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The Top Accounting Firms For Employees

The Top Accounting Firms For Employees

New rankings from highlight the best accounting firms to work for in the U.S., with Ernst & Young leading the way this year, Forbes reports.

The list, which is compiled from Vault's annual Accounting Survey, includes responses from more than 4,000 accountants at all levels. Specifically, these individuals were asked to rank employers they were familiar with by corporate culture, work-life balance, compensation and other aspects.

"The rankings and survey give you an inside look at the top accounting firms in North America, and they allow you to tailor your job search to aspects that are most important to you when considering a place to work," Derek Loosvelt, senior finance editor at, said in the survey.

Coming in behind Ernst & Young in the accounting survey were Grant Thornton in Chicago, followed by Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers and KPMG in New York.

The survey comes on the heels of a report from Wanted Analytics, which found more than 29,000 job ads were posted online last month for accountants and auditors, the highest number since October 2008, according to FINS.