Baker Tilly named one of the Best Accounting Firms for Women

CHICAGO - 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) initiative, 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 Virchow Krause, LLP (bakertilly.com)

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a nationally recognized, full-service accounting and advisory firm whose specialized professionals connect with clients and their businesses through refreshing candor and clear industry insight. With approximately 2,700 employees across the United States, Baker Tilly is ranked as one of the 15 largest accounting and advisory firms in the country. Headquartered in Chicago, Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 147 countries, with 30,000 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.2 billion.