Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 10, 2013
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) was named one of the Best Accounting Firms for Women for the third consecutive year on the Accounting MOVE Project list. The list is published by Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance and the American Woman’s Society of Certified Public Accountants (AWSCPA).
“We are again honored to be recognized as a best place to work for women. At Baker Tilly, we are committed to employing diverse individuals at all levels within the firm and that commitment is supported through programs designed to improve the employee experience,” said Timothy L. Christen, CEO and Chairman of Baker Tilly. “Through our GROW (Growth and Retention of Women) initative, we enhance the professional development and work-life programs for all associates at our firm.”
The 37 participating firms were ranked on the range, depth, and success of programs and workplace culture that contributed to removing barriers to women's achievements. The MOVE methodology pivots on four factors—Money, Opportunity, Vital supports for work/life and Entrepreneurship—proven to advance women in the workplace. In keeping with the 2013 Accounting MOVE Project theme of retaining rising women leaders, this year's list also reflects innovation in communicating career paths and leveraging work-life supports to advance women to partnership.
About Baker Tilly
With more than 1,600 employees, Baker Tilly provides a wide range of accounting, tax, and advisory services. Ranked as one of the top 20 largest firms in the country*, Baker Tilly serves clients from offices in Chicago, Detroit, Minneapolis, New York, Washington DC, and throughout Wisconsin.
Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 131 countries, with 26,000 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.3 billion.
*According to the 2013 Accounting Today “Top 100 Firms.”
About the 2013 Accounting MOVE Project
The Best Firms were among the 37 that participated in the 2013 Accounting MOVE Project. Through the project and its sponsoring associations, the Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance and the American Woman’s Society of Certified Public Accountants, the profession can consistently measure the status of women and collaborate on proven and promising practices that advance and retain women. The 2013 report of the Accounting MOVE Project was made possible by charter sponsor Moss Adams LLP and national sponsor Rothstein Kass & Co. The Accounting MOVE Project research partner is Wilson-Taylor Associates, Inc., which has been measuring and supporting the advancement of women since 1998.
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