MEET THE FIRMS NIGHT

Beta Alpha Psi is pleased to announce that our in-person Meet the Firms Night will take place on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Old Brick, located at 26 East Market Street in Iowa City (https://www.oldbrick.org/).

Our virtual Meet the Firms Night will take place on Monday, September 27, from 3 – 5 pm on Handshake. To register for our virtual event, please follow the link here. Registration closes Monday, September 20.

FIRMS

The following firms are attending the 2021 Meet The Firms Night. We thank these firms for supporting our students and our accounting program. They are truly our partners in success.

FirmIn-PersonVirtualFirm Profile
BerganKDVxxWe were recently named in IPA’s Top 100, and Fastest Growing Firms in 2020, with 8 locations and over 460 professionals in the Midwest. BerganKDV has provided innovative yet practical solutions for small to mid-size companies since 1945. From our beginning as a trusted CPA firm we have expanded and adapted to offer business planning and consulting, tax, audit and accounting, wealth management, and technology services throughout the upper Midwest. At BerganKDV, we believe our role as advisors is to build relationships with our clients, take an active interest in their unique situations, and provide expertise and resources to help them achieve their goals.

Our team is full of down-to-earth people with a “work hard, play hard” mentality and outside interests, hobbies, families and lives. Because, after all, we know that a great team member is one that is happy inside our walls and outside them! Ready to make a name for yourself? It’s not just your career, it’s your future – so make sure you join a team where you feel at home. BerganKDV gives you the opportunity to work alongside professionals at all levels and explore what works best for you. Start here, even before you graduate, and begin building you the future you want.
BKD LLPxxBKD, a national CPA, and advisory firm, can help individuals and businesses realize their goals. Our more than 3,000 dedicated professionals provide solutions for clients in all 50 states and internationally. BKD and its subsidiaries offer a variety of tax, accounting, and consulting services and combine the insight and ideas of thought leaders in multiple industries.

At BKD, our mission is to provide rewarding career opportunities and invest in the success of our people. Through award-winning learning and development, coaching, and career advocacy programs, you will have the tools to make every play count and reach your professional goals. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to influence innovation and build long-lasting relationships. As a BKDer, you will be able to learn, lead, serve, and be recognized for your contributions.
CBIZxWith more than 100 offices and almost 5,000 associates in major metropolitan areas and suburban cities throughout the U.S. CBIZ (NYSE: CBZ) delivers top-level financial and benefits and insurance services to organizations of all sizes, as well as individual clients, by providing national-caliber expertise combined with highly personalized service delivered at the local level.
CliftonLarsonAllenxxCLA is a professional services firm delivering integrated wealth advisory, outsourcing, and public accounting capabilities to help enhance our clients’ enterprise value and assist them in growing and managing their related personal assets — all the way from startup to succession and beyond. Our professionals are immersed in the industries they serve and have deep knowledge of their operating and regulatory environments. With more than 7,400 people, more than 120 U.S. locations, and a global affiliation, we bring a wide array of solutions to help clients in all markets, foreign and domestic. For more information visit CLAconnect.com
Collins Aerospacex
Community CPAxxCommunity CPA & Associates, Inc. is not your average accounting firm. We offer expertise with empathy, knowledge with understanding, and powerful technology with a human touch.
CEO and Certified Public Accountant, Ying Sa, and the rest of the team have a world of experience in domestic and international tax audit and dispute, tax planning, tax filing, accounting, payroll, and audit of non-profit and for-profit companies. No matter how simple or complex the situation you are in, Community CPA offers strategies and solutions that is easy to understand and quick to implement. At Community CPA, our team members are more than accountants to our clients. Each team member is considered a mentor, cheerleader, adviser, and partner in our client’s successful business venture.

