2014 Chart Of 100 Best Companies For Working Mom’s [Public Accounting CPA Firms]

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October/ November 2014
Top 10 Hall of Fame (at least 15 years on the list) ✦

Quarter Century Club — Not answered

Best Companies Years on the 100 Best list

  • Total number of U.S. employees
  • Percentage of employees who are women
  • Percentage of new hires who are women
  • Percentage of managers and executives who are women
  • Fully paid weeks off for new moms (average)
  • Company sponsors backup child care
  • Fully paid weeks off for adoptive primary caregivers (average)
  • Company offers adoption assistance
  • Company offers reimbursement for in vitro and other fertility procedures
  • Managers trained to hire/advance women
  • Company offers management or leadership training
  • Percentage of employees who telecommute
  • Percentage of employees who use flextime
  • Percentage of women employees who take advantage of mentoring
  • Managers trained to implement and manage employee flexible work arrangements
  • Fully paid weeks off for new dads (average) representation
  • Parental Leave family support ADvancement Flexibility

A.T. Kearney 2 884 37% 25% 44% 10 2 2 4 4 4 4 4 52% 85% 90% 4
Abbott 14 18,327 47% 45% 45% 5 0 2 4 4 4 4 4 24% 97% 70% 4
AbbVie 1 11,753 51% 47% 56% 6 2 2 4 4 4 4 20% 98% 75% 4
Accenture 12 39,798 36% 32% 38% 8 1 4 4 4 4 4 4 100% 75% 85% 4
The Advisory Board Company 1 2,350 53% 54% 56% 4 2 4 4 4 — 66% 18% 4
Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America 1 1,960 48% 37% 35% 6 2 4 4 4 4 4 4 9% 74% 9% 4
Allstate Insurance H 23 30,895 57% 44% 55% 5 0 0 4 4 1% 41% 44% 4
American Express H 24 26,252 62% 46% 61% 10 2 6 4 4 4 4 4 — — 45% 4
AOL 8 4,253 45% 37% 50% 6 2 2 4 4 4 4 — — —
Arnold & Porter H 15 1,356 53% 40% 51% 18 6 6 4 4 4 4 34% 99% —
AstraZeneca 13 7,389 54% 53% 55% 6 1 7 4 4 4 4 14% 66% 80% 4
Automatic Data Processing 4 35,642 55% 42% 49% 6 0 4 4 4 2% 85% 85% 4
Avon Products 11 4,517 66% 56% 63% 10 2 8 4 4 4 4 2% 80% 60%
Bain & Co. 7 2,228 47% 39% 46% 12 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 55% 100% 86% 4
Bank of America H✦ 26 207,488 58% 47% 54% 12 12 12 4 4 4 4 — — 43% 4
Baptist Health South Florida H 22 14,939 73% 69% 67% 1 1 1 4 4 4 4 4 1% 90% 27% 4
Barclays 1 10,826 34% 23% 37% 16 1 16 4 4 4 4 4 12% 80% 84% 4
BDO USA 4 3,775 47% 41% 47% 9 2 9 4 4 4 100% 99% 85% 4
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina 8 4,659 76% 65% 74% 8 2 4 4 4 4 4 4 3% 100% 11% 4
Boehringer Ingelheim USA 3 9,504 47% 49% 48% 6 0 0 4 4 4 4 NA 80% 100%
Bon Secours Virginia Health System H 16 14,789 82% 75% 82% 1 1 1 4 4 4 4 1% 80% — 4
Booz Allen Hamilton H 16 22,303 38% 33% 33% 8 2 2 4 4 4 4 4 51% 80% 75% 4
Boston Consulting Group 8 2,760 46% 41% 45% 12 2 8 4 4 4 4 — 80% 90%
Bristol-Myers Squibb H 17 15,845 51% 45% 48% 8 1 4 4 4 4 4 3% 75% 70% 4

The List The 2014 Working Mother 100 Best Companies nurture their employees’ careers (through advancement programs and flex policies) and their personal lives—most offer adoption benefits and reimburse for fertility treatments as well as offer paid leave to new moms and dads who give birth or adopt.

