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Best Accounting Firms to Work For

Prestige isn't everything. These are the firms accountants find the most amenable to a satisfying work experience.

  • Survey Methodology

    In addition to ranking other firms in terms of prestige, survey respondents were asked to rate their own firms in a variety of categories. On a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the highest and 1 being the lowest, respondents evaluated their firms in various "quality of life" areas. A firm's score in each category is simply the average of those rankings.

    Firms with fewer than 10 responses for any given question were excluded from that ranking category.

  • Ranking History

2018 Best Accounting Firms for Compensation

1
SCORE
8.029

Brown Smith Wallace LLP

Brown Smith Wallace is a Midwest accounting firm that focuses on serving companies in the St. Louis area, where it is based, but also serves companies...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
1
2
SCORE
7.965

Friedman LLP

Headquartered in Manhattan with locations throughout New Jersey, Long Island, Philadelphia, and Beijing, Friedman LLP has been providing accounting, tax,...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
5
3
SCORE
7.954

Moss Adams LLP

Seattle-based Moss Adams is one of the nation's 15 largest accounting firms by revenue. It has 28 offices, located primarily in the western United...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
15
4
SCORE
7.776

Plante Moran

Now in its 93rd year of operation, Midwest-based Plante Moran is the 14th largest accounting firm in the U.S. It is headquartered in Southfield, Mich., a...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
2
5
SCORE
7.757

Frank Rimerman + Co. LLP

Frank, Rimerman + Co. LLP specializes in providing accounting services to clients considered to be leaders in their industries. This includes many...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
12
6
SCORE
7.676

Withum

Headquartered in Princeton, N.J., WithumSmith+Brown provides a long list of services, including accounting, auditing, employee benefit services, pension...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
3
7
SCORE
7.627

Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP

Dixon Hughes Goodman is the largest accounting firm headquartered in the South and one of the 20 largest in the nation by revenues. Headquartered in...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
10
8
SCORE
7.616

Crowe Horwath LLP

With a history that dates back to 1942, Crowe Horwath began as a certified public accounting firm with only two full-time employees. Crowe established...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
NR
9
SCORE
7.614

Eide Bailly LLP

One of the 25 largest U.S. accounting firms, Eide Bailly is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. Its roots can be traced to 1917 when John A....

TRENDING

2017 Rank
NR
10
SCORE
7.457

Deloitte LLP

Deloitte's U.S. operations have more than 80,000 professionals in more than 100 offices who work in several key business areas: audit & assurance,...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
14
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