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Tax Supervisor

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Job Description

  • Location: Providence, RI
  • Required Years of Experience: 2 -3 years of heavy associate and/or supervisory experience
  • Required Education: Bachelor’s degree
  • Travel: No
  • Relocation: No
  • Job Industry: Public Accounting
  • Department: Tax

KLR is one of the fastest growing accounting firms in New England. We are seeking a Tax Supervisor to join our team in our Providence office.

KLR is ranked as one of the top one hundred accounting and business consulting firms in the United States. KLR operates four (4) offices in MA and RI and has more than 250 professionals.

Job Responsibilities

As a key member of our Tax team, the Supervisor will utilize his/her technical skills and educational background and apply expertise on a variety of engagements with clients of the Firm. This role in our growing Tax practice includes managing client relationships as well as performing technical tax work. Our department is dedicated to assisting individuals, partnerships, and corporations with tax compliance and planning. He/she will be responsible for the following:

Job Tasks:

  • Serve as client’s trusted advisor, demonstrate knowledge of industry trends, identify client issues and conflicts; proactively communicate solution options to client and team
  • Reviewing complex tax returns including international, federal and multi-state returns for C Corporations, S corporations, partnerships, and individuals
  • Supervise staff on engagement deliverables (such as tax returns, work papers, etc.); complete technical and strategic reviews as a member of the final engagement review team to ensure quality control standards are met; ensure on time delivery and on budget
  • Experience with foreign reporting, i.e. FBAR, Forms 5471, 5472, 8858, 1120-F and GILTI reporting (International reporting)
  • Strategizing with Partners regarding tax planning
  • Demonstrate proficient technical skills for handling all client responsibilities, including knowledge of trends, industries, alternatives, etc.
  • Understand the client’s organization, procedures and internal policies
  • Researching tax issues and providing guidance to clients
  • Working closely with staff, and assisting management in mentoring, coaching, training, supervising, and having input in evaluating staff

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.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Multi-state tax experience preferred
  • Supervise staff on engagement deliverables (such as tax returns, work papers, etc.); complete technical and strategic reviews as a member of the final engagement review team to ensure quality control standards are met; ensure on time delivery and on budget
  • Corporate tax and partnership experience – C Corp, S Corp and LLC
  • Tax Provision experience
  • International corporate tax and multi-state tax experience is a plus
  • Must have at least 2 -3 years of heavy associate and/or supervisory experience
  • Ability to manage all aspects of client engagements
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of organization, both internally and externally
  • Demonstrated leadership and supervisory ability, strong operational and project management skills
  • Proficient use of applicable technology
  • CPA, Enrolled Agent (EA), or equivalent certification is a plus

There will be increased hours during our peak season: January through April and August through October which will include weekends.

Benefits

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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