Calibre CPA Group Ranked On 2024 Vault Accounting Top 25

WASHINGTON, DC: (April 19, 2023) Calibre CPA Group, PLLC, is pleased to announce their inclusion in the 2024 Vault Accounting 25, a ranking of the best accounting firms to work for. The ranking is based on a survey of more than 11,000 accounting professionals, who were asked to rate their firms in several workplace categories, including compensation, culture, diversity, hours, training, work/life balance, wellness, and more. They were also asked to rate firms other than their own in terms of prestige.

Calibre’s rankings on the 2024 Vault Accounting 25 include No. 11 for Best Accounting Firms for Racial & Ethnic Diversity, No. 11 for Best Accounting Firms for LGBTQ+ Individuals, No. 15 for Overall Diversity, and No. 24 Overall Best Accounting Firms to Work For. Calibre CPA Group, PLLC, is one of the 20 largest public accounting firms in metropolitan Washington, D.C., and is led by Managing Partner, James C. Kokolas, who has over 30 years of experience in the accounting industry.

“We are honored to be ranked on the 2024 Vault Accounting 25 this year. Our firm is committed to cultivating an inclusive and positive company culture,” said James Kokolas, Managing Partner, Calibre CPA Group, PLLC. “We are dedicated to providing the essential tools and resources for our team’s success in both the firm and their personal career development.”

Calibre CPA Group prioritizes the growth and development of its employees. To ensure that staff stay up-to-date with industry advancements, Calibre provides continuing professional education programs accredited by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA), as well as offers regular classroom training sessions. The Calibre team also attend external training sessions and conferences to keep employees at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to ongoing education and development enables employees to expand their knowledge and skills, and advance in their careers.

Calibre CPA Group is always seeking candidates who are motivated, personable, and adaptable, with a strong willingness to learn and a capacity to grow from their mistakes. Calibre also runs a valuable internship and externship program for students, providing hands-on experience in actual audits, with senior professionals available to explain concepts and teach. Calibre offers many career development opportunities to its full-time staff, including departmental switching, access to mentoring partners, comprehensive on-the-job training, and defined career and promotion paths. The firm has an active DE&I committee and offers flexibility to working parents, with adjustable start and end times. Calibre is actively hiring at all levels. If you are interested in learning more about joining the Calibre team, please visit, Calibre Careers.

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Calibre CPA Group, PLLC, is a full-service accounting and advisory firm focused on helping tax-exempt organizations and business enterprises nationwide make a difference through proactive and value-added accounting, audit, taxation, forensic and risk advisory, and payroll compliance services. With offices in metropolitan Washington, DC, Chicago, IL, New York, NY, and Los Angeles, CA, they work hand-in-hand with associations and other not-for-profits, labor unions, employee benefit plans and business enterprises to help them stay ahead of financial developments and guide them through the complex mine field of accounting and reporting regulations. Calibre CPA Group has consecutively been named to the Washington Business Journal’s Largest Accounting Firms in Greater D.C. list and in 2021 was also named by Accounting Today as a Regional Leader in the Capital Region and made the Forbes 2021 America’s Best Tax and Accounting Firms List. For more information visit or follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.

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