Grant Thornton Ranked Among Top Employers in Vault Accounting 50, the leading career resource for employer ratings and rankings, has ranked Chicago-based Grant Thornton LLP (FY13 net revenue of $1.3 billion) fifth on its Vault Accounting 50, an annual ranking of the best accounting employers to work for in North America. This marks the fifth consecutive year the firm has ranked in the top five.

Grant Thornton ranked among the top 20 in every quality of life category. According to Vault, the firm’s internship program “is an excellent opportunity for students to gain real-world experience while learning what it’s like to be a full-time staffer.” In addition, Vault highlights the firm’s many career development opportunities, including offering significant responsibility early in one’s career, the opportunity to work with a diverse client base, and frequent, formal training.

“At Grant Thornton, we’re building a healthy, high-performance culture by giving our professionals access to a robust offering of work/life options and quality learning opportunities, both formal and informal, to help them develop and stretch their skills,” says J. Michael McGuire, CEO of Grant Thornton. “Our consistent ranking is reflective of the firm’s commitment to collective and individual growth. The key to our success lies in our people.”

According to Vault, other areas of note for the firm include its focus on offering flexibility in schedules. Vault also cites that the firm’s business outlook is very bright, it is growing and employee morale is strong.


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