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HPG Named to Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work For List

RALEIGH, N.C. (August 9, 2017) ― Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP (HPG), a Triangle-based CPA firm serving the financial management needs of local, multi-state and international businesses, as well as their owners, has been named as one of the 2017 Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work For. This is the second year in a row that HPG has been named to this list.

The annual survey and awards program, which is conducted in partnership with Best Companies Group, is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in the accounting profession, benefiting its economy, workforce and businesses. The list is made up of 100 companies.

“It is a great honor for HPG to be recognized for the second straight year as one of the Best Accounting Firms to Work For,” said Kent Pittman, HPG partner. “HPG’s success is driven by our team-based culture and our people. We celebrate our accomplishments, both professional and personal, together, so this award is shared by everyone in our Firm.”

Companies from across the United States entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Accounting Firms to Work for. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking.

HPG provides tax, assurance, and consulting services to owner-managed, investor-backed and publicly held companies. The firm is committed to a business and personal model based on REACH, a set of core values which include Respect for relationships and results, Excellence, A balanced life, Client Satisfaction, and Honesty and integrity. In addition to a standard package of benefits, HPG provides wellness and assistance programs that allow employees to properly balance work and life.

“This is recognition for all members of the HPG family,” said Linda Yoquelet, Director of Human Resources. “Recruiting and retaining outstanding team members is a key priority at HPG, and we are committed to fostering an environment that encourages and supports personal and professional growth. We are delighted with this acknowledgment of the outstanding culture, core values, and commitment embraced by our entire team.”

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