Baker Tilly – your trusted adviser

Baker Tilly Albania is a leading firm of auditors, accountants, tax consultants and business advisors operating in Albania. We draw on our people’s deep country and industry experience to offer services of the highest standards in an excess to 50 businesses operating both nationally and internationally across all industries. Whatever the size of the assignment, we can provide an experienced individual or team to meet each client’s specific needs. Majority of our staff has significant experiences in global audit firms.

The structure of our firm combines the advantages of an international firm with the personal care and direct contact, which characterizes the mid-tier firms.

Our firm has been operating in Albania since 2009. It is a registered audit firm with the Institute of Authorized Chartered Accountants of Albania (IEKA), registration No.166, dated 30.07.2009.

Baker Tilly Albania is the only Albanian member of Baker Tilly International. Baker Tilly International is one of the top 10 business advisory and accounting networks with combined revenues of US$3,6 billion, represented with member firms across four geographical regions, with 746 offices in 145 countries. Through our membership with the Baker Tilly International network, we are able to draw resources and expertise to help meet the needs of our clients, solve complex business problems and face the demanding challenges of tomorrow.

 

Our Commitment

All Baker Tilly International member firms aim to be open and transparent businesses and make the following commitments:

To lead by example
To deliver a quality service with an emphasis on integrity
To be open and honest in all communications
To act ethically
To foster teamwork and collaboration with other member firms
To maintain a supportive environment in which their individuals can flourish.
The shared values of Baker Tilly International and its member firms define what we stand for and how we do things, forming the basis for a consistent approach to service delivery worldwide.

Timeline

The Baker Tilly name can be traced way back to 1870 and was created by a merger between Baker Rooke and Howard Tilly.

1870

A new global network for accounting firms is established under the name Summit International Associates, Inc. The network is represented in 20 countries by 50 firms, which combined revenues of US$200m. It ranks 22nd in the world

1987

Summit International Associates Inc. changes its name to Baker Tilly International and breaks into the top 10 of the International Accounting Bulletin World Survey, with combined revenues of U$$1.4bn.

2002

Staff numbers worldwide exceed 20,000

2005

The network coverage extends to over 100 countries.

2007

: Mr.Elton Haxhi, after 9 years as a CPA sole-practitioner and in leading positions with Big4 companies, establishes together with Prof.Doc. Leandro Haxhi an audit and accounting practice named H&H Auditors.

2009

H&H becomes member of Baker Tilly International and changes name to Baker Tilly Albania. 

2010

One of only two of the world’s top 10 networks to report positive revenue growth.

2011

The network records combined revenues of it member firms of U$$3.2bn, ranking 8th in the world. The network is represented by 24,000 people in 642 offices across 149 firms in 125 countries. 

2012

Baker Tilly International announces that from June 2016 Ted Verkade will be the new CEO & President of the Baker Tilly International network as Geoff Barnes will retire. Today the network is represented by 27,000 people in 693 offices across 154 firms in 133 countries. Baker Tilly Albania is represented by 10+ people and has a clear growth strategy with expectations to increase the number of employees to 20 people in 2020.

2015

Baker Tilly International has been named the winner of the prestigious Network of the Year Award at The Accountant & International Accounting Bulletin (IAB) awards 2016

2016

Baker Tilly Albania announces that from October 2017 Ms. Orjana Kalaja will be the new CEO of the firm as Elton Haxhi steps down as CEO due to his appointment as Deputy Minister of Finance & Economy.

2017

Baker Tilly International Unveils New Visual Identity and Brand Positioning. Baker Tilly Albania will trade as Baker Tilly.

2018