NAPERVILLE, Ill. — February 4, 2015 — Sikich LLP, a leading professional services firm specializing in accounting, technology and advisory services, is pleased to announce it has been named one of the nation’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in 2014 by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). Additionally, the firm has been named as one of the Best and Brightest in Wellness, which celebrates quality and excellence in worksite health promotion.
“We encourage all of our employees to improve and/or maintain a healthy lifestyle, as we truly believe the benefits of that transfer into their workplace performance, productivity and happiness,” said Janel O’Connor, director of human capital at Sikich. “Some of the most-valued benefits we offer include a firm-wide, annual wellness challenge and reimbursement for costs associated with fitness memberships, personal training sessions and marathon entry fees, to name a few.”
In addition to an exemplary wellness program, the Naperville, Ill.-based firm offers employees opportunities for career growth and development and access to important benefits, such as:
- Flexibility: Changing working hours is simple with approval. Sikich also has a flexible telecommuting policy made possible through a firm-wide instant messaging system, internal social networking and advanced technology.
- Professional Development: Employees are encouraged to continually grow their knowledge, skills and networking base through the firm’s internal learning and development program, Sikich University.
- Reimbursements: Earning an advanced degree or a CPA certification is manageable with tuition reimbursements from Sikich.
- Time Off: Vacation is important for employees to recharge so they can take on more challenges upon their return. In addition to paid time off, employees are also acknowledged for their dedication to clients and the firm and receive “Thank You” days.
The companies recognized for these two awards excel in a variety of categories, including compensation, benefits and employee solutions; employee enrichment, engagement and retention; employee education and development, recruitment, selection and orientation; employee achievement and recognition; communication and shared vision; diversity and inclusion; work-life balance; community initiatives; strategic company performance; and promoting a culture of wellness. For more reasons to become a part of Sikich, visit our careers page