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KPMG Reviews

Updated November 23, 2017
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work with people who are like family"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Audit Associate in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Audit Associate in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    people who I work with are like family rather than co-workers. lots of opportunities to learn and grow. there is no typical day.

    Cons

    Long hours in the busy season, probably lower salary compared to corporate jobs

    Advice to Management

    Compensation is important, and the way you share the vision with employees is really important


  2. "Tax Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC

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

    Pros

    Work time flexibility and can work from home if needed

    Cons

    Busy season can be tough

  3. "Director"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Director in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very innovative, really great - smart people to work with

    Cons

    The workload is always a challenge, and working in a partnership that has so many management styles can be a challenge.

    Advice to Management

    Partners need to value the back office, and support staff


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Dawn be gong"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tax Associate in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Tax Associate in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Safe job, literally impossible to be fire

    Cons

    - long hours
    - not providing value to anyone
    -no on cares about your failure/success


  5. Helpful (2)

    "You knew what you were getting into"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Audit Associate in Fresno, CA
    Former Employee - Audit Associate in Fresno, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at KPMG full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -premium brand name in the financial world
    -lounge access at airports around the world
    -great culture
    -one of the few companies around that still has a pension
    -5 weeks of PTO per year at lower levels, 6 years going up

    Cons

    -long hours
    -unrealistic expectations
    -pay difference between levels shows significant inequality

    Advice to Management

    If you want a good culture and talent retention, let go of the workers who make other employees unhappy. Simple as that.


  6. "Sales Intern"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Intern in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Intern in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at KPMG (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great to get experience and work with real customers.

    Cons

    Sometimes I felt that I could do more on the job.

    Advice to Management

    Feel free to push the interns harder we are ready for the challenge.


  7. "Senior Advisory associate"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    pay is pretty good when you come from another company with a CPA

    Cons

    not open to letting you switch groups easily

  8. Helpful (3)

    "Good place to work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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

    - Great culture, lots of collaboration
    - Opportunities to engage beyond client work (recruiting, volunteer, practice development, etc)
    - Good base salary

    Cons

    - Poor variable comp
    - Too many old partners


  9. "KPMG Audit"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - involved in challenging works, able to learn a lot
    - the work is stressful, but able to meet a lot of smart and driven people

    Cons

    - It is less flexible if you want to transfer practice.


  10. "Professional"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at KPMG full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Very good all around experience.

    Cons

    A bit heavy in the partner department.

    Advice to Management

    Make room for the talent below.


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