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Wiss & Company Reviews

Updated July 23, 2018
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  1. "Great beginning to my career"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Blockchain Consultant in Livingston, NJ
    Former Employee - Blockchain Consultant in Livingston, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Wiss & Company full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I started my career at Wiss & Company and the experience was a great launchpad to the rest of my career. I made lifelong friends there and got experience auditing every aspect of companies that made me understand the inner-workings of businesses and management. They had an incredibly generous PTO and benefit package, the environment was collegial and friendly and they cared about more than just work. They cared about our growth and us as people.

    Cons

    When I was there I didn't get to work with NYC clients but it seems since I left they have greatly expanded into New York and young auditors can now get access to those big city clients.


  2. "Staff Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Wiss & Company full-time

    Pros

    Great company culture with unlimited PTO. Good first job out of college to start your accounting career and gain a lot of hands on experience.

    Cons

    No bonuses. Office can be a bit cliquey. Too many clients on an employees' plate at times, while other employees' do not have work to do; work needs to be divided more evenly.

  3. "Don't drink the Kool-Aid"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Wiss & Company full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Unlimited PTO and casual dress code. Are trying to figure out what direction public accounting of the future will be for regional firms and making strides to get ahead of other firms. Low turnover compared to many other firms.

    Cons

    Politics, no bonuses, long hours, and cliquish. The pay is based on an algorithm that takes into account all NJ firms and adds NYC. This determines what everyone in the firm gets for a particular position, so if you are a staff living in NYC you will get the same pay as someone living in a cheap area of NJ.

    Advice to Management

    Expand NYC more and get rid of the people causing gossip and issues.


  4. "Great Place to Start"

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

    I worked at Wiss & Company full-time

    Pros

    Laid back, great work life balance, friendly employees

    Cons

    A bit too clicky but other than that its an awesome company


  5. "I wouldn't recommend"

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    Former Employee - Audit Associate in Livingston, NJ
    Former Employee - Audit Associate in Livingston, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Wiss & Company full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    People are very friendly and are willing to help you at especially at an entry-level
    Unlimited PTO and decent benefits

    Cons

    Many people are let go every summer. What they do is hire a good amount of candidates every fall right before the busy season. Then once busy season is over, upper management lets go 4-5 people and blame it on " low turnover" and "overstaffing". No warning what so ever. This place won't last long, they are losing money as it is.


  6. "Average"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Very close-knit company with relatively nice people. Relaxed and casual environment. Great for people who are looking to start families.

    Cons

    The culture is very click-ish. In my opinion there is also not much room for growth.


  7. "good enviroment, but lacks in compensation"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Wiss & Company full-time

    Pros

    generally good environment, however, not without office politics

    Cons

    compensation is lower than the competition in the area

    Wiss & Company Response

    Dec 5, 2017 – Recruiting Coordinator

    Thank you for your comment. While we believe that our compensation packages are competitive, what we offer our employees far surpasses just monetary compensation. Our flexibility, our culture and the... More

  8. "HR"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Wiss & Company full-time

    Pros

    Very laidback, often too much so.

    Cons

    Not a single professional person in that office

    Advice to Management

    This is a company, treat it as such.


  9. "Fun Enviroment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Livingston, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Livingston, NJ
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Wiss & Company full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Creative and always looking to make it a better company.

    Cons

    Not much opportunity for support areas.


  10. "Special Place"

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    Current Employee - Partner in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Partner in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Wiss & Company full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Ability to learn and grow, collaboration, shared purpose, feeling of belonging.

    Cons

    Sometimes management is slow to react.


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