The Firm Moves up on the IPA Top 200 List
Hawkins Ash CPAs is listed as a Top 200 Firm in the nation by Inside Public Accounting (IPA). On the annual ranking, the Firm moved up from 181 to 164 in 2023 and its growth resulted in the Firm being recognized as one of the Fastest Growing Firms on the list.
“We have the resources in our Firm to take care of large and small clients and also provide opportunities for our staff to grow as leaders,” said Abe Leis, CPA, Managing Partner for Hawkins Ash CPAs. “We’ve been able to attract top talent from other firms and bring expert services like valuations and estate planning to our clients.”
Today, Hawkins Ash CPAs employs more than 170 professionals who offer clients expertise in tax planning and preparation, audit, business valuation and transaction advisory, estate and gift planning, and general accounting for privately held businesses, individuals and families, nonprofit and government entities, and credit unions.
“We’re seeking motivated tax and accounting professionals who want to advance their careers and have the support and freedom to do so,” said Leis. In being a Fastest Growing Firm in the nation, career opportunities at Hawkins Ash CPAs have also progressed as the Firm is able to support experienced professionals within their respective expertise and provide an opportunity for early-career professionals discover their fit through its robust development training program.
Additional efforts have been made to attract and retain top talent. The Firm closes its offices on Fridays following the end of tax season through the end of the year. The dress code is also relaxed during this time. “We work hard during tax season; that’s part of the job in public accounting,” states Leis. “Closing our offices on Fridays outside of tax season allows our staff to catch up on life outside of work and flex their schedules to do so.”
More information about services and career opportunities at Hawkins Ash CPAs can be found online at www.hawkinsash.cpa.
About Inside Public Accounting Top 500 Firms
The IPA 500 is the Who’s Who of the Public Accounting Profession. The annual ranking of firms recognizing the top U.S.-based accounting firms available. IPA annually ranks the largest public accounting firms based on participating firm’s net revenues. Ranking data is captured through IPA’s annual practice management survey and analysis of firms. IPA is the survey leader in data collection for the profession, with more of the largest 600 firms participating than any other survey today.
About Hawkins Ash CPAs
Hawkins Ash CPAs, an Inside Public Accounting Top 200 firm, provides certified public accounting services to privately held businesses, governmental organizations, nonprofit entities, housing authorities and credit unions. The Firm currently has Wisconsin offices in Green Bay, La Crosse, Manitowoc, Marshfield, Medford, Mequon, and Neenah, and Minnesota offices in Rochester, St. Charles and Winona. The Firm was founded in 1956. To learn more about Hawkins Ash CPAs, visit http://www.hawkinsash.cpa.