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EY Senior Associate Reviews

Updated 13 June, 2018
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Pros
  • "Work life balance when not on a long term engagement" (in 831 reviews)

  • "Learn a lot of things, have many opportinuties to do hands-on projects" (in 312 reviews)

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  1. "Great place for a career"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lot's of opportunity to grow for those who want to. A great place to make a career.

    Cons

    Compensation could be better, but is mostly at market.


  2. "Less support from management than expected"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Calgary, AB
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Calgary, AB
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Extensive knowledge Exchange availability, Exposure to different clients and types of work, Fair compensation

    Cons

    Political environment, self-centric mindset amongst Partners

    Advice to Management

    Understand Less senior members background and ambitions, take time to support, help and develop them, if they have potentials. They will be the best then.

  3. "M&A advisor"

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    • Senior Management
    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


  4. "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


  5. "Senior Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    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.


  6. "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,


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Nice Place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Chennai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good salary and growth
    Good work environment

    Cons

    Work life unbalance in Busy season

  8. "On-site people are expendalbles"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate
    Current Employee - Senior Associate

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

    Pros

    Brand EY on your CV opens up good career opportunities.

    Cons

    Tedious HR processes with no apparent value add
    People looking for meritocracy, stay away

    Advice to Management

    Senior management fail to inspire neither with their actions nor with their thoughts. Please pull your act together.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Tax Senior"

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    Current Employee - Tax Senior Associate
    Current Employee - Tax Senior Associate
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    This are 5 words. Company is great.

    Cons

    Hours can be long. Play hard work hard.


  10. "Senior Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Taipei (Taiwan)
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Taipei (Taiwan)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at EY full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Stable salary increased every year

    Cons

    In addition to the very little annual bonus, there is no any other rewards you will receive from the company