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25 Best Accounting Firms to Work For in 2025

by Vault Careers | April 15, 2024

We surveyed 13,000 accountants. Find out which firm is the #1 overall best to work for, and which firms are best in compensation, culture, diversity, and more.

RSM: A Top-Ranked Accounting Firm That Truly Cares About Employee Wellbeing

by Vault-Firsthand | May 30, 2023

In this short video, several RSM employees talk about the top-ranked firm's unique culture and its strong focus on wellbeing.

25 Best Accounting Firms for 2024

by Vault-Firsthand | April 18, 2023

We surveyed 11,000 accountants. Find out which firm is the #1 overall best to work for, and which firms are best in compensation, culture, diversity, and more.

Meet Kendra Blacksher, an Audit Senior Manager at RSM and Mother of Four

by Vault-Firsthand | April 10, 2023

In this video, you’ll meet someone who embodies the role of nurturer—at home and at work. Kendra Blacksher is an audit senior manager at RSM and mother of four.

Celebrating Top-Ranked Firms for Diversity: BCG and Schellman

by Vault Careers | June 30, 2022

In honor of Pride Month, we’re highlighting two of our top-ranked employers for diversity and inclusion: BCG and Schellman.

Q&A with Raelyn Davis, Head of Friedman’s Women’s Development Network

by Firsthand | May 09, 2022

We spoke with the head of Friedman's Women’s Development Network about her firm's culture, her advice for students looking to break into accounting, and more.

Vault Celebrates Top Employers for Diversity

by Firsthand | April 28, 2022

Recently, we caught up with three accounting firms to learn more about their diversity initiatives to promote inclusiveness in their workplaces.

25 Best Accounting Firms for 2023

by Firsthand | April 18, 2022

We surveyed 9,700 accounting professionals. Find out which firm is the No. 1 overall best to work for, and which firms are best in comp, culture, and more.

Our 2022 Internship Rankings Are Here!

by Firsthand | November 10, 2021

Based on a survey of more than 11,400 interns from 140 internship programs, here are our 2022 Internship Rankings.

Interns' Best Advice for Management

by Firsthand | November 04, 2021

Culled from a survey of 11,400 interns, here are the five most common pieces of advice interns had for management of their internship programs.