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Baker Tilly

Private Consulting Accounting - Finance 1,000 - 2,500 Employees Headquartered in Chicago, IL

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP is a full-service accounting and advisory firm whose specialized professionals connect with you and your business through refreshing candor and clear industry insight.

Our specialized expertise and global reach in audit, tax, and management consulting support your organization's goals with knowledgeable, competitive insights. As an independent member of Baker Tilly International, the world's eighth largest network of accounting firms, we bring you access to market-specific knowledge in 131 countries.

We believe that exceptional client service comes down to a single The trust that comes from working with people dedicated to understanding your business needs. People who respond to the challenges you face today and anticipate the opportunities of tomorrow. Our clients recognize the differences that set us apart.

  • Proactive, personal, and responsive client service
  • Informed observations and recommendations from experienced professionals who know your industry
  • Active in a strong global business network
  • Team approach that ensures continuity and access to partners and managers
  • Broad industry and service offerings with deep specialization in every area

We bring our skills, integrity, and energy to each client engagement.

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Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is pleased to announce that it was named one of the 2013 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces by the Dave Thomas Foundation For Adoption. Baker Tilly offers its employees paid adoption leave for new parents and financial reimbursement for a portion of the expenses related to adoption.

"We are proud to be recognized for our support of employees who choose to adopt," said Charlie Judy, Baker Tilly’s Chief Human Resources Officer. "Baker Tilly is strongly committed to creating an environment that supports the professional and personal growth of working parents. We understand that people build their families in different ways, and our parental benefits have been designed to reflect that."

Every year, the Dave Thomas Foundation For Adoption announces America’s top 100 adoption-friendly employers from its annual survey of US employers. Rankings are determined by an analysis of a company’s adoption benefits, including the maximum amount of financial reimbursement and paid leave for families who adopt.

"It is vital for adoptive parents to spend time with their children to bond and develop trust," said Rita Soronen, President and CEO of the Dave Thomas Foundation. "Employers who offer adoption benefits understand the initial needs of adoptive families are no different than families formed biologically. And family-friendly work environments create strong and loyal workforces."

CHICAGO, IL - Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) was named one of the Best Accounting Firms for Women for the third consecutive year on the Accounting MOVE Project list. The list is published by Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance and the American Woman’s Society of Certified Public Accountants (AWSCPA).

"We are again honored to be recognized as a best place to work for women. At Baker Tilly, we are committed to employing diverse individuals at all levels within the firm and that commitment is supported through programs designed to improve the employee experience," said Timothy L. Christen, CEO and Chairman of Baker Tilly. "Through our GROW (Growth and Retention of Women) initiative, we enhance the professional development and work-life programs for all associates at our firm."

The 37 participating firms were ranked on the range, depth, and success of programs and workplace culture that contributed to removing barriers to women's achievements. The MOVE methodology pivots on four factors—Money, Opportunity, Vital supports for work/life and Entrepreneurship—proven to advance women in the workplace. In keeping with the 2013 Accounting MOVE Project theme of retaining rising women leaders, this year's list also reflects innovation in communicating career paths and leveraging work-life supports to advance women to partnership.

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly), one of the top 20 largest accounting and advisory firms in the country*, has been recognized by Washington Business Journal as a "Best Places to Work 2013." Baker Tilly ranked 5th out of 25 in the large company category.

"Best Places to Work" honors the Greater Washington area’s leading employers that go beyond the norm to foster an enjoyable and meaningful work environment for their employees. Companies are judged based on the results of an employee survey.

Shared Ed Offterdinger, Executive Managing Partner, "We are delighted to be recognized as a Best Places to Work by the Washington Business Journal. This honor is a reflection of our culture, which is grounded in the belief that the people we hire and the way we work together form the foundation of our success and allow us to make a difference for our clients, our people, and our community. When you bring together dedicated, talented people in a positive environment of true camaraderie where they feel challenged and rewarded, the end result is passionate employees, exceptional work, and satisfied clients."

Commented Todd Stokes, Managing Partner, "We strive to create an environment where our dedicated employees feel comfortable openly discussing ideas. It is important for our people to know that we are invested in them as individuals, and their success drives the success of our firm. With our goals aligned, we are in a better position to provide a positive and meaningful experience for our people, our clients, and our community."

Career Opportunities

Having the best technical expertise or the best service approach is not enough. We need the best people to complete the equation...people who can share their knowledge and grow with our clients.

Join Baker Tilly as we enter a new era of providing quality accounting and advisory services to clients across many industries and new markets.

We recruit and hire bright, hardworking people who bring skill and enthusiasm to their work and share a passion to succeed. We encourage individual creativity, initiative, and entrepreneurship. At Baker Tilly, you’ll find that we foster an environment of respect, support, and genuine care for one another. Consider becoming part of an organization that truly believes we realize our potential by helping you realize yours!


At Baker Tilly, we focus on your specific needs with a full range of accounting and advisory services. Our knowledgeable professionals connect with your specific hopes and expectations to deliver the right solutions, consistently and proactively. We follow a team approach that makes the most of the Baker Tilly resources you value: experience, solid financial know-how, realistic business insights, and timely attention to issues affecting your situation.

More than a traditional tax, accounting, and audit services firm, Baker Tilly provides expertise in private investment banking, mergers and acquisitions, management consulting, estate and financial planning, and many other service areas.

Baker Tilly service teams bring an informed business perspective to each engagement. We explore all the issues in depth to get a clear picture of your goals and objectives, and help you weigh the impact of various decisions. Every service in the Baker Tilly portfolio combines frank and perceptive advice with the precise tools you need to implement a steady course of action.

Experienced Hires

Joining Baker Tilly can be one of the smartest career moves for an experienced professional.

You will be a valued member of a collaborative team entering a new era of providing quality accounting and advisory services to clients across many industries and new markets. With a growing national presence, well-respected clients and a commitment to developing, motivating and challenging our people, what better place to advance your career?

  • A focus on your individual strengths, developmental needs and interests
  • Exposure to a diverse range of clients and experiences
  • Opportunity to blend your technical expertise with client service skills
  • Encouragement to make an impact and advance your potential
  • Close interaction with and mentoring by partners and managers
  • Dedicated training and resources to help you achieve your career goals
  • Rewards and recognition for strong performance
It’s an exciting time to join the Baker Tilly team. Learn more about the benefits of working for a firm consistently recognized as a "Best Place to Work."

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Do more. Know more. Be more.

Your first step shouldn’t be a stepping stone, start strong. At Baker Tilly, you get the knowledge, skills and opportunities you need for continuous growth and success.

Why Baker Tilly?

  • Learning & Development Curriculum that provides you the tools you need to build on your academic foundation.
  • Coaching & Mentoring Process designed to help you define a path for your career and put you alongside seasoned professionals to guide you further.
  • Experience-based Learning allows for more responsibility earlier in your career which gives you more opportunities for advancement.
  • Our Culture encourages and values individual creativity, initiative and entrepreneurship. It aligns team member strengths and expertise with the appropriate client opportunity, connecting each of our associates to the greater good.
  • Global Reach through Baker Tilly International, the world’s 8th largest network made up of high quality, independent accounting and business services firms.

Learn more about our Internship and Summer Programs, or join us at your college campus event.

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