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"Great brand. Great place to get experience"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Advisory Manager in London, England (UK)
Current Employee - Senior Advisory Manager in London, England (UK)
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

This review relates to the Advisory side of the business:
The brand opens up access to companies and projects you would not otherwise be exposed to. Especially if you find yourself working on prestige projects
A powerful brand for your CV
Good work life balance
Good central office locations

Cons

Can be hard to progress between grades - can be hard for managers to make it to senior manager
There can be silo mentatlity amongst the various groups
Complex internal structure
Differentiators to the other Big 4 sometimes hard to grasp

Advice to Management

Keep refining the Advisory strategy, sharpen it up and focus on how KPMG pulls away from other Bi 3 accounting firms

Other Employee Reviews for KPMG

  1. "My experience is fine. Very good."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate - Advisory in Madrid (Spain)
    Current Employee - Senior Associate - Advisory in Madrid (Spain)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The pros are the salary, work/life balance and carrer oportunities.

    Cons

    There are no cons there

    Advice to Management

    I dont have an advice


  2. "very good experience and knowledge of financial services (esp. accounting)"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Audit Assistant
    Current Employee - Audit Assistant
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - brand name
    - support of your development (ACCA, ACA, CPA, CFA exams sponsorship)
    - constant growth in terms of responsibilities and level in career pyramide

    Cons

    - Sometimes there is large pressure due to strict deadlines
    - Many business travels is not a good thing for people with children or dependants
    - Accounting might be boring

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