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At a Glance


“Friendly, skilled coworkers”

“The training, and the opportunities to learn and grow”

“Challenging work”


“Busy season can take a toll on you”

“Too much administrative paperwork”

“Intense deadlines”

The Buzz

“Well-respected, quality firm”

“Close-knit and solid”

About Cherry Bekaert

Richmond, Va.-based Cherry Bekaert is an accounting and consulting firm with offices throughout the Southeast in states such as North Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Virginia, and South Carolina. It also has a presence in the metro areas of Atlanta, Charlotte, Miami, Orlando, Raleigh, Tampa Bay, and Washington D.C. Services at Cherry Bekaert include assurance and accounting, consulting, and tax.

The assurance and accounting division handles audit and attest services, basic accounting services, outsourcing, internal audits, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. Consulting services include fraud and forensic services, risk management, business valuations, litigation support, mergers and acquisition advisory, and wealth management. In the tax division, Cherry Bekaert has a national corporate tax group, focusing on federal tax, tax outsourcing, tax provision, and tax technology solutions. It also has a national specialty tax group, offering state and local tax (SALT) services, credits and incentives, energy tax, cost segregation studies, international tax, estate and succession planning, and compensation and benefit solutions.

Cherry Bekaert employs approximately 1,100 people, including about 125 partners. It is led by Michelle Thompson, its managing partner.

Cherry Bekaert

1700 Bayberry Court
Suite 100
Richmond, VA 23226-3791
Phone: (804) 673-4224

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Private Partnership
Managing Partner & CEO: Michelle Thompson
2021 Employees (All Locations): 1,111

Major Office Locations

Richmond, VA