A.F.Ferguson & Co. Reviews

Updated May 1, 2015
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  1. It is a great but tough learning experience.

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supervising Senior in Karāchi (Pakistan)
    Current Employee - Supervising Senior in Karāchi (Pakistan)

    I have been working at A.F.Ferguson & Co. full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    We have to deal with top professionals and clients who are industry leaders. Moreover you have to remain updated of all recent economic, acedamic and regulatory / legal developments.

    Cons

    You have to face immense work pressure coupled with long hours (at times more than 105 hours a week) in order to meet deadlines.

    Advice to Management

    The management should emphasise on employee development and satisfaction to ensure retention


  2. Review of Pwc Pakistan

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in Islamabad, Islamabad (Pakistan)
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in Islamabad, Islamabad (Pakistan)

    I have been working at A.F.Ferguson & Co. full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great opportunities to learn from seasoned business leaders with strong business acumen and great ethical heritage

    Cons

    Working environment is dominated by Chartered Accountants

    Advice to Management

    Try to diversify workforce keeping in view market dynamics


  3. It was a great experience working at A.F.Ferguson & Co.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at A.F.Ferguson & Co.

    Pros

    Healthy working environment and great learning opportunities.

    Cons

    Communicating with different clients and teams. Maintaining work and personal life balance.


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  5. Ferguson has the best and efficient work force.

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Consultant II in Karāchi (Pakistan)
    Current Employee - Assistant Consultant II in Karāchi (Pakistan)

    I have been working at A.F.Ferguson & Co. full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    The company offers a friendly and supportive environment, with massive learning opportunities.

    Cons

    Challenging, tough environment, the company expects you to be up to the mark.


  6. Being the biggest firm in Pakistan and a member firm of PwC, It was a good learning experience for me.

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Audit Senior in Karāchi (Pakistan)
    Current Employee - Audit Senior in Karāchi (Pakistan)

    I have been working at A.F.Ferguson & Co. full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    A.F.F has a diversified client portfolio because of which an individual gets to understand a wide range of businesses and industries.

    Cons

    The work-life balance at times does gets disturb.


  7. Good experience

    Current Employee - Audit Associate in Lahore (Pakistan)
    Current Employee - Audit Associate in Lahore (Pakistan)

    I have been working at A.F.Ferguson & Co. full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Friendly, professional work environment with a lot of grooming oppurtunities

    Cons

    have to work long hours, and meet short deadlines


  8. Learning but very hectic. No work/life balance

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Karachi (Bolivia)
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Karachi (Bolivia)

    I have been working at A.F.Ferguson & Co. full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    - Biggest firm of the country
    - Excellent clients
    - Solid methodology

    Cons

    - No work/life balance
    - Low salaries
    - Poor HR department

    Advice to Management

    improve hr department and make your policies known. And need to review remuneration packages annually.


  9. Extemely professional in the best learning environment

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at A.F.Ferguson & Co.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Growth to highest point in my career
    Best learning environment
    Completing assignments with strict deadlines
    Leadership skills in pressure environment

    Cons

    Resource Crunch with respect to Human Resources. Technology outdated. Extra curricular activities for the staff should be increased.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up to expanding with best human as well as technological resources


  10. A Chartered Accountant's window into the corporate world. The best exposure at the start of the career.

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Supervising Senior in Karāchi (Pakistan)
    Former Employee - Supervising Senior in Karāchi (Pakistan)

    I worked at A.F.Ferguson & Co. full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Affiliation with the top professional services firm in the world.
    Being trained by the best chartered accountants in the country.
    Learning the best practices of how the business is done.
    Learning and application of accounting standards, auditing standards, corporate and tax laws.

    Cons

    It becomes very difficult to juggle personal and professional lives with long working hours. The compensation during the training period is minimal and a major source of dissatisfaction

    Advice to Management

    Increase the compensation provided to trainees.
    Manage the workloads of employees through better planning within the firm and laying down the ground rules with the clients.


  11. Supervising Senior

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supervising Senior in Karāchi (Pakistan)
    Current Employee - Supervising Senior in Karāchi (Pakistan)

    I have been working at A.F.Ferguson & Co. full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    best work environment and culture

    Cons

    lower salary but still manageable



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