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EY Reviews in Los Angeles, CA

Updated Jun 16, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.6 97 reviews

100% Approve of the CEO

EY Global Chairman and CEO Mark Weinberger

Mark Weinberger

(14 ratings)

81% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Policies on flexible-working supports the principle of a work-life balance(in 197 reviews)

  • it's a good place to start your career (max 3 yrs) or good if you have a family(in 98 reviews)


Cons
  • very poor work life balance; not enough staff to meet client needs; quite political(in 577 reviews)

  • Same cons as working at any consulting firm -- you will be work long hours(in 625 reviews)

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    Just OK

    Senior Assurance II (Current Employee) Los Angeles, CA

    ProsGreat to have on your resume

    ConsLow pay and no over time

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Challenging work but supportive colleagues

    Senior Manager (Current Employee) Los Angeles, CA

    ProsTechnically challenging project work and stimulating technical problems.

    ConsAdministrative micro-management; lacking leadership in some practice areas

    Advice to Senior ManagementManage better by measuring and micro-managing less

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Large organization with flexibility

    Transaction Advisory Services Staff (Current Employee) Los Angeles, CA

    ProsGreat flexibility, good corporate culture, large organization with structured development track

    ConsToo big--not much interaction with other departments. Very seasonal work load.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    strong people culture and fast track for upward mobility

    Senior Manager (Current Employee) Irvine, CA

    Proshigh flexibility, great people, lots of career advancement opportunities

    Consdifficult to make partner and executive level positions

    Advice to Senior Managementnone

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great Company

    Senior Consultant (Current Employee) Los Angeles, CA

    ProsThe lifestyle is great for those that love travelling and working in a fast pace, challenging environment. The training is also excellent.

    ConsThe engagement opportunities are difficult to find if you do not have a strong personal network.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    It's hard to advance unless you have someone taking you under their wing.

    Senior Associate (Former Employee) Los Angeles, CA

    ProsTheir HR policies are very good.

    ConsThe salary and work life balance are points they can improve on.

    Advice to Senior ManagementThey had a lot of turnover this past year. If they want to keep their employees, they have to pay more.

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    Accounting focus pervades entire company. I worked in advisory services, risk. I felt deceived regarding my work

    Advisory Intern, Risk (Former Employee) Los Angeles, CA

    ProsThey are nice and the work isn't too hard. They took it easy

    ConsThe work is very repetitive

    Advice to Senior ManagementLet employees be more creative. And Orlando is a waste

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Be prepared to be challenged without much time to learn

    Staff Accountant (Current Employee) Los Angeles, CA

    ProsJob security, good reputation in the accounting field, smart people in your age group and Company perks such as getting VIP access to sporting events if you are on right teams.

    ConsLong hours, no predictability with your schedule, no work-life balance, and boring

    Advice to Senior ManagementHire more people and stop working people to death until they quit. More people suffer because their team members quit!

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place to begin a career, however, if it's not for you, get out.

    Associate (Current Employee) Los Angeles, CA

    ProsCompetitive salary, great benefits, good way to learn a lot about different businesses.

    ConsWork-life balance, very boring work.

    Advice to Senior ManagementHire more people so less people quit due to being overworked.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place to start your career

    Tax Director (Current Employee) Glendale, CA

    ProsOpportunity to learn and work with clients from various industries and sectors

    ConsPromotion to partner is very difficult to achieve.

    Advice to Senior ManagementN/A

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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