LBMC, PC, one of the Southeast’s premiere Accounting and Business Consulting firms, has been named one of 2016’s 25 Best Places to Work for Recent Grads by Symplicity, the leading provider of career services management solutions.

Employers across the country participated in the survey created to identify employers who go above and beyond to create a fun and safe space for college students and recent graduates to develop and shine professionally.  Allstate, Honda, Nestle, SAS, Walmart and U.S. Bank were among the other winners.

The Top 25 companies across the country were chosen for their outstanding performance in a 6-point grading scale including; work/life balance, benefits, company culture, mentorship and training and ratings.

“We are thrilled to be recognized among this prestigious list of organizations as a national 2016 Best Places to Work for Recent Grads,” said Jeff Drummonds, managing partner of LBMC. “LBMC works diligently to develop a unique collaborative culture with a focus on coaching and training programs committed to developing college graduates as future leaders in the company. We are proud to say this strategic growth model is making LBMC an employer of choice which allows us to provide our clients with top of the line resources.”

“We pride ourselves on listening to our employees and always evolving based on the feedback received, like the addition of our new maternity and paternity leave benefits and implementation of casual dress Fridays,” said Jessica Utley, LBMC Director of Human Resources. “ Some of the key areas LBMC ranked in the survey were : One-on-one coaching program, internal and external training opportunities, strong support network and mentor groups such as our 'Young Professionals' group and 'Women's Initiative Network', PTO to study for the CPA exam, team building outings and meals, happy hours, volunteering opportunities, telecommuting/working remotely options, high employee retention.”

About LBMC

LBMC and The LBMC Family of Companies has more than 500 employees, with offices in Chattanooga, Nashville (Brentwood), and Knoxville, TN. Founded in 1984 as a traditional accounting firm, LBMC has expanded its focus to meet a broad range of financial, human resources and technology needs for its diverse client base. Specific services offered by the LBMC Family of Companies include: accounting and assurance services, business and personal tax consulting, investment advisory services, professional staffing, human resources outsourcing, payroll services, technology solutions, IT security, healthcare consulting, planning services, litigation support, business valuations, and mergers and acquisitions.

About Symplicity

Symplicity is the market leader in career services management solutions. Learn more about us. Symplicity job posting platforms include our over 1,400+ career centers worldwide and OneStop by Symplicity. Employers must sign up for a free employer Symplicity account to have their winning badge featured on their job posts. Non-Symplicity users can still apply and win. The top 25 companies will receive winning badges. 2015 Winning badges on job posts will be visible until submissions open for 2016 Best Places to Work for Recent Grads. – See more at: