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Best Companies to Work for in New York State

The Best Companies to Work for in New York State program is a partnership between the NYS-SHRM, The Business Council of New York, and Best Companies Group. The Best Companies to Work for in New York State awards are celebrating 10 years of recognizing the best employers in the state. It is a distinctive program that evaluates and ranks the best places of employment based on employee satisfaction and engagement, as well as workplace practices and policies.

To be considered for participation, companies enter into a two-part survey process and fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be a for-profit or not-for-profit business or government entity
  • Be a publicly or privately held business
  • Have at least one facility in the state of New York
  • Have a minimum of 15 employees working in the state of New York
  • Be in business a minimum of 1 year
Best Companies to Work for New York 2020


RBT CPAs, LLP, is #2 among the Best Companies to Work for in New York

Newburgh, NY (April 25, 2017) – RBT CPAs, LLP, is pleased to announce that it is #2 among the top 46 small/medium employers in the state, according to the New York State Society for Human Resource Management’s (NYS-SHRM) annual Best Companies to Work for in New York State awards program.

Created in 2007, this annual program evaluates and ranks the best places of employment in the state based on employee satisfaction and engagement, as well as workplace practices and policies. It is unique because employees’ survey responses count for 75% of the ranking formula.

“I am so proud of our firm to have received such an achievement again this year. The excitement of my partner group and our firm to have been ranked as number 2 far surpasses anything we could have imagined. The excitement is radiating through the office! I am beyond elated and honored to be part of such an amazing team of people. Without a doubt, our employees are the reason for our firm’s success. I cannot say enough for the work they do and the dedication they show to the mission and vision of our firm. On behalf of myself and our partner group, I would like to thank my team for propelling us to this level of recognition and grabbing that #2 ranking!”—Tom Weddell, CPA, Managing Partner.

RBT CPAs, LLP enjoys over a 45-year history of providing audit, tax, accounting, and business development consulting services to business owners in the Hudson Valley and New York Metropolitan area. We are one of the largest public accounting firms in the area with offices in Newburgh, Wurtsboro, Poughkeepsie, and Wappingers Falls. Our highly qualified team of 105, including 49 CPAs and 11 partners, serves a variety of clients and our size, strength, and resources allow us to provide them with the personal attention they deserve.


What does this organization do that makes it a place where people would want to work?

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Employees are treated with respect and valued. Employees are encouraged and rewarded for working to their full potential. Professional training is consistently given. Friendly, safe, working environment.

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Every day when I come into work I feel a sense of belonging. I am an associate at the firm and feel strongly that I would not have learned as much in the first few short months at a different organization, or felt the same sense of loyalty to my firm had I started somewhere else. Whenever I am given something to work on, although I have a sense of independence, I never feel abandoned. This is a key factor for a new hire with big aspirations.

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I feel the company does an outstanding job communicating to the Team the companies vision and goals. It truly is a Team! They also really believe in work/home balance. They are committed to improving each employees career with ongoing in-house training and a mentoring program.

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My colleagues are professional, friendly and helpful. My supervisor is a great person who I have a ton of respect for as a professional and a person. The firm has a great reputation and works hard to accomplish a specific level of excellence yet everyone is very relatable to the clients, regardless of size, income, etc.

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Our organization is truly unique. Our leaders work really hard to make this a great place to work. We are encouraged to play large roles in our community and are supported in our furthering education endeavors. They focus on family work balance and I feel like they care about me as person. I feel like they care about my success and happiness. I am fortunate enough to have my dream job and feel blessed every day that this is the place I work.

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Team atmosphere promotes learning and support. Someone is always willing to help you learn or achieve your goals.

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The company cares about helping young accountants so much that it started a free in-house CPA review course to help all employees obtain their license.

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The leaders are supportive. Positive feedback is given continuously. They show confidence in the team’s work and truly want its people to succeed. The people are nice. It’s not a dictatorship. People can speak their opinions and they are seriously considered. Birthday celebrations in office. Work anniversary cards with dinner gift certificates sent in the mail. Acknowledgement of accomplishments through the firm and in social media.

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The organization supplies all the employees with the tools, the continuing education and a good atmosphere to work in. The firm works with the employees to insure that they are able to balance the work load with family life(even through the busy season). There is constant communication between management and the employees.

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They demonstrate integrity and good character internally as well as externally. It’s genuine.

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They make our company feel like a family. All managers/partners are always open for discussions whether it’s regarding work or a friendly chat.

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They truly care about their employees they truly care about their clients and they truly care about doing the right processes and procedures and producing a remarkable product and experience.

We are asking our clients to use the RBT Dropbox set up outside our buildings to drop-off your information. Our team will be checking the box throughout the day and upon receipt of the same we will notify you via email or telephone that we have received it. We can also accept your documents via mail, your portal, or a secure email. Please feel free to contact our offices or your RBT professional, to discuss your options. For completed returns or any documents you may need, we can upload them to your portal or mail them to you. Again, please let us know your preference. We will continue to tailor our approach to meet your specific needs, and we will adjust and communicate with you as circumstances change. If you have any questions or concerns about your engagement, please reach out to your RBT professional team.
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