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KPMG Germany Reviews

Updated July 27, 2017
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  1. "Nice to place to know people"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Berlin (Germany)
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Berlin (Germany)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    meeting amazing talents from all countries

    Cons

    Too big to evoluate fast

    Advice to Management

    Would be nice to motivate talents with bonuses


  2. "Information Security Consulting at KPMG Germany"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Current Employee - Consultant in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Strong growth opportunities
    - Good clients
    - Helpful organizational culture

    Cons

    - Weak organizational management structure
    - pay just average industry standard
    - long working hours

    Advice to Management

    Stronger management involvement from senior levels

  3. "Top Employer with great people"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Intern in Cologne (Germany)
    Former Intern - Intern in Cologne (Germany)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at KPMG as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Work life balance
    - Great people (I worked with KPMG on 3 occasions throughout my studies and always loved the people I worked with)
    - Offices all around the world (Easy to work overseas)

    Cons

    - Mainly inhouse trainings
    - No structured PHD programme for new hires
    - Only monetary incentives for graduates vs undergraduates instead of entry level

    Advice to Management

    Keep pointing out the work life balance you have to offer compared to those attractive strategy firms, but start offering more individualized and more structured career paths for new hires.


  4. "Financial Services Tax - Munich, Germany"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Financial Services Tax in Munich, Bayern (Germany)
    Former Intern - Financial Services Tax in Munich, Bayern (Germany)
    Recommends

    I worked at KPMG as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great exposure to US tax in an international environment, opportunity to work closely with management (even as an intern), amazing work-life balance in Germany, weekly department wide training

    Cons

    Compensation as an intern could have been better


  5. "Financial Advisory"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Financial Advisor Associate in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Former Employee - Financial Advisor Associate in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at KPMG full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    - interesting projects
    - very good working atmosphere
    - good salary package

    Cons

    - high internal competition
    - work life balance not existing


  6. "Good Exposure"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Munich, Bayern (Germany)
    Current Employee - Manager in Munich, Bayern (Germany)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at KPMG full-time

    Pros

    Great career opportunity and exposure

    Cons

    Work life Balance with long working hours and travel


  7. "Assistant Manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Berlin (Germany)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Berlin (Germany)
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at KPMG full-time

    Pros

    Learning Curve / Variety of Options

    Cons

    Salaries not at a market level

    Advice to Management

    Pay competitive salaries to management consultants

  8. "Assistant Manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager/Assistant Manager in Berlin (Germany)
    Current Employee - Project Manager/Assistant Manager in Berlin (Germany)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work, great team, new and interesting tasks all the time. The international network of employees is a real asset.

    Cons

    Some processes and procedures make it difficult to move through new ideas at a fast pace.


  9. "Solid internship with broad opportunities"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Valuation in Düsseldorf (Germany)
    Former Intern - Valuation in Düsseldorf (Germany)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at KPMG as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Diverse tasks, exposure to senior managers, good integration into the team

    Cons

    Strong hierarchy, high level of bureaucracy, work environment is not really dynamic

    Advice to Management

    Less bureaucratic interaction between employees


  10. "KPMG Experience"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Advisory Assistant Manager in Munich, Bayern (Germany)
    Current Employee - Advisory Assistant Manager in Munich, Bayern (Germany)

    I have been working at KPMG (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Steep learning curve
    - Freedom and responsibility from the beginning
    - Insights into a variety of different industries and companies from the beginning (on-site)

    Cons

    - Actively demand career development / coaching / etc.
    - Substantial travelling (Monday to Friday)
    - No choice of projects in the beginning
    - Limited international scope

    Advice to Management

    Improve employee engagement, performance management and appraisal, salary


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