LOS ANGELES, CA – February 26, 2020… GHJ (GHJ) moves up from #18 to #17 on Los Angeles Business Journal’s (LABJ’s) list of top accounting firms. LABJ’s comprehensive list compiles LA’s largest accounting firms that are setting industry standards.
This recognition is a result of GHJ’s ongoing commitment to retaining the best, diverse talent and investing in its people and technology. This commitment deepens firm expertise and fuels sustainable growth.
“Our growth from #18 to #17 can be attributed to both our people and clients,” said GHJ’s Managing Partner Tom Barry. “Our employees lead with integrity. They selflessly mentor each other, as well as work with clients beyond a transactional level in order to establish meaningful relationships both inside and outside of the firm. We find great value in setting industry standards and will continue to bring our best to our clients.”
GHJ is made up of diverse employees that work creatively and collectively to help their clients and each other #BeMore. The Firm collaborates with clients and works as a team to put the goals of the group above personal interests and provides support to its employees to ensure work-life harmony.
GHJ’s core values are centered on Bright Minds, Brave Hearts and Bold Actions to establish meaningful relationships both inside and outside of the Firm. GHJ’s unique approach to wellness and family is ingrained in the firm’s culture by offering employees benefits that support that help them to #BeMore.
GHJ is also recognized for steering conversation in the marketplace around nonprofit sector highlights, food and beverage innovations and trends, tax legislation and the changing entertainment and media atmosphere.
Additionally, GHJ has been a member of HLB International (HLB), a worldwide network of independent accounting firms and business advisers, for more than 25 years. Formed in 1969, HLB International services clients through its member firms in 158 countries with their over 29,000 employees in over 700 offices worldwide. Through GHJ’s affiliation with HLB, the Firm teams with other top talent at member firms and their resources across major cities throughout the U.S. and the world to provide the best service possible to its clients.
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Founded in 1953, GHJ is a Los Angeles-based accounting firm that specializes in nonprofit, food and beverage, entertainment and media and health and wellness companies. Recipient of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce 2018 Employee Champion For Life Work Harmony Award and named a “Best Places to Work” by the Los Angeles Business Journal eight times since 2008, GHJ is passionate about helping clients and its people #BeMore by focusing on building thriving businesses and creating a better future.
The Firm works as a business advocate for its clients — providing personalized service and building long-term relationships to help position our clients for growth. Through its affiliation with HLB International, a global network of independent professional accounting firms and business advisers, the Firm is able to partner with other top firms across major cities throughout the U.S. and the world. GHJ’ audit, tax and advisory teams leverage the HLB network to better serve its clients and give clients access to member firms in over 158 countries across the globe.
Also ranked as a top-20 largest accounting firm on the Los Angeles Business Journal’s Book of Lists, the firm has 14 partners and more than 160 staff members that serve over 3,000 clients. The firm is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the AICPA Governmental Audit Quality Center (GAQC), the California Society of CPAs and the California Association of Nonprofits (CalNonprofit).