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PwC Reviews

Updated 27 January 2015
Updated 27 January 2015
5,607 Reviews
3.6
5,607 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • No work-life balance during busy season because the nature of assurance work (in 257 reviews)

  • You learn a lot about how to run complex businesses in fast-changing environments (in 132 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life Balance does not exist as much as they say they are still working on it (in 930 reviews)

  • Long hours that often keep me at the office or working from home late at night (in 866 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Good opportunities

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PwC

    Pros

    PwC has a good brand and good exit opportunities. The people are decent and the firm generally treats people well

    Cons

    Hours can be long and pay is (comparatively) not great when compared to banking/CF boutiques.
    The firm can also be a little bureaucratic when it comes to following procedures etc

  2.  

    Intern

    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PwC

    Pros

    Lots of perks in a good location. Everyone is interesting to say the least. Good oppurtunities to move forward. Well suited to those who enjoy fast paced environments.

    Cons

    Not a fan of the office culture. Long hours and tough to get time off

  3.  

    Internship - Assurance

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England

    I worked at PwC

    Pros

    -Great People
    -Great Culture
    -Great Recruitment Process

    Cons

    -There could be more Competitive Energy in the Company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -Overall, great job

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    PwC Associate Review

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PwC

    Pros

    Care about people, envirnoment, progression, great people management

    Cons

    Salary can be low at associate level and no overtime

  6.  

    Good Experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PwC as a contractor (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Location, prestifge, work life balance, social benefits, outings. The culture is great and the rest of the staff are young and social, great way to meet new people in a new city.

    Cons

    training, contract specifications can be demanding and put alot of pressure to perform, training and expectations were not, in my opinion, well explained before starting.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    a little more focus on explaining internal processes

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Advisory Manager

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Advisory Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - Advisory Manager in London, England

    I have been working at PwC

    Pros

    Excellent team, Collaborative approach, Best place to develop technical skills

    Cons

    Long working hours, Process driven, Promotion is slow beyond Senior Manager

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More focus on employee welfare, salary

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good company and all business. Pay and benifits were great

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Manager - IT Project Manager in Cardiff, Wales
    Former Employee - Manager - IT Project Manager in Cardiff, Wales

    I worked at PwC full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Location, prestifge, work life balance, social benefits, outings. The culture is great and the rest of the staff are young and social, great way to meet new people in a new city.

    Cons

    training, contract specifications can be demanding and put alot of pressure to perform, training and expectations were not, in my opinion, well explained before starting.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    a little more focus on explaining internal processes

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Professional firm trying to do the right thing

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at PwC

    Pros

    Interesting work. Bright people.

    Cons

    Work life balance - long hours

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to deliver senior management's aspirations to staff on the ground

    Recommends
  10.  

    Good company part of internal support staff

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Human Resources Advisor in London, England
    Current Employee - Human Resources Advisor in London, England

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

    Pros

    The people are great, nice working environment, and they do take care of you when you need it.

    Cons

    Career progression for non client facing staff is really limited, lots of internal politics

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Develop the staff they have rather than recruiting external candidates, losing good people

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Senior Tax Associate

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Tax Senior Associate II in London, England
    Former Employee - Tax Senior Associate II in London, England

    I worked at PwC

    Pros

    Good work life balance, lots of client face time and learning support.

    Cons

    Very specialised business units and work may become monotonous. Not enough flexibility to move between business units.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve flexibility for intra firm movement / opprtunities. This will improve employee engagement and retention.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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