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Smith Schafer

Smith Schafer is an award-winning Minnesota accounting firm since 1971.

Smith Schafer is one of 40 firms across the country recognized as a Best of Accounting, indicating we provide an exceptionally high level of service. We received a 9.5/10 satisfaction rating from our clients!
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Smith Schafer is mostly known for helping local businesses grow with accounting, tax, and consulting solutions. People often refer to us as helpful business advisors. Smith Schafer provides proactive solutions, deep expertise, and personal relationships, allowing owners more time to grow their business.... Read more


To be the premier firm for our clients and our employees.

How do we accomplish this?
o Go above and beyond for our clients, treat them with respect and urgency.
o Adopt a continuous learning environment for training, team building, and use of technology.
o Assist the growth of our employees in areas where they show interest to become the best technical firm for our clients.
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Smith Schafer's mission is to generate growth by providing superior services to our clients and attracting highly qualified and engaged employees.... Read more

Additional Culture Details

Our culture is a top priority. Smith Schafer fosters a collaborative and supportive team environment. We focus on our employees and are always looking for ways to strengthen our team. Smith Schafer has consistently earned a spot on the Star Tribune’s Minnesota Top Workplace list. This was made possible by each team member, whose commitment to best workplace practices, has made Smith Schafer great for over 50 years.

Below are a few examples of our non-traditional culture and benefits:
- Flexible work schedule options
- Reduced work week hours during the summer months
- Catered meals during tax season
- "Dress for your day" policy
- Business development training program
- Sit/stand desks
- Employee appreciation gifts
- Mental health initiatives
- 3 weeks paid parental leave
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Continual Learning Environment
We believe in providing a continuous learning environment for all of our team members. Staff are required to learn new skills.


Minneapolis, MN


120 US Employees


Certified Public Accountants & Consultants

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