Core Forensics, Associate (Current Employee) – San Francisco, CA – 23 July 2013
The culture at PwC is centered around being able to grow and advance your career by following your interests and passion. There is a robust coaching infrastructure that allows for both formal and informal coaching and personal development.
In my current role I analyze financial statements and calculate claims for businesses affected by natural disasters. I have also been trained as a transaction due diligence analyst and corporate investigator.
Great accounting career work, but burns you out quickly
Senior Associate (Assurance) (Current Employee) – Toronto, ON – 21 April 2018
Pros: - Fast paced work environment - Ahead of the curve of technology - You learn a lot very fast, lots of responsibility quickly - Fun social events - Fun to lead teams 2-3 years into a job - Exposed to accounting/business problems and you gain a unique skillset - Recruiters contact you alot around your senior year+ - Leadership team is good and taking firm in right direction - Lots of training - Meet lots of great people - Good benefits program
Cons: - long hours - brutally long hours - performance review system is not efficient/best approach - work with clients/other colleagues who can be hard to work with - churns through staff so hard to have continuity on engagements