PwC
3.5 of 5 4,293 reviews
www.pwc.com New York, NY 5000+ Employees

PwC Reviews in Boston, MA US

Updated Apr 06, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.5 114 reviews

                             

83% Approve of the CEO

PwC US Chairman & Senior Partner Robert Moritz

Robert Moritz

(24 ratings)

76% of employees recommend this company to a friend
114 Employee Reviews Back to all reviews
Relevance Date Rating
in
  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • Approves of CEO

 

Fun time, long hours.

Assurance Associate (Current Employee)
Boston, MA (US)

I have been working at PwC full-time for less than a year

ProsGreat people, work is somewhat engaging

ConsLong hours, work can sometimes be monotonous

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • No Opinion of CEO

 

Good for the Career

Audit Senior Associate (Current Employee)
Boston, MA (US)

I have been working at PwC full-time for more than 3 years

ProsLets be honest having PwC on your resume is like gold! After that you can go pretty much anywhere in the accounting field.

ConsThey work you so hard and the pay is not worth the hours you put in. You do this job for th possibilities not for the pay...

Advice to Senior ManagementI am noticing a down turn in talent coming through the new classes and for those who are talented a complete abuse of them and their time. People who are abused are unhappy, people who are unhappy leave...

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • Approves of CEO

 

Audit Senior Associate

Audit Senior Associate (Former Employee)
Boston, MA (US)

I worked at PwC full-time for more than a year

Pros-Intelligent hard-working colleagues
-Diverse client base
-Adequate room for promotion
-Excellent opportunities for learning and development

Cons-Exceptionally long hours during earnings season

Advice to Senior Management-Adopt measures to improve work life balance

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • Approves of CEO

 

Good Start, but Watch Your Back

Associate (Former Employee)
Boston, MA (US)

I worked at PwC full-time

ProsGreat resume builder and experience. If you want to stay in business, especially accounting, you want to start at a Big 4. It will open a lot of doors.

ConsIt really depends on your team and superiors. If you have a good team, you will mostly enjoy your experience. If not, you will want to leave, especially during busy seasons.

Advice to Senior ManagementBetter work/life balance, if possible.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • Approves of CEO

 

Audit Intern

Audit Intern (Former Employee)
Boston, MA (US)

I worked at PwC as an intern for less than a year

ProsPlenty of exposure by rotating clients

ConsNo real personal growth opportunity

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

 

Worked at PWC for over a year at the Helpdesk Jobs outsourced to TCS India outsourcer

Helpdesk Technician (Former Employee)
Boston, MA (US)

I worked at PwC full-time for more than a year

ProsBig Company lots of users, lots of work to do.

ConsFrom February .2013 until August 2013 , we were steering users to to call an 877 tel. number.

On August 9,2013 , we were told we had until Feb. 28, 2014 to find new jobs as ours were being outsourced.

Advice to Senior ManagementEmpathisize

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • Approves of CEO

 

It was an amazing company to work for

Analyst (Former Employee)
Boston, MA (US)

I worked at PwC full-time for less than a year

ProsFlexible working hours, liberty to choose projects and good work ethics which makes it good . the projects are really challenging and brainstorming sessions are very good

ConsHectic and overburdened. Moreover, the HR is very bad and needs to be more cooperative. i think overall company is good but it needs change at the grass roots

Advice to Senior ManagementHR improvement

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • No Opinion of CEO

 

Senior Associate - Assurance

Senior Associate - Assurance (Former Employee)
Boston, MA (US)

I worked at PwC full-time for more than 3 years

ProsBroad exposure to various opportunities, people and clients. Especially useful coming straight out of school.

ConsEngagements are consistently understaffed; people are overworked; lots of mind games. Difficult to get onto new projects. High turn over.

Advice to Senior ManagementThere needs to be a higher value placed on treating people adequately. Throwing around corporate jargon like "work-life balance" does not actually mean staff get to experience this. The idea of working 90 hrs/wk can no longer qualify as a badge of honor - it needs to be eradicated if you want people to stick around in the long run.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • Approves of CEO

 

its been amazing

Assurance Associate (Current Employee)
Boston, MA (US)

I have been working at PwC full-time for less than a year

Prosgreat pay and work life balance

Conslong hours during busy season

Advice to Senior Managementgive larger bonuses

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • Approves of CEO

 

The work is interesting and challenging with , but at times I feel that my work/life balance isn't great.

Senior Associate (Current Employee)
Boston, MA (US)

I have been working at PwC full-time for more than 3 years

ProsExposure to lots of different clients
Travel
Job security
Variety in the work performed means no day is the same

ConsLong hours that often keep me at the office or working from home late at night
Poor work/life balance

Advice to Senior ManagementThe high performers are taken advantage of. Work is piled on to people who do well but they end up with so much work that they eventually quit because they get so burnt out.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review
RSS Feed Embed

Worked for PwC? Contribute to the Community!

PwC Videos

Loading...

PwC – Why Work for Us?

Imagine the power of 160,000 people with a common purpose — building relationships that create value for you and your business. This is PwC. Every day, our people work with you to build the value you are looking for… Full Overview

Provided by employer [?]

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.

Glassdoor is your free inside look at PwC reviews and ratings in Boston, MA — including employee satisfaction and approval rating for PwC CEO Robert Moritz. All 114 reviews posted anonymously by PwC employees.