The 2021 Accounting MOVE Project recently recognized BeachFleischman as a “Best CPA Firm for Women” and a “Best CPA Firm in Equity Leadership for Women.”
To earn a spot on the list, an employer must have both a proportionate number of women at most or all levels of management and proven success with the MOVE factors. Additionally, firms are selected where women must comprise at least 32% of its partners and principals. BeachFleischman was recognized for having 44% of the firm’s partners and principals comprised of women. The firm was also acknowledged for advancing the careers of its virtual professionals.
The 2021 Accounting MOVE Project
The report revealed that flexible work programs designed mainly for women propelled firm growth throughout the pandemic. Re-energized and new programs align diversity, equity and inclusion with sustained firm growth.
The Accounting MOVE Project is based on the MOVE methodology, developed by research partner Wilson-Taylor Associates, Inc., which investigates the factors proven to be essential to women’s career success:
M – Money: fair pay practices;
O – Opportunity: advancement and leadership development;
V – Vital supports: work-life programs that remove barriers;
E – Entrepreneurship: operating experience for managing or business ownership
The 2021 Accounting MOVE Project is available at the Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance website at https://www.afwa.org/move-project/