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Job Description

  • Location: Providence, RI, Boston and Waltham, MA
  • Required Years of Experience: Must be enrolled in a degree program with major field of study in accounting
  • Semester: Fall 2021
  • Hours: Minimum of 12-16 hours per week
  • 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 2021 intern class in our Providence, Waltham and Boston Offices.

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 250 professionals.

KLR interns work in the fall and spring 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:

Audit Responsibilities

  • Participate in audit assignments under the supervision and guidance of firm personnel.
  • Fieldwork – important to understand how to properly reference workpapers (envelope method)
  • Inventory field work
  • Foot and tie financial statements
  • Link financial statements
  • Trial Balance import – converting the files for TB import, especially QuickBooks files that need text-to-column
  • Depreciation schedules for small business; input into ProFX
  • Enter liabilities
  • Scan workpapers
  • Confirmations
  • Create / prepare engagement letters
  • Work in Accounting Groups
  • Trial Balance Inputting
  • Field work at client sites
  • Assist professional staff with gathering information for reports
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisors
  • Become more familiar with the firm’s computer technology, with actual hands-on experience
  • Develop a greater understanding of public accounting and the firm
  • Participate in monthly firm meetings
  • Work effectively with all others in the firm

Tax Responsibilities

  • Enter 1040’s
  • New client set-ups; set up binder and enter fixed assets
  • Preparation of tax organizers for submission and review by firm staff
  • Preparation of basic individual tax returns
  • Preparation of individual, corporate and partnership tax extensions
  • Prepare 1099’s
  • Enter fixed assets
  • Organize documents
  • Research
  • Create spreadsheets
  • Assist professional staff with gathering information for reports and tax returns
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisors

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.


KLR offers a wide range of benefits including: health and dental insurance, paid time-off and a competitive retirement savings plan. We offer tuition assistance, in-house education programs and offer employees opportunities for community involvement.

Come join a firm who has recently been recognized for an 13th straight year as the “Best Place to Work” by the Providence Business Journal 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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