Portland, Ore. – June 7, 2023 – Perkins & Co, the largest locally owned accounting firm in Portland, is pleased to announce that they have been ranked as the region’s third most diverse accounting firm by the Portland Business Journal.
The comprehensive survey evaluated 25 accounting firms currently providing services in the Portland metro area based on employee and partner demographics. This ranking demonstrates Perkins’ unwavering dedication to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment, especially as the workforce grows both in number and geographically. With employees throughout the country, Perkins’ mission is to provide an inclusive and equitable space for both its employees and clients.
“We are immensely proud to be recognized as one of Portland’s most diverse accounting firms in 2023,” said Perkins President Jared Holum. “Our commitment to diversity and inclusion is deeply ingrained in our firm’s culture and core values. We firmly believe that a diverse workforce fosters innovation and enables us to serve our clients’ needs better. We take great pride in our team’s breadth and depth of perspectives.”
With 142 metro-area employees, the company comprises 68% women, 14% LGBTQIA+, and 20% BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color). In addition, of the firm’s 22 metro partners, 68% identify as women, 5% identify as LGBTQIA+, and 9% are BIPOC.
Perkins remains steadfast in its dedication to advancing DEIA within the accounting profession and continually strives to create an environment that celebrates individual differences, promotes equal opportunities for all, and actively seeks diverse perspectives to drive excellent service.
Read more about the most diverse accounting firm recognition in the Portland Business Journal.
About Perkins & Co
Founded in Portland in 1986, Perkins & Co has grown to be the largest locally-owned accounting firm in Oregon. The firm has 15 times been voted one of the most admired accounting firms in the area, according to the Portland Business Journal’s Most Admired Companies vote, and is currently ranked the third most diverse accounting firm in the Portland metro area according to a Portland Business Journal list. Perkins has been recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Tax and Accounting Firms and is the ten-time recipient of ClearlyRated’s Best of Accounting™ award for client service excellence. Perkins’ entrepreneurial mission is to be an alternative to the national firms while focusing on the business needs of the region’s closely held companies. Perkins specializes in a number of industries, including manufacturing, wholesale distribution, real estate, professional and creative services, high tech & emerging growth, food and beverage, dealerships, healthcare, and nonprofits. The firm also provides services to public companies and is an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA, a nationwide association of independently owned local and regional accounting, consulting, and service firms with similar client service goals. For more information, visit www.perkinsaccounting.com.Download