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PwC China Reviews

Updated August 16, 2017
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  • Great people; Training; Clear career progression; Great client list ; Good remuneration; Work life balance (in 591 reviews)

  • Learn a lot - lots of on the job training (in 358 reviews)

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  1. "Very good experience for new starters"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Student in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Intern - Student in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PwC as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Interns learned a lot from their audit jobs. Coaches were really nice. Also, the working environment in the office is good.

    Cons

    Sometimes traveling made you very busy during the peak season. Sleeping would be a luxury at that time. And you had many tasks to do.

    Advice to Management

    Management may be more considerate of their employees. Every year a number of employees resign among which are mainly senior associates and A1.


  2. "Tax Intern"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Guangzhou, Guangdong (China)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Guangzhou, Guangdong (China)

    Pros

    Good work planning for interns.

    Cons

    No compensation for Overtime work.

  3. "Risk Assurance Intern"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Risk Assurance Intern in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Intern - Risk Assurance Intern in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at PwC as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great training program for people interested in a career in accounting and auditing

    Cons

    Not much of a work life balance


  4. "Assurance"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assurance in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Employee - Assurance in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good start, great people, top training and massive business trips.

    Cons

    The job actually a bit tiring. All in all, good start after graduated.

    Advice to Management

    Work life balance.


  5. "Overall impression"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Audit Associate in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Intern - Audit Associate in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at PwC as an intern

    Pros

    1. Clear paths of advancement with qualifications(CICPA, ACCA etc.) obtained.
    2. High-quality& frequent training programs.
    3. Rotation opportunities to other countries.
    4. Extra payment when qualifications(CICPA, ACCA etc.) obtained.

    Cons

    1. Heavy pressure & long working hours during audit season.
    2. Relatively low salary.
    3. Too many business trips.
    4. Difficult to achieve a life/work balance.

    Advice to Management

    I personally believe that management ought to care more about the satisfaction degree of the staff and take measures to reduce the pressure.


  6. "Internship"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Marketing Summer Assistant in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Former Intern - Marketing Summer Assistant in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PwC as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The culture and value in the Marketing Department in PwC is very nice.

    Cons

    Through out the whole internship I haven't find out any Con.

    Advice to Management

    Hope the career opportunities after the internship will be greater


  7. "Good learning environment"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Audit Senior Manager in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Employee - Audit Senior Manager in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at PwC full-time

    Pros

    plenty of learning opportunities, reasonable pay, steep learning curve

    Cons

    long working hours and high staff turnover rate

    Advice to Management

    focus on talent recruitment and retention to maintain the quality of employees

  8. "Good accounting firm"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

    I worked at PwC as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good training, good salary, It is the largest professional services firm in the world,

    Cons

    PricewaterhouseCoopers had never before managed such a complex integration project. The report also blamed inexperienced DWP managers for the botched billing system rollout.

    Advice to Management

    DWP General Manager Marcie Edwards issued a statement Friday thanking Feuer for “taking strong action” to address problems that occurred from the new billing system.


  9. "My PwC experience"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

    Pros

    If you want to learn financial analysis and have a broad understanding of the industry, it is the right place to start your career.

    Cons

    Time pressure and heavy work load before report date. Usually needs travel and work overtime. Performance is linked more to CPA certificate.

    Advice to Management

    Staff needs more people care. And sometimes job dedication also matters, criterion for performance should be more diversified.


  10. "About the Firm"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Quality Assurer/Acting Project Manager in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Current Employee - Quality Assurer/Acting Project Manager in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at PwC (Less than a year)

    Pros

    PwC is a Client centric

    Cons

    Staff retention should be a priority to the firm if it is to continue succeeding.

    Advice to Management

    Staff retention should be of priority


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