KPMG Reviews

Updated September 3, 2015
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Pros
  • Lots of days off - work life balance (in 192 reviews)

  • Great place to start your career (in 98 reviews)

Cons
  • Work-life balance is heavily slanted on the "Work" end of the spectrum (in 457 reviews)

  • Long hours especially during busy season (in 502 reviews)

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  1. Great Place to work

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Tons of training opportunities Great salary's Team Culture is top notch

    Cons

    Long Hours during busy season Work Life Balance is hard to maintain when very busy.


  2. KPMG Advisory

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Competitive salary - Annual training - 5 weeks of vacation - Great learning opportunity

    Cons

    - Politics - Works you like a slave


  3. Review for Audit Associate NY

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    Current Employee - Audit Associate in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Audit Associate in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Paid almost the highest among big four. You have opportunities working with different teams and embarking on projects in different areas

    Cons

    The hiring process is not so friendly. Otherwise, a good company and recommend to work here

    Advice to Management

    Maybe they can give more chances for employees to select their own areas. They could offer more working flexibility for their team members.


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  5. Good place to work

    Former Employee - Intern - Hourly in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Intern - Hourly in New York, NY

    Pros

    Good People, and multifaceted challenges.

    Cons

    none, I have no real cons other than the distance from my home.

    KPMG Response

    Aug 31, 2015

    Feedback from our employees is very important to us so thank you for sharing! Please feel free to share additional suggestions on how we can improve.


  6. Research Analyst

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Market Research Analyst in Woodcliff Lake, NJ
    Former Employee - Market Research Analyst in Woodcliff Lake, NJ
    Recommends

    I worked at KPMG full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    One of my most favorite places where I have ever worked. Was there for 8 years. My bosses were my mentors. I was empowered, rewarded and recognized for my achievements. Colleagues became family. Growth was encouraged. Raises and promotions. Work / life balance.

    Cons

    To be quite honest, I cannot think of a single con.

    Advice to Management

    A stellar company where management gets it right.

    KPMG Response

    Aug 31, 2015

    We always appreciate feedback from employees. Thank you and please feel free to let us know more about how we can improve!


  7. Solid Start to Career

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Associate in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, interesting work, travel opportunities

    Cons

    Sub-par pay, long hours, limited diversity of work


  8. Good Exposure

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Respectful work place, good work-life balance

    Cons

    Dull environment with very senior staff


  9. fantastic place to work

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    Former Employee - Risk Analyst in Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
    Former Employee - Risk Analyst in Hasbrouck Heights, NJ

    I worked at KPMG (More than a year)

    Pros

    bunch of talented people working round the clock

    Cons

    long working hours and weekends too

    Advice to Management

    doing a great job


  10. Great learning, demanding environment.

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager, Deal Advisory in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Manager, Deal Advisory in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at KPMG (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fantastic learning opportunities from first class Partners with decades of experience and world class clients.

    Cons

    Demanding environment. Little to no work life balance appears to be the NY way of life. Generally always some work to be done on the weekend and late nights throughout the week.

    Advice to Management

    Appreciate your staff more. Money talks.


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    Director

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at KPMG (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great brand, good people, friendly culture, trust worthy, respected by clients, many long term partners & staff and growing well in a few countries

    Cons

    Silo culture, Partners out of touch with reality, global structure and leadership does not work, sliding to number 4 in many market

    Advice to Management

    Generally a good firm to work. Carefully evaluate your business areas and partners you are planning to work with as your boss can help you succeed or fail.



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