Hotta Liesenberg Saito Reviews

Updated Jan 29, 2021

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5 Ratings
  1. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Tax

    Apr 10, 2018 - Tax in Torrance, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Very nice place to work

    Cons

    Japanese is a plus here

    2 people found this review helpful
  2. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Don't expect too much from management

    Jan 29, 2021 - Tax Associate 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    People are more approachable if not in a working environment.

    Cons

    Managements are supper stubborn and always defend themselves when staff express concerns. Staff's opinion always got ignored in the end of the day.

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    1 person found this review helpful
  3. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great Company for Starting Your Career

    Jan 15, 2021 - Anonymous 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    - Everyone is very kind and supportive - Laid back - Good company to start your career - Japanese communication skill is plus

    Cons

    - Salary is low - Need to wait 1 year to get 401K benefit

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  4. 2.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Two cents on the audit jobs

    Dec 29, 2020 - Auditor 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    There was no layoff during Covid-19 (but probably because everyone has heavy workload and there is no spare person to be laid off).

    Cons

    Your experience all depends on which office do you join and who do you work with. Some managers are neither supportive nor caring. Don't be surprised if you experience micromanage, unclear communication or unreasonable budget hours. Don't expect work-life balance because you won't have a life. Working with clients with all kinds of year-ends just means busy season all year round. Your workload is nothing less than other firms, yet the compensation is way under market average.

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    1 person found this review helpful
  5. 2.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Suffering during COVID

    Dec 18, 2020 - Audit Staff in New York, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good place to gain experience, and work with other young, kind people. Everyone is nice when it’s not about work. In my office in particular, staff had very high standards for work and performance.

    Cons

    HLS has a hard time firing bad workers, if you end up working with one it will be a nightmare. Even if you tell management, they will just defend that person to the end. Management is not supportive. Probably due to Japanese culture, but some individuals are not direct. They will send other staff to tell you things for them.

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    1 person found this review helpful
  6. 3.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    n/a

    Jan 21, 2021 - Audit Associate in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    public accounting experience you can get

    Cons

    long hours, low pay comparably

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  7. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Good Top management, but worst in field managers.

    Oct 30, 2020 - Staff Accountant in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Top management is open to communicated

    Cons

    Middle managers are not communicated well. so conservative. no respect to their co-workers. not professional.

    1 person found this review helpful
  8. 3.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Hands on experience

    Oct 2, 2020 - Tax Senior Associate 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great if you want some hands on experience. The management is willing to improve. You can actually learn something.

    Cons

    No work life balance. Not a very supportive culture.

    1 person found this review helpful
  9. 1.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Worst place to work

    Sep 11, 2020 - Senior Tax Associate 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Do not have it. Avoid

    Cons

    Managers and Senior managers are worst

    1 person found this review helpful
  10. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Overall good learning experience

    Dec 11, 2019 - Audit Associate 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great learning experience from talented leaders

    Cons

    Frequent travel and long busy season

    1 person found this review helpful
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