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Providence, RI

Staff Accountant


Job Description

KLR, a Top-100 accounting and professional services firm, is seeking a Staff Accountant to join our internal finance team in our Providence, RI office.

As a full-time Staff Accountant, you will be responsible for maintaining financial records to support monthly, internal financial statements. You will work collaboratively with all members of the finance department to gain experience and knowledge on the business process. This is a full-time, in-office position based out of our Providence headquarters.

The ideal candidate has prior experience as a staff accountant, strong interpersonal skills and has demonstrated a positive work ethic. This is an excellent opportunity to put your experience, attention to detail, and pride in producing the best financial results, while working with internal members of our finance, accounting, and professional staff at KLR.

Key Responsibilities

  • Process Accounts Payable, including back-office expenses
  • Maintain various account reconciliations, including accrued withholding accounts, etc.
  • Assist with standard, recurring month-end journal entries
  • Maintain monthly financial statement supplemental schedules
  • Prepare quarterly commission calculations and statements
  • Provide back-up support to Accounts Receivable

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • 2-3 years’ experience as a staff accountant required
  • Public accounting experience preferred
  • Working proficiency with all Microsoft applications, and Google Suite, including the ability to work in and learn industry-based software applications
  • Highly detail oriented, strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, developed time management and problem-solving skills
  • Working knowledge of GAAP

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.

We are looking for a candidate to work full time. Normal hours are Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm, with potential overtime during month/quarter end. These periods may require increasing normal weekly hours.


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 as a “Best Place to Work” for 17 years 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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