The Best Large Companies to Work for in Los Angeles
(250 or more US employees)
1. Roth Staffing Companies
Roth Staffing is one of the largest privately-held staffing companies in the country, operating from more than 100 locations nationwide. Its primary business is providing staffing, recruiting and workforce management services. Roth Staffing is made up of five specialized business lines: Ultimate Staffing for office and administrative positions; Ledgent Finance & Accounting; Adams & Martin Group for legal staffing and attorney search; Ledgent Technology; and About Talent for workforce solutions. Roth Staffing’s mission, vision and values, purpose and promise (MVVPP) and guiding principles are ingrained in everything it does. These philosophies are not just rhetoric but are a part of the company’s daily conversations and actions. In fact, the customers, Ambassadors (Roth Staffing’s term for the temporary employees it places on assignment), and coworkers all agree that its company culture is a fundamental reason why they chose to work with the organization.
As a culture-focused organization, Roth Staffing is passionate to fulfill their purpose to make life better for the people it serves. Roth Staffing supports its coworkers through flexible work options including 9/80 schedules and 100% work-from-home, hybrid or in-office options. The company provides paid volunteer hours, rest, relaxation and diversity and inclusion awareness days, paid fitness and mental health apps and encourages monthly fun teamwide challenges and activities. Not to mention scholarships for dependents, generous bonus and recognition programs including an annual trip for two to Hawaii for top achievers.
FloQast is the leader in accounting workflow automation, created by accountants for accountants. The company’s cloud-based, AI-enhanced software is trusted by more than 1,500 accounting teams, including those at Snowflake, Twilio, Instacart, Zoom, and The Golden State Warriors. In July 2021, FloQast raised a $110 million Series D at a $1.2 billion valuation — and it is still growing! Together, the FloQast team is building a better life for accountants. It is shifting the perception of accounting and building a welcoming, robust community together. The company helps accountants substantially influence and shape their organizations while it gives them peace of mind and time back to focus on their personal lives.
FloQast’s values are defined and driven by employees, and it is focused on creating and maintaining a fabulous culture of support and success for everyone. FloQast evaluates its employees on the core values: unwaveringly authentic, ambitious with integrity, empowered to grow, committed to collaboration, and customer-obsessed in all ways. The company believes these values represent its culture of cultivating a smart, innovative, collaborative and professional environment for all employees. Each employee exemplifies the values, making FloQast an exciting and vibrant place to work. The company has a great track record of promoting internally and opening up new roles and initiatives for its employees to get exposure to and level up their skills in their careers. FloQast has also developed an exciting and fun culture where employees genuinely love working with one another.
3. HKS Architects
Since 1939, HKS Architects has completed projects in more than 1,500 countries. The firm operates from 25 worldwide offices and employs more than 1,400 people. Employees appreciate the relaxed office environment and being part of the one-firm philosophy, were all offices work as a team sharing resources and project successes. As designers of some of the largest and most exciting projects in LA County including SoFi Stadium, it’s always a fun, creative and high-performing atmosphere to work in.
Employees at HKS love that they feel part of the community through company-sponsored charity events all year long. Practicing its concept of ‘Responsible Design,’ every employee embraces the desire to not only deliver sustainable and healthy project solutions to clients, but that they embody those practices in each of their own offices with healthy work/life balance. HKS offers numerous benefits and perks for staying at the company, including Tenure Awards which include bonuses; paid memberships to professional organizations; paid conference registrations and continuing education opportunities; and celebrated end-of-year bonuses. HKS also offers a flexible hybrid workstyle so employees can choose the location and workstyle that best suits them and their work. Character, relationships and purpose are HKS’ values, and the firm strives to embrace them in everything it does. The buildings it creates – hospitals, hotels, stadiums, office buildings, universities – are built with evidence-based research conducted by its teams. HKS’ work is forward-thinking and progressive.
Pariveda’s business was founded on the idea of aligning its purpose of developing each of its team members with the mission of its clients, helping both achieve lasting success. The firm recruits naturally curious problem solvers who challenge convention and look beyond the problem at hand to address the larger picture. At Pariveda’s core, it desires to help the individual grow towards their highest potential through learning, coaching and giving. The result is a company of highly skilled, highly motivated strategic technology and business advisors, invested in helping clients fulfill their mission.
