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Tax Supervisor


Job Description:

  • Location: Providence, RI, Boston or Waltham, MA
  • Required Years of Experience: 3+ years accounting experience in public accounting
  • Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, CPA , Enrolled Agent (EA), or someone who is in the process of qualifying for such certification is a must
  • 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 Supervisor to join our team in our Boston, Waltham or Providence 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 250 professionals.

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 critical role in our growing Tax practice includes managing client relationships, performing technical tax work and managing staff. Our department is dedicated to assisting various clients with tax compliance and planning. He/she will be responsible for the following:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepares personal and corporate tax returns, including the most complex.
  • Approves less complicated personal returns.
  • Acts as a resource for tax staff and senior tax accountants.
  • Performs less complex tax research.
  • Prepares BNA projections and becomes involved in planning for less complex clients.
  • Becomes involved in tax planning for less complex client situations.
  • Assists accounting and auditing staff members in client meetings.
  • Analyzes IRS notices and drafts responses.
  • Reviews IRS notice responses prepared by staff tax accountants.
  • Delegates work to tax staff and senior tax accountants and supervises work.
  • Participates in tax department administrative projects.
  • Acts as director-in-charge for personal tax return clients.
  • Acts as key client contact person for smaller engagements.
  • Bills clients and discusses fees with smaller clients.
  • Contributes to the client service team by producing quality work with quick turnaround and attentive service.
  • Establishes good working relationships with all partners and staff members.

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
  • Master’s degree in Taxation or related field preferred
  • 3+ years of accounting experience prior experience in public accounting
  • CPA, Enrolled Agent (EA), or someone who is in the process of qualifying for such certification is a must
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing, both internally and externally
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Proficient use of applicable technology

We are looking for a candidate to work full time. Normal hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 5:30 pm with increased hours during our peak season: January through April and August through October. These periods require increasing normal weekly hours, which include weekends.


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 been recognized for 15 years 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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