Audit Associate (Current Employee), Los Angeles, CA – November 2, 2013
Pros: lots of free food, access to recruiting, team environment, firm-sponsored events
Cons: long work hours (including weekends), lack of individualism, no true client appreciation
During my time at PwC, I was able to learn a lot about how business is conducted at a large, reputable firm. My coworkers were intelligent, capable individuals who all have the potential to achieve something great. PwC is a coming together of brilliant minds in the accounting, assurance, tax, and consulting lines of service.
The hardest part of the – more... job was the long hours, meeting extremely tight and sometimes unrealistic deadlines, and the hierarchical chaos that is usually burdens the seniors leading the engagements.
The most enjoyable parts are working with fun and smart people, engaging with the team in social settings, and feeling satisfied after a large engagement is wrapped up. – less
Junior Consultant (Former Employee), Sao Paulo, Brazil – October 28, 2013
Junior Consultant Led various high projects in renowed companies such as Volkswagen Bank, Votorantin Bank, Petrobras, Nokia, Zurich Insurance, Golman Sachs, Assurant Insurance, Banco Panamericano, Kalunga and Nextel.
A place where you can develop great leadership skills and broaden your scope
Tax Senior Associate (Former Employee), New York, NY – October 25, 2013
Pros: vacation time, great benefits
Cons: long days
Great exposure to a variety of industries. Great opportunity to learn while on the job and to learn from peers. Direct contact with Directors and Partners. The hardest part of the job will be the long hours and sometimes intense schedule. To work in this environment you should be able to multitask and meet super tight deadlines.
Team Secretary/ Administrator (Former Employee), London SE1 – October 21, 2013
I had 15.5 years at PwC. Was tuped over to Honeywell during this time, still working on the PwC contract. Over my time I learn t many skills and progressed in my career. In October redundancies were made and 4 of us volunteered as I thought after many years in the same job it was now time to move on and experience a different company and different skills.