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KPMG Los Angeles Reviews

Updated August 8, 2017
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  1. "Good place for starting career"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Advisory Associate in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Advisory Associate in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at KPMG (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good learning experience, given responsibility and autonomy

    Cons

    Lack of growth, too much bureaucracy

    Advice to Management

    Invest in people and their learning and personal growth. Build a culture of people first


  2. "Audit Associate"

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    Current Employee - Associate in Santa Clarita, CA
    Current Employee - Associate in Santa Clarita, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    nice people. good teams. great learning experience

    Cons

    accounting work is very boring and uninspiring

    Advice to Management

    N/A

  3. "IT Audit Staff"

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    Current Employee - IT Audit Associate in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - IT Audit Associate in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, networking opportunities, leaning client facing and project management soft skills.

    Cons

    Work-life balance, learning no transferable hard skills

    Advice to Management

    Invest more time in training staff on the job and help them see the bigger picture/how our service adds value, stop relying on annual training.


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    "Associate"

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    Current Employee - Advisory Associate in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Advisory Associate in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Culture, good training and team

    Cons

    overtime , pay not competitive

    Advice to Management

    increase salary


  5. "Director"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Director in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at KPMG full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, job stability, environment, culture

    Cons

    Large firm, policy-focused, rigid, low pay


  6. "2nd Year Assurance Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assurance Associate in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Assurance Associate in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to start a career with opportunity to work on some of the world's largest publicly traded companies. Clear defined career path if you choose to stay or lots of great exit opportunities if public isn't your thing.

    Cons

    Long hours during busy season, multiple busy seasons depending on assigned clients (3/31 or 6/31 year ends), unpredictability, office politics and low raises.

    Advice to Management

    Too many to list here.


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    "Senior Associate"

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    Current Employee - Audit Senior Associate in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Audit Senior Associate in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Best place to build your career with reasonable benefits

    Cons

    No work and life balance. You will work at any moment when its required, even though, it is a date for your wedding.

  8. "Enjoyable"

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    Current Employee - CPA in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - CPA in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay,
    Working with professionals,
    good work life balance

    Cons

    Can be boring at times, hours are long


  9. "Manager Risk Consultig"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Upward mobility, exposure to clients, learning opportunities

    Cons

    Long hours, auditing, internal politics


  10. "Senior Audit Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Audit Senior Associate in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Audit Senior Associate in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    A lot to learn and fast track to build career. You get to meet so many good networks. You get to learn many variety industiries.

    Cons

    Over hour work is no surprise. Sometimes you have to work in the weekend eventhough no one asked you to.

    Advice to Management

    I love being auditor


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