Clifton Gunderson recognized for workplace excellence

Clifton Gunderson LLP, the nation's 13th largest public accounting and consulting firm, has been recognized across the country for its progressive human resource practices and ability to attract and retain staff. Clifton Gunderson has more than 2,000 employees in offices in 16 states and Washington, DC.

"We truly appreciate the recognition we have received for our career development efforts," said Clifton Gunderson CEO Carl George. "Clifton Gunderson has always invested in the development of our people. It is part of our corporate mission to create a balanced work environment that supports individuals as they work on their most important project of all: life."

For the second consecutive year, Clifton Gunderson has been named one of the 2007 Best Places to Work in Baltimore. This list is facilitated by QMR Market Research and sponsored by the Baltimore Business Journal. Winning companies were selected based on the results of an independent employee survey.

USA Today recently recognized CG for its innovative, flexible work programs by the 2007 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility. For the second year in a row, the Phoenix office received the prestigious When Work Works award, a nationwide initiative promoted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington D.C. The award highlights the use of workforce effectiveness and workplace flexibility to meet employee and business goals.

Clifton Gunderson was honored for exceptional human resources practices in Tucson's 2007 Annual Workplace Excellence Awards. The firm was cited for its high level of employee satisfaction and its impact on the organization's overall performance. It is the second year the office has been recognized. The awards are presented by Tucson Newspapers, the Society for Human Resource Management of Greater Tucson and the Arizona Society for Human Resource Management State Council.

Clifton Gunderson was also recognized as a Best Place to Work as part of the 2006 Edge of Excellence Awards in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City, Iowa. Clifton Gunderson was recognized for workplace culture, benefits provided to employees, and for leadership in providing training and development opportunities.

Since 1960, Clifton Gunderson has been providing clients with services ranging from traditional auditing and accounting, to governmental services, tax and financial planning, technology consulting, business valuation, forensic accounting and employee benefit services, as well as specialized services for specific business sectors. Clifton Gunderson Financial Services provides financial planning, insurance and employee benefit services. Clifton Gunderson Technology Solutions offers technology consulting services.

You may like these other stories...

Here's a CPA who truly walks the walk. On March 15, Frank Ryan, CPA, departed San Diego, California, with plans to be in Ocean City, Maryland, by July 2 to teach a course at the Maryland Association of CPAs’ (MACPA...
When Theodore J. Flynn first joined the Massachusetts Society of CPAs (MSCPA) in 1970, it was a different world and a different profession.  The "Big Eight" were still headquartered in Boston. Vietnam War...
Accountant Rickey Charles Goodrich had it a little too good. Many bean counters would kill to serve as financial guru to the likes of Pearl Jam. Goodrich was hired in 2005, and the following year, he became the CFO of Curtis...

Upcoming CPE Webinars

Apr 22
Is everyone at your organization meeting your client service expectations? Let client service expert, Kristen Rampe, CPA help you establish a reputation of top-tier service in every facet of your firm during this one hour webinar.
Apr 24
In this session Excel expert David Ringstrom, CPA introduces you to a powerful but underutilized macro feature in Excel.
Apr 25
This material focuses on the principles of accounting for non-profit organizations' revenues. It will include discussions of revenue recognition for cash and non-cash contributions as well as other revenues commonly received by non-profit organizations.
Apr 30
During the second session of a four-part series on Individual Leadership, the focus will be on time management- a critical success factor for effective leadership. Each person has 24 hours of time to spend each day; the key is making wise investments and knowing what investments yield the greatest return.