PKF O’Connor Davies Listed in Vault Accounting 50 List of Top Accounting Employers in North America

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Firm ranked in top 20 for second straight year, achieving top honors for client interaction

“We pride ourselves on fostering a culture where employees are empowered to do their best work for the clients we serve,” said Dawn Perri, Chief Human Resources Officer.

PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP, one of the nation’s largest accounting, tax and advisory firms, announced today it has once again been named to the Vault Accounting 50, a ranking of the 50 best accounting employers to work for in North America. This is the fifth consecutive year the firm has received the honor. This year, PKF O’Connor Davies rose in the rankings to 16th overall and ranked first for client interaction.

“We pride ourselves on fostering a culture where employees are empowered to do their best work for the clients we serve,” said Dawn Perri, Chief Human Resources Officer. “We have a number of initiatives focused on listening to our team and using that feedback to make their work more enjoyable and productive.”

The Firm has consistently improved its positioning in the Vault rankings since it first made the list five years ago. For the 2020 Vault Accounting 50, it received improved rankings in nine out of 18 quality of life categories and in three diversity categories. The Firm ranked in the top five among accounting firms nationwide in six categories, including– client interaction, work/life balance, relationships with supervisors and overall satisfaction.

“Seeing our employees thrive in a productive environment is its own reward, but this industry recognition is a meaningful validation of our work,” said Kevin J. Keane, Managing Partner, Managing Partner. “Receiving the top ranking for client interaction is particularly gratifying.”

The Vault Accounting 50 is compiled from surveys using a weighted formula based on the issues accounting professionals care about most in an employer, including prestige, firm culture, satisfaction, compensation, work/life balance, business outlook and formal and informal training.

PKF O’Connor Davies has 11 offices in five states as it continues to expand through organic growth and acquisitions on the East Coast. It has supported this growth with a strategic combination of promoting from within coupled with tactical external hires.
About PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP

PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP is a full service certified public accounting and advisory firm with a long history of serving clients both domestically and internationally. With roots tracing to 1891, 11 offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Maryland and Rhode Island and more than 700 professionals led by over 100 partners, the Firm provides a complete range of accounting, auditing, tax and management advisory services.

PKF O’Connor Davies is a top-ranked firm according to Accounting Today’s 2019 “Top 100 Firms” list and the Firm is also recognized as a “Leader in Audit and Accounting,” a “Pacesetter in Growth” and one of the “Top Firms in the Mid-Atlantic.” In 2019, PKF O'Connor Davies was named one of Vault's Accounting 50, a ranking of the 50 best accounting employers to work for in North America and ranked among the top 50 most prestigious accounting firms in America in a complementary Vault survey. The Firm is the 12th largest accounting firm in the New York Metropolitan area, according to Crain’s New York Business, and the 10th top accounting firm in New Jersey according to NJBiz’s 2018 rankings.

PKF O’Connor Davies is enrolled in the AICPA Peer Review Program and has central memberships in the Private Companies Practice Section (PCPS), the Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center (EBPAQC) and the Government Audit Quality Center (GAQC).

By consistently delivering proactive, thorough and efficient service, PKF O'Connor Davies has built long-lasting, valuable relationships with its clients. Partners are closely involved in the day-to-day management of engagements, ensuring a high degree of client service and cost effectiveness. The Firm’s seasoned professional staff members employ a team approach to all engagements to provide clients with the utmost quality and timely services aimed at helping them succeed. Continuity of staffing and attention to detail in all client engagements make the Firm stand out among its competitors.

PKF O’Connor Davies is the lead North American representative of the international association of PKF member firms. PKF International is a network of legally independent member firms providing accounting, tax, and business advisory services in over 400 locations in 150 countries around the world. With its tradition, experience and focus on the future, PKF O’Connor Davies is ready to help clients meet today’s ever-changing economic conditions and manage the growing complexities of the regulatory environment. For more information, visit

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