10 Maryland firms among top 100 ‘Best Firms to Work For’
Maryland CPA firms were well represented in the 2016 'Best Firms to Work For' list, published at the end of October by AccountingToday. In fact, 10 of the Top 100 firms in the 'Best Firms to Work For' list, hail from Maryland.
"We are proud to see ten Maryland firms recognized in AccountingToday's 2016 Best Firms to Work For list," said MACPA CEO, Tom Hood. "Given the level of professionalism, dedication to talent development and engagement by our MACPA members, it is not surprising to see firms from Maryland with such a high representation in the "Best Firms' list."
Hood added, "We are especially gratified to note that 8 out of the 10 Maryland firms are 100% member firms in the MACPA, strongly supporting their staff through our professional development, advocacy, and networking opportunities." (For information on MACPA membership for individuals and the benefits of 100% membership information for firms, visit macpa.org; use our online chat function to send questions to our member service center.)
The MACPA congratulates all the firms in AccountingToday's 'Best Firms to Work For' list, especially the Maryland firms (with their ranking on list) shown below:
Small firms category (15-49 employees; 5 Maryland firms out of 38 firms in this category):
- No. 9: Santos, Postal & Co., Rockville
- No. 13: Lanigan, Ryan, Malcolm & Doyle, Gaithersburg
- No. 15: HeimLantz, Annapolis
- No. 28: Bormel, Grice & Huyett, Laurel
- No. 32: E. Cohen & Co., Rockville
Mid-size firms category (50-249 employees; 5 Maryland firms out of 55 firms in category):
- No. 5: KatzAbosch, Baltimore
- No. 12: Snyder Cohn, North Bethesda
- No. 17: Berlin, Ramos & Co., Rockville
- No. 31: Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman, Bethesda
- No. 38: SC&H Group, Sparks
What it takes to be among the 'Best'
Accounting Today Editor-in-Chief Dan Hood explains some of the key things that make a firm one of the 'best' accounting firms to work for include transparency, and offering strong benefits, especially health benefits. See the complete list of Best Firms to Work For.
Looking for more pointers on becoming a top firm? Check out the programs offered by The Business Learning Institute (BLI); here are some highlights on leading firm practices from Tom Hood and Bill Sheridan in the BLI blog:
- How to make your firm a talent magnet
- The top 5 things next-gen leaders want us to know
- Anticipation - the secret to thriving, not just surviving
- Who's responsible for employee engagement: Everyone