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Grant Thornton UK LLP Reviews

Updated May 17, 2018
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Pros
  • Good work-life balance encouraged (in 42 reviews)

  • The flexible working that is being pushed is also very useful for fitting work around your life (in 24 reviews)

Cons
  • Pay feels slightly under market rate but you do get more opportunities and work life balance than competitors (in 22 reviews)

  • Although the pay is slightly lower than the Big 4 (in 30 reviews)

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  1. "excellent company and excellent work environment, international recognition and provides professional services and tax e"

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    Current Employee - Auditr Assistant in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Auditr Assistant in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Grant Thornton UK LLP part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    excellent company and excellent work environment, international recognition and provides professional services and tax experts and management controls

    Cons

    Very bad employed salary price

    Advice to Management

    excellent company and excellent work environment, international recognition and provides professional services and tax experts and management controls


  2. "Work experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great office culture where everyone looks after each other and genuinely seems to care. Good opportunities for career advancement. Paid overtime.

    Cons

    Pay not as good as big 4. Does get very demanding in busy season which can lead to bad work-life balance.

    Advice to Management

    I'm not sure as i was only here for work experience so don't know too much about the ins and outs of how the company is managed

  3. "long hours, not a company that cares about you"

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    Current Employee - Audit Associate in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Audit Associate in Denver, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Grant Thornton UK LLP full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    good pay, benefits, flex days (sometimes)

    Cons

    long hours, burnt out coworkers

    Advice to Management

    hire more people so that everyone doesn't have to work really long hours


  4. "senior associate"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Alexandria, VA
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Alexandria, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Grant Thornton UK LLP full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great networking, many different federal opportunities

    Cons

    not much room for growth

    Advice to Management

    be fair to all employees, regardless of promotion years


  5. "Advisory associate at GT"

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    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Southfield, MI
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Southfield, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Grant Thornton UK LLP full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    GT had a structured system for providing feedback to employees and development opportunities.

    Cons

    There was very little opportunity for 360 degree feedback within the organization, and the group structure seemed to constantly evolve and change with partnership changes.


  6. "Audit Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Grant Thornton UK LLP full-time

    Pros

    Good environment.
    Option to do secondments.

    Cons

    Long hours in busy season


  7. "Good culture bad pay"

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

    I worked at Grant Thornton UK LLP full-time

    Pros

    Good culture & nice people

    Cons

    Bad pat & promotions

  8. "Audit associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Grant Thornton UK LLP full-time

    Pros

    Good working environment, friendly employees

    Cons

    Poor work and life balance


  9. "Secretary"

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    Current Employee - Team Secretary in Birmingham, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Team Secretary in Birmingham, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Grant Thornton UK LLP full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great Benefits, and Agile Working

    Cons

    Can be Political in offices

    Advice to Management

    Cant think of anything


  10. "Great Job for a while"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Belfast, Northern Ireland (UK)
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Belfast, Northern Ireland (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Grant Thornton UK LLP full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I enjoyed working for GT for the most part. Good people including most management. Good benefits and good atmosphere at the start

    Cons

    Pay was really bad. And because of this, a high turn around. Also the new assistant manager tried to run place like call centre and people weren't treated like adults.

    Advice to Management

    Pay more cause people work super hard and really deserve more


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