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PwC Manager Reviews

Updated July 25, 2017
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Pros
  • Great people; Training; Clear career progression; Great client list ; Good remuneration; Work life balance (in 580 reviews)

  • Learn a lot - lots of on the job training (in 353 reviews)

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  1. "Good company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great flexibility
    Career growth is outstanding if one is smart
    Training benefits
    Leadership

    Cons

    As usual internal politics within the firm, but manageable.

    Advice to Management

    Make sure employees are not responsible for their own staffing


  2. "Mix of good and not-so-good"

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    Former Employee - Manager
    Former Employee - Manager
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at PwC full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    - Smart people, especially those that joined through recent acquisitions.
    - Internal resources (e.g., training).
    - Benefits (excluding salary / bonuses)

    Cons

    - Promotions & bonuses not necessarily based on merit. Lot of 'ring kissing' required.
    - Too siloed
    - Too bureaucratic.

    Advice to Management

    Fix the territorial culture.

  3. "Senior Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Manager
    Former Employee - Senior Manager
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Career opportunities
    Benefits
    And that's about it

    Cons

    Story telling
    Not allowed to ask the "Why?" question


  4. "Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - You work with multiple teams.
    - Exposure to different type of projects

    Cons

    - No worklife balance
    - Compensation not up to market or effort


  5. "Process Assurance Solutions Senior Associate"

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    Current Employee - Systems and Process Assurance Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Systems and Process Assurance Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Great employees and colleagues
    - Challenging client engagements
    - Ability to work across multiple financial service industries
    - Solid benefit plan options

    Cons

    - Demanding hours and work schedule for large portions of the year
    - Difficultly in intra-company and line of service transfers
    - Client work can become repetitive and routine

    Advice to Management

    More advance notice for significant changes to existing compensation and bonus programs and transparency to the logic behind these types of changes.


  6. "Hospitality Consulting Practice"

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    Former Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PwC full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great company, lots of benefits, good pay.

    Cons

    Little work/life balance. High pressure.

    Advice to Management

    Simplify!


  7. Helpful (1)

    "My 6th year with PwC"

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    Current Employee - Manager in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Manager in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great network and tons of opportunities

    Cons

    Utilization is the most important thing, more than talent

    Advice to Management

    Lower utilization %

  8. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Internal firm network, diversity and excitement level of project work.

    Cons

    Pay is too low, travel is too taxing.

    Advice to Management

    Need to reduce travel expectations.


  9. "pwc"

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    Former Contractor - Project Manager in Tampa, FL
    Former Contractor - Project Manager in Tampa, FL

    I worked at PwC as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good company innovative and cutting edge

    Cons

    Dont really help contractor,they have to figure it out


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Great company to work for and challenging"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Manager in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You are always challenged to be your best (in a good way), lots of room to grow, recognition for a job well done, great benefits

    Cons

    Can get pigeon -holed into an area and never get out because they need specialists. Can consume your personal life if you let it.