Accounting Today has announced its 2017 Best Accounting Firms to Work For.

The annual survey and awards program, which is conducted in partnership with Best Companies Group, is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in the accounting profession, benefiting its economy, workforce and businesses.

The list is made up of 100 firms (in alphabetical order):

  • Adamson + Co. (Winter Haven, Fla.)
  • Allen, Gibbs & Houlik (Wichita, Kansas)
  • Anders CPAs + Advisors (St. Louis)
  • ATKG (San Antonio)
  • Barnes Saly & Co. (Johnstown, Pa.)
  • BeachFleischman (Tucson, Ariz.)
  • Beaird Harris (Dallas )
  • Bennett Thrasher (Atlanta )
  • Berlin, Ramos & Co. (North Bethesda, Md.)
  • Bernard Robinson & Co. (Greensboro, N.C.)
  • Berntson Porter & Co. (Bellevue, Wash.)
  • Blackman & Sloop CPAs (Chapel Hill, N.C.)
  • Bormel, Grice & Huyett (Laurel, Md.)
  • Brinker Simpson & Co. (Springfield, Pa.)
  • Cassady Schiller CPAs & Advisors (Cincinnati)
  • Castro & Co. (Alexandria, Va.)
  • CCK Strategies (Tulsa, Okla.)
  • Clearview Group (Owings Mills, Md.)
  • Conrad (Lake Forest, Calif.)
  • Coulter & Justus (Knoxville, Tenn.)
  • Daszkal Bolton (Boca Raton, Fla.)
  • Davis & Hodgdon Associates CPAs (Williston, Vt.)
  • DeLeon & Stang, CPAs & Advisors (Gaithersburg, Md.)
  • EEPB PC (Houston)
  • Fair, Anderson & Langerman (Las Vegas )
  • Fischer Cunnane & Associates Ltd. (West Chester, Pa.)
  • Friedman (New York)
  • Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman (Bethesda, Md.)
  • Haddox Reid Eubank Betts (Jackson, Miss.)
  • Haefele Flanagan (Maple Shade, N.J.)
  • Hancock Askew & Co. (Savannah, Ga.)
  • Haskell & White (Irvine, Calif.)
  • HBE (Lincoln, Neb.)
  • HeimLantz CPAs & Advisors (Annapolis, Md.)
  • Henry+Horne (Tempe, Ariz.)
  • Homes, Lowry, Horn & Johnson (Fairfax, Va.)
  • Houldsworth, Russo & Co. (Las Vegas )
  • Hughes Pittman & Gupton (Raleigh, N.C.)
  • Hungerford Nichols CPAs + Advisors (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
  • Insero & Co. CPAs (Rochester, N.Y.)
  • Johanson & Yau (San Jose, Calif.)
  • Kassouf & Co. (Birmingham, Ala.)
  • KatzAbosch (Timonium, Md.)
  • Kearney and Co. (Alexandria, Va.)
  • Klein Hall CPAs (Aurora, Ill.)
  • KNAV (Atlanta )
  • KRS CPAs (Paramus, N.J.)
  • Lanigan, Ryan, Malcolm & Doyle (Gaithersburg, Md.)
  • LevitZacks CPAs (San Diego)
  • Linn Thurber (Houston)
  • Lutz (Omaha, Neb.)
  • Mahoney Ulbrich Christiansen & Russ (Saint Paul, Minn.)
  • Maner Costerisan PC (Lansing, Mich.)
  • Martin, Hood, Friese & Associates (Champaign, Ill.)
  • Maxwell Locke & Ritter (Austin, Texas)
  • May & Co. (Vicksburg, Miss.)
  • MBAF (Miami)
  • McCoy Foat & Co. CPAs (West Linn, Ore.)
  • McGowen, Hurst, Clark & Smith (West Des Moines, Iowa)
  • McKonly & Asbury (Camp Hill, Pa.)
  • Mengali Accountancy (Healdsburg, Calif.)
  • Miller Grossbard Advisors (Houston)
  • Mowery & Schoenfeld (Lincolnshire, Ill.)
  • Navolio & Tallman (San Francisco)
  • Opsahl Dawson CPAs (Vancouver, Wash.)
  • Peterson Sullivan (Seattle)
  • Pittman & Brooks (Portland, Ore.)
  • PKF Texas (Houston)
  • Porte Brown (Elk Grove Village, Ill.)
  • Porter Keadle Moore (Atlanta )
  • PSK (Arlington, Texas)
  • Purk & Associates (St. Louis)
  • RBT CPAs (Newburgh, N.Y.)
  • Realize CPA (San Francisco)
  • Riney Hancock CPAs (Owensboro, Ky.)
  • RLH CPAs & Business Advisors (Hanover, Pa.)
  • Rudler PSC (Ft. Wright, Ky.)
  • Sansiveri, Kimball & Co. (Providence, R.I.)
  • Santos, Postal & Co. (Rockville, Md.)
  • SC&H Group Inc. (Sparks Glencoe, Md.)
  • Skoda Minotti (Mayfield Village, Ohio)
  • Smith & Gesteland (Middleton, Wis.)
  • Smith & Howard (Atlanta )
  • Smith Leonard (High Point, N.C.)
  • Spire Group (Livingston, N.J.)
  • Squire & Co. (Orem, Utah)
  • Sutton Frost Cary (Arlington, Texas)
  • The Whitlock Co. (Springfield, Mo.)
  • Wall, Einhorn & Chernitzer (Norfolk, Va.)
  • Walter & Shuffain (Boston)
  • WeberMessick (Baltimore)
  • WhippleWood CPAs (Littleton, Colo.)
  • Wilkin & Guttenplan (East Brunswick, N.J.)
  • Wilkins Miller (Mobile, Ala.)
  • William Vaughan Co. (Maumee, Ohio)
  • Williams Benator & Libby (Atlanta )
  • Wilson Toellner CPA (Sedalia, Mo.)
  • Windes (Long Beach, Calif.)
  • Windham Brannon (Atlanta )
  • Wolf & Co. (Boston)

Individual firm rankings in the Small Firm, Midsized Firm and Large Firm Categories will be announced in the November issue of Accounting Today.

To be considered for participation, firms had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be a public accounting firm in the U.S.;
  • Have a minimum of 15 employees working in the U.S.; and,
  • Must be in business a minimum of one year.

Firms from across the United States entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Accounting Firms to Work for. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25 percent of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75 percent of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking.

Staff from Mowery & Schoenfeld, one of the 2017 Best Accounting Firms to Work For.
Staff from Mowery & Schoenfeld, one of the 2017 Best Accounting Firms to Work For. Photo: Jay Allen Herndon

Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process, analyzed the data, and determined the final ranking.

For more information on the program, and to register to participate next year, visit BestAccountingFirmsToWorkFor.com.

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