Avalara Reviews

Updated 12 Aug 2020

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4.0
77%
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91%
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279 Ratings
Pros
  • "Perks, company events, benefits, work environment(in 29 reviews)

  • "Sense of team, amazing tool to sell, growing company, great self-marketing tools to use for prospecting(in 24 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work (& get a life)"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager Compliance in Brighton, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Avalara full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Excellent team atmosphere - Learning opportunities - Good Salary & benefits - Building own careers - Flexible working hours, Work from home allowances/support

    Cons

    Nothing worth mentioning for now

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  2. "Great company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Brighton, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Avalara full-time

    Pros

    Dynamic, fun, high energy, great people

    Cons

    None so far, every day is different and challenging


  3. "Exciting place to be"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Systems Administrator in Brighton, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Avalara full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great leadership Fantastic benefits New technology Crazy growth

    Cons

    The crazy growth can sometimes be directionless. A lack of leadership in my specific region.

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  4. "Salary"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in London, England

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

    Pros

    All good with the company

    Cons

    nothing, keep up the good work

  5. "Best place I’ve worked"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Brighton, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Avalara full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people and culture - fast paced where you can make an impact

    Cons

    Can't think of any cons

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  6. Helpful (1)

    "Nice"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tax Consultant 

    I have been working at Avalara full-time

    Pros

    Nice People and environment love it

    Cons

    Nothing I can think of

  7. "Good company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Compliance Executive in Brighton, England
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Avalara full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Tiki area with free juices and fruits, flexibility, good salary

    Cons

    Frequent change due to tax regulations

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Fantastic Environment!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Brighton, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, strong positive culture and a commitment to looking after staff. Shared drive from CEO to front line staff and nice perks.

    Cons

    None to date, all positive.

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  9. "Fast paced - and huge potential"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Brighton, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Avalara full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    We are growing fast, and its great to feel that you can contribute and help shape the future success of the company

    Cons

    Really can't think of any - if there is a problem you ar empowered to to fix it

  10. "Growing Pains"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Brighton, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Growing fast - perhaps not in a controlled way.

    Cons

    A lot of growing pains - laying down the processes, dealing with the legacy code base and tech debts

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