Compare BDO vs Grant Thornton BETA

See how working at BDO vs. Grant Thornton compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at BDO vs. Grant Thornton. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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BDO

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Grant Thornton

Employee Ratings

  • Grant Thornton scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 138 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 2690 reviews)
Grant Thornton employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than BDO employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.7
Grant Thornton employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than BDO employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.1
Work-life balance
3.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.3
Grant Thornton employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than BDO employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.0
Culture & Values
3.7
Grant Thornton employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than BDO employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
BDO Ceo Pat Kramer
63%
63%Pat Kramer
CEO Approval
Grant Thornton Ceo Brad Preber
89%
89%Brad Preber
Grant Thornton employees rated their CEO Approval 26% higher than BDO employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
63%
% Recommend to a friend
74%
Grant Thornton employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than BDO employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
40%
Positive Business Outlook
57%
Grant Thornton employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 18% higher than BDO employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, BDO salaries averaged CA$7,678 higher than Grant Thornton.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Accountant57 Salaries
CA$62,207/yr
Manager15 Salaries
CA$98,676/yr
Administrative Assistant11 Salaries
CA$41,712/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Accountant50 Salaries
CA$61,761/yr
Manager7 Salaries
CA$86,433/yr
Administrative Assistant2 Salaries
CA$31,367/yr

What Employees Say

  • Grant Thornton had 112 more reviews than BDO that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • "Long working hours" was the most mentioned Con at BDO.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Grant Thornton.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 144 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 256 reviews)
"Great people"(in 135 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long working hours"(in 105 reviews)
"Working hours"(in 72 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 189 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 185 reviews)
Featured Review
"Very helpful"Jun 13, 2020

Former Intern - Intern A&A

I worked at BDO

Pros

Everyone in the office was very helpful if you needed help with anything during training and throughout the work term. I received a lot of experience in auditing.

Cons

This location was far from home for me, but it’s good if you live in southern Manitoba.

Current Employee - ACCUONTANT

I have been working at Grant Thornton full-time

Pros

great staff, fair raises, good location

Cons

long tax season hours / shrot summer hours

Job Postings

Grant Thornton has 1,215 more recently posted open jobs than BDO.