Cherry Bekaert LLP at a Glance


  • “Friendly, skilled coworkers”
  • “The training, and the opportunities to learn and grow”
  • “Challenging work”


  • “Busy season can take a toll on you”
  • “Too much administrative paperwork”
  • “Intense deadlines”

The Buzz

  • “Well-respected, quality firm”
  • “Too many nonprofits and small clients”
  • “Close-knit and solid”
  • “Sleepy”

About Cherry Bekaert LLP

Southern accountants

Cherry Bekaert is the 28th-largest CPA firm in the country, according to Accounting Today's 2012 Top 100 Firms list, a ranking based on U.S. revenue. The Richmond, Va.-based accounting and consulting firm has 15 offices throughout the Southeast in states such as North Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Virginia, and South Carolina, with a presence in the metro areas of Atlanta, Charlotte, Miami, Orlando, Raleigh, Tampa Bay, and Washington D.C. For its 2011 fiscal year, Cherry Bekaert booked $111 million in revenues. Services at Cherry Bekaert include assurance and accounting, consulting, and tax. The assurance and accounting division handles audit and attest services, basic accounting services, outsourcing, internal audits, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. Consulting services include fraud and forensic services, risk management, business valuations, litigation support, mergers and acquisition advisory, and wealth management. In the tax division, Cherry Bekaert has a national corporate tax group, focusing on federal tax, tax outsourcing, tax provision, and tax technology solutions. It also has a national specialty tax group, offering state and local tax (SALT) services, credits and incentives, energy tax, cost segregation studies, international tax , estate and succession planning, and compensation and benefit solutions. Cherry Bekaert employs approximately 800 people, including about 45 partners.

Cherry Bekaert LLP

1700 Bayberry Court
Suite 100
Richmond, VA 23226-3791
Phone: (804) 673-4224
Fax: (804) 673-4290


  • Employer Type: Private
  • Managing Partner: Howard Kies
  • 2012 Employees: 804

Major Office Locations

  • Richmond, VA

Vault Company ID: 38430

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