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Your Career at Berdon

Where to launch your accounting career is an important decision. That’s why it is always wise to explore the pros and cons of each offer you may receive and carefully weigh your options. Through questions and interviews, learn what truly differentiates one firm from another. As you compare your offers in the months ahead, we ask you to remember this: Berdon Smart. Berdon Heart. Berdon Strong.

Simply put, Berdon Smart refers to the fusion of two disciplines — accounting and law — that exists at Berdon. The majority of our tax partners hold J.D. and LL.M. degrees, as well as the CPA certification. Other partners and principals hold the MBA degree or additional certifications. The professionals at Berdon never stop learning.

Berdon Heart refers to Berdon's benefits program, which matches or exceeds that offered by many firms. But here's where the difference lies: at Berdon, those benefits are extended to you and protect you from the first moment that you come to work. There is no "limbo" period or waiting period before you qualify to be a part of these programs. You come to work. You are covered. You are eligible. That is Berdon Heart.

Berdon Strong is our commitment to helping you reach your personal best. This encompasses a wide array of advantages from competitive salaries to generous paid time-off to an incentive program for new business and employee referrals. To help you advance your career, we provide extensive certification, membership, and education benefits including a paid Becker CPA review course and ongoing continuing education.

As you evaluate firms, consider the following:

  • Will you get exposure to a variety of practice areas?
  • Will you be one in a nameless sea of faces or can you expect to receive individual attention?
  • Does the firm have an open door policy? Will your opinion matter?
  • Will you have daily interactions with partners?
  • How quickly is direct client contact and advancement possible?
  • Is there a strong continuing professional education program in place?

At Berdon, you will be more than a number. We value each individual and provide the exposure, experience, and guidance needed to help direct your accounting career. You will be assigned a buddy who can answer your questions or point you to the people who can. With new mentors and friends, you’ll be part of a team that blends expert technical knowledge with unfettered entrepreneurial thinking. You will receive training not only as a public accountant, but as a true business advisor who understands the client’s big picture needs.

But don’t just take our word for it. Vault, a nationally recognized provider of career intelligence for professionals and students, consistently ranks Berdon high in the top 10 among all accounting firms in three key quality of life categories: compensation, hours, and work/life balance. Also significant is that you will be enrolled in Berdon’s excellent benefits package from Day 1 of your employment — there are no waiting periods.

For an in-depth look at life at Berdon, download our Recruiting brochure

At Berdon, you’ll be part of an environment where success and the rewards that follow are yours for the taking.


Employment policies and decisions on employment and promotion are based on merit, qualifications, performance, and business needs. In pursuit of this policy, staff members are engaged without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran or citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. To achieve a condition of equal opportunity in every phase of employment, the firm supports a policy of affirmative action in the employment of members of minority groups, women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era veteran protected status.

If you are a candidate with a disability in need of an accommodation in the application process, please contact Karen Bennett at 212-331-7540 or email

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