PKF O’Connor Davies Reviews

Updated May 31, 2020

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PKF O’Connor Davies Managing Partner Kevin Keane
Kevin Keane
40 Ratings
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  • "Busy season hours are better here and flexible, option to work from home on Saturdays as well(in 6 reviews)

  • "Long hours in peak season but we get seamless(in 5 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great Place"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Intern - Hourly 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PKF O’Connor Davies part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great Management never felt lost

    Cons

    The pace picks up small learning curve

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  2. "Solid Public Accounting Experience"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Audit Senior in Stamford, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PKF O’Connor Davies full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good client base with a wide variety of industries, competitive pay, and a fun working environment, 37.5 hour week during off peak periods

    Cons

    Mandatory 55 hour weeks during busy season. Also working in one of the companies regional offices offers a much different experience that working in the HQ

  3. "Stay away"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at PKF O’Connor Davies full-time

    Pros

    Cant really think of any pros to be honest

    Cons

    No training. Disorganized. Partner always blame the staff for everything. Very unprofessional. Backstabbing instigated by the Partner among the staff.

  4. "Good place to work"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PKF O’Connor Davies full-time

    Pros

    Good staff, Hr and management

    Cons

    Lack of feedback on performance

  5. "Cool Company"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Experienced Audit Associate in Cranford, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PKF O’Connor Davies full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Equally good as Big 4

    Cons

    Sometimes stressful environment with deadline approaching

  6. "Walk the talk, matters."

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Staff Accountant in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PKF O’Connor Davies full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good job opportunity for right after college.

    Cons

    Too many issues related to work hours entry-billiable hours-unassigned work time. No Career opportunity (to advance) inside the company.

  7. "Good place to start career"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant 

    I have been working at PKF O’Connor Davies full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good benefits and place to start your career.

    Cons

    Poor work life balance. Required to work a lot during busy season. No real training procedures put in place when you start. You should get thrown into things and are expected to know

  8. "Good place"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant 

    I have been working at PKF O’Connor Davies full-time

    Pros

    Great team of highly knowledgeable individuals.

    Cons

    Sometimes managers and partners are not organized with each other. Work takes longer to get done.

  9. "Healthcare industry is a dead-end job"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Audit Staff in Harrison, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at PKF O’Connor Davies full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Not many hours required during the year. Good place to start your career if you get placed in a good industry.

    Cons

    No real on-the-job training when you start. No exposure to other industries other than the one they assign you when you start right out of college.

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  10. "Good not great"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate 

    I have been working at PKF O’Connor Davies full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible when you have children, nice people, good location

    Cons

    Low salaries, cliquey environment, far travel

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