Bennett Thrasher Nationally Recognized as 2011 Best Accounting Firm to Work For by Accounting Today

Bennett Thrasher PC, the fourth largest Atlanta-based accounting and consulting firm, was recently named as one of the 2011 Best Accounting Firms to Work for by Accounting Today and Best Companies Group.

Online PR News – 07-October-2011 – – ATLANTA – Bennett Thrasher PC, the fourth largest Atlanta-based accounting and consulting firm, was recently named as one of the 2011 Best Accounting Firms to Work for by Accounting Today and Best Companies Group.

This annual survey and award program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in the accounting industry, benefiting the nation's economy, its workforce and businesses. Bennett Thrasher has been named one of the Best Accounting Firms to Work for in the medium sized firm category.

“We are honored to be recognized by Accounting Today, one of our industry’s most prestigious national publications,” says Michael Dukes, Managing Partner of Bennett Thrasher. “We believe this special recognition would not be possible without the highest caliber of employees, providing consistent high quality service to our clients. In return, and perhaps leading to awards such as this, we remain committed to a structured program focused on the personal development of every member of our team. As our success is reliant on our people, we have numerous programs which focus on improving work-life balance. These range from quality continuous education programs tailored to the needs of individuals, to providing all our team members expanded time to enjoy family, friends and to pursue their passions.”

Accounting firms from across the country entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Accounting Firms to Work for. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated firm's workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. The combined scores determined the top firms and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration, survey and analysis process and determined the final rankings.

The ranking of the 4th annual Best Accounting Firms to Work for will be unveiled at an awards ceremony sponsored by ADP during Accounting Today’s 2nd Annual Growth & Profitability Summit on Oct. 25 – Oct. 27 at the Bellagio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The list-making firms will also be published in the December issue of Accounting Today.

For more information on the Best Accounting Firms to Work for program, visit

About Accounting Today

Founded in 1987, SourceMedia's Accounting Today has been the newspaper of record for the public accounting profession for almost a quarter of a century, and is the leading source in print and online of information and insight for accountants in public practice, delivering premium content for firm decision-makers on everything from the latest developments in tax and accounting to cutting-edge technology and best practices in management, growth strategies and more.

About Bennett Thrasher

Bennett Thrasher PC is the fourth largest Atlanta-based, full-service accounting, audit and consulting firm. We create significant value and a unique positive experience through collaboration – with and between clients, shareholders, associates and the community. Founded in 1980 by Rick Bennett and Ken Thrasher, today Bennett Thrasher has a dedicated, experienced team of shareholders and professionals who believe in the team concept of creating value by working “Better Together.”

About Best Companies Group

Best Companies Group is dedicated to establishing "Best Places to Work," "Best Companies" or "Best Employers" programs in an effort to distinguish companies who demonstrate and are superior in workplace excellence. It researches the dynamics and characteristics of participating companies, analyzes the data and produces a "Best" distinction that will make the company, the selected region (or industry) and the organizing partners proud. The very mission of Best Companies Group is to identify and recognize places of employment that are leading the way in defining the employee experience of the 21st century.