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Great company and culture for those who want to become accounts

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Former Employee - Audit Associate in Irvine, CA
Former Employee - Audit Associate in Irvine, CA

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

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Awesome training, great people and family like atmosphere. They also have a great list of clients and if you speak up you will get a chance to work on your desired clients. The pay is not bad for an entry level job and the brand speaks for itself in the accounting world. 5 Weeks PTO!

Cons

Hours are pretty bad for 7-9 months out of the year but that depends on your schedule. Work gets pretty redundant and dry after a while. No opportunity for creativity. You are like a robot copying prior year workpapers.

Advice to Management

Pay more attention to work life balance. If you continue to get new clients, you should hire more people accordingly so that people aren't constantly overworked.

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  1. Rewarding

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

    I worked at KPMG US

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

    Pros

    Great trainings and stepping stone

    Cons

    Payscale is lower end among Big 4 and less flexible

    Advice to Management

    Firm's senior management strategies do not always play and communicated straight into actions taken by partners


  2. Fantastic network of capable professionals

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at KPMG US full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Advisory practice is filled with talented folks. Reputation allows for trusted advisory relationship with key clients and often on the short list for calls when opportunities present themselves.

    Cons

    The travel aspect is less than optimal...utilization often trumps efforts to staff locally

    Advice to Management

    Consistency in applying criteria for promotion across functions / practices would result in less turnover


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