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PwC Employee Reviews about "work environment"

Updated Jan 8, 2020

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  1. "Great way to kickstart your career."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Experienced Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fast paced work environment. People are incredible friendly and invested in your personal development. A lot of learning opportunities.

    Cons

    The work is demanding in terms of hours so you will work long hours and on the weekends during busy season. you don't get compensated for the extra hours put in since they are the expectations in the Big4.

    PwC2019-09-11
  2. "Risk management"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work environment, exposure to senior management

    Cons

    Multiple activities, very political, no much work life balance

    PwC2019-10-16
  3. "Great place to learn"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    -Fast-paced working environment -Ample opportunities to learn more about your field and put into practice -Ability to transfer to different departments to try new line of work and build on skills

    Cons

    -During busy periods, expect to work LONG hours

    PwC2019-06-23
  4. "A good first professional experience"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Summer Analyst in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at PwC for less than a year

    Pros

    You are being treated in a very professional way and given an agreeable working environment even if you are only an intern.

    Cons

    Acceeding to your superiors can be hard.

    PwC2019-06-19
  5. "PwC Assurance Associate Intern"

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    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Assurance Associate in Toronto, ON

    I worked at PwC for less than a year

    Pros

    Good working environment, lots of socials, ability to advance fairly quickly

    Cons

    Below-average pay, long hours in the full-time position.

    PwC2018-11-18
  6. "Manager"

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

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

    Pros

    Good experience, work-life balance, collaborative work environment, challenging work with lots of stretch opportunities

    Cons

    Lower than average industry pay, employee retention, usually considered a stepping stone to leave and move on

    Advice to Management

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    PwC2018-03-23
  7. "Senior Associate"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good accounting experience Young work environment

    Cons

    Long hours during busy season

    Advice to Management

    Hire more employees to manage workload

    PwC2017-11-12
  8. "Senior Associate, Financial Services"

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

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

    Pros

    -Dynamic work environment -Front-facing client experience -Your experience is largely what you make of it - those who seek opportunity can stand out, develop quickly

    Cons

    -Cost cutting is a big push, particularly in the audit sector due to slow revenue growth -Can be difficult to get administrative matters dealt with, due to large internal firm services function

    Advice to Management

    Moving salaries without providing any warning to staff can result dissent

    PwC2017-10-24
  9. "Director"

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    Current Employee - Director in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Dynamic work environment, flexible working hours.

    Cons

    Need to keep high performance

    PwC2017-08-21
  10. "Senior Associate"

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    Audit Senior in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at PwC for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Brand name Fairly flexible working environment

    Cons

    no work life balance Varying degree of professionalism

    PwC2017-08-01
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