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87% Approve of the CEO

KPMG Chairman & CEO John B. Veihmeyer

John B. Veihmeyer

(577 ratings)

50% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Challenging, rewarding

Tax Associate (Current Employee)
Manchester, England (UK)

I have been working at KPMG

ProsGood atmosphere, down to earth compared to other big 4 firms. Doing tax you get to do the CA and CTA at once.

ConsFeel I am worth more than I'm paid as a trainee.

Advice to Senior Managementnanan

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Graduate Entry level in Consumer Markets audit division.

Audit Assistant (Former Employee)
Manchester, England (UK)

I worked at KPMG

ProsThe chance to do accounting qualification whilst being paid and working. Gain exposure to a range of clients in different industries and the chance to meet different people working at different professional levels at those client companies. Also have a good network of colleagues at same level as you in the firm but also mix with all levels and there is a friendly and relaxed atmosphere so that there is no real division between partners and other employees.

ConsThe work can become mundane as the challenge does peak. Worst though is that you do the same audits every year and the opportunities to see other companies ends. And there is no choice in what companies you therefore come to "specialize" in.

Advice to Senior ManagementTo take more of an active interest in the backgrounds of the new employees and allow them exposure to clients they want to work on (ie give them a choice). This will enhance their performance too.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Fine if you willing to suck up to management

Assistant Manager (Current Employee)
Manchester, England (UK)

I have been working at KPMG

Pros- looks good on CV
- large organisation, glabal presence, multi-disciplinary

Cons- popularity contest
- management don't live the "values" of KPMG
- NO DIVERSITY at all. I work in the pensions team and it is non-existent
- pay not the best
- long hours and no appreciation from management

Advice to Senior ManagementLook after your people first and they will look after the business!

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Not good for an Internship

Summer Intern (Former Employee)
Manchester, England (UK)

I worked at KPMG

ProsSuperficially looks good on my CV
Lunch allowance
Given holidays which can be paid back if not used
Lots of other interns in this office

ConsThe department seemed surprised to have two interns and did not have enough work for either of us. On a few occassions I arrived at 9am and was not given work (despite asking repeatedly) until 4pm. Was actually advised to read the business section on BBC news on numerous occassions.
Major problem seemed to be that employees were very promotion focused and hence did not want to share work such that they could gain full credit for the task.

Looks like an okay place to do a grad scheme, but definately avoid the internship programme

Advice to Senior ManagementDefine the internship programme and the role of the interns in the company
Listen when complaints are made as to lack of work

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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KPMG - a solid start to your career

Analyst (Current Employee)
Manchester, England (UK)

I have been working at KPMG

ProsOffers ACA training to become qualified accountant

The people are sociable and the majority care about coaching the juniors

Opportunity to advise some exciting companies

ConsJob insecurity - if fail one of your exams your job could go with it

Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to be more pro active in coaching the junior staff

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