EY Reviews

Updated July 1, 2015
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  1. Excellent Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Los Angeles, CA

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

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

    Pros

    Great experience so far, Exponential learning curve

    Cons

    Can be tedious at times and very long hours


  2. Just OK

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Assurance II in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Assurance II in Los Angeles, CA

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great to have on your resume

    Cons

    Low pay and no over time


  3. Large organization with flexibility

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Transaction Advisory Services Staff in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Transaction Advisory Services Staff in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at EY full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

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

    Cons

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


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  5. strong people culture and fast track for upward mobility

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Irvine, CA

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

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

    Pros

    high flexibility, great people, lots of career advancement opportunities

    Cons

    difficult to make partner and executive level positions

    Advice to Management

    none


  6. Great Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at EY full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

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

    Cons

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


  7. Challenging work but supportive colleagues

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at EY full-time (More than 10 years)

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

    Pros

    Technically challenging project work and stimulating technical problems.

    Cons

    Administrative micro-management; lacking leadership in some practice areas

    Advice to Management

    Manage better by measuring and micro-managing less


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

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at EY full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Their HR policies are very good.

    Cons

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

    Advice to Management

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


  9. Helpful (1)

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

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Advisory Intern, Risk in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Advisory Intern, Risk in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at EY part-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

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

    Cons

    The work is very repetitive

    Advice to Management

    Let employees be more creative. And Orlando is a waste


  10. Be prepared to be challenged without much time to learn

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at EY full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Job 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.

    Cons

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

    Advice to Management

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


  11. Helpful (1)

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

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Associate in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at EY full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Work-life balance, very boring work.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more people so less people quit due to being overworked.



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