Firm Awards | Recognition | Top 200 Accounting Firms

When you work with Barnes Dennig, you can be sure you’ve joined forces with one of the best firms in the industry. But don’t just take our word for it.

We’ve received numerous awards and recognition for our culture, talent, and service. And while the greatest recognition is the great feedback we get from our clients and team, here are a few acknowledgments we’re especially proud to share.

ClearlyRated Best of Accounting (2019-2023)

We’ve been repeatedly named “Best of Accounting” by ClearlyRated in their Net Promoter Score survey – a designation received by less than 2% of accounting firms.

Best of Accounting Client Satisfaction Diamond Award (2023)

In 2023, Barnes Dennig was awarded the Best of Accounting Client Satisfaction Diamond Award from ClearlyRated, for winning the Best of Accounting Award for 5 consecutive years.

Inside Public Accounting’s Best of the Best Firms 2023

Inside Public Accounting names the top 50 Best of the Best Firms each year based on performance in specific key areas of management, growth, and strategic vision.

Inside Public Accounting’s Top 200 Accounting Firms (2015-2023)

We’ve been repeatedly listed on Inside Public Accounting’s Top 200 Accounting FirmsIn 2023, Barnes Dennig was ranked #142.

USA Today: America’s Most Recommended Tax Firms (2024)

In 2024, Barnes Dennig was recognized as one of USA Today’s Most Recommended Tax Firms – an inaugural list acknowledging the top 100 firms based on an independent survey performed by Statista – a world-leading developer of company, brand, and product rankings and lists of top companies.

Forbes Magazine: America’s Best Tax and Accounting Firms (2021-2023)

We’ve been repeatedly named Forbes Magazine’s Top Recommended Tax and Accounting Firm in America – one of fewer than 200 firms across the country to be a recommended firm in both tax and accounting categories.

Accounting Today Top 100 Regional Leaders (2021-2024)

We’ve been repeatedly named one of Accounting Today‘s Top 100 Regional Leaders in the Great Lakes Region and one of the country’s fastest-growing firms.

Accounting Today Firms to Watch (2023-2024)

Accounting Today also named Barnes Dennig a “Firm to Watch” in 2023 and 2024.

Dayton’s Largest Accounting Firms (2022-2024)

The Dayton Business Journal ranks Barnes Dennig as Dayton’s 9th largest accounting firm in 2024.

Top Workplace (2010-2014 & 2016-2023)

We’ve been repeatedly listed in the Cincinnati Enquirer’s Top Workplaces. The list, based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey, uniquely measures 15 drivers of engaged cultures critical to organizational success, and we’re proud of building a culture that enables everyone to thrive.

Best Workplaces in Ohio (2019-2020 & 2022-2023)

Barnes Dennig is proud to be designated a 2023 Best Workplace in Ohio by Ohio Business Magazine, for the fourth time, and to be recognized for making a difference in our team’s lives and their community.

Top 50 Construction Accounting Firms (2019, 2021-2023)

Construction Executive has four times named Barnes Dennig one of the Top 50 Construction Accounting Firms. The publication notes that CPA firms serving construction clients practice “one of the most complicated forms of business accounting in existence.”

Medical Mutual Pillar Award for Community Service (2023)

The Pillar Award for Community Service was developed by Smart Business and Medical Mutual to honor businesses and individuals dedicated to making Ohio a better place to live. The program is designed to demonstrate the tie between the for-profit and non-profit worlds and showcase best practices. Barnes Dennig is proud to be a 2023 honoree.

Associated Builders and Contractors Excellence in Construction Community Outreach Award (2022)

We’ve been recognized for our commitment to the community by Associated Builders and Contractors. When presenting the award, ABC’s spokesperson said “We received more nominations this year than ever before, but there was one clear winner.”

Goering Center Family and Private Business Awards (2021)

Barnes Dennig is deeply proud and excited to be an Honoree of the Goering Center’s 22nd Annual Family and Private Business Awards.

Ohio Success Awards (2021-2022, 2024)

Ohio Business Magazine selected Barnes Dennig as a 2022 Ohio Success Awards winner for growth, innovation, and focus on excellent client experience. In 2021, the award focus shifted to focus on employees’ exemplary courage and companies’ response to the COVID-19 crisis. Barnes Dennig is proud to be honored for Company Response of the Year.

Best in Ohio Business Awards (2022-2024)

In 2022, 2023, and 2024, Ohio Business Magazine named Barnes Dennig Best in Ohio Business in the Accounting Firm – Tax Services category.

Best in Cincy Business (2021, 2024)

Cincy Magazine has awarded Barnes Dennig the “Best in Cincy Business” 2021 award for our mergers & acquisitions practice, and in 2024 in the Accounting Firm | Tax Services category.

The Barnes Dennig team has a great understanding of our business and our needs. They are truly a partner to our organization.

— Robert W., VP of Finance & Administration

“I have used Barnes Dennig for nearly 20 years and they are simply the best!

— Charlie C., President & CEO

We always receive impeccable service from our entire Barnes Dennig team.

— Tom S., CFO

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