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Excellent Company

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

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

Pros

Ernst & Young is a great company to learn and grow as an audit professional. The training is excellent, there are many opportunities to travel (or remain local if that's your preference) and they have an excellent PTO policy.

Cons

The mentor/mentee dynamic could be better. Counselors are not always available to discuss your improvement and progress within the firm.

Additionally, you can get pigeon-holed into serving on one client for most of the year indifferent to your desires. Once an engagement has developed and refined your audit skills they are hard pressed to give up your time to other EY teams.

Although the benefits clearly outweigh the costs please understand "Big 4" firms have an abnormally high attrition rate. They work hard, they play hard. If you're not up for the challenge you probably should consider other options.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Provide feedback to personnel more timely.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
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    Quality in everything you do!!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Advance Analyst in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Advance Analyst in Indianapolis, IN

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

    Pros

    culture & the work atmosphere is good.

    Cons

    loaddza work & it gets onto you at times

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great experience !! Loved working at Ernst & Young

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

    I worked at EY full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Very smart people
    - Partners are interested in development of staff
    - overall atmosphere was very conducive to growth and development
    - great people
    - great flexibility
    - great location for the NYC office
    - use of latest technology

    Cons

    - hours can be long
    - no bonus for all
    - there could be a lot of travel depending on your role and client

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Consider increasing base salaries or adding a meaningful bonus component for all

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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