I accepted a position with Shannon & Associates LLP (S&A) as a Tax Manager in June 2019. As a CPA with 6 years experience, changing accounting firms was no easy task… especially considering I was relocating across country. My goal was to find a firm with a great culture, team-oriented atmosphere, work/life balance, and room for career growth and advancement.
Since I have been here, my passions have been acknowledged, I’ve been given opportunities to learn & develop my skills, and have not once felt as though my opinion was not heard. S&A believes in a culture of respect, collaboration and mentorship for its employees and encourages participation and input from ALL levels of staff. Regular meetings and an open-door policy give every employee the opportunity to find ways to be involved, share ideas, and get feedback… all while growing personally and professionally.
Whether process improvement initiatives or individual skill development courses, there is no lack of drive to improve procedures, staff knowledge, and maintain stellar quality of service. Shannon & Associates understands that employees are people with individual goals, differing backgrounds, and unique experiences – and embraces those differences to learn from and educate one another.
Humility, integrity, and cooperation are traits exuded from the top down and are part of why (I believe) this firm has had success and grown over the past 50 years. Being a part of Shannon is more than just being an employee – it is being part of a team where the goal for everyone is success.
Why I chose S&A
Shannon & Associates embodies everything I was looking for in a firm. The employees are very personable and willing to help as this is my first job out of college. The firm has an open-door policy meaning staff can freely engage in conversation with partners who will gladly answer any questions I have. Shannon & Associates is very much a family-oriented firm that allows flexibility in schedule because they know how life can be sometimes. Working here for the past four months has been great and I can’t imagine working for anyone else.