On April 15, 2019, as taxpayers around the country scramble to file their returns, Vault.com will release its annual Accounting 50, a ranking of the best accounting firms to work for.
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Here are some highlights:
PwC Still on Top and Getting Better: PwC again ranked as the Best Accounting Firm to Work For, taking the No. 1 spot in the Accounting 50 for the seventh straight year. PwC also ranked No. 1 in more categories this year vs. last. In addition to topping the Accounting 50, it ranked No. 1 in Prestige, Benefits, Business Outlook, Firm Leadership, Hiring Process, Informal Training, Promotion Policies, and Minority Diversity.
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Deloitte Holding Strong in Second: Yet again, Deloitte ranked No. 2 in the Accounting 50 and No. 2 in Prestige. This year, there was less than a 4 percent score differential separating PwC and Deloitte in the Accounting 50, and just a 1.4 percent difference in their Prestige scores. Also this year, Deloitte leaped two spots to rank No. 1 in the all-important Formal Training category.
KPMG Wins Big in Diversity and CSR: KPMG again ranked No. 3 in the Accounting 50 this year, while nearly sweeping the Diversity Rankings. KPMG ranked No. 1 in Overall Diversity, Female Diversity, and LGBT Diversity. It also ranked No. 1 in CSR Initiatives.
Friedman Is Best for Quality of Life: New York City-based Friedman LLP cracked the top 10 in the Accounting 50 this year, rising three places from its No. 13 showing last year. It also ranked No. 1 in six Quality of Life categories: Culture, Hours, Relationships with Supervisors, Satisfaction, Travel Requirements, and Work/Life Balance.
IN LATEST VAULT.COM ACCOUNTING 50 RANKING, PWC REMAINS #1 OVERALL, KPMG DOMINATES THE DIVERSITY RANKINGS, AND FRIEDMAN IS THE BIG WINNER IN QUALITY OF LIFE CATEGORIES
New York, NY (April 15, 2019) In the latest Vault Accounting 50, a ranking of the Best Accounting Firms to Work For based on a survey of more than 8,200 accountants, PwC maintained its No. 1 ranking while also topping the Prestige Rankings and several other categories, including Benefits, Business Outlook, Informal Training, Minority Diversity, and Promotion Policies. Fellow Big 4 firm Deloitte ranked No. 2 in both the Accounting 50 and the Prestige Rankings, and took the No. 1 spot in the all-important Formal Training category. Meanwhile, KPMG ranked No. 3 in the Accounting 50, and nearly swept the Diversity Rankings, coming it at No. 1 in Overall Diversity, Female Diversity, and LGBT Diversity.
The Top 10 firms in the Vault Accounting 50 based on Vault’s annual Accounting Survey are:
Accounting 50 Methodology
Earlier this year, Vault asked more than 8,200 accounting professionals to rate their own firms in various Quality of Life Categories (such as Firm Culture, …read more