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SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER (Current Employee) –  Toronto ON9 December 2014
Excellent Top 5 consulting firm. Located Globally around the world.

Ernst & Young (known as EY) is a multinational professional services firm headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It was the third largest professional services firm in the world by aggregated revenue in 2012 and is one of the "Big Four" audit firms

The organization operates as a network of member firms which are separate legal entities in individual countries. It has 190,000 employees and more than 700 offices in over 150 countries. It provides assurance (including financial audit), tax, consulting and advisory services to companies

The firm dates back to 1849 with the founding of Harding & Pullein in England. The current firm was formed by a merger of Ernst & Whinney and Arthur Young & Co. in 1989.[9] It was known as Ernst & Young until 2013, when it underwent a rebranding to EY. The acronym "EY" was already an informal name for the firm prior to its official adoption
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Talent Acquisition Recruiter (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON27 July 2015
It is an amazing company to work. They have a very good work / life balance and they have a friendly environment. Everyone are very helpful by nature
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Great company
Senior Information and Research Coordinator (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON4 June 2015
I enjoy working at EY. The work/life balance is valued here. People are always willing to help when you need it. I have been here over 7 years and, so far, have no desire to leave.
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Human Capital Tax (Former Employee) –  Toronto17 June 2015
provided administrative Support for Client Service
Worked with team of 8-10 members
Multitasking and time management key to the role
Collaborative working enivronment
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A lot of work for little pay
Senior Staff Accountant (Former Employee) –  Toronto19 April 2015
Too much work given to individuals with low salary.
Alot of learning opportunities for people starting their career
People are great, culture is not there because everyone is always working
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Productive and great team
Executive Assistant (Current Employee) –  Vancouver, BC1 April 2014
I have had an amazing experience with my current opportunity and have learned and grown very much in my 4 and a half years. I have also built a great rapport with many different people and service lines within the company.
Pros
Vacation Days, Long Weekends in the summer
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Excellent
Senior Advisor, Financial Services Risk Management (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON3 October 2014
a typical day at work - Good
what you learned - Consulting
management - Good
your co-workers - Good
the hardest part of the job - Extensive travel - but i liked it.
the most enjoyable part of the job - Meeting new people almost every new project
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A truly great professional environment filled with L&D
Senior Staff Accountant (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON7 July 2014
Extremely professional environment providing breadth and depth of experience for qualifying CAs
Varied client experience across all industries
Very collaborative people environment
Stellar IT environment
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Senior Staff Accountant (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON25 May 2015
This is a great place to go after university as you really learn a lot. You can try many different clients and industries and you learn about different businesses.
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Productive and great place to work
Audit Senior (Former Employee) –  Toronto, Canada25 April 2015
Great experiences, particularly for early career accounting graduates.
Professional development activities and certification exam program are top notch.
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Weak and dysfunctional Advisory Service Line
123456 (Former Employee) –  Vancouver, BC9 November 2014
Cannot recommend EY Advisory. The overall Advisory business in struggling in Canada.
Pros
Large firm with some brand recognition
Cons
Advisory is not profitable. Poor leadership that do not understand consulting.
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I have enjoyed the work/life balance arrangements!
Manager (Current Employee) –  Edmonton, AB8 April 2012
I have worked with Ernst & Young LLP for the past eight years, and I really enjoy the management teams and their work/life balance arrangements for most parents or employees with special personal life requirements.
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Good place to work
Consultant (Current Employee) –  Toronto5 August 2013
EY is good place to work. Like all places, has its challenges but I would recommend EY to any prospective job seeker. Get in early and work hard - results will follow.
Pros
Extra holidays over long weekends
Cons
Technology could be better
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Committee Member & Mentor (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON25 May 2015
This is an extracurricular club at EY. We got to coach the new students writing the exams each year with the process. It is a nice club to join.
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Too much work pressure at month end , specially on year end.
Financial Consultant (Former Employee) –  Young, SK9 October 2012
Late sittings are very common. Worl load was also much but benefits were also very lucrative.
Pros
free lunch and some times dinner too.
Cons
generally works on 7 days in a week.
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In the Philippines so irrelevant to job searches in Canada
Staff Consultant (Former Employee) –  Philippines10 August 2014
Good company. In the Philippines so irrelevant to job searches in Canada
Pros
Good company.
Cons
In the Philippines so irrelevant to job searches in Canada
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Good place to work
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATE (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB24 February 2015
- Regular work hours
- Good work life balance
- Good co-workers
- Disliked not having a manger to report to locally.
- Overall a good experience
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Great place to work
Senior Manager (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON25 June 2014
It is a great place to work. I have only worked at Ernst & young and have had a great learning experience thre.
Pros
Very people friendly company
Cons
you end up in a very super specialised field
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Good resources and structured learning
Senior Accountant (Current Employee) –  Kitchener-Waterloo, ON3 December 2013
EY has a highly structured training programs and many opportunities to learn.

Work/life balance is not great here, as you will have to do long hours.
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I enjoyed working at Rogers Communications Inc.
Executive Assistant (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON28 August 2014
Rogers Communications Inc. has a great office location, provided a competitive salary and created a wonderful job culture.
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