Voted Best Accounting Firms to Work For

Swindoll, Janzen, Hawk & Loyd, LLC was recently named as one of the 2020 Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work for. Accounting Today has partnered with Best Companies Group to identify companies that have excelled in creating quality workplaces for employees.


This survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in the accounting prof­ession, benefiting its economy, workforce and businesses. The list is made up of 100 firms.


“I am proud that once again we have been named one of the best accounting firms to work for,” said Managing Partner, Chet Buchman. “We have a team of great people who are passionate about fulfilling our mission of helping our clients, communities and each other get from wherever they are, to where they want to be.”


To be considered for participation, firms had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

  • Must be an accounting firm.
  • Have a facility in the United States;
  • Have a minimum of 15 employees working in the United States;
  • Must be in business a minimum of 1 year


Firms from across the United States entered the two-part survey process to determine Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work for. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top firms and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process, analyzed the data and determined the final ranking.


“The firms on this list represent the best workplaces in the accounting profession,” said Accounting Today Editor-in-Chief Daniel Hood. “They are outstanding places to build a career.”


For more information on Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work for program, visit





Founded in 1936, Swindoll, Janzen, Hawk and Loyd (SJHL), has offices in Hutchinson, Newton, McPherson and Wichita, KS.  The Firm has twelve Partners and over 70 total team members.  To learn more about Swindoll, Janzen, Hawk and Loyd, LLC visit or call 620-241-1826.