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Updated January 20, 2019
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  • "Work life balance is reasonable" (in 100 reviews)

  • "Very good working environment and friendly team" (in 61 reviews)

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  1. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great learning experience for students

    Cons

    long hours and low pay compared to other professions in finance


  2. "Doing well"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Middle City East, PA
    Current Employee - Manager in Middle City East, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Various clients, great co workers

    Cons

    Never ending work, bad support functions

  3. "Room for improvement"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at BDO full-time

    Pros

    Annual Training, exposure to different industry, etc

    Cons

    Software, Software, Software, Software, Software


  4. "Audit Intern"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Stable pay young work culture

    Cons

    Boring work and a lot of politics


  5. "Assurance Associate"

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    Current Employee - Assurance Associate in Norfolk, VA
    Current Employee - Assurance Associate in Norfolk, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BDO full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Get recruiter and easy to talk to for full time offer.

    Cons

    None that I have dealt with yet.


  6. "Career Opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Director in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Director in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    Able to learn and work across multiple disciplines

    Cons

    It is a true accounting firm sometimes lacking an entrepreneurial approach to matters and emerging opportunities

    Advice to Management

    N/a


  7. "Valuation Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at BDO full-time

    Pros

    challenging, advancement given to upper management,

    Cons

    high turnover
    long hours
    inexperienced management
    lots of politics

    Advice to Management

    make better hirers in upper management

  8. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Very young office. Fun and supportive coworkers.

    Cons

    A lot of turnover, but nothing unusual for accounting.


  9. "Tax associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    is an awesome firm to work for

    Cons

    no cons at the moment


  10. "Large company"

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    Current Employee - Assurance Senior Associate in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Assurance Senior Associate in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at BDO (More than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities for experience

    Cons

    Difficult managers to work with