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KPMG Reviews

Updated Nov 12, 2019

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3.7
75%
Recommend to a Friend
90%
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KPMG CEO Elio Luongo  (no image)
Elio Luongo
40 Ratings
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  1. "Great Culture for some audit groups"

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    Current Employee - Senior Accountant in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at KPMG full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The FI audit group in Toronto is probably the best one out of all the industries focus. Lots of great exit opportunities.

    Cons

    Works rather limits to mainly control testings.

    KPMG2019-10-09
  2. "Great company"

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

    I have been working at KPMG full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good experience and get to learn new things

    Cons

    It depends on which department you are working. I’m some departments you see a growth but in some it’s like dead end . Pay is not very competitive and similar to growth pay rise is only in some departments

    KPMG2019-11-09
  3. "Great Culture"

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

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

    Pros

    - Interesting and motivated people - Collaborative culture - Good benefits - Flexible work

    Cons

    - Office is dated - Limited travel engagements - Lack of transparency in performance review and promotion process

    KPMG2019-11-08
  4. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - KPMG Tax in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at KPMG full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Lots of growth and opportunities

    Cons

    Long hours but as expected

    KPMG2019-11-07
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Best accounting school"

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    Current Employee - Audit Manager in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at KPMG full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexibility of schedule (work from home, work at times that suits best during the day) No routine, a lot of different clients and industries Access to a lot of good mentors

    Cons

    Salary low compared to market A lot of compliance and administrative type work

    KPMG2019-11-02
  6. "Great place to start your career"

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    Current Employee - Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    People you meet, great learning as fresh graduate

    Cons

    Hectic, long hours, no overtime

    KPMG2019-11-06
  7. "Good place to work at"

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    Former Employee - Audit Senior in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at KPMG full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good for networking and learning

    Cons

    Can be quite stressful with long hours

    KPMG2019-11-04
  8. "Good place to start your career"

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    Former Employee - Senior Accountant in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends

    I worked at KPMG full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - great mentorship - lots of client engagement and exposure to executives early in career - very good camaraderie among graduate scheme peers

    Cons

    - poor remuneration (though not below industry average) - cyclical work results in extreme hours during December - April

    Advice to Management

    Try to de-centralize as much as possible (though limited as a result of business structure) in order to build more of a unique office culture

    KPMG2019-11-01
  9. "Great place to launch a career"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at KPMG full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Get to work alongside lots of talented, driven individuals

    Cons

    You will work really hard for very little money

    KPMG2019-10-28
  10. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at KPMG full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Support, people, opportunities, travel, and people again

    Cons

    Pay, comp, bonuses, hours, not the people

    Advice to Management

    $$$$$$

    KPMG2019-10-25
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