For the past five years, associates at Rivero, Gordimer & Company [RG&Co] have held the tradition of kicking off the next tax season the second week of January with a fun game of kickball. Members from the firm’s tax and audit departments recently went head-to-head on the field for some friendly competition and the chance to claim the winner’s trophy for the year.
“Several years ago, our firm formed the Staff Recruitment and Retention Committee that includes firm partners, managers, and staff. The annual kickball game is one of the many ways the committee has enhanced employee morale and discovered ways for our team to enjoy their chosen career path together,” shares Mike Helton, CPA and Tax Shareholder at RG & Co.
The annual kickball game also serves as a firmwide event to welcome new associates and interns hired at the start of the year. After the game, everyone continued the comradery during the meet-and-greet happy hour enjoying their last night out together before the start of the
“One of our firm values, People Matter Here, is not taken lightly. While our firm expects hard work and commitment from our staff, they also have a right to expect the same from owners and management,” notes Helton. “and besides, having a little fun never hurt anyone.”
For the first time in 4 years, RG & Co’s tax team took the trophy back to their side of the office with a final score of 6-3. Congratulations, tax team and best wishes to everyone at RG & Co during this year’s tax season!