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Ernst and Young hiring for accounting jobs in Chicago

Posted on October 21, 2011

Accounting giant Ernst and Young will be hiring hundreds for accounting jobs in Chicago.

The company is recruiting for all experience levels and will be looking for to fill a variety of positions.

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the jobs on Tuesday and said the firm will kick off its hiring strategies as soon as possible.

Ernst and Young vice chair and managing partner Tony Anderson called Chicago a “great home and engaging market” for his company.

The firm hopes to have all positions filled by June.

The announcement is sure to boost the number of Illinois jobs.

Recently Ernst & Young LLP announced that it has been named among Consulting magazine’s “Best Firms to Work For” for 2011. Ranked on the list for the first time ever, the firm has the highest debut at 11th place among the list of consulting companies. The results are based on a survey of more than 13,000 respondents representing approximately 350 organizations.

Ernst & Young LLP also ranks third in the “Multi-Service firms” category, one of six different types of firms including Multi-Service, Operations Management, Human Resources, Strategy, Financial Advisory and IT Consulting.

“We are proud to have received a number of ‘Best Of’ honors, but the Best Firms award is especially meaningful because it’s based on the responses of our people,” said Bob Patton, Ernst & Young LLP’s Americas Advisory Vice Chair. “Our people culture is truly our ‘bottled lightning’ that sets us apart and drives our success. It underscores the commitment our people have to delivering exceptional client service and reinforces the pride our people have in making a difference for each client.”