Barfield, Murphy, Shank & Smith (BMSS) is one of the largest local firms in Birmingham and in Alabama with over 100 employees, including 50 CPAs.
What makes BMSS different? It is the culture that was established when the doors were first opened; a culture in which an employee can have a successful career that also supports his/her greater role in life - family.
BMSS has an exceptionally high level of employee satisfaction, very low turnover (less than 5% for the last 3 years) and the ability to recruit topnotch professionals. We utilize our low turnover to minimize staff changes. Staff consistency allows us to reduce costs to clients and ensure long-term relationships.
BMSS was named one of the “Top Small Workplaces” in the United States by The Wall Street Journal and was ranked #1 Best Place to Work – Medium Company by the Birmingham Business Journal.
Our commitment to character and community service is one of our core values. Annually, we participate with Habitat for Humanity and The Arthritis Foundation. We have employees who participate in mission trips to countries such as Costa Rica and Honduras and employees who serve area not-for-profits, including the Arc of Jefferson County, Prison Fellowship Ministry, Greater Shelby Chamber of Commerce, and Children’s Aid Society.
BMSS was named a “Southern Hero” by SouthernLINC Wireless and received the AICPA Public Service award for our commitment to our community.
Barfield, Murphy, Shank & Smith has worked extensively with clients in the construction industry and our professionals have experience working with contractors, subcontractors, developers, home builders, and other construction clients.