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Updated 21 August, 2018
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Pros
  • "Work life balance for those manage their work efficiently" (in 849 reviews)

  • "Learn a lot of things, have many opportinuties to do hands-on projects" (in 320 reviews)

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  1. "Great opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at EY full-time

    Pros

    Great young work staff, plenty of opportunities

    Cons

    Office politics, long hours during busy season

    Advice to Management

    promote internally


  2. "PAS Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at EY full-time

    Pros

    Very reputable
    Wide variety of opportunities
    Decent pay
    Great long term career path

    Cons

    Sometimes limited view of what's possible. Too risk averse
    Some unpleasant people at times
    Long hours

    Advice to Management

    Continue to evolve

  3. "Senior Staff Accountant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at EY full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance, ability to get exposure to different industries, knowledgeable co-workers, nice office and atmosphere, usually able to get continuity on jobs, good access to learning

    Cons

    Office politics, poor performers are not given bad reviews or given advice and instead are shifted around teams until they leave, long hours during busy season

    Advice to Management

    Provide better support to juniors. Partners need to be more engaged in jobs. Otherwise, it is not a bad place to work given the industry and work demands.


  4. "Supervising Associated"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at EY full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility, Development Opportunities, Friendly space

    Cons

    Sometimes you don't have time to give the best support.


  5. "Staff"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at EY full-time

    Pros

    Great work life balance overall

    Cons

    Could be more transparent across the firm


  6. "Staff Accountant II"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good job for a starter who wish to learn more about auditing.

    Cons

    bad work-life balance, low salary


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at EY full-time

    Pros

    Diverse, professional and innovative

    Cons

    Nothing other than the usual corporate politics, which I found was completely within the industry norms.

    Advice to Management

    NA

  8. "Just okay"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at EY full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Recognized brand around the world

    Cons

    Micro management and non-caring superiors

    Advice to Management

    Have rules in place for cell phone usage- too many people on phones at desk all day


  9. "Auditor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at EY full-time

    Pros

    Learning Friends Clients Training Freebies
    Learned a lot about auditing

    Cons

    Hours Boss Deadlines Staff Impersonal Tiring Hard to know theur expectations


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at EY full-time

    Pros

    Very good company
    Great Team with the good learning experience

    Cons

    nothing in specific, sometime have to work odd hours depend on the work


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