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KPMG Reviews

Updated 20 January, 2019
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  • "Heavy workload and long working hours" (in 1986 reviews)

  • "Work-Life balance seems a problem" (in 1911 reviews)

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  1. "Senior consultant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Montreal, QC
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice lifestyle - business development, exposure to senior management

    Cons

    Sometimes digg trough bad information, long hours

    Advice to Management

    Give more control on mandates


  2. "Sr Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    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

  3. "Great entry-level job"

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    • Senior Management
    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.


  4. "Sr. Accounting Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    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


  5. "Big 4 experience within expectation. No further issues noted."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Accountant in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Senior Accountant in Toronto, ON
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great peers, great managers if you're lucky. Staff are treated pretty well in comparison to other Big 4.

    Cons

    Work hard, typical of the public accounting industry.


  6. "Senior Accountant"

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

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

    Pros

    - People are great
    - Analytical type work

    Cons

    - Hours are long
    - Pay is minimal


  7. "Staff Accountant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant 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

    Big name company with career opportunities

    Cons

    No work-life balance due to workload

  8. "Great place to work at"

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    • 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


  9. "Good place for a junior data scientist"

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

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

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity to work on interesting projects across a wide variety of industries

    Cons

    Big company, can sometimes be very bureaucratic.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Senior consultant -iarcs"

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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

    Great learning experience
    Great room for growth

    Cons

    Long hours
    Partners don’t value staff