5. Ryan, LLC
Corporate tax advisory firm Ryan’s leadership demonstrates its commitment to creating, executing, and promoting innovative policies to create a more engaged workforce and supports its employees as they balance work and family responsibilities. Employees love their company’s myRyan flexible workplace environment. The flexible, results-orientated workplace program empowers team members to achieve work/life success. Team members are free to work where and when they choose, focused on results, and able to handle responsibilities tied to all aspects of their lives. Ryan’s values and culture resonate with employees. A robust array of programs and benefits support Ryan team members as they work towards professional and personal success.
Edelman, a global, independent, communications firm, hires smart, passionate, empathetic, curious people, and give them the training, tools and support they need to flourish. In addition to medical, 401k, generous PTO, parental & family leave, child and pet adoption assistance programs and more, we have formal leadership and development programs and practice balance between our work and personal time. To encourage balance, Edelman offers flexible work time, telecommuting, implemented no internal meetings every other Friday and early close Friday year-round. The team created “House Rules” to establish boundaries and respect for themselves and each other.
As the world’s largest occupier-focused commercial real estate advisory firm, Cresa is uniquely suited to act as an unbiased advocate on all real estate transactions. Its experts manage the process from strategic planning through final negotiations, providing real estate solutions that support clients’ business goals. Employees say that working at Cresa is like being in a big family that is very supportive, collaborative, and connected. The people actually trust each other and enjoy working together. The organization is also supportive of those with family priorities while providing flexibility regarding how and where everyone works.
8. West Monroe
Professional services firms are typically not synonymous with “people first” cultures. But “people first” is a core value at West Monroe. The team members bring their whole selves to work. They know they are not just consultants, they are hot-sauce enthusiasts or rock-climbers. The company’s Chiefs Program allows employees to create a Chief “Something” Officer outside of their daily roles and budgets $1 million per year. Its Day of Service allows employees to help community organizations and its Fischer Fellowship supports employees in taking a leave of absence for a long-term volunteer engagement.
Employees trust and respect one another at Buchalter, and they work together to provide outstanding client service in a fun and rewarding environment. The company culture emphasizes the value of a healthy work environment, inclusive ideals, and, most importantly, enjoying the profession of law. Buchalter emphasizes employee appreciation through events such as monthly birthday and anniversary parties, happy hours, summer picnics, and holiday events. Team meetings and regular operational updates are all part of a strong focus on employee communication. Buchalter has fostered a cooperative, supportive, and professional environment, and its employees enjoy coming to work.
10. Marsh McLennan Agency
Marsh McLennan’s executive leadership believes that its employees are by far its greatest asset, and by listening to their direct feedback and taking action to better support them through company programs and offerings, the agency is bettering its business and ability to serve its clients. Additionally, more than ever, the team at Marsh McLennan recognizes the need to be agile, flexible, communicative and empathetic to its colleagues. The agency has broken the mold of a traditional, often “old-school” industry to meet its employees where they need their workplace – whether in terms of work flexibility, technology, or personal needs.
11. Vaco LLC
Vaco provides boutique level service with global reach in the areas of consulting, consultative project resources, executive search, permanent placement, and strategic staffing. Since its founding in 2002, Vaco has grown to serve over 40 markets across the globe, 9,800 employees and $700 million in revenue. Vaco offers its employees a long term career path with unmatched flexibility/work life balance. Its employees are passionate and committed. The company also makes a difference in its communities and is devoted to helping business find talent and people find their next career. The team love what it does and has fun while they do it.
12. P2S Inc.
Professional consulting firm P2S maintains a strong commitment to staff, clients and the wider communities it is a part of. While almost all of its in-person employee wellness and lifestyle events could not occur during the ongoing pandemic, P2S ensured staff well-being and morale through other means. Productivity has actually increased through the two years of COVID and remote working. To prevent burnout, leadership enacted protocols to establish clear boundaries to prevent work from merging with the lives of staff. Through it all, employee wellness continued to be a guiding principle.
