As an Associate on our Audit Team, you will utilize your educational background as well as your organizational skills as you work closely with colleagues on a variety of assignments for clients of the Firm. Our audit engagements are in many industries including: manufacturing, distribution, technology, life sciences, retail, hospitality, real estate, healthcare and non-profit. We also audit 80+ EBPs, and to a lesser degree, perform due diligence, projection, AUP, and review engagements. Candidates applying for this position will be responsible for the following:
Develop a general understanding of each client’s business
Perform diversified accounting and auditing, with a focus on for-profit and non-profit clients in the industries mentioned above
Preparing working papers/document testing performed on assigned areas
Understand relationship of accounts/accounting to identify areas of concern
Interact with the engagement team and client frequently to obtain/provide information
Self-starter and a team player with the ability to multi-task
Assist with special projects
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.
BS in Accounting
Master’s degree preferred
CPA or CPA track
1+ year prior experience in public accounting
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
High proficiency in use of computers and applicable software programs
Detail-oriented, fast learner
Works well on a team/team player
Strong work ethic and ability to operate in a fast paced environment
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 is one of the fastest growing accounting firms in New England. 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 230 professionals.
KLR is a great Firm for individuals to begin and grow their careers. We offer flexibility, four office locations and community involvement, including health benefits, 401(k) and everything in between. We have a Mentor Program to develop and train future leaders and we have an internal education program through KLR University.