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KPMG Reviews

Updated 16 November, 2018
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  1. "Great place to work at"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Consultant in Windsor, ON
    Current Employee - Technical Consultant in Windsor, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work life balance, flexible working schedule, amazing colleagues, value placed on people

    Cons

    Monotonous job profile, no real room for advancements


  2. "Senior consultant -iarcs"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great learning experience
    Great room for growth

    Cons

    Long hours
    Partners don’t value staff

  3. "Senior Accountant (Toronto)"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Accountant in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Senior Accountant in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    benefits (but not salary as salary is WELL below competitive rates until you make partner)

    Cons

    Terrible hours, almost no development unless very lucky, travel throughout the GTA required, less than competitive pay, cut-throat. All in all not a great place to start a career.

    Advice to Management

    Wake up.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Consultant"

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

    I have been working at KPMG full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Exposure, client access, networking potential

    Cons

    Culture can be stifling/judgemental, doeent matter how much relevant experience you have you enter at the lowest level, long work hours that dont compensate sufficiently


  5. "Staff Accountant"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Audit Staff in Calgary, AB
    Current Employee - Audit Staff in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at KPMG full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Good place to learn- good benefits - good for resume

    Cons

    - long hours - stressful environment -


  6. "It’s fine"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Kamloops, BC
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Kamloops, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay, experience, networking opportunities

    Cons

    Long hours during busy season


  7. "Senior Auditor"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good professional development, benefits and flexibility.

    Cons

    A lot of hours and high expectations.

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Good branding for resume, but not a place to work long-term"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Accountant in Vancouver, BC
    Current Employee - Senior Accountant in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at KPMG full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Branding for one's resume (i.e. exit opportunities)
    - Exposure to diverse group of clients and industries
    - Networking opportunities
    - Benefits

    Cons

    - Low salaries with little room for negotiation
    - Management treat you as if you're disposable
    - Lots of pressure and stress from management with insufficient rewards
    - Low morale
    - Promotion system is biased to favouritism
    - Poor social events

    Advice to Management

    Learn to listen to your employees and treat your employees with the respect that they deserve.


  9. "Partner"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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 KPMG full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Best place to work in Canada as rated by McLeans

    Cons

    Salaries are at the lower range for big 4

    Advice to Management

    lead the industry to attract talent.


  10. "Staff Accountant"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Calgary, AB
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at KPMG full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good culture who care about your mental health

    Cons

    Same cons that come with working at any big 4

    Advice to Management

    N/A


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