Rothstein Kass Reviews in New York City, NY

Updated June 11, 2014
Updated June 11, 2014
46 Reviews
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  1.  

    great.

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    Current Employee - Audit Associate  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Audit Associate in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    very flexible company that has reputation for hedge funds as good as big 4.

    Cons

    busy season can grind you as it goes on from the second wieek in january to mid april

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    management is fine

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Not a great firm

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    Current Employee - Staff Auditor  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Staff Auditor in New York, NY

    I have been working at Rothstein Kass as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Work Life balance for public accounting firm
    Hedge Funds experience

    Cons

    Sinking ship firm has no structure

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Tain employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    It was good while it lasted.

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    It had great benefits and a great workplace environment. It also had a good work/life balance. And it paid overtime.

    Cons

    Being bought out by KPMG. Bye bye mid-size perks. Also, inter-office work teams and interactions were not nearly as efficient as working with team members located in one's local office.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Wish you wouldn't have sold the firm. We were doing so well.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great company to work for

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    Former Employee - Software Developer  in  Roseland, NJ
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Roseland, NJ

    I worked at Rothstein Kass full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great salary and benefit and great co-workers

    Cons

    Life and work balance is terriable during tax season. most time employees are not inform of the extral time they have to put in until they get hire

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Create some balance for your employees

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Very cliquish staff

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    Former Employee - Staff Auditor  in  Roseland, NJ
    Former Employee - Staff Auditor in Roseland, NJ

    I worked at Rothstein Kass full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits; good professional support/ongoing credits; variety of clients

    Cons

    office culture - if you fit in with a clique, great, if not, tough luck! Seniors could care less about staff.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't let staff get stuck with just one senior in the beginning - make sure they work equally with everyone

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Great learning experience

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Auditor Financial Services  in  Roseland, NJ
    Current Employee - Auditor Financial Services in Roseland, NJ

    I have been working at Rothstein Kass as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    The office culture and the people , work-life balance. Interesting to work with hedge fund companies

    Cons

    Turnover of employees are high

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Great company to work for if you aren't a slacker

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    Current Employee - Auditor  in  Roseland, NJ
    Current Employee - Auditor in Roseland, NJ

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

    Pros

    Rothstein Kass has a great culture and intelligent individuals working for the firm. Only people who have anything negative to say are those who got let go because they were below average.

    Cons

    As with any accounting firm, the hours are no fun. It's doable, you just have to want it. If you don't, private is the way to go

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management has improved over time. I think they try and lsiten to the lower-level staff, but they never adhere to comments or suggestions as much as they want.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Enjoyed the firm culture

    Current Employee - Assocaiate  in  Roseland, NJ
    Current Employee - Assocaiate in Roseland, NJ

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

    Pros

    Culture, environment, nature of work

    Cons

    Scheduling needed an overhaul. HR was too busy with promotions and didn't deal with obvious issues.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    include all staff in your engagements. Don't have pets.

    Positive Outlook
  10.  

    Overall good experience but there are some short comings

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at Rothstein Kass full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Autonomy in carrying out your job, flexibility in work schedule, vacation time

    Cons

    Lack of feedback, lack of guidance for. Sr management. Ma y times you fly by the set of your pants and hope you get it right because management is just not available.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to have a better mentoring program, need to teach partners how to truly be partners

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    senior associate

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    Former Employee - Senior Associate  in  Roseland, NJ
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Roseland, NJ

    I worked at Rothstein Kass full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    gained experience in finanical service auditing

    Cons

    Should have more mentor programs

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