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EY Reviews in Los Angeles, CA

Updated 20 January 2015
Updated 20 January 2015
5,073 Reviews
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5,073 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Policies on flexible-working supports the principle of a work-life balance (in 243 reviews)

  • it's a good place to start your career (max 3 yrs) or good if you have a family (in 106 reviews)


Cons
  • very poor work life balance; not enough staff to meet client needs; quite political (in 701 reviews)

  • Same cons as working at any consulting firm -- you will be work long hours (in 734 reviews)

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  1.  

    interesting

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Los Angeles, CA (US)

    I worked at EY full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    - good place to learn the trade
    - lots of help when needed

    Cons

    - too many changes
    - internal procedures and requirements are time consuming

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Since nothing is perfect... Good employer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Los Angeles, CA (US)

    I have been working at EY full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Big 4 which allows move within different service lines or different locations around the world
    A lot of Ressources which makes your life easier
    Work-life balance can be achieved
    Good time and expense policy
    Office culture is good! I would think good things are coming considering The new Vision 2020 - be better and bigger by 2020

    Cons

    In my head, all the big 4 are the same so I would say, nothing better, nothing worst!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Excellent Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Los Angeles, CA (US)

    I have been working at EY full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great experience so far, Exponential learning curve

    Cons

    Can be tedious at times and very long hours

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good Place to Start Career

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Campus Recruiting Coordinator in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Campus Recruiting Coordinator in Los Angeles, CA (US)

    I worked at EY full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great Resources, ability to network with professionals across all spectrum. Ability to grow in many different areas.

    Cons

    Too many hours, although open door policy its still corporate.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Just OK

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Assurance II in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Assurance II in Los Angeles, CA (US)

    I have been working at EY full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great to have on your resume

    Cons

    Low pay and no over time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Large organization with flexibility

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Transaction Advisory Services Staff in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Transaction Advisory Services Staff in Los Angeles, CA (US)

    I have been working at EY full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great flexibility, good corporate culture, large organization with structured development track

    Cons

    Too big--not much interaction with other departments. Very seasonal work load.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    strong people culture and fast track for upward mobility

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Irvine, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Irvine, CA (US)

    I have been working at EY full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    high flexibility, great people, lots of career advancement opportunities

    Cons

    difficult to make partner and executive level positions

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Los Angeles, CA (US)

    I have been working at EY full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The lifestyle is great for those that love travelling and working in a fast pace, challenging environment. The training is also excellent.

    Cons

    The engagement opportunities are difficult to find if you do not have a strong personal network.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Challenging work but supportive colleagues

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Los Angeles, CA (US)

    I have been working at EY full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Technically challenging project work and stimulating technical problems.

    Cons

    Administrative micro-management; lacking leadership in some practice areas

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Manage better by measuring and micro-managing less

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    It's hard to advance unless you have someone taking you under their wing.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Los Angeles, CA (US)

    I worked at EY full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Their HR policies are very good.

    Cons

    The salary and work life balance are points they can improve on.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    They had a lot of turnover this past year. If they want to keep their employees, they have to pay more.

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