We are pleased to share that MGA has recently been named as one of the 2018 Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work for! This award is a reflection on our entire team, and we are all very proud of this accomplishment.
While MGA is technically labeled in the ‘accounting’ industry, we are anything but your normal accounting firm. At MGA, we take complex topics and planning and make them simple for our clients. We are a firm with a holistic approach, and we really want to understand our clients and their businesses. It’s not about a tax return, an audit, or a set of financials. Those are the byproducts of the relationship, but the relationship itself is what remains front and center.
None of this is achievable without a great team. MGA has a diverse group of individuals, spanning cultures, ages, areas of expertise, and more to create a strong and robust firm. We celebrate learning, development, and a mutual respect for everyone here.
Why is MGA really a ‘best’ place to work?
Everyone at MGA is part of the plan. Each person has their own path but also has the ability to provide input to make MGA the best place to work. While many firms might be forced to be acquired by larger firms for survival, we have chosen to remain fiercely independent. Our team members are each part of the puzzle here building something greater than the sum of its parts. We collaborate, share, and care as a team. We give each person a significant amount of independence and focus instead on professional accountability. This way, everyone feels the buy-in to their career and to their clients.
MGA’s Personal Development Program
Recently, this summer, we launched a new personal development program to invest in our people. The program is optional and offered to every single employee who is looking for ways to grow both their personal and professional lives. For this, we are utilizing a Corporate Anthropologist — an outside consultant not from our industry. As a best of the best firm, we make it a top priority to invest in our folks in order to both attract and retain our exceptional talent.
Tell me more about Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work for award
Accounting Today has partnered with Best Companies Group to identify companies that have excelled in creating quality workplaces for employees. This survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best employers in the accounting profession, benefiting its economy, workforce, and businesses. The list is made up of 100 firms.
Firms from across the United States entered the two‐part survey process to determine Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work for. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems, and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top firms and the final ranking.
“The firms on this list represent the best workplaces in the accounting profession,” said Accounting Today Editor‐in‐Chief Daniel Hood. “They are outstanding places to build a career.”
Interested in building a career with MGA?
Here at MGA, we offer our employees unfettered opportunity. There is a future here as an independent firm, and our team members are not just another number or a cog in the big machine. Most importantly, though, we have created a professional family environment where we like to come to work every day.
We are always looking to add exceptional talent to our growing team. If you think you have what it takes to be a part of our team, please take a look at our open positions and apply for one today!