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Grant Thornton Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Mar 9, 2020

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  1. "Senior accountant"

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    Current Employee - Senior Accountant 

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

    Pros

    Work life balance and friendly environment

    Cons

    Salary is lower than mid size firms

    Grant Thornton2019-12-09
  2. "Nice place to start"

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    Current Intern - Corporate Trust 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good people and culture Good work-life balance

    Cons

    Low compensation and long hours

    Grant Thornton2020-02-05
  3. "Great culture and trainings"

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    Current Employee - Senior Accountant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Grant Thornton full-time

    Pros

    Good culture Structured training Good work life balance

    Cons

    Low pay compare to industry Overtime expected and not compensated

    Grant Thornton2020-01-10
  4. "Overall, great place to build your career"

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    Former Employee - Accountant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Amazing people, great group of colleagues -Always participating in events to improve work/life balance -Working from home was an option

    Cons

    -Scheduling for clients was not great, sometimes would end up having to travel way too far when someone else could've been better suited for the job (location wise) -Pay is below average

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    Grant Thornton2019-11-19
  5. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Accountant in Barrie, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great learning environment Room for advancement Good outlook

    Cons

    Sometimes bad work life balance

    Grant Thornton2019-09-26
  6. "Place to work"

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    Former Employee - Coordinator 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    Poor work life balance communication

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    Grant Thornton2019-09-11
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    "Review"

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    Former Employee - Audit Associate in Toronto, ON

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

    Pros

    Opportunities for growth and development

    Cons

    Long hours and little work life balance

    Grant Thornton2019-09-13
  8. "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
  9. "Good place to start"

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    Current Employee - Project Coordinator 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Grant Thornton full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance allows you to work from home

    Cons

    Direction of company not defined within the PMO group

    Grant Thornton2019-04-26
  10. "Tax preparer"

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    Current Contractor - Tax Preparer 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Grant Thornton for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent manager . Good work life balance

    Cons

    Unfortunately I got a Contract job. I would love to be permanent

    Grant Thornton2019-04-02
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