Community CPA & Associates Inc. is truly a global accounting firm. Our multi-lingual staff and unparalleled technology allow the firm to effectively and efficiently serve clients in every corner of the world. The firm works with everyone from startup immigrant entrepreneurs who need help navigating the complexities of doing business in America, to large multinational American-run corporations. Every one of our clients is treated with the same degree of importance and respect.
Community CPA & Associates, Inc. is the place where you will feel at home and appreciated. We are here to share our experience and knowledge in business and to help you succeed because your success is our success.
DeloittexConsidering a career in professional services or public accounting? Looking to make an impact that matters? Stop by to learn more about Deloitte! We are looking for enthusiastic candidates to join our Audit & Assurance, Tax, and Risk & Financial Advisory businesses as interns or fulltime professionals. Stop by, meet one of our professionals, and learn what a fulfilling career at Deloitte could look like!
Denman & CompanyxDenman & Company, LLP, is one of Des Moines metro area’s largest locally owned CPA firms, located in West Des Moines. We’ve gone all out to create a work environment that motivates and rewards good work, hard work, and ideas that can help us grow. Denman & Company is committed to providing a workplace which is understanding and accepting of differences among employees and strives to provide a collaborative, supportive and respectful environment which encourages the participation and contribution of all employees.

We believe in ongoing training as well as personal and professional development. If you can see yourself contributing and thriving in this busy environment, Denman &
Company is the place for you.
Eide BaillyxWho We Are

Eide Bailly is one of the top 25 CPA and business advisory firms in the nation. We have over 40 offices in 14 states across the Midwest and western United States, and offer our staff and Partners the opportunity to serve a variety of industries. Founded in 1917, our culture is the foundation of who we are, and we pride ourselves on supporting our employees to help them achieve their goals and pursue their interests both in the office and at home. At Eide Bailly we are passionate about the clients we serve, the work we do, and most importantly, having fun while we do it!

Why You’ll Love Working Here

At Eide Bailly we believe respect is how to treat everyone, not just those you want to impress. Our culture focuses on collaboration to achieve career growth. We promote happy employees by making work/life balance a priority along with being actively involved in our communities. Our dedication to service can be seen through the Firm’s decision to match charitable donations made by employees, as well as providing opportunities to volunteer throughout the year. Most importantly, we like to have fun! We offer a professional and fun work environment with frequent free lunches, snacks, lunch and learns, socials, contests, outings and other events.
Plante Moran (EKS&H LLLP)xPlante Moran is among the nation’s largest certified public accounting and business advisory firms, providing audit, tax, consulting, and wealth management services to clients across the United States and around the globe. Our more than 3,200 staff span 25 locations in Colorado, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, and internationally in China, India, Japan, and Mexico.
 
What sets us apart? We’re structured differently. We prioritize client service over maximizing profits. Unlike other accounting and consulting firms, we don’t have office-level profit centers, meaning our offices don’t compete. What does that mean for you? It means you’re able to learn from and collaborate with the best experts across the firm, regardless of location. The result for our clients? Seamless service, a personal touch, and future-focused thinking.
 
Guided by The Golden Rule, our collaborative and nurturing work environment will give you the opportunity to grow your expertise and help pave your pathway to professional excellence. We’re consistently ranked as one of Fortune magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials” and “20 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services.” We have an award-winning culture based on one simple premise: We care. This firm culture translates into an extraordinary client experience, allowing us to attract the best talent and serve the best organizations.
Enterprise Holding Inc.x
EYxxWe’re unicorn makers and bot builders. Change agents and cyber gurus. Performance improvers and problem solvers. Data scientists and growth hackers. Risk managers and confidence builders. We’re a global organization full of diverse perspectives ready to welcome yours. No matter where you are on your career journey, here you’ll become a truly transformative leader – with your mindset as crucial as your skill set. At EY, above and beyond your supply chain experience, your code-writing ability or your understanding of tax codes, it’s about how you collaborate on a team, and how you inspire and include others. It’s about how you listen to clients, persevere when the work gets difficult, bounce back from setbacks – and that’s just the beginning. We provide the culture, the tech, the teams, the scale, the challenges, the learning and the relationships for you to personalize your career as part of a truly transformative organization. We will empower the exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.
Federal Bureau of Investigation    xToday’s FBI is an intelligence-driven and threat-focused national security organization with both intelligence and law enforcement responsibilities that is staffed by a dedicated cadre of more than 30,000 agents, analysts, and other professionals who work around the clock and across the globe to protect the U.S. from terrorism, espionage, cyber attacks, and major criminal threats, and to provide its many partners with service, support, training and leadership.
Federal Deposit Insurance CorporationxThe Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is an independent agency created by Congress to maintain stability and public confidence in the nation’s financial system. To accomplish this mission, the FDIC insures deposits; examines and supervises financial institutions for safety, soundness, and consumer protection; makes large and complex financial institutions resolvable; and manages receiverships.
Honkamp Krueger & Co., P.C.xHonkamp Krueger & Co., P.C. (HK) is a Top 100 CPA and business consulting firm in the U.S. and largest Iowa-based CPA firm (Accounting Today, 2021). Our headquarters are located in Dubuque, Iowa with locations in Cedar Rapids, Davenport, and Des Moines Iowa, and Madison and Platteville, Wisconsin. HK is a nine-time recipient of the Top Workplace in Iowa award by the Des Moines Register and has been named Employer of the Year by the Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce.

