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Awards and Accolades

INSIDE Public Accounting's Top 100 & Best of the Best

Aronson has been continuously recognized by INSIDE Public Accounting as one of the best accounting firms in the country. The Top 100 list is the longest running, most comprehensive, and accurate analysis of America’s top firms. The “Best of the Best” award honors only 50 Certified Public Accounting firms across the country for their overall superior performance on more than 70 criteria such as planning, strategy and execution.

Accounting Today's Top 100 & Capital Region Leader

Aronson has been recognized year after year as an industry leader of the country and mid-Atlantic by Accounting Today. Our firm was included in the Top 100 list and ranked as the #1 full-service CPA firm in the Capital Region. Accounting Today conducts an annual survey to identify and rank the best firms in the country throughout 10 major geographic regions. 

Washington Business Journal'sTop 25

Aronson has been highlighted for another year in the Washington Business Journal’s 2016 Book of Lists. Our firm was ranked #13 by metro-area professional employees on the Washington Business Journal’s Top 25 list of accounting firms in the DC Metropolitan area.

Washington Business Journal's Top 100 Private Companies

Aronson is ranked #85 on the Washington Business Journal's list of the largest private companies in the Washington area.

The Washington Post Top Workplaces

Aronson has been recognized as a Top Workplace by The Washington Post for a second year. In 2016, Aronson was ranked #3 among the 60 companies recognized in the mid-sized businesses category and was the only accounting firm to receive a top three ranking in its category. Our team members cited benefits including catered meals, paid time off (PTO) hours for volunteering through our Community Enrichment Program, and Rest & Relaxation Week.

Washington Business Journal Best Places to Work

2016 marks the sixth time Aronson has been recognized by the Washington Business Journal as a Best Place to Work. Criteria include team effectiveness, trust in senior leadership, and retention. While the accounting industry is known for its turnover, Aronson takes pride in creating a positive work environment that attracts and retains employees through a combination of employee satisfaction, working conditions and company culture.

Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce's Outstanding Corporate Citizen

Aronson was recognized as an Outstanding Corporate Citizen by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce. This award honors companies going above-and-beyond in their corporate social responsibility efforts. Along with giving more than $1.4M to worthy causes since 2004, Aronson also encourages community volunteerism and involvement.

The Gazette of Politics and Business Exceptional 53 Business Award

In 2012, Aronson received the PB53 award for the fourth year in a row. The program acknowledges the top businesses and organizations in Maryland based on criteria that includes the company’s annual revenue, employee growth, noteworthy product or service innovations, community service efforts and more.

Montgomery County Chamber Corporate Social Responsibility Award

In 2010, Aronson was honored received the MCCC’s Corporate Social Responsibility Award based on the depth and breadth of the company’s energetic commitment to support young people, in the areas of education, housing and health.  

AHA Fit-Friendly Worksite Award

Aronson has once again been named a Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association.  Gold level award recipients not only recognize the importance of a healthy workplace, but have taken important steps to create a culture of wellness by providing support to employees.

The Flu Fighter Award

Aronson has been recognized by Adventist HealthCare and LifeWork Strategies as one of the top employers in the Metro area working to ensure a healthy and productive workplace by offering flu vaccinations and other wellness programs to their employees. Aronson has received this award every year since the program was founded in 2011.