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Transaction Advisory Services Supervisor


Job Description:

  • Location: Providence, RI
  • Required Years of Experience: 3+ years accounting experience in public accounting
  • Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Travel: No
  • Relocation: No
  • Job Industry: Public Accounting
  • Department: Audit

KLR is one of the fastest growing accounting firms in New England. We are seeking a Transaction Advisory Services Supervisor to join our Audit team in our 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 280 professionals.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct due diligence in buy-side and sell-side transactions
  • Review target company financial information and other data to identify:
      • Historical and projected financial, operating, and commercial trends
      • Quality of earnings adjustments
      • Working capital and debt considerations
      • Potential liabilities and other business risks which could impact valuation
  • Identify pre- and post-acquisition transaction issues in the context of financial due diligence
  • Identify purchase price reductions, deal restructuring, or other issues affecting a transaction
  • Assist in drafting Due Diligence reports, including quality of earnings, working capital and other transaction related analysis
  • Supervise, develop and evaluate staff where appropriate; be willing to take on projects without assistance when needed
  • Coordinate work with other service teams (Tax, IT) on the due diligence projects
  • Communicate effectively with internal managers/partners and clients, target company management, investment bankers and other client advisors on a transaction
  • Contribute to staff training programs, including the continued development of due diligence practice aids and to adherence to practice compliance requirements

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, Finance or other relevant discipline
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience in accounting or finance, with a background in auditing preferred but not required
  • CPA or CFA designation is a plus
  • Experience with Private Equity firms and their portfolio companies is preferred but not required
  • Fundamental understanding of the cash, modified and accrual basis (GAAP) methods of accounting, including working knowledge of cash to accrual accounting.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent documentation and communication skills
  • Excellent Microsoft office skills (Excel, Word, PPT), experience with UpSlide and ProSystem Engagement is preferred, but not required
  • Strong working knowledge of QuickBooks is preferred, but not necessary
  • Good general business knowledge
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently under the pressure of transaction deadlines

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 recently been recognized for an 16th 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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