SAN FRANCISCO—September 22, 2015 -- BPM, one of the largest California-based accounting and consulting firms, is pleased to be named as one of the 2015 Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work for. Accounting Today partnered with Best Companies Group to identify organizations that excel in creating quality workplaces for employees.
"This is a huge team effort and not an easy list to make!" said Beth Baldwin, Director of Human Resources at BPM. "I am so proud of our team at BPM."
The survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in the accounting industry, benefiting the industry's economy, workforce and businesses. To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:
- Must be an accounting firm
- Have a facility in the United States
- Have a minimum of 15 employees working in the United States
- Must be in business a minimum of 1 year
"BPM is one of the few Bay Area accounting firms to make the list this year," added Curtis Burr, Founder & CEO of BPM. "This not only speaks to our culture but also to our position in this competitive market."
Companies from across the United States entered the two-part survey process to determine Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work for. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process, analyzed the data and determined the final ranking.
"The firms on this list represent the best workplaces in the accounting profession," said Accounting Today Editor-in-Chief Daniel Hood. "They are outstanding places to build a career." For more information on Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work for program, visit www.BestAccountingFirmsToWorkFor.com.
BPM is one of the largest California-based accounting and consulting firms, ranking in the top 50 in the country. It has served the San Francisco Bay Area's emerging and mid-cap businesses, as well as high-net-worth individuals, since 1986. BPM has extensive experience in a broad range of industries including financial services, technology, life science, manufacturing, food, wine and craft brewing, automotive, nonprofits, real estate and construction. The firm's international tax practice is one of the largest on the West Coast and builds value for clients across the globe. The firm also has a well-recognized SEC practice, representing approximately 35 public reporting companies, mostly in the technology industry. BPM was also listed as one of the Bay Area's Best Places to Work by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal - the only public accounting firm to be included in the top 10 large company category for 2015.