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KPMG Reviews

Updated September 25, 2017
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  1. "Good Place to Launch Career"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Advisory Associate in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Advisory Associate in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Early leadership visibility
    Work-life balance
    Ability for autonomy and input in shaping service offerings and solutions

    Cons

    Some practices are market leading, however some are still developing in their maturity.
    Typically pays less than other consulting firms


  2. "V.Good"

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    Former Employee - Senior in Egypt, NY
    Former Employee - Senior in Egypt, NY

    I worked at KPMG full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Staff are amazing friendly and helpful

    Cons

    KPMG Eg Salary is not good

  3. "Audit Senior Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Audit Senior Associate in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Audit Senior Associate in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, great maternity leave, sabbatical pay.

    Cons

    very long hours during busy season, at times you have no control over your schedule,

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your staff so that you can retain them.


  4. "Tax Accountant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Accounting Intern in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Accounting Intern in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Tons of exposure to diverse clientele

    Cons

    Must find your own way

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing great work


  5. "Great Place to Start a Career"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It's a lot of information quickly, but you'll be the best in the industry and well respected for the rest of your career for your tenure.

    Cons

    Depending on the practice, hours can be long. But for every year you spend at KPMG you are easily cutting down 2-3 years of tenure you'd have to slog away in corporate America.

    Advice to Management

    Ultimately junior employees time's is where we make our margin, and we have great benefits with solid compensation. Keep thinking of us little people at year end.


  6. "Great company!"

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    Current Employee - Tax Associate in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Tax Associate in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Amazing work culture, almost like a close-knit family. Great benefits.

    Cons

    tax busy season hours, but that's public accounting


  7. "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Intern in Tysons Corner, VA
    Former Employee - Intern in Tysons Corner, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at KPMG (More than a year)

    Pros

    I liked the company culture and the team I worked with was great. Everyone was very friendly.

    Cons

    The work was pretty boring and not engaging.

    Advice to Management

    None

  8. "Associate"

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    Current Employee - Associate in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Associate in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great culture, depending on office and engagement team.

    Cons

    Possible to be placed on a difficult schedule, consisting of long hours and difficult clients.

    Advice to Management

    Remain human, despite the high stress.


  9. "Great place to work, but not for everyone"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good learning, compensation, development, smart people, and the firm does genuinely seem to care about its employees.

    Cons

    Work life balance can be bad. Some groups (Deal Advisory) are very cliquey, which can influence your career advancement.


  10. "Love the value and culture, not the job"

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    Current Employee - Audit Senior Associate in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Audit Senior Associate in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Generous PTO
    -Socials and Extracurriculars
    -Great Office Space
    -Flexibility

    Cons

    -Occasional Long Hours
    -Some Long Commutes to Clients


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