Senior Associate (Current Employee) – San Francisco, CA – 21 November 2013
Working for the Big 4 has its advantages and disadvantages. First off, the people are amazing and brilliant in what they do. The salary is decent for the job and it is a great place to obtain your accounting designation. Its disadvantages. The work-life balance is questionable. If you enjoy travelling frequently then this job is for you. Also, depending on what projects/department you are hired into, the hours can be sporadic and intense.
Overall, PwC was a great place to work and begin a great business network later in life.
One of the top employers of the world. There is immense job security in the Big4 firms. There is a clear path of career growth which is well defined and followed by the firm. The remuneration paid by the Big4s are mostly fair. Management are friendly as the activities are mostly team related. The staff is well educated and supportive. A slight issue arises when in Big4s when it comes to work life balance as most of the Big4 employee find it hard to manage work requirement with family.