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Toxic culture

This was by far the worst job experience I've ever had. The culture is toxic, you live and work in fear and dread going in everyday. The pay was also well below market and you would face retaliation if you dared ask for a raise or comp review.DO NOT GO HERE!
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Bonne expérience

Manque d'écoute de la part des associés. À la suite d'une collègue partie en retraite, ils n'ont pas voulu la remplacer. Après une surcharge de travail et de nouvelles tâches qui m'ont été attribuées, je n'ai pas eu le choix de démissionner!


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Good stepping stone for your career

Good stepping stone for your career. Typical accounting firm culture. Very cutthroat if you cannot perform but endless opportunities if you are hard working and sharp.
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Learning opportunities and culture

Very busy but has been a great environment for obtaining significant accounting knowledge allowing me to take on senior roles like in-charge role for several audits, prepare year-ends for compilations and review engagements. Life happens but if you're not at work putting in 8-10 hour days you are not popular. I do believe overall with offices across the Country that the majority of offices have great workplace culture.


Great employer for those looking to advance a career in accounting


Expected to work long hours
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Great company to work for

Grant Thornton is a great company to work for. They really appreciate their employees and display that frequently. They are flexible with various schedules and are willing to work with you as long as the job gets done.
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Great place to work

This company was a great place to work. Compensation is reasonable and there is plenty of room for advancement. A great culture/sense of inclusion with fellow co-workers.
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Busy accounting office with many perks.

A typical day at work:1. Open and sort mail for senior partner.2. Prepare and modify correspondence.3. Answer telephone and assist with scheduling appointments.4. Print and collate financial year-end reports, and tax returns for senior partner and four senior accountants.5. Retrieve documents from filing room.6. Prepare monthly expense report for senior partner.7. Make lunch reservations for business meetings.What I learned at Grant Thornton LLP:1. The operation of standard office equipment.2. Knowledge of clerical and administrative procedures required for a busy accounting firm such as filing, preparing correspondence and record keeping.Management:Management was friendly, approachable and very professional.Co-workers:My co-workers were friendly, helpful and fun to work with.The hardest part of the job:On numerous occasions, I was given little time to proof, print and collate a number of urgent year-end reports for different accountants, who all needed them completed that same morning or afternoon.The most enjoyable part of the job:Working with the accounting interns and my fellow administrative assistants.


free lunches, supportive team environment and culture.


poor retirement benefits.
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3.4 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.4 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.5 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
3.4 out of 5 stars for Management
3.5 out of 5 stars for Culture

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