NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Oct 18, 2016) - Finding a great place to work can be a challenge; finding a great place to work virtually can be even more difficult. For the approximately 85 employees of AccountingDepartment.com, they can rest easy knowing their employer was awarded this year's Gold Stevie Award for Employer of the Year.
Stevie Award winners in 34 categories were determined by a unique blending of the ratings of professionals and the votes of the general public. More than 250 nominations from organizations around the world were submitted and more than 44,000 votes were cast by members of the public for their favorite employer.
For twelve years, AccountingDepartment.com provides outsourced bookkeeping and controller services for established & fast-growing businesses. The largest and most experienced provider of outsourced accounting services, AccountingDepartment.com helps business owners and executives make smarter business decisions.
"Our ongoing goal is to foster and maintain a thriving work environment where employees enjoy their work and feel connected and valued despite working virtually," said Director of Client Services Kris Merritt, CPA, CGMA of AccountingDepartment.com. "Our recognition as a Stevie Awardee is clear evidence that we are on the right track."
Nicknamed the "Stevies" for the Greek word meaning "crowned," the awards were presented to winners at a gala ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. Photos and videos of the event can be viewed and downloaded by clicking here.
"The judges were extremely impressed with the quality of entries we received in the Stevie Award for Great Employers. The dedication these Stevie-winning organizations have to making great workplaces for employees was evident in every nomination," said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.
AccountingDepartment.com is comprised of more than 85 full-time employees who work virtually, yet feel keenly connected to their coworkers and employer. The company holds routine "events" ranging from seasonal fitness competitions, annual and biannual in-person meetings where employee travel expenses are paid in-full and nationwide pizza delivery days for employees. Approximately 95 percent of the Company's workforce is female and many are working mothers.
AccountingDepartment.com is the largest and most experienced outsourced bookkeeping and controller services company in the country. Founded in 2004, AccountingDepartment.com serves as the entire accounting department for growing and established businesses nationwide. The 2016 Gold Stevie Award winner for Employer of the Year - Accounting and the 2014 Gold Stevie Award winner for Company of the Year - Professional Services, AccountingDepartment.com is the gold standard in outsourced accounting services.