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Grant Thornton Reviews

Updated Jul 18, 2019

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Grant Thornton CEO Mike McGuire
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  1. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Operations in Sydney, NS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company that with tremendous career opportunity growth.

    Cons

    Attrition is a bit high unfortunately.

    Advice to Management

    none

    Grant Thornton2019-05-07
  2. "Great company with growth"

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    Former Employee - Senior Tax Analyst 
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Mentorship, opportunities to grow, education is paid for

    Cons

    Work life balance, salaries comparable with other public accounting firms in the area

    Grant Thornton2019-06-18
  3. "Tax"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Grant Thornton full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    fellow colleagues, room to grow

    Cons

    hours of work are extremely long

    Grant Thornton2019-06-10
  4. "Go for it and then jump into the big 4"

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    Current Employee - Associate in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good people, flexible work schedule and overtime (for some positions), location in downtown.

    Cons

    Low pay (or fight tooth and nail for an increase), okay health insurance benefits.

    Grant Thornton2019-06-11
  5. "They are not friendly and can make you feel liyour not important. My manager is not the greatest , he’s just awful ."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ottawa, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Grant Thornton full-time

    Pros

    None they don’t care . They simply don’t .

    Cons

    No pay raises ! Benefits are a joke

    Advice to Management

    Treat your people with respect , if that’s possible at all !

    Grant Thornton2019-06-20
  6. "Good place to grow and learn"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Grant Thornton full-time

    Pros

    - Good flexibility (work from home) and culture - Lot of learning oppotunities and great people to work with - Huge learning curve

    Cons

    Maybe too many hours at times during busy season depending on the engagement

    Grant Thornton2019-05-07
  7. "Great culture"

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

    I have been working at Grant Thornton full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great people and great culture. Lots of opportunity

    Cons

    Sometimes paying under market

    Grant Thornton2019-05-02
  8. "Management Consulting at Grant Thornton"

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    Current Employee - Associate in Edmonton, AB

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

    Pros

    - Work culture that enables one to learn and grow harmoniously -Supportive colleagues -Collaborative opportunities

    Cons

    -Not as mature as the Big 4's -Talent pool not as competitive as it is in the Big 4 or the MBB

    Grant Thornton2019-04-25
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Senior accountant"

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    Current Employee - Senior Accountant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good coworkers Great learning opportunity Leads to great opportunities

    Cons

    Overworked underpaid No recognition from management

    Grant Thornton2019-05-03
  10. "Assurance"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Grant Thornton full-time

    Pros

    - flexible working hours - nice colleagues

    Cons

    - hours are long during busy season - have to learn everything on the spot - benefits are not that good

    Advice to Management

    work life balance and improve benefits

    Grant Thornton2019-04-12
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