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About Us

Our Firm

Collins, Smith & O'Connor, LLP is a local Attleboro, Massachusetts accounting firm that provides quality accounting, tax and consulting services with the highest degree of professionalism to closely-held businesses, entrepreneurs, and individuals.

We assist our small business clients with their day-to-day decisions as well as provide them financial accounting and income tax preparation. From complex tax and financial planning issues, to write-up work for these small businesses, we give our clients services that enhance their profitability and growth, and help ensure their personal financial security.

We are also committed to providing individuals high quality services that include, but are not limited to, tax planning, return preparation, IRS representation, estate planning and financial planning.

Our firm is large enough to provide a broad range of services needed by growing businesses and individuals, yet close enough to our clients to be aware of their objectives. We understand each client is unique with a different set of objectives; therefore, our goal is to give each client personal attention and help them stabilize their financial direction in an increasingly complex business world.

Our client base includes individuals, retail businesses, construction contractors, manufacturers, not-for-profits, and more.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Collins, Smith & O'Connor, LLP is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of the area's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around the area. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Collins, Smith & O'Connor, LLP receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

Scott D. Smith, CPA, MST (Partner)

Scott D. Smith, CPA, MST has been practicing public accounting for more than 30 years. He is a graduate from Providence College (BS) and Bryant University (MST). Scott holds a license to practice public accounting from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA).

Scott currently serves on the following boards: Attleboro Scholarship Foundation, North Attleboro Community Television.

Bernard M. O’Connor, CPA, MST (Partner)

Bernard M. O’Connor, CPA, MST has been practicing public accounting for more than 30 years. He is a graduate from Bryant University (BSBA/MST). Bernie holds a license to practice public accounting from the State of Rhode Island and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants (RISCPA).

Matthew W. Harrison, CPA, MST

Matthew W. Harrison, CPA, MST has been practicing public accounting for more than 20 years. He is a graduate from Bryant University (BSBA/MST). Matt holds a license to practice public accounting from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA).

Matt currently serves on the following boards: St. John the Evangelist School Principal’s Advisory Board, Friends of St. John the Evangelist School, and Norton Council 11690 of the Knights of Columbus.

Cheryl Penta, Office Administrator