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Public Company Accounting Oversight Board Reviews

Updated September 7, 2017
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James R. Doty
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Pros
  • Great Work / Life Balance and good mission (in 21 reviews)

  • two work from home days a week, good benefits (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • 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. "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.


  2. "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.

  3. "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


  4. Helpful (1)

    "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


  5. Helpful (1)

    "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.


  6. 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.


  7. "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

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Benefits make this a great place to work."

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

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

    Pros

    Exceptional benefits and extremely knowledgeable staff

    Cons

    Low morale due to culture of micromanagement. Seldom opportunities for growth.

    Advice to Management

    Allow staff to problem-solve instead of falling back on templates.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Inspection Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Inspection Specialist in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Inspection Specialist in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work / Life Balance and good mission

    Cons

    Travel can be disruptive to planning weekend personal activities

    Advice to Management

    Listen to Staff


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Good place to work"

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

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

    Pros

    Generous benefits, amazing work-life balance, great people. Good training opportunities..

    Cons

    Too much bureaucracy and red tape. At times it can really make accomplishing simple tasks complicated. Too much dependence on big brother SEC. Pay a little on the low end.


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