Innovation showcase: CPA employers on the cutting edge
Completely virtual workplaces. Flat hierarchies. Employees who set their own hours. Vacation stipends.
Silicon Valley? Not quite.
Even in the fairly traditional world of accounting, some employers of CPAs have adopted cutting–edge practices associated with startup culture. They’re promoting transparency, knowledge sharing, employee ownership, and flexible working environments that far surpass typical notions of work/life balance. And they’re doing so not just because they want to improve recruitment and retention (though that’s often the result), but because it’s part of their culture.
Meet seven employers that have radically rethought the ways they relate to their CPAs—and learn how their innovative practices make their organizations more purposeful and productive places to work.
Click on the images below to read about the employers who are reinventing the accounting workplace:
About the author
Lea Hart is a Durham, N.C.-based freelance writer. Courtney L. Vien, an AICPA associate editor, contributed to the sections on BNA and ClearPath Accountants. To comment on this article or to suggest an idea for another article, contact her at Courtney.Vien@aicpa-cima.com or 919-402-4125.
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