About Brown Smith Wallace
Brown Smith Wallace is one of the Midwest region’s most prominent locally owned public accounting firms with a staff of over 225. The firm serves its long-term base of family owned, private companies with the traditional audit, accounting and tax services as well as a wide variety of business consulting services.
We also provide many of the St. Louis area’s largest companies with those value-added consulting services such as employee benefit plan audits; captive insurance company services; internal audit, IT audit and other related risk services; litigation support, valuation and other transaction advisory services; and specialty tax services such as family wealth planning, state and local taxes, including sales and use tax consulting, credits and incentives, property tax and international tax services.
Brown Smith Wallace serves a wide variety of industries with particular expertise in broker-dealers, captives, government, health care, insurance companies, not for profit organizations, real estate and retail.
We take great pride in ranking among the most prestigious firms in our profession. In 2015, Brown Smith Wallace was named to INSIDE Public Accounting’s Top 100 Firms, a ranking of the 100 best accounting firms in North America.
Brown Smith Wallace is also proud to be named to the 2016 Vault Accounting 50, a ranking of the 50 best accounting employers to work for in North America. For the second consecutive year, our firm was the top ranked firm in St. Louis, coming in at 20th overall. For the sixth time, we were recognized as a Best Accounting Firm to Work For in 2014 by Accounting Today, the premier news vehicle for the profession.
Our firm was also named one of St. Louis’ Top Workplaces in 2015 for the fourth consecutive year by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The firm also received the inaugural Work/Life Balance Impact Award presented by the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants in 2009. See a published firm profile here.
Commitment to Quality
We are registered with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Center for Public Company Accounting Firms and the AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Quality Center.
Brown Smith Wallace is proud to have received the 2010 Better Business Bureau’s Torch Award for exceptional standards for ethical business practices and service. Exceptional client satisfaction and long-term client relationships have been our cornerstone since the firm was founded in 1972.
We have the depth of technical expertise necessary to make A Measurable Difference™ for organizations like yours. Please contact us today for more information.
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