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Updated February 23, 2017
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  1. "Senior manager at SAnta Clara"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at KPMG as an intern

    Pros

    looks good on resume of course

    Cons

    hours are long and no weekends


  2. "Tax Senior Associate"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tax Senior Associate in Short Hills, NJ
    Current Employee - Tax Senior Associate in Short Hills, NJ

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

    Pros

    High Pay and room for advancement

    Cons

    Bad work environment, all they care about is profit

    Advice to Management

    Care about your employees


  3. "Typical corporate company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at KPMG full-time

    Pros

    Good diverse culture
    Good benefits
    Decent compensation

    Cons

    Typical corporate ladder career movement
    Partners are terrible, crazy sales people


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  5. "Sr Consultant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Advisory Senior Associate FRM in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Advisory Senior Associate FRM in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Good work balance
    -Good clients
    -Good people
    -Nice Benefits
    -Good to start after college

    Cons

    Depending of the group:
    -be ready to be a body shop
    -Sr Management doesn't care about your personal growth
    -bonus in average is under what the market offers
    -The pipeline is never clear and its hard to find projects, you can be lost
    -the evaluation process has no transparency
    -a lot of favoritism
    -projects have gotten really bad and your career interest are not considered.

    Advice to Management

    Work on the end of year evaluation process. Care more about the employees growth , Stop the parties and internal initiatives and care more about market trends and employee compensations.


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    "CMBS Advisory Credit Risk Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - CMBS Credit Risk Associate in New York, NY
    Current Employee - CMBS Credit Risk Associate in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Some of the deals are relatively interesting if you are interested in CMBS. There is something cool about looking at properties. Firm culture is good.

    Cons

    Team structure is not reflective of firm culture. Lots of politics and no motivation to improve. High turnover. No work life balance.

    Advice to Management

    Be kind to your employee and be accepting of a work life balance.


  7. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Manager in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    Vacation policy is 20 days. Good experience working with clients across many industries. Smart people. Big four firm on resume.

    Cons

    No work/life balance. 50 hour work weeks. Lots of travel and long hours. Pay is not very high compared to other firms.

    Advice to Management

    Take better care of employees, especially female. Offer better work/life balance. Better pay. More support for working moms.


  8. "Audit Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA

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

    Pros

    25 PTO Days
    Good first time experience

    Cons

    Zero Work-Life Balance
    Only salary no matter the over time


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Not worth it"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Consultant in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    You can express your opinions in front of top management

    Cons

    Long work hours, poor work culture, below industry avg pay/hike, work conditions are not convenient, overall...its like slogging for your greedy partners; project quality- sub standard

    Advice to Management

    Wake up till its too late


  10. "Will work you to death"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at KPMG full-time

    Pros

    Great stepping stone to accounting career.

    Cons

    Will work you to death and make you feel like it is normal.

    Advice to Management

    Let your employees actually take their earned time off.


  11. "Big company - experience varies based in group"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Trying to focus on innovation and growth

    Cons

    Employees were disengaged and disheartened due to recent layoffs. People were not motivated or driven and saw it just as job to pay the bills. 9 - 5 working hours.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on people and provide more career advancement opportunities. Reward good work.



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