EY Reviews

Updated April 26, 2015
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Pros
  • Policies on flexible-working supports the principle of a work-life balance (in 243 reviews)

  • it's a good place to start your career (max 3 yrs) or good if you have a family (in 106 reviews)

Cons
  • very poor work life balance; not enough staff to meet client needs; quite political (in 701 reviews)

  • Same cons as working at any consulting firm -- you will be work long hours (in 734 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (1)

    Great experience in short time.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at EY

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

    Pros

    Great culture. People are amazing.

    Cons

    Work/life balance is lacking in some cases

    Advice to Management

    Empower employees to further improve processes. Remove internal company politics.

  2. Fasted pace environment not for the weary

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    Current Employee - Account Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Account Manager in New York, NY

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, intelligent co-workers, flexibility

    Cons

    occasional long hours, heavy workload, high levels of reporting

    Advice to Management

    keep seeking ways to reward high performers

  3. Assurance Intern

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melrose, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melrose, MA

    I worked at EY (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great group of people to work with!

    Cons

    Annoying to switch desks every day

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  5. Assistant Director

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    Current Employee - Assistant Director in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Current Employee - Assistant Director in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

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

    Pros

    Entrepreneurial, global and one of the best in class.

    Cons

    Not integrated among all levels.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on sectors rather than service lines so as to differentiate.

  6. Great Learning Experience

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at EY

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

    Pros

    -Fast promotion (if are willing to work hard)
    -Fastest growing of the Big4 companies
    -Excellent learning opportunities
    -Friendly culture and positive working enviroment

    Cons

    -Long hours (not only during busy season but throughout the entire year)
    -Too many qualified executive leave
    -Promotions are not always fair

  7. it is a fantastic place

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    Former Employee - Trainess in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Trainess in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at EY (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    it really challenges you to push yourself and develop your potential. an amazing work environment.

    Cons

    cant really think of any yet.

  8. Manager

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at EY full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Challenging work
    Opportunity for growth and advancement
    Great office location overlooking OC
    Good training and development
    Positive culture not too political

    Cons

    Compensation is average
    Benefits are also not that great
    Can be a status quo environment, not willing to try new and creative solutions.

    Advice to Management

    Seek ideas from middle and lower levels of the organization.
    Allow for situational leadership rather than one size fits all

  9. A rewarding employer!

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at EY full-time

    Pros

    Great learning curve as the firm has clients across all the industries. The workplace environment is very refreshing. The audit partners and managers are very helpful.

    Cons

    There is always room for improvement in any organisation and EY's continuous strive to develop and better its relationships with clients is the way to go.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the standards. EY is a big name and indeed you people are doing good to maintain its stake and reputation in the market. Cheers.

  10. Senior Risk Advisory

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at EY full-time

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Company's culture, quality of people, different assignments

    Cons

    No market in the south florida region

  11. God's grace to work with EY

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    Current Employee - Delivery Manager in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Delivery Manager in Bangalore (India)

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

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

    Pros

    Excellent Work Culture. Should be the blessed one, smart to work with EY. Once entered won't feel like quitting, unless until u have some personal un-adjustable commitments.

    Cons

    There are no such cons Have experienced. If you are smart you will succeed.

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