HK serves clients with value-added, forward­thinking, effective, and timely solutions across more than 40 service lines. For over 70 years, privately-held organizations, Fortune 500 multi-nationals, franchisor organizations, individuals and nonprofits have experienced HK’s promise of world-class customer service and innovative solutions.

Consider launching your career with the HK Family if you are interested in a fast-paced, team-oriented, continuous improvement culture. Coaching and mentoring our younger talent and providing interesting, challenging work is at the heart of our approach. Unique benefits, competitive salaries, continual learning programs and numerous workplace awards make the HK Family an attractive place to launch your career!
IRSxThe Internal Revenue Service is the nation’s tax collection agency and administers the Internal Revenue Code enacted by Congress. The IRS is a bureau of the Department of the Treasury and one of the world’s most efficient tax administrators. In fiscal year 2020, the IRS collected almost $3.5 trillion in revenue and processed more than 240 million tax returns. The IRS Mission is to provide America’s taxpayers top quality service by helping them understand and meet their tax responsibilities and enforce the law with integrity and fairness to all.

Make Your Future Count! You may not be ready to step into a career right now, but if you want to use your talents to make a difference for America, you’re looking in the right place. We want the IRS workforce to be excited about the future and, as one of the nation’s largest and most diverse institutions, we can give you an inside view of the world of finance that you can’t find anywhere else. We are more than just the nation’s tax collection agency with a variety of career opportunities. So, when it’s time for you to enter the workforce, we’re hoping you’ll consider working with us.
John DeerexJohn Deere is a global corporation that manufactures agricultural, construction, and forestry machinery, diesel engines, drivetrains and lawn care equipment. Our mission is to build products that help to feed, clothe and shelter the world’s rapidly growing population. And it’s why we’re investing in our people and our technology like never before. Here the world’s brightest minds are tackling the globe’s biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we’ll put you to work. RIGHT NOW.

We are headquartered in Moline, IL but have locations all over the US.
Koppenhaver & Associates, PCxOur firm provides outstanding service to our clients because of our dedication to the three underlying principles of professionalism, responsiveness and quality. Our firm is one of the leading small firms in the area. By combining our expertise, experience and the energy of our staff, each client receives close personal and professional attention. Our firm provides a diverse learning experience in different facets of accounting such as tax preparation, payroll application, general bookkeeping, and overall quality client service.
KrollxDuff & Phelps acquired Kroll in 2018 and began transitioning our firm to the Kroll brand in 2021. We begin this new chapter with a fresh look and a clear and confident vision for the future. Duff & Phelps, A Kroll Business, delivers a seamless experience across our full suite of services, with a cohesive approach to bringing tech-forward solutions to the market. Our goal is to produce greater value for our clients and partners along with compelling career opportunities for our people.

Duff & Phelps has helped clients make confident decisions in the areas of valuation, real estate, taxation and transfer pricing, disputes, M&A advisory and other corporate transactions. Built on the strength and equity of our legacy brands, we are an independent advisory firm with nearly 5,000 professionals in 30 countries and territories around the world.

