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KPMG Reviews

Updated 25 September, 2018
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  1. "It’s fine"

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    • 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


  2. "Senior Auditor"

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    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.

  3. "Partner"

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    • 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.


  4. "Staff Accountant"

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    • 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


  5. "Sr. Administrative Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant in Vancouver, BC
    Former Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant in Vancouver, BC
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at KPMG full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    -Great benefits package. Culture is good, lots of social events.
    -It depends which department you're with.
    -Great admin team, we support each other.

    Cons

    -Favouritism at it's finest
    -Performance review is ancient, they need to update it to monthly check-ins like other Big 4.
    -Numbers game, they just care about budget and sales.
    - You're definitely a number
    - Low salary compared to other big 4.
    -Not living wage employer

    Advice to Management

    -Raise salary pleaseeeeeeee!!!!!


  6. "Decent place"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Accountant in Vancouver, BC
    Current Employee - Senior Accountant in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good opportunities
    Constant promotions
    Access to mentors

    Cons

    Long hours
    Bad compensation
    Hard to access management group

    Advice to Management

    Focus on retention


  7. "Director"

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    Current Employee - Director in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Director in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    KPMG International encourages creativity and collaboration

    Cons

    Starting to become a little cliquy.

  8. "Staff Accountant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Calgary, AB
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great exposure, good training, connections, increase in work ethic, resources for CPA

    Cons

    Demanding hours, stressful work enviornment, average/poor pay for hours of work


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    "Sr Consultant"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fast pace and a lot of exposure. If you have the right group, you will have appropriate support

    Cons

    You need to have a strong personality to survive. There are a lot of people that don't help them selves or let management walk all over them.

    management is also very slow to react to changes in the environment or employee needs at times

    Advice to Management

    Become more agile and adjust pay scale for industry


  10. "Accountant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saskatoon, SK
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saskatoon, SK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    One of the partners is a good guy

    Cons

    One of the managers is disrespectful.


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