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Decent Experience - Low Pay

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Former Employee - Associate
Former Employee - Associate

I worked at KPMG US full-time (More than a year)

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

Pros

Brand name employer, can learn a lot quickly (due to the long hours), people are generally hard workers, large company with experts in many disciplines, ability to change practices (although this could take several years).

Cons

No work/life balance, culture of staying until 10pm is pushed down by the Sr. Managers even when completely unnecessary, most of the talent leaves before making Manager leading to incompetence, extensive travel (even in audit). Salary + bonus is not on par with private industry (about 40% less in fact, until you make partner, then it evens up).

Advice to Management

Stop pushing 'face-time' and instead focus on results (particularly for fixed fee engagements), and people might stick around longer. Pay real bonuses to junior staff.

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  1. An ok experience. good start

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    Current Employee - Associate in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Associate in New York, NY

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Big 4 experience, networking. learning opportnities

    Cons

    No Work life Balance, very demanding but that's useful, bad compensation

    Advice to Management

    Bring more visibility, do not run like business and treat every employee equally.

  2. Corrupt senior management, limited career growth opportunities

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Associate - Advisory in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Associate - Advisory in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at KPMG US full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    great clients and good networking opportunities

    Cons

    corrupt upper management and limited career growth opportunities

    Advice to Management

    Start having your upper management take part in their engagements and the well-being of their staff

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