13. Matthews Real Estate
Defined by a culture of innovation and collaboration, commercial real estate brokerage firm Matthews’ clients experience an unparalleled level of service and execution. The company redefines the brokerage experience by providing world-class knowledge and specialized services based on investment type, region, and demographic. Matthews’ advisors specialize in individual investments by studying market trends and analyzing data to provide the highest level of service. Matthews delivers the strategy, focus, passion, and intent to execute business plans at the highest possible level. Plus, Matthews promotes from within, encouraging professionals to want to stay long-term.
14. C.W. Driver Companies
C.W. Driver Companies understands that its people are its biggest differentiator. They are the reason why our clients and partners choose to work with us over and over again. As a firm, it makes a conscious effort to invest in its people to demonstrate appreciation for their contributions to the company’s success. From company-paid health coverage and family picnics to specialized career development programs and community outreach events, C.W. Driver lets its people know their efforts are recognized. One of the ways it rewards its employees is by offering comprehensive, high-quality benefits at no cost to employees.
15. CBIZ MHM, LLC
CBIZ consistently strives to provide excellent employee and client experiences
and upholds the highest ethical and professional standards. The professional services firm is proud of its reputation for integrity and is innovative, proactive, and dedicated to its clients’ success. CBIZ embraces change, individuality, and diversity and is committed to creating an environment that welcomes, values, respects, and develops our individual differences and similarities. CBIZ services the community and fosters an environment for its team members to develop on a personal and professional level. CBIZ also values its employees and creates a positive culture for people to get to know each other on a professional and personal level.
16. W.E. O’Neil Construction Co.
W.E. O’Neil is not only a company for its people, it is also a philanthropic organization that touches the lives of others in the community. Being a 100% employee-owned company, team members feel like they are a part of something bigger than themselves. Everyone has a seat on the bus and knows that with teamwork and collaboration, they all succeed. Employees appreciate the forthright leadership style and the open-door policy. Leadership has incorporated the motto of building great relationships throughout the organization, and it filters into the day-to-day lives of its employee-owners, clients, and trade partners.
Global consulting firm Protiviti offers a rewarding workplace where employees can make a positive impact through their client consulting projects. Employees receive mentoring, job training, a paid sabbatical program and generous tuition reimbursement. The firm also provides an incentive compensation plan; 401k with company match; recognition for stellar performance and employee referral bonuses. Through its iCare program, including its award-winning ‘i on Hunger’ initiative which to date has provided more than 12 million meals for the hungry around the world, employees are able to help and support both global and local communities.
18. McCarthy Building
Employee-owned general contractor McCarthy is not only committed to being the best builder in America, it knows how to balance professional responsibilities with an inclusive culture of partnership, fun and support. As employee-owners, the team understands that its business must be well-rounded and satisfying. McCarthy offers fantastic benefits to keep its partners physically and financially healthy and happy. It invests in its partners with trainings and growth opportunities, takes time to enjoy and celebrate successes, and is constantly seeking new ways to build up its partners and clients, so they can all thrive together.
19. Prodege, LLC
Cutting-edge marketing and consumer insights platform, Prodege has employees that are proud to be part of an organization that truly values each member of the team and is focused on company cohesion. The company places a strong emphasis on the “Prodege Way,” a term it has coined for going the extra mile to create rewarding moments every day for its partners, consumers and team. Within the company, it’s also important to the staff to incorporate and embody its key values on a daily basis: Give Back, Respect, Own It, Innovate, and Teamwork.
20. Clune Construction
From its inception, Clune Construction, a national, employee-owned general contractor, has built an environment that fosters and rewards individual achievement as well as develops each employee’s individual pride in all of their efforts. Clune’s philosophy has always been that if as a company it can focus its attention on creating a bond with every employee, those same employees would in turn play a key role in creating a positive relationship with every client they work with. Clune provides an exceptional benefits package including 100% paid health insurance premiums, with participation in our wellness program, team-building activities, and work-life balance.
21. CarParts.com, Inc.
At CarParts.com, the team is passionate about what they do—provide drivers with the parts they need to get from point A to point B with confidence. That mission is ingrained in the company culture, the resources the company provides for employees, the commitment invested in each person’s path, and the energy that drives the company as a team. CarParts.com’s flexible back-to-office plan has allowed employees a hybrid schedule, giving them the freedom to best utilize their time. The company has restructured its review program to draw a strong link between pay and performance, celebrating employees’ unique contributions.
