KPMG US Reviews

Updated July 1, 2015
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KPMG US Chairman & CEO John B. Veihmeyer
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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. Auditor 1

    Former Employee - Auditor in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Auditor in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at KPMG US

    Pros

    A lot of knowledge and experience. Promotions every year. One of the few places they take graduates.

    Cons

    No work vs home balance

    Advice to Management

    -


  2. Good place to work

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

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Mostly interesting work, very diverse workforce, the company is responsive to employee feedback

    Cons

    Compensation can be somewhat lower than industry peers, work life balance can be extremely poor depending on what engagements you're on.


  3. Tax Manager

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tax Manager in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Tax Manager in Phoenix, AZ

    I have been working at KPMG US full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great opportunity to grow within the firm, provides relevant experience which is valuable in the marketplace, several training mediums to increase technical skill-set.

    Cons

    Hours can often be long; several strict deadlines, some of which are last-minute; compensation is not always competitive with the local market, senior management


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  5. Great Career Builder Opportunity

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Audit Associate in San Juan, PR
    Current Employee - Audit Associate in San Juan, PR

    I have been working at KPMG US full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Excellent Resources, Coaching, Business School, and Benefits. Outstanding culture and values. Great Community Programs. Outstanding development opportunities.

    Cons

    No cons applicable for the moment.

    Advice to Management

    No advices applicable for the moment.


  6. The BEST of the big 4's

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

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    KPMG does a lot for their employees. Office closes at 3 pm on Fridays during the summer months. Everyone receives a nice summer gift. The offices does a lot of 'nice' little things throughout the year.

    Cons

    You will work hard but the Partners appreciate it. You may challenged with all the acronyms.

    Advice to Management

    Keep supporting your employees and consider higher incentive bonuses.


  7. BPG Intern

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

    I have been working at KPMG US

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Staff is very friendly and helpful.

    Cons

    Hourly salary is lower than expected.


  8. Operations

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Operations Specialist in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Operations Specialist in Dallas, TX

    I worked at KPMG US (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    KPMG is a great place to build your career.

    Cons

    As part of the Administrative team, it was difficult to advance.


  9. short time employment

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at KPMG US

    Pros

    good work place, good team work

    Cons

    people usually didn't understand the acronym


  10. Associate

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

    I have been working at KPMG US

    Pros

    KPMG offers world class training.

    Cons

    Can work long hours during busy times.


  11. Great Company

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

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Opportunity for advancement in your career.

    Cons

    The hours can be long.



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