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EY Senior Associate Reviews

Updated 24 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. "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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    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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    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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    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. "Promising Growth and Opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Audit Senior Associate in Manila, Manila (Philippines)
    Current Employee - Audit Senior Associate in Manila, Manila (Philippines)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits, Remote Work, Environment, Outstanding Culture

    Cons

    New processes and new tools, learning curve

  8. "Audit Associate"

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    Current Employee - Audit Senior Associate in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Audit Senior Associate in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people culture. Amazing colleagues and managers

    Cons

    Occasional long hours. Overtime compensated through hours

    Advice to Management

    More staff benefits


  9. "Great company to work for."

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    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Learning opportunities and work life balance.

    Cons

    Didn't see any. Really great place to work.

    Advice to Management

    Laptops given to employees should be upgraded frequently.


  10. "Great Culture"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Growing rapidly and lots of opportunity for new challenges if you're willing to step into them.

    Cons

    Staffing is spread a bit thin which impacts project quality.