Administrative/Accounting (Former Employee), Tysons Corner Virginia. – December 12, 2012
Pros: i get a lot of free lunches
Cons: i have health insurance and entertainment benefits as well.
A lot of compensation benefits,like life insurance,provident fund,car insurance,benevolent fund.This was a very big cpa,s company of the charted accountants partner..I work with them a very easily and work there a long time in this company.
Audit Associate (Current Employee), San Francisco, CA – March 6, 2014
You gain a broad knowledge base of best business practices by your exposure to many different clients. You get to flowchart and understand complicated control systems when on large clients, and when on small clients you touch almost all business aspects of the company.
Audit Senior Associate (Current Employee), New York, NY – March 6, 2014
It's a lot of work, but you learn a lot. The hours are what cause most people to leave since as you work your way up more and more is required of you and there is never enough time in a 40 hour workweek to take care of everything you need to.
Audit Intern (Former Employee), Denver, CO – March 5, 2014
Pros: encouraging environment for learning and asking questions, supportive management and team members, great overtime meals!
Cons: parking issue when working at denver downtown locations
Excellent hands on training, amazing training program providing opportunity to travel and stay in the best hotel! Fun and outstanding team members and clients to work with and learn from, flexible working arrangement and well structured management. The hardest part of the job, I suppose, was the long hours during busy season but as the time was very – more... efficiently spent, days went very fast. The most enjoyable part of the job is to see the final product of our engagement and see our client to publish their annual 10-K report to the SEC! – less
Audit Senior (Former Employee), Harare, Zimbabwe – March 4, 2014
Very busy place to be I learnt how to perform external audits from start to end The management is well at training as this is a training centre Co-workers are helpful Hardest part of the jon is when you have to balance the education and the work The most enjoyable part is when you complete an audit assignment and the financials have been signed off
Challenging and collaborative environment but very competitive
Associate, State and Local Tax (Current Employee), Denver, CO – March 3, 2014
Good place for a first job, not the best for a second career. Very competitive internally with strict hours and required extended periods, even when work is not available. Had to maintain a positive work-life balance.
Senior Associate (Secondment) (Current Employee), Abu Dhabi, AZ – February 28, 2014
Pros: big 4 brand tag
Cons: nine to none timings
We use to start out day with e mail sorting and replying, based on the amount of work i plan my day for the volume of work that i have to accommodate. The most enjoyable part of my job is challenge that is to finish the job within the allocated time and resources and providing value added services to clients like financial reporting services to clients. – more... Sometimes with my co-workers we plan swimming and fun times so we can relax and maintain the work life balance. – less
A typical day at work starts with me getting my emails done so I can be ready for the days activities. Most days are spent on client premises. Peak days (usually October to March) at KPMG can be 12hours or more, sometimes extending into the early hours of the morning. Actually very challenging but an excellent learning experience.
The most enjoyable – more... part of the work is we play hard after working hard. There are usually team dinners, department get together, TGIF parties. Always fun with my co-workers, everyone works as a team. The management and workers have a good rapport and friendship built.
The hardest part can be the stretchy long hours.
Good learning environment and allows for personal development. – less
Engagement Setup Administrator - Risk Management (Current Employee), Los Angeles, CA – February 18, 2014
Pros: opportunity to learn in various areas
Cons: salary not commensurate
Busy momentum, provide high level of review and research regarding risk management process. Co-workers within my team work remotely. Challenging aspects of job are continuous and daily extensive review, change and finalyzing of risk process. Management of work flow is crucial.
Enjoyable aspects is knowing you assisted a team member with a time sensitive – more... matter and later resulted in a client win. – less