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KPMG Reviews

Updated 18 March, 2019
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  1. "KPMG - Best Place to Work!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Vaughan, ON
    Current Employee - Manager in Vaughan, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Lots of career opportunities
    -Great people
    -Competitive benefits

    Cons

    -Not as competitive salary
    -No bonus for non-management


  2. "PRETTY GOOD OVERALL"

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    Former Employee - Marketing Associate in Toronto, PE
    Former Employee - Marketing Associate in Toronto, PE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at KPMG full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Team Work & Good team working environemnt

    Cons

    Micro-managing management needs to learn how to trust employees

  3. "Good resume building"

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    Current Employee - Full Stack Developer in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Full Stack Developer in Toronto, ON
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great team, lots of inspiring people

    Cons

    Break room sucks, computer hardware isn’t that great and some of the tech is vastly dated

    Advice to Management

    Pay devs more, especially the junior ones if you want to compete.


  4. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Good place to work with exposure for the curious

    Cons

    Fast paced and may often weary you to keep up

    Advice to Management

    Let employees have time to relax and gain composure in between changing from one engagement to another


  5. "Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Consultant in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Consultant in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - access to a large network of professionals
    - access to clients from different industries
    - the potential to learn a lot about Audit and Tax

    Cons

    - Career coaching is non-existent, it's just there to check a box
    - Managers are promoted based on #s and not their ability to properly delegate.

    Advice to Management

    Need better career coaching
    Easier to quit and come back with the desired position than stay and try to move internally


  6. "Senior Accountant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Accountant in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Senior Accountant in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Good independence
    - Smart people

    Cons

    - No bonus
    - bad hours
    - politics


  7. "Great to place to start your career!"

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    • 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

    The people are the greatest pro - lots of smart talented individuals / mentors, true camaraderie among staff (particularly at junior levels); Varied work and exposure to senior level clients; Benefits are good and there are opportunities to get involved with the community through the firm

    Cons

    The hours can be tough at times; Each person's experience of the firm will differ greatly from group to group

    Advice to Management

    You've created a strong culture - keep taking on board feedback from staff, particularly when it comes to work/life balance and compensation

  8. "Sr Manager"

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    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at KPMG (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    professional atmosphere, many learning opportunities,

    Cons

    partners think they're better than staff due to their roles

    Advice to Management

    be more inclusive of teams


  9. "Great entry-level job"

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    Current Employee - Team Administrative Assistant in Victoria, BC
    Current Employee - Team Administrative Assistant in Victoria, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of vacation time, personal care time. Good benefits package including mental health compensation. Modern atmosphere. Lots of staff events. Friendly coworkers.

    Cons

    Not a lot of room to move up. Low base pay. Administrative training is not very detailed.


  10. "Sr. Accounting Manager"

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    Current Employee - Senior Accounting Manager in Vancouver, BC
    Current Employee - Senior Accounting Manager in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at KPMG full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    variety of work and opportunities for promotions

    Cons

    long hours, work and life balance