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EY Employee Reviews about "long working hours"

Updated Mar 30, 2020

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EY Global Chairman and CEO Carmine Di  Sibio
Carmine Di Sibio
930 Ratings
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  • "EY really does have great people(in 973 reviews)

  • "The work culture is very collaborative & good along with the people(in 581 reviews)

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  1. "Positive Expirience"

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    Current Employee - Senior Accountant 

    I have been working at EY full-time

    Pros

    Great room for growth and learning

    Cons

    Long hours during busy season

    EY2020-01-11
  2. "good place to start"

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    Current Employee - Intermediate Staff Accountant in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at EY full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good working environment, good atmosphere

    Cons

    too long hours, it is hard to get life/work balance

    EY2020-03-13
  3. "Great Co-Op experience"

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    Current Employee - Accountant in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at EY full-time

    Pros

    Ownership, responsibility, supportive, good transition, flexible

    Cons

    Long hours, lack of explanation or guidance

    EY2020-03-11
  4. Helpful (1)

    "Great company - long hours"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at EY full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Lots of learning opportunities, room to grow, great colleagues

    Cons

    Long hours, no work/life balance

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    EY2020-02-28
  5. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Senior Accountant in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at EY full-time

    Pros

    Great people at this company

    Cons

    Very long hours in assurance

    EY2020-02-26
  6. "Ok"

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    Current Employee - Consultant 

    I have been working at EY full-time

    Pros

    Nice office With great lighting

    Cons

    Long hours are tough but manageable

    EY2020-02-21
  7. "Overworked - no culture"

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

    I have been working at EY full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great brand for your resume, recruiters will suddenly start wanting to talk to you. Poor business models supported by selling brand. Expected to weave magic out of nothing is actually a great skill to learn.

    Cons

    Long hours and outright verbal expectations to work evenings and weekends. Expect to break your back growing someone else's business and dream.

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    EY2020-02-04
  8. "Great place to start a career."

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    Current Employee - Senior Accountant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at EY full-time

    Pros

    Strong work-flexibility if demanded from the role.

    Cons

    Some very long hours and sometimes the pay isn't the best.

    EY2019-12-20
  9. Helpful (1)

    "How is it to work in audit?"

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

    I have been working at EY full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - young and smart people - experience a variety of accounting and auditing issues - see how businesses operate - great company socials - really nice office - great reputation - fast progression and annual salary increase - travel opportunities - can work from home on some days

    Cons

    - long hours, especially during busy season (~60-80h per week at the Manager level) - hectic and tiring - bad work/life balance

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    EY2019-11-14
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Inclusive but zero work-life balance"

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    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at EY full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Very inclusive environment, celebrates diversity

    Cons

    Absolutely no work-life balance, very long hours and very sales oriented environment

    EY2019-11-24
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