BPM at a Glance


  • “Great culture and amazing people who are a pleasure to work with”
  • “Learning from incredibly experienced seniors, managers, and partners”
  • “Work/life balance”


  • “Long hours during season”
  • “Can be stressful at times”
  • “Some internal politics”

About BPM

Founded in 1986, BPM is the 50th largest public accounting and advisory firm in the country as measured by annual revenues. The firm has six offices across the Bay Area as well as offices in Oregon, Hong Kong, and the Cayman Islands. BPM serves emerging, mid-cap, and closely-held businesses, as well as high-net-worth individuals. The firm serves clients in a variety of industries, including financial services, technology, life science, consumer products, real estate, nonprofits, and wine and craft beverages. 

In 2018, BPM was named a Best Place to Work by the San Francisco Business Times, and was recognized by Inavero as a Best of Accounting winner for client service for the third year in a row. In 2017, BPM was named one of the Best Public Accounting Firms for Women by the Accounting & Financial Women's Alliance and American Women's Society of CPAs. Also in 2017, BPM was named a Best Place to Work by North Bay Business Journal and Silicon Valley Business Journal. In 2015, Accounting Today ranked BPM as the No. 1 Best Firm to Work for in the U.S. in the large firm category, and one of the top 10 firms in the West region. 

Today, BPM has 40 partners and a staff of approximately 420. The firm is led by its CEO, Jim Wallace.


600 California Street
Suite 600
San Francisco, CA 94108
Phone: 415-421-5757
Fax: 415-288-6288


  • Employer Type: Private Partnership
  • CEO: Jim Wallace
  • 2018 Employees: 420

Major Office Locations

  • San Francisco
  • Palo Alto
  • Walnut Creek
  • Hong Kong
  • St. Helena
  • Cayman Islands
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