EY Reviews

Updated August 25, 2014
Updated August 25, 2014
4,359 Reviews

3.7
4,359 Reviews
Rating Trends

Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
EY Global Chairman and CEO Mark Weinberger
Mark Weinberger
659 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Policies on flexible-working supports the principle of a work-life balance (in 199 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 582 reviews)

  • Same cons as working at any consulting firm -- you will be work long hours (in 634 reviews)

More Highlights

Employee Reviews

Sort: Popular Rating Date
  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Positive.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Director  in  Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at EY full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good work life balance, lots of time off. Many opportunities

    Cons

    Low salary, can take time to develop your network

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    better pay / raises, for non client serving professionals

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great experience

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

    I worked at EY as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Loved the flexibility. If I want to to home on a Friday at 2 I can make up for it next Monday at 8. It's very deadline oriented, so it's important to manage your time. Pay is good, benefits are great, and the people are friendly. The culture is truely an inclusive one. They don't have "diversity targets", rather hire people they feel are qualified and everyone seems to treat each other with respect.

    Cons

    Long hours sometimes, but you just gotta manage your time well and know when to say no to people.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Good job

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    FSO Advisory - Staff

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Advisory Staff  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Advisory Staff in New York, NY

    I have been working at EY full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    People oriented, quality oriented, great reputation,partners are very interested in investing in their people, inherently bad performers are shown the door and inherently good workers are taught to make it to the next floor

    Cons

    Can easily end up working a lot

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep it up!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  4. We want your feedback – Are these company reviews helpful to you?  Yes | No
  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Overall great first job

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Recruiting Operations Administrator  in  Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Recruiting Operations Administrator in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at EY full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    EY is a strong, stable company. Yes, work/life balance may be a challenge at times, but I am always proud to say that I work for this firm. I believe EY truly cares about its people, and the culture is overall very positive and inclusive. If you work hard and have a positive outlook, your efforts will be rewarded and/or recognized. As an entry level employee, I am consistently treated with respect by coworkers of all levels.

    Cons

    Long hours, heavy work load, environment can feel overly competitve at times.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Work hard, get rewarded

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

    I have been working at EY full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Candid office culture, great co workers, good learning environment for starting a career in consulting

    Cons

    Working overtime is the norm

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Set client expectations immediately and stick to them. Do not burn your teams out with unrealistic asks and deadlines

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great work life balance

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - International Tax Manager  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - International Tax Manager in New York, NY

    I have been working at EY full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The people, interesting work, ability to manage your own career

    Cons

    Slightly below market pay. You have to actively make sure you are paid fairly.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote talent, not years of service

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    staff

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at EY

    Pros

    great people, flexible work environment

    Cons

    low compensation relative to workload, lack of incentive

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    more incentives

  9.  

    EY

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

    I have been working at EY full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    They have great clients and their name carries a lot of weight in Atlanta

    Cons

    The people there don't work well together. There are no incentives to work together.

  10.  

    Great experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assurance Staff  in  Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Assurance Staff in Detroit, MI

    I have been working at EY full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    EY is a Global company, so I was able to work for 5 weeks in London during my internship.

    Cons

    Long hours during busy season.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Intern

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

    I worked at EY

    Pros

    Very awesome people
    Exciting environment
    Great Training

    Cons

    Hours can be long
    I enjoyed everything else

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

Worked for EY? Contribute to the Community!

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.