CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Chicago headquarters of leading accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) has been named one of the city’s Best Workplaces for 2017 by Fortune magazine and the Great Place to Work organization.
Baker Tilly ranked number 12 among the 25 large Chicagoland organizations included in this year’s Great Workplaces recognition. Chicago team members cited great atmosphere, challenges and bosses as some of the best things about working at Baker Tilly. As a whole, 89 percent of Baker Tilly employees say it is a great workplace, according to the Great Place to Work survey.
“We are so proud of this recognition because it is based on the feedback of our Chicago team members,” Baker Tilly Illinois Regional Managing Partner Thomas Walker said. “It confirms that we continue to be a fun and inclusive place to work where exceptional people build meaningful and rewarding careers.”
The Great Place to Work designation is based on responses from over 81,000 employees at Great Place to Work certified organizations in the Chicago area. Organizations are chosen based on surveys that include questions on topics such as management transparency, professional development opportunities, meaningful work, promotion equity and the generosity of benefit programs. 2017 Best Workplaces in Chicago list will be published in Fortune.
“Baker Tilly has an employee-focused culture built on rewarding and investing in our tremendous people,” Baker Tilly Chief Human Resources Officer Karleen Mussman said. “Our commitment to providing them with the opportunity to grow, develop and succeed truly sets us apart. This Great Place to Work designation is a great confirmation of how truly special Baker Tilly is.”
For information on career opportunities with Baker Tilly, visit bakertilly.com/careers.
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.
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