DISQO is a consumer insights platform that offers products that connect insights about what people think and do across brand experiences and consumer journeys. DISQO is also a place that invests in its employees in many ways – from its culture and professional development, to its benefit offerings. DISQO is always asking how it can best support its teams, especially during challenging times like the past few years. One of the ways it successfully navigated these moments was to lean into a workplace approach of flexibility and choice. It is also addressing employee wellness through a generous vacation policy, encouraging time off, and providing a free wellness app subscription.
23. Shawmut Design and Construction
Shawmut Design and Construction is a $1.3 billion national construction management firm with a reputation for completing extremely complex and logistically challenging projects for the most high-profile clients in the industry. Shawmut is also 100% employee-owned, so every employee is vested in the success of the company and is proud to be part of a talent-driven, leading-edge organization. The people-first culture is built on core values—the Shawmut Way—that guide decisions to help drive Shawmut’s mission to foster safety and innovation through diversity of people and thought. Shawmut provides an inclusive workplace for all.
24. Belkin International, Inc.
Since its inception, Belkin has introduced new accessory technologies to the world, launching the first cable that connected an Apple IIc computer to a printer in the 1980s. Today, Belkin remains at the forefront of the accessories market, providing innovative solutions that make modern tech easy to use. This is achieved by a supportive and electric workplace culture that encourages growth and out-of-the-box thinking. Belkin prides itself as a “people-first organization,” supporting employees while also challenging teams to think innovatively and grow above and beyond their realized potential. Belkin offers employees many great benefits from medical, dental, to employee referral programs, and education reimbursement.
25. Avison Young
Global real estate advisor Avison Young is a unique engine of collective intelligence – driven by collaboration and global insight; fueled by local market expertise; and equipped with data and the smartest technology. The company translates insight into solutions and advantage. Avison Young believes in the positive impact commercial real estate can make in the lives of people. The team cares about what matters to its clients, communities and each other. The company has a people-first culture – built from day one to be nimble – embracing curiosity, fostering creativity, promoting agile thinking – to achieve greater collective success.
26. MannKind Corporation
MannKind prides itself on being a different kind of biopharma company. It is one that treats people like people, not patients. With our innovative Technosphere inhalation technology, our team of dedicated scientists and medical professionals are developing therapeutic products for people with endocrine and orphan lung diseases to help give them control of their health and live life without limits. MannKind offers an award-winning culture, provides a benefits package that includes a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits, and every employee is eligible for one of the bonus plans and annual equity program.
27. The Wonderful Company
For over 40 years, the Wonderful Company has thrived as a privately held $5 billion company committed to offering high-quality, healthy brands and helping consumers make better choices every day, has thrived. It grows, harvests, bottles, packages, and markets a diverse range of products, including fruits, nuts, flowers, water, wines and juices. Wonderful’s focus is not only to be marketing healthy foods through sustainable farming and business practices; it also aims to leave the planet better than it found it and the people – both employees and communities – in positions where they can continually thrive personally and professionally.
28. Build Group, Inc.
Build Group is a general contractor, construction manager and design builder focused on providing the highest level of service and craftsmanship in construction. Build Group also consists of several divisions focusing on core and shell, interiors, structural concrete, flooring, shoring and framework, as well as drywall and insulation. Build Group is a growing company, with a dynamic people-centric culture that provides employees with the opportunity to grow and take on new challenges while receiving the support needed. The company demonstrates these values in its day-to-day interactions, whether internally or externally.
29. EP Wealth Advisors
EP Wealth Advisors’ vision statement is “to be the best wealth management firm in the country, one client and one employee at a time, creating long-lasting and meaningful relationships.” The company continually embrace the growing process and pains to help us improve our offerings to clients and employees over the years. As an organization, we cultivate an atmosphere of empowerment. Employees are encouraged to lean on each other, whether for personal finance or the clients. They have an understanding that they can rely on one another for guidance. The company also praises and celebrates employees and departmental milestones.
