Welcome to Hochschild, Bloom & Company. Our firm is one of the largest in the Greater St. Louis Metropolitan area and for over 70 years we’ve been privileged to be considered a partner in the success of our local businesses and communities.

Our mission is to provide you with the highest quality accounting services possible, allowing you to focus on living your life and running your business. Integrity, excellence and community involvement are cornerstones on which our company was founded. We’re honored to be a partner in your success.


One of the largest accounting firms in the Greater St. Louis Area, Hochschild, Bloom & Company maintains a deep commitment to our role as experts in the field of accounting.

We realize that we are looked at as a leader by the business community and take the initiative to advance our firm to the highest levels possible.

Besides simply being a regular member of the American Institute of CPAs, Hochschild, Bloom & Company has made it a policy to maintain even standards higher than any of those required by regulatory bodies.

We voluntarily became a member of both the Center for Public Company Audit Firms and the Private Companies Practice Section of the American Institute of CPAs. All members of these groups are required to maintain higher quality control standards than other CPA firms and are subject to regular peer review by outside CPAs.

We are proud of the fact that our peer reviews have consistently shown us to be one of the highest category of accounting firms.

Why do we go this? Why go through the trouble of voluntary peer review? Why voluntarily take on higher quality control standards? The answer is simple:

We care about our field. We care about our community. We care about our clients. It’s our way of constantly pushing ourselves to that next level.

A Saint Louis Legacy

Founded in 1946, the firm has grown to become a pillar of West St. Louis County. Our clients include individuals, corporations, nonprofits and various governments. We are not just located in St. Louis. We are part of the community. Our clients’ success directly relates to the economic well-being of our region. For nearly seventy years we’ve been a partner in the financial health of the Greater St. Louis Metropolitan Area.

Our founder, Peter Hochschild, moved to St. Louis in 1937, where he attended Washington University. After passing the national CPA exam with the second-highest results in the United States, he founded the firm on the same principles of excellence and high-standards which still guide us today.

More Than an Accountant

While our firm offers a full range of traditional accounting and tax services, it goes far beyond the traditional in the range of services typically provided. We are a partner in your success and, as such, offer our experience in a wide variety of areas as value-added services.

Our Mission

We are a creative team, recognized for anticipating and solving financial and related management problems. We strive to provide exceptional services by delivering work prior to deadline, being proactive, being creative, and communicating with the client on a regular basis. Our expertise should benefit our clients and our Firm.



Since 1946 Hochschild, Bloom & Company has provided services to businesses, municipalities and other organizations of the St. Louis region. We are a full-service accounting firm, providing high-quality service in a wide variety of industries and niche specialties.

From complex audits and business advisory services to simple tax preparation, we are a full-service accounting firm—delivering a wide spectrum of services to our very diverse clients.



Due to our extensive experience over 70 years, Hochschild, Bloom & Company has in-depth knowledge of a surprisingly broad variety of industries. We have the real-world experience with many different fields, including niche understandings of many industry-specific regulations and rules.

Be assured that we aren’t limited to any one industry or economic sector. We are equally skilled in governmental audits as we are small business tax planning. Our firm is extremely diverse and the directors of our individual practices are highly knowledgeable in each area of expertise.

Likely, we have the on-the-ground expertise with your industry and can help you with your industry-specific accounting needs.



Hochschild, Bloom and Company professionals have drawn from decades of experience helping all manner of clients from business start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. In the process of gaining this wealth of knowledge, our team has created several resources that we have made available for general use. Below are valuable articles written by our team. Also feel free to explore our additional resources such as our e-organizer, guidebooks and presentations.

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15450 South Outer Forty Rd.
Suite 135
Chesterfield MO 63017


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P.O. Box 1457
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Washington MO 63090



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