NA Not applicable

ADvancement Flexibility CA Technologies 7 6,292 30% 25% 28% 9 4 4 4 4 4 4 6% 98% 50%
Capital One Financial 9 41,384 58% 42% 59% 8 2 6 4 4 4 4 4 6% 85% 60% 4
Cardinal Health 3 22,136 44% 35% 46% 1 1 1 4 4 4 2% 50% 25% 4
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta 10 8,545 83% 73% 81% 1 1 1 4 4 4 4 4 12% 65% 18% 4
Cisco 12 36,519 26% 23% 25% 6 0 4 4 32% 99% 99%4
Citi H 24 84,615 56% 43% 55% 8 0 8 4
Colgate-Palmolive
Dell 7 38,651 32% 23% 34% 5 0 0 4
Deloitte
Deutsche Bank 13 9,856 36% 26% 33% 18 1 16
Diageo North America 6 3,148 41% 41% 42% 10 4 4 4
Discovery Communications H 15 3,513 53% 54% 51% 10 4 4 4
Dow Corning 10 4,887 24% 25% 58% 6 2 6 4
DuPont 25 22,113 26% 25% 24% 6 0 4 4
Eli Lilly and Company H 20 16,516 47% 36% 45% 6 1 1 4
Ernst & Young LLP
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner 3 875 58% 61% 71% 13 12 12
FINRA 6 3,421 45% 39% 35% 13 5 13
First Horizon National
Freddie Mac 10 5,129 49% 45% 40% 6 0 6 4
GE 12 134,161 27% 25% 29% 8 1 2 4
Genentech
General Mills H 19 16,101 40% 44% 40% 6 2 2 4
Goldman Sachs 12 14,247 36% 28% 36% 16 2 16
Grant Thornton 9 6,439 45% 40% 43% 8 2 8 4
Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc. 5 4,906 76% 62% 68% 2 2 2 4
HP H 24 74,780 33% 28% 33% 14 2 2 4
IBM H✦ 29 431,212* 30% 29%
Intel 12 53,428 24% 18% 26% 8 0 0 4
Johnson & Johnson H ✦ 29 36,186 47% 45% 44% 4 1 1 4
Katten Muchin Rosenman 8 1,423 53% 31% 51% 6 0 6 4
Kellogg Company 8 20,532 35% 32% 35% 8 1 4 4
KPMG
LEGO Systems 11 2,320 49% 47% 51% 13 2 6 4
March of Dimes Foundation 5 1,180 86% 83% 90% 6 4 4 4
Marriott International
MassMutual Financial Group 14 6,689 56% 38% 48% 2 0 0 4
MasterCard 10 4,324 44% 38% 43% 4 3 3 4
McGladrey 8 7,184 47% 37% 43% 7 3 3 4
McGraw Hill Financial 10 5,712 42% 38% 39% 7 3 7 4
McKinsey & Co. 8 4,868 44% 25% 37% 14 4 4 4
Merck
MetLife
Moffitt Cancer Center 6 5,040 73% 65% 75% 4 1 4 4
Moss Adams 4 2,072 54% 45% 52% 9 2 2 4
New York Life 11 8,551 55% 42% 54% 8 1 4 4
Northern Trust
Northwestern Memorial HealthCare
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. 14 8,104 54% 47% 58% 10 1 1 4
Ogilvy & Mather 1 2,734 64% 51% 59% 6 6 6 4
Oliver Wyman 1 1,596 41% 31% 43% 12 6 6 4
Patagonia
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman 9 1,246 50% 46% 51% 12 2 12
PNC Financial Services Group 13 54,504 62% 50% 60% 7 1 1 4
Procter & Gamble
Prudential Financial
PwC
Roche Diagnostics 1 4,539 45% 37% 48% 10 1 6 4
Rothstein Kass 3 1,016 45% 39% 42% 6 0 1 4
Ryan 2 1,353 49% 33% 52% 11 2 6 4
SC Johnson
Scripps Health 10 12,564 77% 67% 74% 2 2 2 4
State Street 3 15,271 42% 37% 37% 6 2 2 4
Takeda 2 3,475 58% 42% 50% 8 2 2 4
TIAA-CREF 8 8,951 43% 36% 39% 7 2 2 4
TriHealth 10 11,336 83% 75% 82% 6 0 0 4
Turner Broadcasting System 12 9,503 44% 45% 47% 10 2 10
UBS 7 20,697 38% 29% 42% 12 1 12
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics 8 8,370 33% 67% 69% 1 1 1 4
Valassis 6 4,039 52% 40% 50% 2 1 2 4
Verizon Communications 14 166,303 38% 32% 38% 2 0 0 4
Viacom 4 5,606 55% 51% 60% 10 4 6 4
WellStar Health System 7 13,098 82% 67% 80% 3 3 3 4
Yale University 5 13,423 58% 55% 54% 10 8 8 4
Zoetis 1 4,116 40% 43% 45% 7 1 6 4
Zurich North America 5 8,004 55% 39% 52% 6 0 6 44

Totals/Averages 2,069,486 46% 40% 47% 7 3 5 4= 90%
4= 92%
4= 82%
4= 65%
4= 100% 25% 77% 54%
4= 87%