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EY Reviews

Updated January 29, 2015
Updated January 29, 2015
5,106 Reviews
3.7
5,106 Reviews
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Review Highlights

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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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Truly building a better working world while offering employees flexiblity and the ability to learn a ton!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at EY full-time

    Pros

    - Flexibility in work arrangements and vacation time/company holidays
    - Benefits include $500 reimbursements on gym fees, equipment.
    - One word: PENSION
    - Challenging work, learning environment where they support certifications, classes, etc.
    - Growing practices (like PI - strategy) offer access to leadership and shorter path to partnership (no hand outs though, you have prove your worth)

    Cons

    Not a bad thing, but Vision 2020 has some hefty goals so heavy focus on meeting them

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great Place to Work

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

    I have been working at EY

    Pros

    Excellent place to start a career for anyone in this industry

    Cons

    I don't have any negative reviews

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great company to work for!

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

    I have been working at EY

    Pros

    They really care abou their employees and clients.

    Cons

    If you do not want to travel much, this job position would not suit you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    FSO Tax Intern

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Intern in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at EY

    Pros

    A lot of exposure to clients and relatively good pay out of school. Switching groups can be easy if you voice out to management.

    Cons

    Hours can be tedious at times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide better incentives like bonuses.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Great company to work fo

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

    I have been working at EY

    Pros

    people, location, personal growth, trainings, flex hours

    Cons

    salary and bonuses are not as competitive as in the other firms

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    EY was a great place to start work.

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

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

    Pros

    People are caring and the environment is nurturing. You will be trained and you know your career path very well.

    Cons

    Salary is not as good as in consulting firms.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Easy to communicate.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good Overall Experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assurance Intern in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Assurance Intern in Dallas, TX

    I worked at EY as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Good overtime pay
    Good networking
    Great place to learn accounting and many business aspects

    Cons

    Restricted to sitting in front of computer all day
    Busy season could get hard to deal with

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9.  

    Great Learning Experience

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

    I have been working at EY

    Pros

    -coworkers were great and easy to be around for long hours
    -training programs were extremely useful

    Cons

    -busy season can be overwhelming
    -trouble maintaining work-life balance

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Lots of Opportunities for those who work hard

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at EY

    Pros

    Great company values and everyone who works for the firm is very smart. There are so many ways to progress your career and so many niche areas to become involved in. A world of opportunities

    Cons

    Work life balance can be hard to manage and certain sectors will travel a lot (up to 100%) but this is based off your decisions and goals

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase in technology and more perks would be great

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great company with meaningful, challenging work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - TAS Senior Manager in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - TAS Senior Manager in Chicago, IL

    I worked at EY

    Pros

    Great benefits - healthcare, family leave, etc. Lots of autonomy to drive projects and results, interact with clients, etc. Lots of leadership opportunities both on projects and through special interest groups. Great urban locations, although you will be traveling to client sites regularly.

    Cons

    Work/life balance is sometimes challenged, compensation is slightly below market rates. Office culture is friendly, motivating and professional

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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