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Lots of opportunity unclear leadership

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Director in Montvale, NJ
Current Employee - Director in Montvale, NJ

I have been working at KPMG US full-time (More than 10 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Opportunity, benefits, flexibility, genuinely good people and a generally supportive work environment -- they are really trying to move ahead of the competition and doing a lot of around high performance, employer of choice, to get there -- it is a supportive culture

Cons

A great deal of shifting around in the international space, doesn't really affect the US firm but if you're working in any capacity that touches on global you will be driven crazy by changes in direction, constant addition of responsibility with no commensure increase in compensation, constant need for consensus in decision making slows us down and makes it very difficult to make progress -- worklife balance? what's that?

Advice to Management

Either decide to be a federation of independent member firms and forget trying to have a global organization OR create a real global organization with decisionmaking capabilities

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Rash of Direct Entry Partners is killing the culture

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

    I have been working at KPMG US full-time

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

    Pros

    Smart people, great projects, good opportunities for those starting out. Excellent brand and great clients.

    Cons

    Leadership wants to be Accenture, stop trying, be good at what you are good at... Also, insane org structure leads to fragmented teams, and a culture of charge-ability at all costs

    Advice to Management

    Stop DE hiring, kills the culture, kills opportunity for everyone. Stop trying to chase profit above all, and actually be good at something that someone else hasn't beaten you to it..


  2. Great exit opportunities

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Guaranteed promotion, lots of personal time and a flexible schedule, learn quickly, good exposure to a variety of businesses and senior management.

    Cons

    No ability to reward top performers, long hours, difficult horizontal movement into different files, pay is low for hours over all.

    Advice to Management

    Compensation for top performers, ability to identify and provide opportunities to hard workers. Better compensation overall.


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