Carr Riggs & Ingram

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Carr Riggs & Ingram Reviews

Updated December 15, 2014
Updated December 15, 2014
15 Reviews
4.2
15 Reviews
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  1.  

    Merging like crazy

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Carr Riggs & Ingram full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Has great visions for the "one firm concept

    Cons

    Implementation is very slow and painful, lacks follow through

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make changes necessary and move forward, piece-mealing one change at a time is a constant blow by blow.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Very solid company that does a very great job standing behind their product

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Austin, TX

    I worked at Carr Riggs & Ingram full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great pay -- great people. Everyone who works here is fun to be around and overall a very supportive environment. I would definitely recommend.

    Cons

    They will work you to the bone during tax season... but that's not always a bad thing - its good to work hard. Work-life balance around the deadline times can be stressful but that is the nature of the business.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Love on your employees more.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    My best job experience to date!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Accountant in Nashville, TN
    Current Employee - Senior Accountant in Nashville, TN

    I have been working at Carr Riggs & Ingram full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    The people you get to work with are wonderful. At CRI you feel valued as a person and as an employee. The owners are very kind and understanding.

    Cons

    Some of the software systems implemented by corporate are cumbersome.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great Place to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Carr Riggs & Ingram full-time

    Pros

    Challenging work and opportunity for advancement

    Cons

    No formal training program

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Good Company, Needs Modernizing of Business Culture and Greater Focus on Morale

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Austin, TX

    I worked at Carr Riggs & Ingram part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Some opportunities for advancement, lots of challenging work, opportunities for advanced training, strong company, salary compensation is pretty good

    Cons

    Work-life balance can be poor at times, a culture of "need to work 7 days a week around the clock" not because the work demands it, but because its what's expected of the employees. This is only during tax season though and work does pick up, so it will get busy. Also, there could be a greater focus on staff morale.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider modernizing your business culture a little. Need to show greater appreciation of staff when placing high demands on them. A paycheck to an employee gets you the deliverables you expect....a paycheck to an employee and a showing of appreciation gets you the deliverables you desire.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Not just another staff

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Carr Riggs & Ingram full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Partners and Managers work to develop employees in areas that they would like to work, and don't view their staff as just another person to get the work done. You really feel like you are part of the team. There is also excellent opportunity for advancement.

    Cons

    Corporate initiatives are not always rolled out timely.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire more corporate staff so as the firm is growing the administrative items can get accomplished timely.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Intern

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    Former Employee - Intern in Destin, FL
    Former Employee - Intern in Destin, FL

    I worked at Carr Riggs & Ingram part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    The biggest regional CPA company

    Cons

    No training, ignorance, no attention

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Add more training

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Not the best career choice

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Staff Accountant in Niceville, FL
    Former Employee - Staff Accountant in Niceville, FL

    I worked at Carr Riggs & Ingram full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    CRI offers great benefits, most office staff are great to work with, and work hours outside of tax season can be good.

    Cons

    Learning and mentoring are not utilized in employee development. The environment is highly competitive and not team oriented.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Great firm, great people.

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Nashville, TN
    Current Employee - Manager in Nashville, TN

    I have been working at Carr Riggs & Ingram full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    I enjoy working with the highly competent team at CRI.

    Cons

    Technology infrastructure has not kept up with the company growth.

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

    I love it here

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Carr Riggs & Ingram full-time

    Pros

    Awesome coworkers, good mix of clients from different industries, hours not as long during busy season as most CPA firms, benefits package is nice, dinner provided everyday during busy season, good evaluation process

    Cons

    I work in the Houston office and we were recently acquired by CRI. Corporate has rolled out new audit procedures but provide very little guidance and creates different interpretations throughout the office of how to implement a process. Otherwise no cons

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide more guidance to each office about CRI policies and procedures

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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