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KPMG US Reviews in Boston, MA

Updated December 3, 2014
Updated December 3, 2014
3,171 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Firm provides plenty of personal time and drives for a strong work/life balance (in 192 reviews)

  • Good place to start your career but would not recommend staying long term (in 98 reviews)


Cons
  • Work/life balance is only achieved within the course of a year for those in audit (in 457 reviews)

  • Unpredictable schedule; long hours during busy season; difficult to achieve work-life balance (in 502 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great Opportunity for New Graduates

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Regional Project Manager in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Regional Project Manager in Boston, MA

    I worked at KPMG US full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great experience for new accounting graduates.

    Cons

    Long Hours and work-life balance is poor especially for new auditors. You are on the road constantly.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Good work experience but long work hours

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Tax Senior Associate in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Tax Senior Associate in Boston, MA

    I have been working at KPMG US

    Pros

    Benefits (health care benefits, PTOs, holidays), training, work experience

    Cons

    leadership, mean people get ahead, gossip, unprofessionalism, culture differs significantly among different groups, work life balance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need improvement in many areas - see cons above

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place to grow

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Tax Associate in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Tax Associate in Boston, MA

    I have been working at KPMG US full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great training and paid time off policies. Significant room for advancement.

    Cons

    work life balance can be tricky. Seems to have unnecessary red tape.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good Employer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Boston, MA

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

    Pros

    Great people to work with for the most part. Flexible schedule and benefits. Talented senior managers.

    Cons

    Can involve lots of travel at times, and long hours. Some would say the business can be too cyclical but so is every job now.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I think they are probably very aware of internal opinions.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great place to start out

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Associate in Boston, MA

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

    Pros

    Wide range of experience, great networking and resume booster

    Cons

    Pay is very low compared to competitors

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    $$$

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    KPMG

    Former Employee - Accountant in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Accountant in Boston, MA

    I worked at KPMG US full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great place to start your career and see multiple industries

    Cons

    Can get forced into industry. Highly political environment. Tough to get ahead quickly

  8.  

    Wonderful learning experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Boston, MA

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

    Pros

    Mentorship, learning experience, overseas secondment experience

    Cons

    Fast turnaround, work life balance is non-existent during busy season

    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    good earning opportunities and great experience but very fast paced

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Associate - Advisory in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Senior Associate - Advisory in Boston, MA

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

    Pros

    prestigious company, good experience, good earning potential, some schedule flexibility

    Cons

    political people, bad health benefits, bad 401(k) benefits, long hours

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Smart People teaching good Talent

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Second Year Associate in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Second Year Associate in Boston, MA

    I have been working at KPMG US full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good place to start a career and many different educational and research tools/opportunities at your disposal. Great chance to develop relationships and contacts.

    Cons

    Longer hours during busy season and possibility of working on clients that do not interest you. In addition some tedious annual requirements.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Great Company to Work For

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Boston, MA

    I have been working at KPMG US full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    PMG prides itself on its mentoring culture, with thousands of partners and employees benefiting from the mentoring experience every day.

    KPMG purpose is to turn knowledge into value for the benefit of our clients and the KPMG family.

    KPMG offers both formal training programs and additional year-round career development resources to help you pursue your individual career goals.

    Great place to work for!

    Cons

    Parking is very expensive.

    Great place to work for!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the great work!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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