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Deloitte San Francisco Reviews

Updated March 24, 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. "Good Company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Audit Senior Associate in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Audit Senior Associate in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Work with talented people, good benefits

    Cons

    easy to get pigeon holed, a bad manager can ruin everything, and there are plenty of bad managers.


  2. "Great Opportunity"

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    Current Employee - Indirect Tax Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Indirect Tax Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Deloitte full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great company to start a career, will give a lot of international exposure and knowledge. Big pressure.

    Cons

    Work Life balance is hard. One way to succeed on a long term basis : be the best in your field. Salary and compensation is good on long term basis, not sure about short term.

    Advice to Management

    Work Life balance is not easy and a fake.


  3. "no work life balance"

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    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.


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  5. "Tax Senior"

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    • 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!


  6. "Great Company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • 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


  7. "Great career launcher"

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    • 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


  8. "Mixed Bag"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Menlo Park, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Menlo Park, CA

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

    Pros

    Good compensation, opportunities for growth

    Cons

    Up-or-out mentality, lip service paid to work life balaance


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    "Review"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Senior Business Systems Analyst in Foster City, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Business Systems Analyst in Foster City, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Deloitte (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    1. Technology oriented - latest technology
    2. Good work culture

    Cons

    1. Location is too far from south Bay
    2. Bureaucratic and hence slow


  10. "Sr. Manager"

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    • 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.


  11. "intern"

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    Former Employee - Audit Intern in Fremont, CA
    Former Employee - Audit Intern in Fremont, CA

    I worked at Deloitte (Less than a year)

    Pros

    nice place to start off your career in public accounting

    Cons

    not enough time to fully understand all operation



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