BDO USA, LLP Named 100 Best Company by Working Mother In Recognition Of Leadership in Family Benefits and Paid Leave

September 2017

Jerry Walsh

Seventh Consecutive Year the National Accounting Firm has been Recognized

Chicago, ILWorking Mother magazine today named BDO USA, LLP as one of the 2017 Working Mother 100 Best Companies for its strong leadership in creating progressive programs for its work force, in the areas of advancement of women, flexibility, child care and paid parental leave. This is the seventh consecutive year that BDO USA has been recognized with this honor.  Accenture, IBM, McKinsey, Procter & Gamble and Unilever are just a few of the other businesses recognized with the award.  A summary of BDO USA's work life practices cited by Working Mother can be found at
The complete list of the 2017 Working Mother 100 Best Companies can be found here.

"BDO USA has developed an inclusive culture that promotes diversity and flexibility in the workplace.  Our commitment to these values is reviewed on a regular basis to ensure that we are consistently improving our efforts in this critical area,” said Catherine Moy, Chief People Officer of BDO USA. “The recognition we receive from organizations like Working Mother is important, as it reinforces the positive impact of these efforts.”

Working Mother Editor-in-Chief Meredith Bodgas says, “This year’s winning companies know the value of keeping their employee moms engaged and supported. They use schedule flexibility, paid parental leave and family benefits to ensure that parents can develop meaningful careers while leading satisfying home lives.”

Subha Barry, senior vice president & managing director of Working Mother Media, says, “As our 32nd year of recognizing the best companies begins, we are happy to see that the next generation, coupled with technology, have shown us how employees can be efficient, productive, effective and impactful no matter where they work. The 2017 Working Mother 100 Best Companies’ policies and programs have built loyalty among their employees that cannot be underestimated.”

Other BDO USA Honors
In addition to the recognition from Working Mother, for nine consecutive years BDO USA has been recognized with the When Work Works Award for business excellence in workplace flexibility by the Families and Work Institute (FWI) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).  The firm was also named one of the 2017 Top Companies for Executive Women by the National Association for Female Executives.   

BDO is the brand name for BDO USA, LLP, a U.S. professional services firm providing assurance, tax, and advisory services to a wide range of publicly traded and privately held companies. For more than 100 years, BDO has provided quality service through the active involvement of experienced and committed professionals. The firm serves clients through more than 60 offices and over 500 independent alliance firm locations nationwide. As an independent Member Firm of BDO International Limited, BDO serves multi-national clients through a global network of 67,700 people working out of 1,400 offices across 158 countries.

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About Working Mother Media
Working Mother Media (WMM), a division of Bonnier Corporation, publishes Working Mother magazine and its companion website, The Working Mother Research Institute, the National Association for Female Executives and Diversity Best Practices are also units within WMM. WMM’s mission is to serve as a champion of culture change. Working Mother magazine is the only national magazine for career-committed mothers. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Pinterest.