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Jessie T. Kanter, CPA





Direct Dial: (401) 330-2727
Fax: 401-331-4511

Areas of Expertise

Distribution, Manufacturing, Non-Profit Organizations, Professional Service Firms, Construction, Healthcare, Accounting & Auditing, Employee Benefit Assurance Services, Financial Services


General Experience Highlights

As a principal in the firm’s Accounting and Auditing Department based in Rhode Island, Jessie has over 15 years of public accounting experience providing audit services to a variety of clients, including manufacturers, distributors, construction companies, investment firms, biotech companies, professional service firms, healthcare and non-profit organizations.

Jessie’s focus is in quality control of financial statement audits, in which she provides consulting on complex technical accounting matters and internal support and review for the firm. In addition, she specializes in audits of employee benefit plans and is a member of the firm’s Employee Benefit Plan Services leadership team.

Jesse is a member of BlumShapiro’s Women Who Lead initiative, a program that strives to achieve equal leadership presence at Blum by mentoring and empowering female professionals at every stage of their career—at work, at home and in our communities.

She is also a member of our Women Who Lead Social Network, which includes a wide range of senior-level Blum personnel actively helping to clear advancement barriers for women through guidance, coaching and advocacy—as well as offering honest feedback and advice to all Blum employees about how to support the women they work with.

Prior to joining BlumShapiro in 2013, Jessie worked at Kahn, Litwin, Renza & Co., CBIZ Tofias and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Professional Education

  • Husson University — Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Professional Organizations and Activities


Advisors | Auditors | Consultants | CPAs - Blum Shapiro is one of the premier public accounting firms in the northeast and a Top 100 CPA Firm in the U.S. Our professionals serve businesses, individuals and organizations in Boston (MA), Hartford (CT), Cranston (RI), Shelton (CT) ,Quincy (MA) and Newton (MA) with audit, tax and business consulting services. Our firm has developed practice areas in automotive, construction, education, government, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, nonprofit organizations and professional service firms. New Haven CT, Fairfield CT, Norwalk CT, Waterbury CT.