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Public Company Accounting Oversight Board Reviews

Updated January 17, 2018
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  • limited opportunities for advancement depending on your role (in 3 reviews)

  • Too much bureaucracy and red tape (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "One of the best places I have worked."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Public Company Accounting Oversight Board full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Interesting work, outstanding colleagues, decent salary and benefits.

    Cons

    It has become a bit more bueaucratic recently.


  2. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Colleagues are so friendly. You are gonna to look at accounting at a much higher level. Flat management - get involved in various projects. Decent pay.

    Cons

    Doesn't have a big work space.

  3. "Worst Ever"

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

    I worked at Public Company Accounting Oversight Board full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Golden handcuffs - best benefits you will ever get. You're going to need that vacation time to detox.

    Cons

    Abusive management, IT Department stuck in 1990s. Rampant backstabbing.

    Advice to Management

    Your golden days are coming to an end - if you can't keep your board together, what does it say about the rest of your company?


  4. "Administrative Staff"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Public Company Accounting Oversight Board full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    One of the best benefit packages in town. Great co-workers.

    Cons

    If you drive to work, the location is in one of the busiest parts of town.


  5. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Knowledgeable supervisors and analysts with great experience

    Cons

    Limited opportunities for interns to involve with ongoing projects

    Advice to Management

    Great internship programs with appropriate training and meaningful guidance.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Non-profit Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Public Company Accounting Oversight Board full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits and close relationships with co-workers

    Cons

    Siloed divisions that don't function as a cohesive organization


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Associate Director"

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    Former Employee - Associate Director in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Associate Director in Denver, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Public Company Accounting Oversight Board full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    two work from home days a week, good benefits

    Cons

    salary caps out at senior levels, significant travel

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Inspection Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Public Company Accounting Oversight Board full-time

    Pros

    Good organization to work for!

    Cons

    Upward mobility is extremely limited.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Analyst
    Current Employee - Analyst
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Public Company Accounting Oversight Board full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Pay and benefits are great. The job is pretty low stress even when there is a lot to do.

    Cons

    Not a lot room for growth. If you're not an inspector, there are almost no opportunities for technical training.


  10. "Salary"

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    Current Employee - Risk Analysis Intern
    Current Employee - Risk Analysis Intern

    I have been working at Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good professionals niece location great pay

    Cons

    nothing really about intern position


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