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Best place on earth
Analyst (Former Employee) –  Delhi27 October 2017
I was in EY for a short period, but it's really one of the best places on earth to work. They work really really hard and then they party harder. Salaries could be a little better though. Overall it's a great place.
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Amazing flexibility
Senior Account Coordinator (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON25 October 2017
Great place to work. Exceptional flexibility and work/life balance. Introduced a casual dress code. We can wear jeans Monday to Friday now. Beautiful new Toronto office.
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The work place is fulfilling
INTERNAL BRANCH CONTROL (Former Employee) –  BAYO KUKU ROAD, IKOYI18 October 2017
The work place is fun and added allowances, avenue to attend training for personal development and added value to the organization, timely renumeration
Pros
Free writing materials and tissue paper
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great workplace for learning
Audit Manager (Current Employee) –  Calgary, AB10 October 2017
Working at EY is a great way for young professionals to start there careers. Lots of learning and exposure opportunities but it comes with long hours and can affect the life work balance.
Pros
Great learning, great future opportunities
Cons
Long hours
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Diverse experience in short amount of time
Manager (Former Employee) –  Vancouver, BC9 October 2017
Endless opportunities to build skills and experience. Constantly learning on the job and growing professionally. EY offers unique training opportunities, however you have to seek them out. The company has a focus on work life balance, which in a consulting practice can be difficult. Good focus on diversity and inclusion initiatives.
Pros
Professional opportunities, fitness expense, project diversity, training, focus on diversity and inclusion
Cons
Busy, stretched thin, pay is not adequate for work load, lack of leadership in senior management
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Family Environment, but Expect Long Hours with Little Recognition
Senior Tax Staff (Current Employee) –  Ottawa, ON12 September 2017
Although I really liked the people I worked with, the company expects too much out of you for little return. It is a great place to have as a stepping stone though, the world recognizes EY and you will look better for having spent time at the firm.
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Longue journée de travail
Internship Advisory Services (Former Employee) –  Madrid12 September 2017
Faire partie d'une équipe de travail très compétitive.
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Work Hard, Learn a Lot
Staff Accountant in Assurance (Current Employee) –  Kitchener, ON10 September 2017
This is a fantastic place to work if you want to get your CPA. Public accounting doesn't allow for a lot of free time. But, EY works hard to ensure that their employees enjoy their job.
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Professional environment with mutual respect
Senior Consultant (Former Employee) –  Greater Toronto Area, ON9 September 2017
I loved working with EY. My team was awesome, the manager was very good and partner was humble and down to earth.

What I loved most was the client and projects they have, make you want to work like a dog. You would know, that you are working towards achieving a vision, a meaningful purpose.
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Good experience as a fresh grad
Analyst (Former Employee) –  Taiwan4 September 2017
Big, reputable, international consulting services/accounting firm. It's a good place to start off your career. The pay is measly, but as your first job you should work towards building your resume more than anything else!
Pros
Good for resume building
Cons
poor pay
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this was fantastic
Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON28 August 2017
this is my ideal job - worked for the CEO of my department, extremely busy booking appointments, typing up legal documents and all other general office duties. This was great
Pros
Great job with lots of task
Cons
Too long drive from where I lived.
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Great place to work and grow. work/life balance isn't great
Advisory Risk Manager (Former Employee) –  Kitchener, ON6 August 2017
The company overall is all about growing your book of business and those who are able to devote their entire life to the company get far ahead. Anyone expecting work/life balance doesn't usually fit into the company's plans for future advancements.
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Good Place to work
Tax Manager - Wealth & Asset Mgmt -FS Industry (Current Employee) –  Hamilton, ON5 August 2017
Good Place for new employees to work for Tax Service Line, who like to take breaks based on the high & lows of the work schedule. No great scope for advancement or allocation of projects based on eligibility/knowledge.
Pros
Work/Life Balance, Breaks from Work
Cons
No learning or growth for experienced professionals.
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Good benefits, people friendly, good working environment; advanced technology; enable to acquire good working experience
Accounts Payable Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON1 August 2017
The working experiences I had with Ernst &Young has been a fruitful one. I had a good working relationship with my colleagues as well as the management. Employees benefits are great and generous with vacations.
Pros
Free, coffee, chocolates, tea, flexible hours
Cons
Long hours during month end and year end.
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Great learning company
National Accounts Collections (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON24 July 2017
Having worked for EY for 17 years proves that it is a great place to work and learn. Having started at a clerical level and worked my way up to Director shows you how if you have potential you can have a great career at EY.
Pros
Great Professional Work Place
Cons
None come to mind
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Their cutting edge technology makes projects more easy to work with.
Intermediate Staff Accountant (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB23 July 2017
EY takes care of their employees from A to Z. It is an enjoyable place to work. Their cutting edge technology is available through a very experienced IT team. This makes projects more easy to work with.
Pros
Flexible job setting
Cons
Large volume of work during tax season
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amazing place to develop as a professional
Accountant, Assurance & Advisory (Former Employee) –  Saskatoon, SK23 July 2017
work hard, stay motivated, stay positive and you will succeed and be happy within your career. Ensure you proactively schedue your life and busy season wont be so bad.
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Awful place to work. No other way to say it.
Senior Principal (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON26 June 2017
Only concern is profit.

Employees are simply cogs in a wheel and replaceable.

Complete disregard for work/life balance.

No real benefits offered to employees.
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Lots of travel opportunities
Accountant (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB20 April 2017
This was my first job and I cant thank enough EY providing me opportunity to work in Oman, Bermuda and Monaco.

Busy season are busy but expected but staff was fun to work with and learnt alot!
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Great team
PPED Executive Assistant (Current Employee) –  Edmonton, AB13 February 2017
The Edmonton team is great, unfortunately the management of our team is out of Calgary and Toronto, which often means there is a lack of physical presence in the office and lack of day to day leadership.
Pros
Great Peer Network
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