Largest Accounting Firms In The World

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Largest Accounting Firms In The World

1. Deloitte

Year Founded : 1845

Number of Employees : 244,400

Headquarters Location : New York City, New York

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Deloitte holds the number one position in the whole world, especially in accounting field, in the present time. This accounting firm has a solid base of long experience of working from 1845 in this field and it’s large man power. So, It can be stay number one for long time in this field.

Deloitte has 600 offices in the around the world in more than 150 countries. It’s main headquarter in New York City, New York, USA.

Usually, Deloitte focuses on audit & tax, assurance, risk and advisory. Additionally, they provide a good range of tax services that include financial and technical, strategy and human capital.

2. PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

Year Founded : 1998

Number of Employees : 223,468

Headquarters Location : London, United Kingdom

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PWC is a second largest accounting firm in the world. PWC is a top competitor of Deloitte form last many years.

PWC has more than 750 offices in more than 150 countries worldwide. PWC headquarter in London, UK.

PWC is specialize in audit & assurance, tax, and consulting. But they offer a wide range of other services after merger with a medium size consulting firm Booz & co. The merger of both approved and completed on 23 dec 2013.

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3. Ernst and Young (EY)

Year Founded : 1989

Number of Employees : 231,000

Headquarters Location : London, United Kingdom

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Ernst & young (EY) has captured 3rd position in accounting firms in the world, in the present time. More than 700 offices exist in 150 countries globally of this firm and the headquarter of firm situated in London UK. Ernst & young (EY) experienced in strategy consulting. Recently Ernst & young (EY) acquired Greenwich Consulting also.

4. Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler (KPMG)

Year Founded : 1987

Number of Employees : 188,982

Headquarters Location : Amstelveen, Netherlands

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Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler (KPMG) hold the 4th position in the accounting field globally.

KPMG operates his 650 offices located in various 150 countries worldwide. The headquarter of the KPMG located in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

KPMG merged with Denmark Operations recently to increase there services quality and support in specific region clients.

5. Grant Thornton International

Year Founded : 1980

Number of Employees : 47,000

Headquarters Location : London, United Kingdom

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Grant Thornton International occupied the top 5th position worldwide in the accounting world. Grant Thornton International is expert in tax, audit & advisory services etc. It has 26 offices across the United Kingdom.

Grant Thornton International headquarter located in London, UK.

Grant Thornton International recently merged with PFK to bring more new services to there clients & many new locations across the United Kingdom.