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PwC Shanghai Reviews

Updated May 20, 2017
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Pros
  • Work-life balance is truly practiced with flexible work arrangements (in 568 reviews)

  • Learn a lot - lots of on the job training (in 341 reviews)

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  1. "Great Professional Company"

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

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

    Pros

    Greatest reputation in the big four
    Good step-stone for future career
    Comprehensive training system

    Cons

    Boring tasks for entry-level employees
    Long-hour workload


  2. "Senior Associate"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Audit Senior Associate in Suzhou, Jiangsu (China)
    Former Employee - Audit Senior Associate in Suzhou, Jiangsu (China)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I made a lot of friends in the firm.

    Cons

    working hours during peak season is long.


  3. "Intern"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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

    Great exposure to clients and real projects

    Cons

    Lack of sense of community
    Severe overtime


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  5. "Good Company to go."

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

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

    Pros

    Nice Working environment and good people to work with.

    Cons

    I don't have any Cons so far.

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  6. "good place to learn and grow at entry level"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

    I worked at PwC (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    learn things fast, challenging projects

    Cons

    bad working hours, limited growth in long run


  7. "Senior Associate"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate - Advisory in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Current Employee - Senior Associate - Advisory in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Paid for overtime, Flexible working hours, Good Training

    Cons

    Long hours of working, sometimes overtime until 3 am


  8. "Sr. software engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

    Pros

    Provide services to the headers of the industry, all the clients are the best, gained a lot of good experience.

    Cons

    There are to many policies needed to be followed, you have to travel always to different clients' location a lot.


  9. "Excellent employer"

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

    I worked at PwC full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Challenging, interesting, excellent team collaboration

    Cons

    work life balance, huge pressure


  10. "Internship at PwC"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Employee - Intern in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It was definitely a great experience, and helps a lot. I knew so many people from there and learn things from them

    Cons

    Too competitive. Everyone one was really focus on themselves and hard to communicate somtimes

    Advice to Management

    I think it would be better to put more emphasis on teamwork corporation


  11. "Very good experience for new starters"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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.


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