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Updated 25 September, 2018
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  • "Work life balance when not on a long term engagement" (in 870 reviews)

  • "learn a lot of knowledge about accounting" (in 329 reviews)

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  1. "EY review"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at EY full-time

    Pros

    Great culture and onboarding experience

    Cons

    Below FMV pay, no overtime pay


  2. "Audit Staff"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at EY full-time

    Pros

    Great co-workers
    Great experience
    Continuous Personal/Professional Development

    Cons

    Management bias
    Many Late nights
    Difficult to have a work-life balance

  3. "Current assurance staff"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at EY full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits and culture, good socials

    Cons

    Bad pay, upper management is stuck up and arrogant, speaks to staff level like they're stupid kids

    Advice to Management

    Start appreciating your employees and don't work them like slaves


  4. "Senior consultant IT consulting"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Supportive work environment and challenging work

    Cons

    There is too much pressure at times


  5. "intern"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    there is no overtime for interns

    Cons

    low salary compared to inustry


  6. "Mixed Bag - lots of good, if you can handle the bad"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous in Vancouver, BC
    Current Employee - Anonymous in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at EY full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Constant challenges, flexible work schedules, travel, friendly, usually a collaborative work environment (best of the Big4 imo), high independence and ability to direct your day to day activities, great resume builder.

    Cons

    Will pay you as little as they think they can get away with, and pay justification is based on "credentials" rather than actual skill / contribution.
    Absolutely expect to work on evenings and weekends.
    You are pressured to eat hours to get promoted
    Old Boys Network, despite all the #pressforprogress posters everywhere

    Advice to Management

    Current office culture quashes innovation and enthusiasm and ensures that only average-performing grinders will stick it out.


  7. "Great place to start your career"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at EY full-time

    Pros

    amazing coworkers and very friendly culture

    Cons

    hours can get long at times

  8. "Overall a positive experience"

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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

    There a good work culture

    Cons

    Overtime is excessive and there's a lot of pressure from deadlines.


  9. "Financial management associate"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Management Associate in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Financial Management Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good name in the resume

    Cons

    Long hours and no promotions

    Advice to Management

    Value those who speak the truth and get the job done making themselves available day and night.


  10. "PAS Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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


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