There are hundreds of accounting firms all over the United States. To help search through all those firms to find the few really significant firms, we have put together a list of the top accounting firms in The US.
This monster Big 4 Accounting Firm, located in New york, generates more than $25 Billion in revenue and has the most employees for any accounting firm in The United States. To learn more about this firm and the other large accounting firms in The United States, check out this list of the top accounting firms in the U.S.
Deloitte & Touche
With its headquarters in New York and revenues of more than $26 billion, this ‘Big 4’ firm has the largest number of worldwide employees of any accounting firm in the world and offers remuneration well above the average accounting salary range.
Ernst & Young
With 144,000 employees at 695 officers in around 140 countries, Ernst & Young is one of the top accounting firms in the US and has annual global revenues of more than $21 billion.
Based in New York this ‘Big 4’ firm employs more than 163,000 people at 766 offices in 150 countries. With global revenues of around $26 billion it is generally considered to be one of the market leaders among the top accounting firms in the US.
Although a member of the ‘Big 4’ and one of the largest accounting firms in the US, KPMG actually has its global headquarters in Amsterdam. It has revenues in excess of $20 billion and employs more than 140,000 worldwide.
RSM/McGladrey & Pullen
These two firms are separate legal entities but work together to serve the business needs of their clients. RSM offers business and tax consulting while McGladrey & Pullen offers a range of audit services. Together they have 7,000 employees in around 100 offices.
Founded in 1924 this Chicago-based firm has 52 offices in the US and has its international headquarters in London. The company specializes in the construction and real estate industry.
Formerly known as BDO Seidman this Chicago-based company has around 2,500 employees in the US spread throughout 40 offices. Its biggest clients include U-Haul and booksellers Barnes and Noble.
CBIZ/Mayer Hoffman McCann
Also known as Century Business Services. As with RSM/McGladrey & Pullen, these two separate firms work together to provide a full range of accounting and consultancy services. The combined companies have more than 5,000 employees and 180 US offices.
Also known as Crowe Chizek, the company has its headquarters in Indianapolis and is part of the Horwath International network of companies. A recent expansion means the company now has 2,400 employees and 26 offices in the US.
The 10th largest CPA and advisory firm in the US, BKD has around 2,000 staff spread throughout 29 offices. Founded in 1923, the firm is headquartered in Springfield, Missouri.
As you can see the biggest accounting firms in the world reside in The United States. For all of those looking into accounting or any job in the financial sector these are the companies you want to work for.