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Great place to jumpstart your career. Not too sure about the long run.

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Current Employee - Junior Associate in Irvine, CA
Current Employee - Junior Associate in Irvine, CA

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

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

Pros

Solid promotional path (Hierarchy: Junior Associate - Associate - Senior Associate - Manager- Managing Director - Partner). Good entry level compensation.

Cons

Rarely see managers, not much opportunity for mentorship. Little training... you learn as you go. Steep learning curve.

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  1. Equal amount of enjoyable and dreadful days.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
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    Current Employee - Audit Associate in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Audit Associate in Chicago, IL

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

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

    Pros

    More independence once you become a Senior. Flexibility.

    Cons

    Unpredictable hours during final audits. Work load can be based on how much the manager participates and takes on.

    Advice to Management

    Show all levels of staff respect, treat them with dignity, and don't push manager/partner tasks onto lower level employees. This creates an enjoyable environment where the team feels valued and respected and therefore will work harder and more efficiently.


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    Poor Management and lack of leadership.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate - Advisory in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Associate - Advisory in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at KPMG US full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    As a place to begin your career: training, prestige, and experience

    Cons

    Unqualified management, repetitive work, petty and dishonest behavior.

    You must conform to their way of thinking or are considered a threat.

    Racist and sexist.

    Advice to Management

    Figure out what your doing. Develop a plan and stop playing reactionary catch-up with competitors.

    Question: How do you feel about being considered (by some) #5 out of the Big Four (note - some publications rated Grant Thorton higher) in the US.


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