30. Centerfield Media
An omni-channel digital media company that operates as an extension of its clients marketing efforts, Centerfield Media puts its employees first at every opportunity. The company believes in not only making an inclusive environment where employees feel like they belong but where employees have a career path that is robust in learnings and opportunities. Centerfield is constantly evaluating its employee offerings to ensure it is at the forefront of progressive benefits. Employees want to stay at Centerfield because the compensation is competitive, benefit offerings are robust, learning initiatives are best in class and the teams make collaboration easy.
31. RSM US LLP
RSM is the leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services to the middle market. The company works to deliver the power of being understood not only to its clients, but also to its people. RSM builds rich, enduring relationships based on a profound understanding of each other’s goals and aspirations. The more than 10,000 professionals are as unique and diverse as RSM’s clients. Understanding and supporting them as individuals is fundamental to the talent experience and culture at RSM. The company is constantly working to enhance the talent experience by investing in and implementing new training, tools and resources.
32. Children’s Bureau of
Children’s Bureau of Southern California provides a service to its employees and the children and families that they serve. The organization excels because its leadership team works tirelessly to ensure that the staff is in the best condition to provide clients with the proper time and attention that they need. Children’s Bureau has its employee’s best interest in mind. From the beginning starting with the application process, to the last day of employment, it strives for a “best in class” employee experience for all staff. The organizational culture is rooted in diversity, equity, and inclusion, having spent time constructing a diverse culture so that everyone feels welcome.
33. Alston & Bird
Alston & Bird is a full-service law firm whose unique culture and dedication to client service and teamwork have been at the foundation of the firm for over a century. The firm develops, assembles and nurtures the strongest and broadest array of legal talent and expertise necessary to meet clients’ needs in an ever-changing and fast-paced environment while also fostering a strong work-life balance for employees through internal support networks, virtual social events, and multiple recognition programs. The firm translates the concept of service excellence into its daily goals by treating colleagues as internal clients and embracing consistency, a sense of urgency, and effective communication practices.
HED maintains diligent efforts to stand behind and live by its four guiding principles: “Advancing Your World,” “Critical Thinking,” “Integrated Practice,” and “Design Excellence.” The key ways the four guiding principles are put into practice at the firm are: building on what employees know and making continued advancements into the future; asking and resolving questions with imagination and foresight; sharing ideas and knowledge and engaging in resourceful collaborations; and consistently challenging themselves, and each other, to excel. HED believes that effective workplace programs and policies can help support employees’ overall well-being and nurtures a culture of wellness.
Corgan is a culture of service-minded architects and designers who seek to elevate the use of space and place to ultimately create sustainable and practical design solutions. Its employees are lovingly called “Corganites.” The employee experience is a unique and hard-to-duplicate journey steeped in long-lasting friendships formed both at work and play. Many people describe the Corgan culture as “unique” and it is truly that – Corganites get to experience a workplace and culture that recognizes, supports and includes the “whole human” vantage point and creates benefits and opportunities that align with life’s journey.
36. Henderson Engineers
Henderson Engineers is a national building systems design firm. Our firm provides a wide array of design services — acoustics, architectural lighting, audio-video, broadcast services, code consulting, commissioning, construction management, electrical, engineer-led design-build, fire and life safety, forensics, mechanical, plumbing, refrigeration, retro-commissioning, security, smart building systems, sustainability, and technology — all under one roof. Together with its sister company Henderson Building Solutions, a construction management and commissioning firm, Henderson Engineers is made up of lifelong stewards of the buildings and spaces it creates. The employees at Henderson truly love working together, giving back to their community, and treating each other like family.
37. Macias Gini & O’Connell LLP
MGO is one of the fastest-growing business advisory and CPA firms in the U.S., specializing in turning deep industry experience into visionary solutions. But more than that, it is a place more than 550 team members across 15 offices call home. With a culture that prioritizes transparency, professional development, work-life balance, and quality, MGO puts its team members first while maintaining its elite status. MGO’s core values are at the heart of everything it does, with values like “Go Beyond” and “Help First” as motivation. MGO is focused on a commitment to creating a positive work environment, a flexible hybrid work model, and DEI as business imperatives.