Our sharp analytical skills, paired with the latest technology, allow us to give our clients clarity—not just answers—in all areas of business.
LattaHarris, LLPxLattaHarris, LLP CPAs and consultants, was formed in 1981, in Washington, Iowa. Since that time, the Firm has expanded and now includes a staff of approximately eighty people with offices in Cedar Rapids, Durant, Grundy Center, Iowa City, Richland, Sigourney, Toledo, Tipton, and Washington. LattaHarris offers a wide range of professional services to closely held businesses and individual clients throughout the Midwest. These services include auditing, accounting, and bookkeeping, consulting, business valuations, tax planning and compliance services, succession planning, and more.

We are the size of firm with a family feel but large enough that staff gain a wide variety of experience and are able to create meaningful relationship with their coworkers and clients.
LWBJxxBy size, LWBJ ranks in the top one percent of CPA firms nationwide, and our team brings a wealth of national-firm expertise to the table. Our entrepreneurial experience enables us to understand and appreciate the issues facing middle-market businesses and the individuals and families who own them. We deliver a broad range of tax, accounting, consulting and investment banking capabilities to serve them. Many of us on the LWBJ team came from national accounting firms. And our consulting team has significant C-level and boards of directors experience. These real-world perspectives help us build more direct, collaborative and successful relationships with our clients and the community as a whole.

But it isn’t only our experience that sets us apart from other firms. It’s also our vibrant, entrepreneurial culture—one that helps our employees learn and grow while also respecting their work-life balance. As a result, we have impressively low turnover and extensive in-house expertise. You’ll be able to engage with clients directly and work on the kinds of projects typically handled by national firms—but within a smaller firm setting focused on team-building, employee growth, client success and career advancement. We not only expect you to become more experienced and successful early in your career—we work to help you accomplish it. Travel is minimized. Entrepreneurial spirit is nurtured and appreciated. Work-life balance is highly valued. We encourage everyone to work a schedule that fits their needs—with flexible scheduling options and a casual dress code. Mentorship and continuing education are provided, as well as market-leading compensation and benefits.
Myers and Stauffer LLCxMyers and Stauffer LC is a certified public accounting and health care reimbursement consulting firm, specializing in audit, accounting, data management and consulting services to government-sponsored health care programs (primarily state Medicaid agencies, and the federal Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services). We have 40+ years of experience assisting our government clients with complex health care reimbursement and provider compliance issues, operate 19 offices and have over 900 associates nationwide.

At Myers and Stauffer you will have a career that is rewarding on every level of the organization. We are committed to providing our employees with:
• Professional growth and development opportunities
• Educational opportunities leading to certifications
• A diverse, dynamic, and challenging work environment
• Strong leadership, communication, and feedback
• A well-balanced lifestyle, that includes personal and family time in addition to professional and networking opportunities
• Creative and innovative solutions to challenges facing our government clients
Palmer GroupxPalmer Group is Iowa’s leading employment agency. For over 20 years, our company has enhanced and empowered Iowa’s workforce by forming connections that matter. Our recruiters are always searching for job seekers in a wide variety of fields. No matter your experience or what type of work you’re looking for, Palmer Group has the resources to help you find success.
PrincipalxxAt Principal we help people and companies around the world build, protect and advance their financial well-being through retirement, insurance and asset management solutions. We believe everyone should have the access, opportunity and confidence to achieve their financial goals. For more than 140 years, we’ve focused on discovering new opportunities and technologies to help people and businesses make progress big and small. Our commitment to customers goes beyond financial security. We’re helping build a more prosperous planet – with strong communities, socially responsible investment options, and a more inclusive, resilient and sustainable world we all share.
PwCxWe’re inspiring and empowering our people to change the world. Here, you’ll learn with purpose, lead with heart and put your skills to work to make a meaningful difference in the world. As part of a diverse team, you’ll build trust and create innovative client solutions in unexpected ways. If you join us, you can help organizations meet the challenges and opportunities of the US marketplace in the areas of audit, tax, consulting, and products and services. The PwC new joiner experience includes a personalized digital experience, exposure to diverse client work, real-time development from your coaching team and tools to support your well-being.

