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KPMG Reviews

Updated April 29, 2017
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  1. "8 months in"

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

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

    Pros

    The work environment is professional with a friendly undertone.

    Cons

    Not really a con, the location of the Atlanta office is difficult...not KPMG's fault.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing. Your employees appreciate it.


  2. "Great out of college"

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    Former Employee - IT Auditor in New York, NY
    Former Employee - IT Auditor in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Great vacation policy and initial training out of college

    Cons

    Lots of long hours. Grueling pace.


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to learn"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Auditor in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Auditor in San Francisco, CA
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    People are really nice. Mentoring from women is not quite as helpful as the men.

    Cons

    Long hours leads to weight gain, and lack of life balance.

    Advice to Management

    Create teams based on learning styles.


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Busy Season"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Audit Associate in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Audit Associate in Atlanta, GA

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

    Pros

    A Large company with great people

    Cons

    Busy Season is not a season but a full year


  6. "Director"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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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


  7. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great place to start career

    Cons

    Busy season can be year round

    Advice to Management

    N/a


  8. "Director"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Clients, people, benefits, opportunities, growth

    Cons

    Long hours, long hours, long hours


  9. "Great place to start career"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Audit Associate in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Audit Associate in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Exciting team environment with extremely motivated individuals. Get a lot of responsibility from the get-go, and have countless opportunities to learn and excel.

    Cons

    The busy season hours and busy season stress. The amount we get paid based on the hours we work.


  10. "Forensic Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Decent pay
    -accrue a good amount of PTO
    -Good mentors

    Cons

    -need to be an accounting major to succeed.
    - High dependence on utilization for bonus and rating.

    Advice to Management

    - Utilize staff that have different qualities rather than just focus on the accounting side of things.


  11. Helpful (3)

    "Great company to start, but be prepared"

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    Former Employee - Senior Associate, Forensic in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Senior Associate, Forensic in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Great benefits, competitive pay (at least for advisory)
    - Intelligent employees
    - Decent training

    Cons

    - Long hours, the expect you to sell your 20s
    - Stressful culture


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