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4.0
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86%
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Approve of CEO
Larry Davis
9 Ratings
Pros
  • "Dependent upon who you report to, firm leaders encourage a work life balance and allow for personal appointments when needed if you make up the hours(in 7 reviews)

  • "A fair number of perks for accountants (though not the consultants), particularly during busy season(in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • "Billable hours during busy season are pretty high for this area(in 12 reviews)

  • "Long hours during busy season, even compared to bigger firms(in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Great Workplace"

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      Current Employee - EA Assistant 
      Recommends

      I have been working at Aronson part-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Everyone is incredibly friendly, and the company really tries to focus on making sure that employees feel welcome and appreciated.

      Cons

      The commute can be a pain if you don't live near Rockville and the work can get to be a bit repetitive.

      Aronson2019-05-06
    • "Forward thinking professional services firm, rare breed"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rockville, MD
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Aronson full-time for more than 4 years

      Pros

      - Aronson does things the right way and really act with their people in mind, their people come first - They are innovative in their approach and are open to change/doing things differently - changing with the market - You can specialize in an industry you are interested in and really get a lot of exposure to your industry due to client exposure and the attention given to these clients - Work/life balance is a thing...

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      Cons

      - Current location - Salary increases and promotions are not merit based but based on years of experience - PTO policy is not bad but not great, no pay for sick days - all timeoff is treated equally - Maternity leave is also not great

      Aronson2019-05-08
    • "Standard experience for public accounting"

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        Current Employee - Manager 

        I have been working at Aronson full-time for more than 6 years

        Pros

        Good learning experience Smart coworkers

        Cons

        Hours are brutal Poor work life balance

        Aronson2019-04-08
      • "Comfortable place to intern"

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        Former Employee - Assurance Intern 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at Aronson part-time for more than a year

        Pros

        -Flexibility with schedule -Helpful counselors -Overall welcoming environment

        Cons

        -Some eccentric managers that may or may not gel with you

        Aronson2019-04-04
      • "Amazing Environment"

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        Current Employee - Assurance Associate in Rockville, MD
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Aronson full-time for more than 2 years

        Pros

        Fast pace, managers empower associates, and great work/life balance for industry

        Cons

        Industry requires long hours during busy season

        Aronson2018-11-06
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        "Aronson in a nutshell"

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        Former Employee - Senior in Rockville, MD
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at Aronson full-time for more than a year

        Pros

        - Firm leaders (Partners) are available to help and are accessible. - The firm does give back to its employees when it does well via annual bonuses - Dependent upon who you report to, firm leaders encourage a work life balance and allow for personal appointments when needed if you make up the hours - Smaller firm so true family atmosphere, most people know each others names even across departments - Nice technology...

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        Cons

        - Smaller firm so a lot of the templates or research resources that are common in larger firms often times dont exist and need to be created. Dont always have a license to key research sites and resources - Marketing department is small and often does not have working knowledge of certain firm services available so employees are often tasked with writing marketing material for their departments - Performance is only...

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        Advice to Management

        Task an internal team or external firm to develop all templates and work materials for each department removing that burden from employees and increasing charge ability. Also enforce the marketing department to write and publish all firm services marketing material via their own research using department heads as a point of review rather than having department employees write all of the material, which again would increase...

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        Aronson2018-10-01
      • "Not the best"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at Aronson full-time for more than 4 years

        Pros

        The people team organized fun activities

        Cons

        The upper management is rigid and do not care about associates.

        Aronson2018-09-27
      • "Associate"

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I have been working at Aronson full-time

          Pros

          Opportunities to develop technical expertise.

          Cons

          Lack of feedback and transparency.

          Aronson2018-09-24
        • "Anonymous"

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rockville, MD
          Recommends
          Positive Outlook
          Approves of CEO

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

          Pros

          Training People Work Life Balance Ability to Work from Home Culture

          Cons

          Review benefits -- I think more could be offered. Great start

          Advice to Management

          Keep doing what you are doing.

          Aronson2018-07-25
        • "Decent but room for improvement"

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I have been working at Aronson full-time

          Pros

          people in the firm are great to be around. technology is enhancing significantly.

          Cons

          Flexibility is there but needs much improvement

          Advice to Management

          better communication top down

          Aronson2018-08-01
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