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BDO USA Reviews

Updated 15 June 2018
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Pros
  • "Great work/life balance compared to similar firms" (in 44 reviews)

  • "Great people and great environment" (in 54 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work-life balance is an after thought" (in 56 reviews)

  • "Long hours, lack of flexibility" (in 99 reviews)

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  1. "Pretty good choice"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    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.


  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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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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. "Tax Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at BDO USA full-time

    Pros

    Learned a lot, my senior manager was amazing at hands on training

    Cons

    Very rigid and old-fashioned in company culture


  5. "good mix of large and small"

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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 (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people, great clients

    Cons

    growing pains can be difficult to work through

    Advice to Management

    Keep it simple and focus on the few important things


  6. "Great Company to Work In"

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    • Culture & Values
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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

    Great Learning Experience and Community. Challenging Work

    Cons

    Organizational Reviews System needs to improve


  7. "Perks of large and small firms"

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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

    - Good upward mobility
    - great work diversity

    Cons

    - Transitional growing pains as large firm

  8. "Great firm"

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

    Pros

    Great work/life balance compared to similar firms.

    Cons

    Small clients and a limited client base.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what u r doing


  9. "Ehh"

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    Current Employee - Assurance Associate in Las Vegas, NV (US)
    Current Employee - Assurance Associate in Las Vegas, NV (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities and will look great on your resume.

    Cons

    Poorly managed at times. Unnecessary overtime and excessive hours.

    Advice to Management

    Don't make all employees stay just because you have more work to complete.


  10. "Audit Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Audit Manager in Spokane, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Audit Manager in Spokane, WA (US)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BDO USA full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good team, growth opportunities, fun environment

    Cons

    Hours, sometimes attitude, client load

    Advice to Management

    None


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