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KPMG Reviews

Updated Sep 21, 2019

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  1. "Good work culture"

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

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

    Pros

    Nice office, good management, great perks.

    Cons

    Timelines are a bit too tight.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work

    KPMG2019-09-02
  2. "Great folks"

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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 less than a year

    Pros

    People are genuinely nice and authentic Remote work is not frowned upon Teams are smaller and you feel part of something that is growing

    Cons

    Some of the senior leaders can "old school" and sometimes demeaning and/or resistant to evolving methodologies

    Advice to Management

    Stay open to changes, encourage innovation

    KPMG2019-09-09
  3. "Great company to work for if you just started the career journey"

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    Former Employee - Director in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits & friendly people. Opportunity to grow for younger employees.

    Cons

    As far as everyone wanted work life balance, this is really hard to achieve it.

    Advice to Management

    Need to better at change management.

    KPMG2019-09-20
  4. "Staff accountant"

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    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    - hire you straight from university - great CPA support - pay for your CPA - work with very smart people - collaborative environment - great benefits

    Cons

    - low pay - very political - work a lot of overtime

    KPMG2019-09-18
  5. "Great Company to work for, Best of Big4"

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    Current Employee - Tax Senior Associate in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Great Culture -Great Team Support - Ability to learn multiple things in very short time. - High growth potential

    Cons

    - Open office - Desk booking is bit annoying.

    Advice to Management

    - Great job, Just pay a bit more

    KPMG2019-08-28
  6. "Good place to start your career."

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    Former Employee - Senior Accountant in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Challenging and dynamic work environment, strong support system for obtaining CPA designation, lots of ambitious young urban professionals.

    Cons

    Long hours and limited work life balance, pay is well below industry average.

    Advice to Management

    Raise starting salary for graduates, offer more bonus/incentive programs based on performance.

    KPMG2019-08-28
  7. "Good stable company, but at risk of becoming stagnant."

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    Current Employee - Manager, Tax in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Good colleagues - Interesting work - International recognition

    Cons

    - Professional growth is slower than expected - Big company, big politics

    KPMG2019-08-27
  8. "Non-existent work-life balance"

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    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    -KPMG is a valuable name which helps a lot in future job prospects -Opens up a lot of doors -Decent compensation package

    Cons

    -Too much inter-departmental politics -Attitude to teach disappears during busy season -Non-existent work life balance -Efficiency is measured not by the work done but by how more hours you can work in 1 day

    KPMG2019-09-10
  9. "Need to be selfish"

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    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Montreal, QC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great clients, good opportunities to gather experience and exposure to large businesses.

    Cons

    You are on your own and have to make sure to take care of yourself as management will milk you dry.

    Advice to Management

    Take care and value your employees.

    KPMG2019-09-06
  10. "Kpmg"

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

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

    Pros

    Kpmg is a great place to work

    Cons

    Kpmg has no cons that I noticed

    Advice to Management

    Let’s do this!!!

    KPMG2019-08-21
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