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4 Largest Accounting Firms Worldwide

by admin on March 28, 2015 Comments Off

In Singapore, the Accounting Services Singapore provide different accounting services in different specialization. Whether you need accounting assistance in bookkeeping, or you need a CPA or Certified Public Accountant to prepare and certify your tax expenses, the accounting firms in Singapore aim to provide the most reliable and competent accounting services, including taxation, auditing, and bookkeeping services that any business would need. There are actually four largest accounting firms that provide not just the accounting services and consultation, but also thousands of employment for top accountants and bookkeepers who have the expertise and competency when it comes to the accounting standards.


  1. Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited

This is a world-class accounting firm that is considered as the biggest service provider of accounting services. This is established and founded by William Deloitte in the year 1845, and is known as the famous “Deloitte.” Operating in more than 150 countries world wide, this organization has a total of more than two hundred thousand employees. This organization is well-known all throughout the world for its excellent high quality accounting, auditing, tax preparing, and consulting services.


  1. PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

PwC is one of the largest accounting companies that operates globally with around 184,000 of employees in 159 countries around the world. This company is a merged one from two reputable accounting firms, the Price Waterhouse and the Coopers & Lybrand. After merging in the year 1998, they continued the legacy of providing the most competent accounting services to different types of business and owners worldwide.


  1. Ernst & Young (E&Y)

The E&Y is also a merged accounting company. It was in the year 1989 when Ernst & Whinney merged with Arthur Young to establish the E&Y. The company aims to provide quality work and services to all clients around the world with its group of firms and thousands of employees. It also aims to help people learn the knowledge and skills through its professional training and career growth programs.


  1. Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler (KPMG)

The KPMG is an accounting firm operating globally with its 155,000 employees providing the highest quality of services to clients in more than 151 countries world wide. This firm is also a merging of the two well-known accounting firms, the Peat Marwick International and the Klynveld Main Goerdeler.


These are the four biggest accounting firms around the world. They were used to be known as the Big 8 in the field of accounting before the merging, but are now popular and sought after as the Big 4. The BDO International comes next to the KPMG, employing around 55,000 employees and serving 144 countries. Following the BDO is the Grand Thorton, an accounting firm with 38,500 number of workers all over 125 countries around the world.

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