Business North Carolina has ranked Bernard Robinson & Company, L.L.P. first on its 2017 list of Best Employers in North Carolina (small to medium sized companies), up from number 13 in 2016.  The list of the Best Employers in North Carolina was created by Business North Carolina, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) – NC State Council and Best Companies Group.

This survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best employers in North Carolina, benefiting the economy, workforce, and businesses in the state of North Carolina. The list is made up of 35 companies.

To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

* Be a for-profit, not-for-profit business or government entity;
* Be a publicly or privately held business;
* Have a facility in the state of North Carolina;
* Have a minimum of 15 employees working in the state of North Carolina;
* Must be in business a minimum of one year.

Companies from North Carolina entered the two-part survey process to determine the 2017 Best Employers in North Carolina. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems, and demographics. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process, analyzed the data, and determined the final rankings.

Employees at Bernard Robinson & Company cited their top-rated perks as flexible summer hours, busy season perks such as omelet stations, ice cream stands, and chair massages, bonuses for passing the CPA exam, a mentoring program, employee wedding and baby showers, family trick-or-treating at Halloween, paid time off to volunteer, 100% employer paid health care, profit-sharing, 401(k) plans, telecommuting, and paid time off.

The actual rankings were published May 1, 2017, by Business North Carolina. To read more about Bernard Robinson and Company, as well as the other companies on the list, visit

For more information on the Best Employers in North Carolina program, visit

About Bernard Robinson & Company: Bernard Robinson & Company, the largest Triad-based CPA firm, with offices in Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Raleigh, has been advising and serving clients nationally for 70 years.  The firm provides accounting, tax, audit and consulting services for families and privately owned businesses, high net worth individuals, and not for profit organizations. Founded in 1947, Bernard Robinson and Company is dedicated to providing the highest standards of client service, expertise, and professionalism. For more information, please visit our website at and check us out on Facebook.