Doeren Mayhew Reviews

Updated February 14, 2015
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  1. Hostile Enviornment

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Doeren Mayhew full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    (Houston, TX) Firm offers a lot of flexibility related to where and when you work. Great location and hours. Office building is very nice.

    Cons

    To many employees coming and going. It's like a revolving door, you never know who is going to leave tomorrow. No structured training for employees, lack of diversity, horrible management, and hostile environment!!!

    Advice to Management

    Restructure Managers, and Assessment of Their Performance! Change Culture!!!

  2. Helpful (2)

    It's public accounting

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Troy, MI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Troy, MI

    I worked at Doeren Mayhew full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Doeren Mayhew provides employees with opportunities to work with clients in a variety of industries. Training and continuing professional education is offered in house and externally. After-work firm sponsored events are generally enjoyable.

    Cons

    Work-life balance is lacking and the client always comes first. Hours are extremely long and management encourages staff to work as many hours as possible during busy times of the year.

  3. Helpful (1)

    company review

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    Current Employee - Programmer in Troy, MI
    Current Employee - Programmer in Troy, MI

    I have been working at Doeren Mayhew

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    center location, close to my home, friendly environment, new technology

    Cons

    too many company rules and restrictions

    Advice to Management

    none

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  5. Helpful (1)

    Houston Doeren,Proceed with extreme caution. Troy is great but they do ot interact

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    Current Employee - Director in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Director in Houston, TX

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    There are some nice staff folks in Houston. If you are in ""in the club""meaning you may make partner then you do get training.

    Cons

    The just lost their whole sales team, so expect to have to eat what you kill and be the sales arm too since they treated the top notch business development team horribly. Hardly the bare minimum on holidays, cheap cheap cheap, they don't pay well. Upper management holds the purse strings and the purse is in his pocket always. Two mergers just happened and its a 3 way disaster. Many have exited , its all about the numbers and billings . Your bonus wont be what you hoped

    Advice to Management

    Your reputation is getting out there and its not good

  6. Helpful (1)

    Not a bad place I guess

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Doeren Mayhew

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Staff level employees are good

    Cons

    Owners are not as good

  7. Helpful (2)

    Ive seen multiple firms and Doeren stands out

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Troy, MI
    Current Employee - Manager in Troy, MI

    I have been working at Doeren Mayhew full-time (More than 8 years)

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

    Pros

    - Banked overtime is the TRUE work/life balance. Many firms pretend to give work/life balance but the banked overtime lets you take cash or paid vacation for EVERY hour over 40.
    - Huge growth
    - One office means you get to know and work for all of the partners and be reviewed at year end by people who know you.
    - Get your own cubes instead of hoteling. feel at home at the office.

    Cons

    - No SEC work, but who wants SOX compliance anyway
    - High insurance costs

    Advice to Management

    Doing great for the industry you are in. Keep the banked overtime.

  8. Helpful (3)

    Great building block for a career in accounting

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Auditor in Troy, MI
    Current Employee - Auditor in Troy, MI

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

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great team atmosphere professionally and personally
    Banked overtime system that allows extra compensation for busy season hours
    Great team building events
    Mostly local travel
    Open door policy

    Cons

    No SEC exposure which limits attractiveness to future SEC Reporting employers
    No Structured Job Staffing which puts you at the mercy of the politics game

    Advice to Management

    Work on rotating employees among different managers and partners for a better employee experience and more exposure for the employee.

  9. Helpful (1)

    Fantastic

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Troy, MI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Troy, MI

    I have been working at Doeren Mayhew

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

    Pros

    Very smart and innovative people. Cannot help but be engulfed by the postive atmosphere that permeates throughout the building. Also have an excellent work-life balance compared to other accounting firms.

    Cons

    Heavy responsibility can be put on your shoulders at an early stage. This can stress some employees out.

    Advice to Management

    Branch out and expand with recruiting! Students and professionals will want to come with more knowledge of the firm.

  10. Helpful (2)

    Great place to work

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Troy, MI
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Troy, MI

    I have been working at Doeren Mayhew full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Relatively small office, yet large enough variety of types of client that ensures your job will not become overly repetitive.

    Cons

    Only 2 locations total - doesn't provide much opportunity for career growth or relocation if desired. Not many internal training opportunites available.

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