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EY Reviews

Updated 15 December, 2017
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  1. "Decent to learn"

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    Current Employee - Senior Accountant in Calgary, AB
    Current Employee - Senior Accountant in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at EY (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good for CPA Training and other learning opportunities

    Cons

    Long hours but decent people


  2. "It is what it is"

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    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Toronto, ON

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

    Pros

    People are great to work with
    Good benefits

    Cons

    Hours can be harsh
    Pay is not enough for hours worked


  3. "Senior Accountant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at EY full-time

    Pros

    Good culture from teammates and partners

    Cons

    Time sensitive work, busy season


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  5. "Great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at EY full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Diversity and inclusiveness; flexible work arrangements

    Cons

    During busy season, long hours

    Advice to Management

    Consider how to make sure client support feel just as valued as client service


  6. "Entry Level Big 4 Tax"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ottawa, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great experience, lots of opportunity to grow and learn from intelligent professionals. Flexible working hours. Perks of large clients include large event opportunities and other fringe benefits.

    Cons

    Long working hours, high stress, very competitive in nature, very little travel, little varied experience, and low paying.

    Advice to Management

    Put more of a focus on work-life balance , to increase opportunities to work in other service lines and provide a more varied experience for those in entry level positions.


  7. "M&A advisor"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate - Advisory in Montreal, QC
    Current Employee - Senior Associate - Advisory in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great network, very flexible, very interesting files

    Cons

    Large corporation. Very strict review processes. High admin/compliance requirements


  8. "Ok"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Accountant in Calgary, AB
    Former Employee - Senior Accountant in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at EY full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great place to learn to become an accountant
    You will come out of the firm with some of the strongest fundamentals in the business
    People are great

    Cons

    Long hours and low pay
    Busy season will ruin your life
    company culture can be lacking depending on your group

    Advice to Management

    Continue to build on your learning and professional development. try to find ways to reduce busy season hours and become more nimble.


  9. "EY Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at EY full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent people to work with and team based culture.
    Account management approach is very strong.
    Great access to training and best practice material.

    Cons

    Conservative approach to new service introduction


  10. "Staff, Assurance"

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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

    Fun work, challenging, strong management, opportunities to travel, good benefits

    Cons

    Pay, hours, work life balance sometimes


  11. "Good company to be in"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at EY full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    It's a good company to start from , great team, good experience.

    Cons

    overtime is deadly, specially during tax season fro tax people , benefits and salary are a little below the average in the sector

    Advice to Management

    be more open minded and give a chance to talent from outside the big 4


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