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EY Senior Manager Reviews

Updated 14 October, 2017
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  1. "EY Great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    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


  2. "great place to be"

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

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

    Pros

    Great opportunities to various challenging and exciting engagements.
    Flexibility

    Cons

    The hours (its a given). Understaffing is also becoming a huge issue, which only adds to the number of hours.

    Advice to Management

    Be proactive in providing growth opportunities after investing in people


  3. "HR"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Management and supportive HR practices

    Cons

    slow response in discussing growth aspects and bureaucracy

    Advice to Management

    Be proactive in providing growth opportunities after investing in people


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  5. "Audit Manag3r"

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    Former Employee - Senior Audit Manager in Montreal, QC
    Former Employee - Senior Audit Manager in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at EY full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Professional environment. Always learning. Fun people to work with.

    Cons

    Too many hours worked each week while climbing up ranks.


  6. Helpful (2)

    "All "take" and no "give""

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    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Calgary, AB
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Calgary, AB

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

    Pros

    Good global approaches and Methodologies and some good people

    Cons

    The epitome of overworked and underpaid!
    Very little investment in employees
    No work life balance
    Projects are not aligned to development plans nor experience.

    Advice to Management

    A little more focus internally rather than all externally


  7. "Excellent place to work"

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

    I worked at EY full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good working environment and good people to work with !

    Cons

    Can be a pressure cooker at times !!!


  8. "Senior manager"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Culture, expérience ans opportunités. Great place to start your career and grow

    Cons

    Word Life balance. Long hours not necessarily translated into bonus

    Advice to Management

    Align compensation with market and performance


  9. "A school of learning. My 10 years + at EY have given me a competitive advantage that I am benefitting from currently."

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    Former Employee - Audit Senior Manager in Montreal, QC
    Former Employee - Audit Senior Manager in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at EY full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Meet people of similar or better intellect.
    Travel for work or conferences.
    Learn different ways of doing things.
    Get exposed to high profile clients

    Cons

    Work life balance is not optimal.
    Not enough time to research ideas. Just enough time to focus and get the job done.
    Significant pressures to meet budgets.
    Seasonal in nature. You are very busy for 6 months and looking for work for the other 6

    Advice to Management

    Reduce the gap between partners and the rest of the staff in terms of Financial renumeration.
    Make significant efforts to enhance the work life balance.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Great firm to gain wide exposure"

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    Former Employee - Tax Senior Manager in Calgary, AB
    Former Employee - Tax Senior Manager in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Large multi-national clients, and having the firm behind your name opens door to numerous opportunities you wouldn't otherwise get

    Cons

    Unless you are in speciality groups, the work can be mundane and loaded with administrative hassle

    Advice to Management

    Reduce admin work and policies


  11. "Senior Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lost of opportunity to travel and work on multiple accounts

    Cons

    Work schedule and frequency of travel