|(March 12, 2013, Bradenton, FL) – CS&L CPAs (Christopher, Smith, Leonard, Bristow, Stanell, P.A.), has been named one of the “Best Places toWork in Tampa Bay” in 2013 by the Tampa Bay Business Journal. This is the 5th consecutive year the firm has been recognized for its commitment to foster anatmosphere focused on growth and success for its employees.CS&L CPAs strives to create an encouraging, supportive andpositive work environment, even during the demands of tax season. From significant firm-wide initiatives like mentoring programs, professional training, and utilizing the latest technology, to small perks such as complementary drinks and snacks during the week and catered lunch during the busy season on Fridays; all these benefits serve to show how important each employee is in their mission to provide unequalled client service. The firm understands the stress that can occur when one strives for excellence professionally, while maintaining a personal life committed to family and the community. CS&L CPAs is dedicated to helping everyone balance their career and personal goals.
“We’re so pleased to be recognized as a premier workplace in the area. We believe our people are what make our firm one of the best places to work, and we care deeply about our employees and their success. Our mission statement applies to our staff as well as our clients; we do our best to understand each person’s needs and develop opportunities so they may thrive professionally and personally, which ultimately results in an environment where the company and our professionals can achieve great things. Without an encouraging, collaborative, dedicated team, CS&L would not have succeeded in serving this community for over 50 years,” says Managing Principal, Bob Stanell.
The Best Places to Work program recognizes the region’s companies with the best worker moral, engagement and retention. To be considered as one of the Best Places to Work, nominated companies are required to administer a detailed survey to employees, asking them to review their experience with the firm based on specific criteria. CS&L CPAs was rated the #1 Best Place to Work in 2009 and has consecutively made the list of finalists in the “Big” category (26-50 employees) since then for its continual high ratings in all categories. The 2013 nominated companies will be honored atan awards ceremony on April 18th in Tampa.
CS&L CPAs is a fullservice certified public accounting firm that has been serving Sarasota and Manatee counties since 1954. CS&L CPAs provides accounting, taxation,auditing and consulting services to a wide variety of individuals and businesses. Our mission is to understand your unique needs and create exceptional solutions.