PwC Reviews in Milan, Italy

Updated September 15, 2014
Updated September 15, 2014
5,070 Reviews
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5,070 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • No work-life balance during busy season because the nature of assurance work (in 250 reviews)

  • As a first job: This is a great place to start your career (read: immediately following college) (in 125 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life Balance does not exist as much as they say they are still working on it (in 871 reviews)

  • Long hours during busy season but thats to be expected at any audit firm in the city (in 834 reviews)

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18 Employee Reviews Back to all reviews

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  1.  

    Great company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant  in  Milan (Italy)
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Milan (Italy)

    I have been working at PwC full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    There are many and many opportunities to grow and develop your career

    Cons

    There is not enough free time for friends and family

    Recommends
  2.  

    Assurance

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Consultant  in  Milan (Italy)
    Current Employee - Consultant in Milan (Italy)

    I have been working at PwC full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice collegues, good work environment, good work tools and know how

    Cons

    People at senior levels are not well repaid so they left the Company while the worst of them remain

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  3.  

    Positive for some aspects, but negative for others.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager  in  Milan (Italy)
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Milan (Italy)

    I have been working at PwC full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The relationship with lot of interesting people

    Cons

    Organization, Leadership, Flexibility, Personality, Self-control

    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    Great place for starting a career

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Tax Consultant  in  Milan (Italy)
    Current Employee - Tax Consultant in Milan (Italy)

    I have been working at PwC full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The company and the brand itself are really prestigious. The clients are at the top of fortune 500 list. Expert management and great people.

    Cons

    If your manager doesn't like you no chance to succeed.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make rotation of the personnel possibel

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Very good experience in term of opportunities, growth and colleagues

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager  in  Milan (Italy)
    Current Employee - Manager in Milan (Italy)

    I have been working at PwC full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    International network
    Possibility to work in different areas and/or with colleagues of other areas

    Cons

    Salaries not at the top of the market
    Not easy to go to work abroad

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  7.  

    A lot to learn in a dynamic and young company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Consultant  in  Milan (Italy)
    Current Employee - Consultant in Milan (Italy)

    I have been working at PwC full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Interesting job, chance to build a network

    Cons

    working hours, salary and wrong work/life balance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    decrease working hours and pay extraordinaries

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Great opportunity

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Consultant  in  Milan (Italy)
    Current Employee - Consultant in Milan (Italy)

    I have been working at PwC full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    To work with specialized people; Great opportunity to grow in a stimulating work place; To be involved in a team work; To develop interesting human contacts.

    Cons

    Risk to have stressful work-days during some periods of the year.

  9.  

    Company review

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Audit Senior  in  Milan (Italy)
    Current Employee - Audit Senior in Milan (Italy)

    I have been working at PwC full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Steep learning curve, stimulating environment, opportunities to grow both inside and outside the firm.

    Cons

    Low salary, poor work-life balance.

    Recommends
  10.  

    Senior Auditor

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Audit Senior  in  Milan (Italy)
    Current Employee - Audit Senior in Milan (Italy)

    I have been working at PwC full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Learning a lot, exposure to clients, exposure to different industries

    Cons

    stressing low salary, low attention to employees career switching

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    try to take more care of staff, give higher salaries

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  11.  

    Globally powerful, locally needs some improvements

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager  in  Milan (Italy)
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Milan (Italy)

    I have been working at PwC full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Global network (powered by internal social network Spark) and Great brand.
    Complete offering in the management consulting, end-to-end: from strategy to implementation.

    Cons

    Too much focus on audit, middle management should focus more on knowing the advisory offering, especially for innovative market

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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