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Deloitte San Francisco Reviews

Updated March 9, 2017
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  • Awesome Firm to work for with good work/life balance (in 1080 reviews)

  • fantastic place to start / grow your career (in 384 reviews)

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  1. "Consulting - S&O - Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager - S&O Consulting in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Manager - S&O Consulting in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Exposure to challenging work
    Smart coworkers
    Fast-paced environment

    Cons

    Performance evaluation process is opaque and not always fair
    Work life balance is not for every (excessive travel)


  2. "no work life balance"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Deloitte full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    great professionals to work with, high standard of work, interesting clients.

    Cons

    No life work balance. Extremely long hours with no extra payment. Very hard to balance if you have family.


  3. "Tax Senior"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Tax Senior in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Tax Senior in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Deloitte full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good company for the starters.

    Cons

    Not much of a growth if you are moving in from outsourced country.

    Advice to Management

    A little transparency with the employee will be of great value!


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  5. "Great Company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager, Human Capital in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Manager, Human Capital in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends

    I worked at Deloitte full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    -Good culture
    -tied to audit practice in good years

    Cons

    -lack of role models at top of company
    -salary scales much more slowly than other consulting orgs
    -tied to audit practice in down years


  6. "Great career launcher"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - ERS Senior Consultant in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - ERS Senior Consultant in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Deloitte full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Always a challenge, never a dull day
    Great career development, especially professionalism and being polished
    You will have the smartest colleagues you'll ever work with
    Lots of resources for career and personal development

    Cons

    Client service requires sacrifices -- weekend, time, travel
    Not all managers are cognizant of work/life balance

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to work/life balance
    Set realistic expectations with clients and execs on timeline/budget


  7. "Sr. Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends

    Pros

    Deloitte provides its employees great training and has well developed training programs for all levels.

    Cons

    Work life balance is not the best; I had to work 50+ hours all year long.


  8. "Good and Bad of Public Accounting"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Smart people, access to great resources, big emphasis on continuing education, known career trajectory/path.

    Cons

    They will work you to death (even outside of busy season). One's experience at Deloitte can be 100% impacted by who your partner/manager is on your engagements. I've dealt with great partners/managers and others that will throw you under the bus in a heartbeat.

    Advice to Management

    Staffing is always a mess.


  9. "Senior Consultant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Culture, career development, industry leader

    Cons

    Travel can be overwhelming, always working long hours


  10. "Good for Functional Consultants"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Exposure to latest industry related materials to keep up with advancements
    - Enthusiastic talent in varied domains
    - Very good PTO plan

    Cons

    - Lot of travel in the role of functional consultant
    - Limited projects in the established technical domains like .NET

    Advice to Management

    - Encourage more technical training and ownership to individuals


  11. "Advisory Consultant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Advisory ERS Consultant in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Advisory ERS Consultant in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Deloitte full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Access to trainings/development, extensive travel, smart coworkers, flexible work arrangements are relatively easy to achieve, access to leadership both internally and externally.

    Cons

    Awful company culture, limited flexibility in career path despite what recruiters will tell you, timed promotions mean you have managers who should not be in charge of other human beings.



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