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Grant Thornton International Reviews

Updated Nov 13, 2019

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3.6
69%
Recommend to a Friend
79%
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Grant Thornton International CEO Peter Bodin (no image)
Peter Bodin
21 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good work life balance and a positive culture(in 40 reviews)

  • "Unlike in Big 4 where you can get lost in the crowd(in 36 reviews)

Cons
  • "Competes in the big 4 environment but it is a unique firm that caters exceptionally successfully to family owned or originated businesses(in 37 reviews)

  • "Work-Life balance is a little off(in 30 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Excellent place to work!"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Winnipeg, MB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Grant Thornton International full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Friendly, positive, supportive, helpful, accessible!

    Cons

    I will recommend GT to my friends.

    Grant Thornton International2019-10-12
  2. "Internal Support"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Grant Thornton International full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexibility, good compensation, culture, and location (right at Union Station)

    Cons

    Lack of processes and clear directions

    Grant Thornton International2019-11-05
  3. "Good place to learn"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Grant Thornton International full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Competent management and leadership staff that helps people grow.

    Cons

    Office politics is noticeable and can be annoying

    Advice to Management

    Keep improving culture

    Grant Thornton International2019-10-12
  4. "Great company to work for!"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Grant Thornton International full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Really great culture. All companies say that. GT actually has it.

    Cons

    Lumpy work...can be long hours.

    Grant Thornton International2019-09-16
  5. "Good place and a conducive culture to work"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Grant Thornton International full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good work life balance and a positive culture

    Cons

    Management could be a bit more effective

    Grant Thornton International2019-09-02
  6. "Great Place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Specialist in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Grant Thornton International full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good culture, flexibility, learning and growth opportunities.

    Cons

    There are no real cons to working here.

    Grant Thornton International2019-05-15
  7. "Overall good"

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    Former Employee - Senior Accountant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Grant Thornton International full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    People and culture are great; Good training programs

    Cons

    Pay and benefit packages are not competitive; Sometimes lack of work life balance

    Advice to Management

    Care more about what people want can help increase the employee retention rate

    Grant Thornton International2019-02-09
  8. "Senior Accountant for Assurance"

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    Former Employee - Senior Accountant in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Grant Thornton International full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great culture and training. The best aspect of the job were the people.

    Cons

    Just like with any public accounting firm a lot of hours were required.

    Grant Thornton International2019-01-04
  9. "Solid Firm"

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    I worked at Grant Thornton International

    Pros

    Good work life balance with good pay

    Cons

    Anti social environment at times

    Grant Thornton International2018-11-05
  10. "Consultant"

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    Specialist in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Grant Thornton International for less than a year

    Pros

    Working with smart people, great management, culture of intellectual curiosity

    Cons

    No developed training program, lots of travel

    Advice to Management

    More training

    Grant Thornton International2018-10-03
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