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KPMG US Reviews in Germany

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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.  

    Gute Erfahrung für Praktikanten Good experience for interns

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Current Employee - Intern in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)

    I have been working at KPMG US as an intern (less than an year)

    (Translated from English)

    Pros

    Bezahlung, Arbeitszeit (ugf. 50/Woche), sehr offen und nettes Management, das immer ein offenes Ohr hat

    Pay, Hours (~50/wk), very open and nice management with open doof policy

    Cons

    Viele repetitive Aufgaben, musste viele PowerPoint-Präsentationen vorbereiten

    Very repetitive tasks, had to prepare many powerpoint presentations

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Kontrolliert Audit

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

    I worked at KPMG US full-time

    (Translated from English)

    Pros

    Mir fällt nichts Positives ein!

    I could not find any pros!

    Cons

    - Sehr schlechte Umgebung

    - Sehr schlechte Ausbildung

    - Alle Leute möchten nur einen anderen Job finden

    - Sie möchten Absolventen benutzen

    - very bad environment
    - very bad training
    - all people just want to find another job
    - they want to use graduates

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  3.  

    Mein Praktikum in der Beratung von Restrukturierungsmaßnahmen war eine tolle Erfahrung, hat mich viel gelehrt, und die Kollegen waren sehr nett. My internship in the restructuring advisory was a great experience, taught me a lot and the colleagues were really nice.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Former Employee - Intern in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)

    I worked at KPMG US as an intern (less than an year)

    (Translated from English)

    Pros

    Man lernt hier viel, die Leute sind nett, die meisten sind sehr engagiert.

    You learn a lot, the people are nice, most of them are very committed.

    Cons

    Im Praktikum spielt dies keine Rolle, aber hier beschwert sich jeder über die Bezahlung. Was die Arbeitsstunden angeht ist sie niedrig.

    For an internship position it does not matter, but everybody complains about the pay. Given the hours, it is low.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Tolle Praktikumserfahrung Great internship experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Munich (Germany)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Munich (Germany)

    I worked at KPMG US as an intern

    (Translated from English)

    Pros

    - man erhält von Anfang an viel Verantwortung

    - you gain many responsibilities from the start

    Cons

    - man arbeitet nicht international, sehr auf den lokalen Markt konzentriert

    - you do not work internationally, very focused on local market

  6.  

    Schlechte Geschäftsführung, schlechte Unternehmenskultur Poor senior management, poor corporate culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Partner in Düsseldorf (Germany)
    Current Employee - Partner in Düsseldorf (Germany)

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

    (Translated from English)

    Pros

    Gewaltiger Lernprozess, gute Vergütung ganz oben

    steep learning curve, high compensation on top level

    Cons

    Schlechter Ausgleich zwischen Arbeit und Freizeit, schlechte Kultur

    poor work-life balance, poor culture

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    2 Jahre Erfahrung KPMG Germany 2 years experience KPMG Germany

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Leitender Mitarbeiter in Cologne (Germany)
    Current Employee - Leitender Mitarbeiter in Cologne (Germany)

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

    (Translated from English)

    Pros

    Erster Job nach der Universität, positive Erfahrung, da ich verschiedene Gebiete gesehen habe.

    First job after university, positive experience as I have seen diferent fields.

    Cons

    - Gehalt zu niedrig

    - schlechte Geschäftsführungskultur

    - salary too low
    - bad senior management culture

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Seid ehrlich, haltet eure Versprechen, ermöglicht bessere Karrierepfade

    Be honest, keep promises, enable better career tracks

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    Langweilig, hierarchisch Boring, hierarchical

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Analyst in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Former Employee - Analyst in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)

    I worked at KPMG US as an intern (less than an year)

    (Translated from English)

    Pros

    Firmenname ist ganz passend, denke ich

    Brand name is quite decent I guess

    Cons

    Buchhaltermentalität, steile Hierarchien, Routinearbeiten

    Accounting mindset, steep hierarchies, repetitive work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -

    -

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    IT Praktikant, Berlin IT Intern, Berlin

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

    I have been working at KPMG US as an intern (more than an year)

    (Translated from English)

    Pros

    Gute Kollegen, gute Infrastruktur, um etwas zu lernen

    Good Colleagues, Good Infrastructure to learn

    Cons

    Niedriges Gehalt und manchmal stressiger Job

    Low Pay, Sometimes job is stressful

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    KPMG-Praktikant KPMG Intern

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Internship in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Former Employee - Internship in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)

    I worked at KPMG US as an intern (less than an year)

    (Translated from English)

    Pros

    Nettes junges Team

    Interessante Aufgaben und Projektarbeit

    Möglichkeit der Kommunikation mit Kunden

    Nice young team
    Interesting tasks and project work
    Opportunity to communicate with custimers

    Cons

    Es gibt nichts, was ich hier wirklich erwähnen möchte.

    Vielleicht könnte die Bezahlung für Vollzeitkräfte besser sein.

    Here is nothing what I want really mention.
    Pehaps the salary for full time employes coudl be higher.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Der perfekte Ort, um deine Karriere zu starten und zu lernen Perfect place to start your career and learn

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Leitender Mitarbeiter in Cologne (Germany)
    Current Employee - Leitender Mitarbeiter in Cologne (Germany)

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

    (Translated from English)

    Pros

    Perfekt für Absolventen, um ihre Karriere zu starten, leichter Einstieg und wenig Druck

    Viel Training in verschiedensten fachlichen und sozialen Fähigkeiten

    Renommierter Eintrag im Lebenslauf

    Sehr gutes Training on the job aufgrund von hohem Fokus auf fachliche Fähigkeiten

    Eine gute Gelegenheit, Teil eines Projektes mit hohem Stellenwert zu sein

    Perfect for graduates to start a career, easy to enter and low pressure
    A lot of training in various technical and soft skills
    Prestigeous reference for your cv
    Very good training OTJ due to a high focus on technical skills
    A good chance to be part of high profile assignment

    Cons

    Kaum Austausch über die Grenzen der Service Line hinweg

    Einer Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft verbunden sein

    Keine nennenswerten Aktionen seitens des Managements, den Kurs zu ändern

    Scarce exchanges across service line borders
    Being attached to an audit company
    No bold actions from management to change course

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Seid mutig!

    Be bold!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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