Located north of the Loop, just off of Michigan Avenue (the Magnificent Mile), ORBA is a Chicago-based, highly-respected accounting and financial services firm that is entrepreneurial, growth-oriented and market-focused. With exceptional employee retention rates and being honored as one of Chicago’s Top Workplaces by our very own staff (Chicago Tribune, 2010-2016), it’s a fact that ORBA is a great place to work. Because of our smaller size, relative to the “Big Four,” you will find vast opportunities in terms of career growth, individual advancement and diversity of clientele and services, all complemented by a friendly and relaxed working environment. At ORBA, our team-oriented environment fosters and rewards creative thinking, initiative-taking and leadership, while encouraging balance between your work and personal life.


  • A small-firm culture with large-firm resources and expertise
  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Frequent personal interactions with clients’ top executives
  • Extensive training/advanced education programs
  • Firm-wide mentoring program
  • Flexible, informal structure with friendly atmosphere
  • High staff and director camaraderie with a firm-wide “open door” policy
  • Ability to participate on various committees to help strengthen the ORBA brand, both internally and outside the firm
  • Diverse accounting, tax and consulting responsibilities
  • Broad industry exposure and technically-challenging work
  • Extensive technical library for ongoing research
  • Assignments based on individual experience
  • Advance your career at your own pace
  • Large percentage of directors started out as staff at ORBA
  • Company-sponsored softball, football, basketball, volleyball and bowling teams
  • Health club membership offerings
  • Frequent office/social gatherings
  • Annual firm outing
  • Business-casual dress
  • Everyone is treated courteously and professionally
  • ORBA also provides exposure to national and international resources through our membership in BKR International, a leading global association of independent accounting and business advisory firms representing the expertise of more than 160 firms with more than 500 offices in 80 countries around the world.

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ORBA will gladly provide you with hard copies of the useful guides listed below. Select which guides you would like to receive and submit the form below.

  • Tax Pocket Guide
  • Tax Planning Guide
  • Records Retention Schedule
  • Auto, Travel & Business Log

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