranked as one of the top 100 accounting and business consulting firms in the United States. KLR operates four (4) offices in MA and RI and has more than 280 professionals.

KLR interns generally start working in the fall semester and quite often continue through to graduation. They participate in various accounting and auditing engagements, including tax assignments under the guidance and supervision of firm personnel. You will develop a basic understanding of public accounting. Candidates applying for this position will be responsible for the following:

Responsibilities:

  • Assist professional staff members with gathering information for financial reports and tax returns
  • Assist Financial Operations staff with department projects under the guidance, coaching, and direction of experienced leaders
  • Assist with research for both audit and tax issues
  • Collect, record, analyze, and evaluate data and information
  • Attend internal training classes as appropriate
  • Prepare engagement letters, verify, and process financial statements, valuations and special reports
  • Learn work paper techniques and proper documentation in accordance with firm guidelines
  • Participate in client fieldwork and audit select financial statement areas
  • Assist the tax department with input and preparation of tax returns and other special projects as they arise
  • Assist with the development of process workflows, audit programs, and test procedures
  • Participate in department initiatives and projects
  • Complete special projects, tasks, and assignments under general direction

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change from time to time with notice whenever possible, but not guaranteed.

Qualifications:

  • Must be enrolled in a degree program with major field of study in accounting
  • Possess some knowledge of accounting theory and principals with practical application
  • Excellent Oral and Written Skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Adobe, including the ability to work in and learn various software applications
  • Detail-oriented
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team with professionals at all levels
  • Highest level of confidentiality
  • Strong work ethic and ability to operate in a fast-paced seasonal environment

Benefits

KLR offers a wide range of benefits including: health and dental insurance, paid time-off and a competitive retirement savings plan to full-time employees.

Come join a firm who has recently been recognized as the “Best Place to Work” by the Providence Business Journal for more than 16 years and voted as a Top 100 Firm in the country by Accounting Today!

KLR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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