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EY Senior Associate Reviews

Updated 15 October, 2017
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  1. "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


  2. "Good experience but business model faces challenges"

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    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Vancouver, BC
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at EY full-time

    Pros

    Good place to develop project mgmt skills

    Cons

    Excessive hours, inadequate remuneration and lack of coaching from leadership


  3. "Senior Associate"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Vancouver, BC
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good career opportunities and benefits

    Cons

    sometimes lack of communication from senior management. Little done to encourage progression in the role.


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  5. "Great place to learn"

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    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Montreal, QC
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Montreal, QC
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    work with different clients/industry, most ppl willing to share knowledge if they are not too busy.

    Cons

    long working hour in busy season, sometimes have to face negative attitude from clients.

    Advice to Management

    encourage team member to ask questions and challenge prior year procedures,


  6. "Great learning experience"

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    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Indo (Indonesia)
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Indo (Indonesia)

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

    Pros

    Great exposure to industries, team work and general learning experience

    Cons

    No work life balance, big team so can get political

    Advice to Management

    Pay more attention to top talents' developments


  7. "Assurance Senior"

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    Former Employee - Assurance Senior Associate
    Former Employee - Assurance Senior Associate
    Recommends

    I worked at EY (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Friendly environment, professional, good management, self development opportunities

    Cons

    Lots of overtime needed

    Advice to Management

    Nothing


  8. "Senior Associate"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Boston, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Boston, MA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Big Firm, Great Name, Lots of experience in a short amount of time

    Cons

    Big Firm - Success depends on how politically you're connected

    Advice to Management

    Be more explicit in your recruiting


  9. "i worked forr the firm as an experienced audit senior associate (4 years total experience in EY Philippines)"

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    Former Employee - Experienced Audit Senior Associate in Manila, Manila (Philippines)
    Former Employee - Experienced Audit Senior Associate in Manila, Manila (Philippines)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great learning experience and career jumpstart. Had various engagements for the last 4 years and learned alot from it. They offer various trainings and seminars to keep your compentence and confidence at work. they also give various resources to tools and materials for the audit. It is a great stepping stone for your promising future.

    Cons

    long working hours, low salary, unpaid overtimme pay, and not so good working environment, unappreciated efforts most of the time.

    Advice to Management

    pay the right compensation, hire more employees to divide work and appreciate the employees as much as possible.


  10. "FSO Senior Audit Associate"

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    Current Employee - FSO Senior Audit Associate in Philadelphia, PA (US)
    Current Employee - FSO Senior Audit Associate in Philadelphia, PA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great to start a career, learn a lot right off the bat and quickly engagement in management responsibilities.

    Cons

    Salary is not great for the hours you work. Need to be rated well to make it worth it.

    Advice to Management

    Ratings system needs to get overhauled. Would be helpful if internal transfers were easier


  11. "Experience as a senior auditor"

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    Former Employee - Senior Audit Associate I in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Senior Audit Associate I in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great exposure in terms of the range of industries, abundant learning opportunities, dynamic work environment

    Cons

    Bogged down by many administrative matters, insufficient manpower at times