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At a Glance


“Laid-back culture; collaborative team approach”

“Work/life balance”

“Smart, fun coworkers”


“Working Saturdays during tax season”

“Lack of communication between partners and managers”

“Expectations are high when you join the firm”

The Buzz

“Strong, second-tier firm”


“Prestigious in Chicago—but only there”

“Small shop, limited resources”

About Blackman Kallick

Blackman Kallick provides audit, tax, and consulting services for privately held companies, public companies, and not-for-profit organizations, including arts and cultural institutions, foundations, private schools, social service agencies, and trade and professional associations. Founded in 1962, Blackman Kallick is the ninth-largest accounting and consulting firm in Chicago. In 2011, INSIDE Public Accounting named Blackman Kallick one of its “Best of the Best” firms (an honor given to accounting firms with superior management and operational performance in more than 50 criteria). Blackman Kallick’s industry practices include manufacturing and distribution, construction, food, hospitality, insurance, healthcare services, emerging enterprises and technology, private equity and venture capital, family office, and real estate. The firm is a member of HLB International, a worldwide network of independent professional accounting firms and business advisors with over 450 offices in more than 100 countries. Blackman Kallick’s international services include accounting and assurance, tax planning and compliance, tax return compliance, corporate reorganizations, tax treaty interpretation, and corporate finance consulting.

Blackman Kallick

10 South Riverside Plaza
Ninth Floor
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: (312) 207-1040

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Private
Managing Partner: Steven Schneider
2012 Employees (All Locations): 232

Major Office Locations

Chicago, IL