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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

2019 Best Accounting Firms for Compensation

1
SCORE
7.869

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

2018 Rank
1
2
SCORE
7.737

Plante Moran

Now in its 94th year of operation, Midwest-based Plante Moran is the 15th largest accounting firm in the U.S., as measured by revenues. It is...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
4
3
SCORE
7.677

Crowe

Founded in 1942, Crowe is a public accounting, consulting, and technology firm with offices around the world. Crowe has approximately 4,100 employees...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
8
4
SCORE
7.551

Schenck SC

Wisconsin-based Schenck is one of the 55 largest CPA firms in the U.S. by total revenues. Schenck provides a wide variety of services, from accounting...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
13
5
SCORE
7.545

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...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
19
6
SCORE
7.516

PKF O'Connor Davies

PKF O'Connor Davies is a full-service CPA and advisory firm that provides audit, tax, and management advisory services to domestic and international...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
24
7
SCORE
7.494

Friedman LLP

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

TRENDING

2018 Rank
2
8
SCORE
7.478

Withum

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

TRENDING

2018 Rank
6
9
SCORE
7.470

KPMG LLP

With more than 31,000 employees in more than 110 offices across the U.S., KPMG LLP has rightfully earned its place among accounting's Big 4. KPMG, the...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
21
10
SCORE
7.442

Armanino LLP

Founded in1969, Armanino is one of the 25 largest accounting firms in the U.S. by revenue. It's also the largest accounting and business consulting firm...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
11
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