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Friedman LLP Overview

New York, NY
201 to 500 employees
1924
Company - Private
Accounting & Legal
$50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Friedman wants to free you of your financial worries. The midsized accounting and consulting firm offers services such as accounting, auditing, bankruptcy and business consulting, estate and financial planning, forensic accounting, and tax planning. It specializes in serving ... Read more

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  • On Friday, February 14, 2017 Friedman LLP will be at the Penn State Career Fair. Come over and introduce yourself! We look forward to meeting you.

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Friedman LLP – Why Work For Us?


Harriet Greenberg, one of Friedman LLP's Co-Managing Partners Describes the Firm's Culture

Friedman LLP, headquartered in Manhattan with locations throughout New Jersey, Long Island, Philadelphia, and Beijing has been serving the accounting, tax and business consulting needs of public and private companies since 1924.

Our industry-focused practice features concentrated areas of expertise and understanding of the economic environment. We have the ability to be 
innovative in our approach, act quickly in our decision-making and be flexible in our delivery of services. Our clients benefit from hands-on contact with our partners, cutting-edge technical expertise and our understanding of their industry and their business. Our clients have the advantage of working with a mid-size accounting firm that combines the staff and resources of a large firm with a philosophy of personal responsibility for our clients. Please also visit our practice and service areas to learn more about our firm.

Friedman LLP is an independent member firm of DFK International, an association providing global resources.



What does Friedman stand for?

Friedman is dedicated to empowering our clients to achieve critical financial goals that improve their lives.  We take our clients' interests, their business, and our relationship personally—providing powerful expertise, hands-on attention, and continual care that help drive them forward.


We are well known for our work/life flexibility

We offer you the opportunity to grow professionally with diverse projects, in-house training programs and professional seminars. But unlike some firms, we also provide you the time to manage your life priorities, even during tax season. The firm has been recognized by numerous publications as a “best place to work” for our work/life excellence. Having Fridays off during the summer is just one of the ways we help you make time for you.

Friedman recognizes that flexibility and alternative work schedules are important to the firm and its employees. Friedman offers a flexible workplace for all employees. In addition, certain employees, upon application and approval, may work alternative schedules which may include a variety of flexible options, such as, working from home, reduced hours, working non-core hours, etc. 

Our Friedman University Program identifies future stars and focuses on training them to become key business developers for the firm. These programs enrich your experience, make you a key part of firm strategy and expand your focus from simply performing projects.

Campus Hires

When you're ready to start your career, there's no better place than Friedman. With a warm and friendly culture, great opportunities, and a wonderful work-life balance, there's no better place to develop your business side, or your fun side.

Established in 1924, Friedman LLP is a top-20 regional accounting firm headquartered in New York City, with regional offices throughout New Jersey including East Hanover, Marlton, Linwood and Toms River. We also have offices in Uniondale, Long Island and Philadelphia.

Our client base spans a variety of industries including middle market privately-held businesses in a wide variety of industries, from real estate to SEC, technology and fashion. We have an international focus on Asian American companies and a growing China Practice.

Friedman has been named one of the Best Places to Work by Crain’s NY, NJ Biz and LI Business News.

There are many more reasons you’ll love Friedman, but we know the number one reason because we hear it every day, "Great People!"

Experienced Hires

At Friedman LLP we are always seeking qualified candidates to join our robust and exciting culture. We know that to continuously build upon our strong firm we need to start with our talent.

Friedman is not a “one size fits all” firm. We are uniquely focused on the individual and will customize your career and interests to match with your professional goals, while best serving our clients’ needs. Many professionals join our firm with an industry interest or searching for a specific functional role. Others enjoy the diversity of clients and types of work they are exposed to here, keeping the work challenging and aiding in their professional development.

To become a part of the Friedman team simply submit your resume through our portal.  Friedman's Career Portal


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    Hi have been working for the firm for 3 years and it has been a great experience. Friedman's culture is really what sets the firm apart from others in the industry. For example, in the last year they have had a great off-site holiday party (which was during work hours - greatly appreciated), pizza days, gourmet ice cream sandwich truck day (I mean, who knew that even existed), massages, a great end of busy season party at the Pier (and the next day off), etc. I have also grown and moved up since joining the firm.

    Cons

    This industry in general is intense during busy season. Public accounting isn't for everyone, but if you want to work hard and be recognized I recommend Friedman.

    Advice to Management

    I really like your "suggestion box" program - so please keep that going. I've never worked for a company before that not only solicits feedback, but then emails a response / update on every single suggestion. The culture here is so important so keep communicating with us - you're doing a great job! A silly thing is - keep the snacks during busy season. They are appreciated!!

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Friedman LLP Interviews

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    Applied to position through school's recruiting site. Had a pre-interview dinner on campus and then on campus interview the next day. After that I was invited to their office for an onsite interview. I had 3 interviews back to back with upper level management.

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Friedman LLP Awards & Accolades

  • Ranked #2 for Work/Life Balance in Vault's 2017 rankings., Vault, 2017
  • Friedman LLP was named a "New York SmartCEO Corporate Culture Award Winner" for 2016., SmartCEO, 2017
  • Ranked 44th in Accounting Today's "2016 Top 100 Accounting Firms," 12th among its "2016 Regional Leaders" for the Mid-Atlantic region., Accounting Today, 2017
  • Best Places to Work in New Jersey (Large)(#10), Best Companies Group, 2012
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