EY Reviews

Updated September 30, 2014
Updated September 30, 2014
4,524 Reviews
3.7
4,524 Reviews
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EY Global Chairman and CEO Mark Weinberger
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Policies on flexible-working supports the principle of a work-life balance (in 225 reviews)

  • it's a good place to start your career (max 3 yrs) or good if you have a family (in 103 reviews)


Cons
  • very poor work life balance; not enough staff to meet client needs; quite political (in 640 reviews)

  • Same cons as working at any consulting firm -- you will be work long hours (in 681 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great company to work for

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - IT Risk and Assurance Staff  in  San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - IT Risk and Assurance Staff in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at EY as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Great teams, people, and environment.

    Cons

    You work the ocassional long hours.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great Place to Start

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Great Pay, Great Training Opportuinities, allows for leadership and personal growth. Love the people culture and extensive opportunities available that helps in personal growth as well as career growth. As a global firm, it gives me the opportunity

    Cons

    Can be disorganized depending on the project. Two people from the same company in the same department with the same credentials at the same level can have two completely different experiences based on the projects that they are asssigned to.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Not All Curn

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Auditor  in  Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Auditor in Seattle, WA

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

    Pros

    Exposure
    Corporate Card
    Location
    Travel
    Beautiful and Intelligent People

    Cons

    Long Hours
    Parking
    Cublical Space
    Morning Meetings
    Airport Security

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what you are doing. Excellent place to work

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Tax Associate

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Tax Staff
    Current Employee - Tax Staff

    I have been working at EY full-time

    Pros

    Highly technical development of younger employees

    Cons

    Will eat up your life if you let it

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Excellent Working Experience at EY

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Audit Senior III  in  Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Audit Senior III in Cincinnati, OH

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

    Pros

    Good company culture and working environment

    Cons

    Long working hours and heavy workloads

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    great place to start your career

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    people first culture with exciting people to work with

    Cons

    management is not always qualified for what they do

  8.  

    EY

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at EY

    Pros

    Life balance and benefits. Quality.

    Cons

    None. I have enjoyed EY for over 15 years.

  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Amazing learning experience. Great people.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Audit Senior Manager  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Audit Senior Manager in New York, NY

    I have been working at EY full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    EY has International career opportunities.

    Cons

    EY is a high performance environment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep engaging our people at the firm.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 3 people found this helpful  

    FSO Advisory - Staff

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Advisory Staff  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Advisory Staff in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    People oriented, quality oriented, great reputation,partners are very interested in investing in their people, inherently bad performers are shown the door and inherently good workers are taught to make it to the next floor

    Cons

    Can easily end up working a lot

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep it up!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assurance Staff  in  Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Assurance Staff in Detroit, MI

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

    Pros

    EY is a Global company, so I was able to work for 5 weeks in London during my internship.

    Cons

    Long hours during busy season.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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