Four Big 5 Firms Make Best Co. List for Working Mothers

Amenities, advancement, benefits and a better working environment for women enabled four of the Big 5 accounting firms to make Working Mother magazine's annual survey of the 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers in the United States.

Why did these companies stand apart from others? The magazine found that onsite child care, assistance with eldercare services and other benefits were the attributes that helped propel companies to the top of the list.

The four firms with their rankings included Arthur Andersen, Deloitte & Touche, Ernst & Young and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

None of the firms made the top ten list, which included such well-known companies as IBM, Fannie Mae and Bank of America.

This is the 15th year the magazine has compiled and published the survey.

You may like these other stories...

The average starting salary for students graduating this year with a business major – including accounting – has declined slightly over the last year, according to the latest salary survey from the National...
CFOs are having a tough time filling vacancies quickly in their accounting and finance departments, according to a new survey from staffing services firm Robert Half.Open staff-level positions in accounting or finance take...
For the first time in the five-year history of Vault.com’s rankings of the top 50 accounting firms to work for in North America, a firm has held the top spot as best accounting employer for two consecutive years....

Upcoming CPE Webinars

Jul 23
We can’t deny a great divide exists between the expectations and workplace needs of Baby Boomers and Millennials. To create thriving organizational performance, we need to shift the way in which we groom future leaders.
Jul 24
In this presentation Excel expert David Ringstrom, CPA revisits the Excel feature you should be using, but probably aren't. The Table feature offers the ability to both boost the integrity of your spreadsheets, but reduce maintenance as well.
Jul 31
In this session Excel expert David Ringstrom helps beginners get up to speed in Microsoft Excel. However, even experienced Excel users will learn some new tricks, particularly when David discusses under-utilized aspects of Excel.
Aug 5
This webcast will focus on accounting and disclosure policies for various types of consolidations and business combinations.