HORSHAM, PA, March 27, 2023 —Kreischer Miller, a leading independent accounting, tax, and business advisory firm serving the Greater Philadelphia and Lehigh Valley areas, today announced that it has been selected as a Top Workplace for 2023 by The Philadelphia Inquirer. This marks the sixth time the firm has been named a Top Workplace in Philadelphia.
The Top Workplaces are determined solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage, LLC. The anonymous survey uniquely measured 15 culture drivers that are critical to the success of any organization, including alignment, execution, and connection.
Kreischer Miller is one of only 171 companies in the Greater Philadelphia region to be named to the list. The firm’s survey results found that employee engagement scored in the 86th percentile compared to similar accounting firms. Team members agreed strongly with statements such as “Kreischer Miller encourages different points of view” and “new ideas are encouraged at Kreischer Miller,” placing the firm in the 99th percentile for open-mindedness and innovation.
Additionally, when asked what words describe the culture at Kreischer Miller, employees responded most frequently with inclusive, caring, supportive, engaging, positive, team-oriented, and respectful.
“We are incredibly proud to have been selected as a Top Workplace in Philadelphia for a sixth time, especially since the selection process is based entirely on feedback from our team members,” said Chris Meshginpoosh, Kreischer Miller’s Managing Director. “It is particularly gratifying to see that the words our team members used to describe our firm are in line with the inclusive, caring culture we are trying to foster at Kreischer Miller. We believe that by providing our team members the tools, support, and flexibility they need to achieve their professional as well as their personal goals, they will be happier and more productive both at work and outside it. That, in turn, encourages them to provide excellent client service and make meaningful contributions to their clients and the firm.”
Today’s employees are increasingly seeking more than just a job; they are looking for an environment that provides greater work-life balance as well as opportunities that offer meaning and purpose. When asked why they would recommend working at Kreischer Miller, team members made comments such as “I believe that leadership truly cares about employees’ happiness,” “Better work-life balance than other public accounting firms,” and “Great culture, people, and learning opportunities.” One team member elaborated, noting that “I would recommend Kreischer Miller as a place to work because I think it combines the best of everything that public accounting can offer an individual as a career. It has large enough clients to provide experience to grow and develop technically, while doing it in an environment that is flexible and caring to accommodate personal needs.”
When asked what they find most meaningful about working at Kreischer Miller, one team member echoed the sentiments of numerous respondents by observing, “The feeling of not being another number at a company, but a family.” Another noted that, “I feel my colleagues truly care about me as a person and our leadership has high moral character.”
A few additional survey responses:
When asked to complete the sentence, “I love my job because…” one team member echoed the sentiments of many by saying, “I can advance my career, keep learning new things, and be part of a mission that drives me to be a better person each day.” Another said, “I get to work with many private and family companies in various industries and I help them solve complex and difficult problems. It is fun and challenging work that helps me grow my skills.” And one team member summed up what so many expressed by simply stating, “The firm and my team care about me.”
When asked what they like about the direction Kreischer Miller is going, one team member said, “I think there is good leadership and excellent ideas for the future. The continue to stay in front of industry challenges.” Another commented, “It’s already a more diverse firm than when I joined. It’s growing, too.”
When asked how different points of view are encouraged at Kreischer Miller, one team member stated, “There are regular town hall meetings where people are encouraged to speak up and ask questions. The firm is always looking for feedback and encourages people to get involved.” Another said, “Very encouraging of anything to make us a better firm and if opinions clash, employees are still respectful.”
When asked what makes them feel appreciated at Kreischer Miller, one team member noted, “Flexibility of schedule and opportunities to develop your own path.” Another said, “I feel like my words are valued. I feel like people want me to succeed here.”
When asked what makes this job better than you expected when you started, one team member said, “When first getting a job in public accounting you expect to put in your time and then jump ship. The inclusivity and culture at Kreischer Miller have made it so that I don’t just view this as a job, but consider many people at the firm close friends. Additionally, the firm has been very flexible in making sure an individual’s work assignments work with their life.”
About Kreischer Miller
Kreischer Miller is a leading independent accounting, tax, and advisory firm, serving the Greater Philadelphia and Lehigh Valley areas. The firm is built to respond to the unique needs of growth-oriented private companies, helping them smoothly transition through growth phases, business cycles, and ownership changes. Kreischer Miller offers a wide range of services, including Audit & Accounting, Tax Strategies, Business Advisory, Human Capital Resources, and Technology Solutions across an array of industries, including manufacturing, distribution, construction, real estate, not-for-profits, media, government contracting, professional services, family-owned businesses, and investment firms. The firm provides insight and creative services to organizations that need to be able to quickly adapt and respond to changing market opportunities and challenges. Learn more.