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Vault Accounting 50

This VAULT ACCOUNTING 50 is compiled using a weighted formula that reflects the issues accounting professionals care most about, combining quality of life rankings (such as culture, satisfaction, work/life balance, and compensation) with overall prestige.

  • Survey Methodology

    When Vault asks accounting professionals what matters most to them in choosing an employer, they continually tell us that although prestige is important, it's not the only determining factor. In addition to prestige, accounting professionals find the following factors extremely important: firm culture, work/life balance, compensation, business outlook, and training opportunities.

    As a result of these findings, Vault has compiled a weighted formula that reflects the issues job seekers care about most. We believe that this formula showcases those accounting firms deemed the Best to Work For. The Vault Accounting 50 is based on the following:

    40 percent prestige
    20 percent firm culture
    10 percent work/life balance
    10 percent compensation
    10 percent overall job satisfaction
    5 percent business outlook
    5 percent formal training

  • Ranking History

2014 Vault Accounting 50

1
SCORE
8.281

PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) LLP

New York-headquartered professional services firm PwC LLP is the U.S. member firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited, whose network of firms...

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2013 Rank
4
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2
SCORE
7.794

Deloitte LLP

Deloitte's U.S. operations have more than 78,000 professionals in more than 100 offices who work in four key business areas: audit, advisory, consulting,...

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2013 Rank
3
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3
SCORE
7.681

Grant Thornton LLP

Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world's largest organizations of independent...

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2013 Rank
2
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4
SCORE
7.219

Ernst & Young LLP (EY)

Ernst & Young LLP is a member firm of Big 4 accounting legend EY, a global organization of member firms formally known as Ernst & Young Global...

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2013 Rank
1
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5
SCORE
6.903

BDO USA LLP

BDO USA, LLP is the U.S. member firm of BDO International Ltd., one of the world's largest accounting and consulting networks, with some 1,400 offices in...

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2013 Rank
29
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6
SCORE
6.899

KPMG LLP

With more than 30,000 employees in more than 100offices across all 50 U.S. states, KPMG LLP has rightfully earned its place among accounting's Big 4....

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2013 Rank
5
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7
SCORE
6.836

RSM US LLP

RSM US LLP (RSM) is the leading U.S. provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market. The firm has more than 9,000 employees...

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2013 Rank
28
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8
SCORE
6.826

Rothstein Kass

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2013 Rank
9
9
SCORE
6.708

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...

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2013 Rank
7
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10
SCORE
6.645

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...

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2013 Rank
6
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11
SCORE
6.496

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (commonly known as Baker Tilly) has some 35 offices and more than 2,700 staff members. In October 2014, it merged with...

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2013 Rank
8
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12
SCORE
6.398

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...

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2013 Rank
14
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13
SCORE
6.190

Withum

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

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2013 Rank
13
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14
SCORE
6.178

Friedman LLP

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

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2013 Rank
12
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15
SCORE
6.107

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....

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2013 Rank
10
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16
SCORE
5.999

Berdon LLP

Berdon LLP, a full-service accounting and advisory firm, has earned its New York street cred by representing some of the biggest companies in the Big...

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2013 Rank
17
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17
SCORE
5.908

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...

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2013 Rank
16
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18
SCORE
5.864

Watkins Meegan, LLC

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2013 Rank
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19
SCORE
5.823

Holtz Rubenstein Reminick LLP

Big Apple accountants Holtz Rubinstein Reminick LLP is one of the 25 largest accounting firms in the New York metropolitan area. The firm has two...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
44
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20
SCORE
5.817

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...

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2013 Rank
20
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