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IBM Accountant Reviews

Updated March 20, 2019
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  • "At times work life balance gets challenging" (in 1112 reviews)

  • "Low Salary growth in comparison" (in 537 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "working at IBM"

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    Former Employee - Accountant in Weston, FL
    Former Employee - Accountant in Weston, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good company and minor work

    Cons

    Bad salary and bad work force.

    Advice to Management

    keep doin what you are doing


  2. "Fair"

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    Current Employee - Senior Tax Accountant in Reston, VA
    Current Employee - Senior Tax Accountant in Reston, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits. Intelligent motivated coworkers

    Cons

    The constant reorganization of departments

    Advice to Management

    Listen to managers opinions

  3. "Pretty good company"

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    Current Employee - Fixed Asset Accountant in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Fixed Asset Accountant in Plano, TX
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at IBM (More than a year)

    Pros

    flexible hours
    work from home
    workload is not so heavy
    manager and teammate are nice

    Cons

    No much room to move up
    No paid maternity leave
    Pay is relatively low

    Advice to Management

    You need to have more faith and trust on your people. If you have doubt, let your employee know so that they can improve.


  4. "maintaining the accounts and doing the entries"

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    Former Intern - Accountant in New York, NY
    Former Intern - Accountant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at IBM as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    respectable stipend is given and the atmosphere is eccentric to work.

    Cons

    you are not sure about increment time periods.

    Advice to Management

    cooperate with employees in a good manner.


  5. "Accountant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Accountant in Little Ethiopia, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Accountant in Little Ethiopia, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good work area good mgt and good payment

    Cons

    Manually work don't update curculaim

    Advice to Management

    Filexible and customer focus


  6. "Accounting Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Accounting Analyst
    Current Employee - Accounting Analyst
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Work life balance is great - finance fridays (halfdays) during the summer are awesome

    Cons

    Dinosaur - lacking innovative technologies

    Advice to Management

    Stop promoting technical people to managers; management and technical expertise are not the same skills.


  7. "ACCOUNTANT LEAD"

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    Current Employee - Accountant Lead in Armonk, NY
    Current Employee - Accountant Lead in Armonk, NY

    I have been working at IBM (More than a year)

    Pros

    A good company to start the career

    Cons

    NEED TO HAVE OWN TRANSPORT

  8. "Accounting Analyst"

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    Current Contractor - Accounting Analyst in Winston-Salem, NC
    Current Contractor - Accounting Analyst in Winston-Salem, NC

    I have been working at IBM as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule and relaxed work environment

    Cons

    Not much room for growth or advancement. Contract term too long to become permanent full-time employee


  9. "Senior Accountant"

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    Current Employee - Senior Accountant in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Senior Accountant in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at IBM (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility with schedules and I enjoy the challenge that my position brings.

    Cons

    It can be quite stressful at times.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Accounting Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Accounting Analyst in Armonk, NY
    Current Employee - Accounting Analyst in Armonk, NY
    Recommends

    I have been working at IBM (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits, medical, flexible working hours

    Cons

    Work may take longer depends on the task

    Advice to Management

    More working opportunities