PwC currently has a number of available 2022 internship and full time opportunities across our audit, tax, consulting and products and services teams in various locations across the United States. If you are interested in applying to PwC, you can do so at pwc.to/entryleveljobs. Applications must be submitted by PwC’s national deadline: Tuesday, September 21st, 2021 @ 11:59 PM EST.
Renewable Energy GroupxxRenewable Energy Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGI) is leading the energy industry’s transition to sustainability by transforming renewable resources into high-quality, cleaner fuels. REG is one of North America’s largest producers of biodiesel and an industry leading producer of renewable diesel. REG solutions are alternatives for petroleum diesel and produce significantly lower carbon emissions. REG utilizes a global integrated procurement, distribution and logistics network to operate 12 biorefineries in the U.S. and Europe. In 2019, REG produced 495 million gallons of cleaner fuel delivering over 4.2 million metric tons of carbon reduction. REG is meeting the growing global demand for lower-carbon fuels and leading the way to a more sustainable future.
Robert HalfxRobert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized staffing firm, providing skilled professionals in the fields of accounting and finance, technology, legal, creative, marketing, and administration. We have more than 400 consulting and staffing locations worldwide.

Founded in 1948, Robert Half pioneered the concept of professional staffing services. Today, we offer businesses a full spectrum of specialized staffing and consulting solutions. Robert Half has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998 and also appears on Ethisphere’s 2013 list of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies.” The company is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: RHI) and is a member of the S&P 500 index and the FTSE4Good Responsible Investment Index.
RSMxxRSM is the leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services to the middle market, which is the engine of global commerce and economic growth. With over 11,000 employees across the U.S. and Canada and a global presence in 120 countries, our purpose is to deliver the power of being understood to our clients, colleagues and communities. As first-choice advisors, we are focused on developing leading professionals and innovative services to meet our clients’ evolving needs in today’s ever-changing business environment.

Through a supportive, caring culture, our people are empowered to be their authentic selves, make an impact, own their futures and achieve their personal and professional aspirations. Together, our people’s individual talents and diverse perspectives strengthen our teams and enhances the unique insights that we provide to our clients.
Terry Lockridge & DunnxWith offices in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City, IA, Terry Lockridge and Dunn is a locally owned accounting and business consulting firm. We provide forward thinking tax, consulting and accounting services to individuals and businesses to help them achieve their financial goals. We do not perform any attest services; instead, choosing to focus on the more value-added services our clients desire. We strive to provide a good work-life balance and nourish a culture of personal and professional development.

Currently we are recruiting students for tax season (January – April, 2022) paid internships for our Iowa City office. We need to hire both admin and tax input interns. Administrative internships are offered to Freshman and Sophomores and may start in mid-January. They assist with scanning, processing tax returns and reception area duties. Juniors, Seniors and Grad students are generally offered Input Internships. They download and review, or input, information from the scanned client tax organizers into our tax software to prepare the income tax return.
During COVID-19, we have been working in person at our offices. We provide socially distanced working spaces.

Our recruiting process has started. We hope to identify all candidates by the end of October and offer positions, contingent upon being able to work 15-20 hours per week during all of tax season. Initial interviews will be by telephone. We may ask you to come to our office for an in-person interview prior to a job offer. We look forward to seeing you on September 22nd!

If you are unable to attend Meet the Firms Night and are interested in our firm, please upload your resume, a cover letter, and your expected availability to work during the 2022 tax season to our Handshake job posting: Tax Season Internship – Iowa City.
TransamericaxTransamerica has been helping people feel better about the future for more than 100 years. We provide investment, retirement, and life insurance solutions to more than 11 million customers throughout the U.S. But the way we see it, our responsibility goes beyond our clients’ accounts. We’re in the business of helping people live well and empowering them to create a better tomorrow through the financial and health-related habits they form today. We help people prepare by providing solutions that consider the whole picture. That’s the power of the Wealth + HealthSM connection.
Wileyx
MEET THE FIRMS NIGHT was last modified: September 25th, 2021 by Rachel Stewart