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SGV & Co. Reviews

Updated December 11, 2017
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Pros
  • You'll definitely learn a lot from the different engagements you'll be in and the training they provide (in 10 reviews)

  • A very good training ground for new CPAs to jump start one's career (in 17 reviews)

Cons
  • No work-life balance when you're at the busy season of a local audit (in 65 reviews)

  • The cons are long working hours, overtime without pay, working while at home with no pay and working during weekends (in 33 reviews)

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  1. "Training Ground"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SGV & Co. full-time

    Pros

    Best company to get audit training

    Cons

    You’ll be working a lot of hours


  2. "Fun Environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SGV & Co. full-time

    Pros

    you get to experience camaraderie. you get to meet many people.

    Cons

    No work life balance. Net savings will depend on you accounts/seniors/managers.

  3. "SGV"

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    Current Employee - Audit Senior Associate
    Current Employee - Audit Senior Associate
    Recommends

    I have been working at SGV & Co. (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good training and build good relationships

    Cons

    low salary and requires over time works


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Lasting Experience"

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    Former Employee - Advisory and Audit Assurance Associate in Tujunga, CA
    Former Employee - Advisory and Audit Assurance Associate in Tujunga, CA

    I worked at SGV & Co. full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    For start-up CPA's, this is a great company to enhance your audit and accounting skills while working with hard-working professionals.

    Cons

    Similar with other accounting firms, the environment is toxic and overworked. You need to manage your own time to be able to achieve your desired work life balance.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good reputation.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Low Salary, High Experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at SGV & Co. (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Experience + brand name associated with SGV

    Cons

    Poor salary and excessive OT hours


  6. "Best Company to Gain Experience"

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    Former Employee - Tax Associate in Makati City (Philippines)
    Former Employee - Tax Associate in Makati City (Philippines)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at SGV & Co. full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    People, benefits, exposure to different industries

    Cons

    long hours and heavy workload

    Advice to Management

    none


  7. "SGV PH is a wonderful place to work but the working hours is demaning"

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    Former Employee - Audit Associate in Manila, Manila (Philippines)
    Former Employee - Audit Associate in Manila, Manila (Philippines)

    I worked at SGV & Co. full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Learn new knowledge, more opportunities.

    Cons

    long working hours without pay

  8. "SGV Review"

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    Current Employee - Audit Senior in Makati City (Philippines)
    Current Employee - Audit Senior in Makati City (Philippines)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SGV & Co. full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    SGV is a very good Company. Being here, I was able to gain a lot of experience in different industries. I also gained a lot of friends and the Management are very kind.

    Cons

    The cons of being in SGV mostly are the compensation and the work life balance. The compensation is not in terms with the work provided and overtime work is usual.

    Advice to Management

    Provide more outside of the country opportunities, increase the salary to be more competitive and to encourage the employees to stay in the firm.


  9. "SGV & Co"

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

    I have been working at SGV & Co. full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very good in term of professional growth

    Cons

    Low salary and many workloads


  10. "Great Venue for Professional Development"

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    Former Employee - Audit Staff in Makati City (Philippines)
    Former Employee - Audit Staff in Makati City (Philippines)

    I worked at SGV & Co. full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    It helps its employees have continuous learning and professional development through various trainings, mentoring, and exposure to different clients.

    Cons

    Low Basic Salary and work/life balance


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