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BDO USA Reviews

Updated 10 March 2019
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Pros
  • "Great work/life balance compared to similar firms" (in 44 reviews)

  • "Great people, employee freedom & no micro-managing" (in 62 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work Life Balance not available" (in 65 reviews)

  • "Long Hours (during busy season)" (in 106 reviews)

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  1. "A"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BDO USA full-time

    Pros

    Good place to work for

    Cons

    Not much maybe too much work


  2. "It has pros and cons"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BDO USA full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Small partnerships which mean you often get more responsibilities and exposure to a larger variety of work.

    Cons

    Very young teams mean people leading often don't have much experience.

  3. "BDO Internal"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BDO USA full-time

    Pros

    Strong working enviroment. Good teamwork.

    Cons

    Lack of social element to the work.

    Advice to Management

    More interaction with staff lower down.


  4. "Pretty good choice"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at BDO USA full-time

    Pros

    Good people
    Good challenge with regards to intellectually stimulating
    Good clients

    Cons

    Technology is OK
    Some investments in systems would be good.


  5. "Good People and Good Opportunities"

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    Former Employee - Audit Senior in Boston, MA (US)
    Former Employee - Audit Senior in Boston, MA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at BDO USA full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    There are a lot of opportunities for advancement and growth

    Cons

    Compensation can be likely under market and hours can be unreasonable depending on your clients

    Advice to Management

    Increase compensation to market with competitors


  6. "Great first job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, VA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, VA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BDO USA full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits and brand recognition

    Cons

    Long hours and difficult work

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work


  7. "good company with decent pay"

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    Former Employee - Senior Accountant
    Former Employee - Senior Accountant
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at BDO USA full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great location and nice office building.

    Cons

    Long hours just as all public accounting firms. If you look for work & life balance, maybe this won't fit you.

  8. "Growing company with a lot of opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Experienced Audit Senior Associate in McLean, VA (US)
    Current Employee - Experienced Audit Senior Associate in McLean, VA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BDO USA full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    the company is rapidly growing and expanding which brings great opportunities . Management are very approachable. Great work ethics and very supportive people to work with.

    Cons

    Work life balance may sacrifice depending on engagements and deadline.
    not many benefits and retirement plan can be improved.

    Advice to Management

    More benefits and better retirement plan.


  9. "Awesome company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at BDO USA part-time

    Pros

    Great company for my time and efforts

    Cons

    I went back to school to pursue my degree


  10. "N/A"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX (US)

    I have been working at BDO USA full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    too much work load without overtime pay

    Cons

    good team , good culture, good coworkers