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Baker Tilly International Reviews

Updated 14 January 2018
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  • Work life balance not too good from audit perspective but it is the norm in the industry (in 14 reviews)

  • Long working hours due to the nature of the industry, no OT & limited benefits provided (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Audit Senior Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Baker Tilly International full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Friendly colleagues, good working environment

    Cons

    Career Limited Movement, generally too generous


  2. "Company with good culture"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Audir Senior in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Audir Senior in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at Baker Tilly International full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly colleagues and approachable managers

    Cons

    The pay is lower than big 4 but the stress level is lower as well

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up to listen to the voice of employee


  3. "Senior"

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

    I have been working at Baker Tilly International full-time

    Pros

    -Good and friendly employees to get along

    Cons

    -Work life balance not too good from audit perspective but it is the norm in the industry


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  5. "Audit internship at Baker Tilly"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Baker Tilly International full-time

    Pros

    It can be a good experince for those who are only starting their career in finance.

    Cons

    It's not a Big 4 company, so its not so widely known. The salary is also not so good, but it's a usual thing in audit.


  6. "Not Bad"

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

    I worked at Baker Tilly International full-time

    Pros

    Great working environment with encouragement from managers and directors

    Cons

    Environment is very Chinese. Difficult if you cant speak Chinese


  7. "Intern - Hong Kong"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good training from senior staff

    Cons

    could be busy during peak season


  8. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good work life
    Good salary
    Good management

    Cons

    Nothing is bad
    Sometimes more working hours


  9. "There are no perfect jobs but I had a pretty great one at Baker Tilly"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Lisbon (Portugal)
    Former Employee - Manager in Lisbon (Portugal)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Baker Tilly International full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Autonomy, great environment, amazing team,

    Cons

    sometimes lack of excellence, lack of work/life balance


  10. "One of the better mid-tier firms"

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    Current Employee - Audit Senior in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Audit Senior in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Baker Tilly International full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    1) Good exposure to companies in various industries, such as construction, manufacturing, fund management, etc.
    2) See the whole picture, ie. from the planning to the completion stage, at associate or senior associate level, which is not the case in Big 4. (at least this is what happened for me)
    3) Friendly and helpful colleagues, and some managers
    4) Partners welcome staff to discuss audit issues with them
    5) Just started using Caseware this year, will definitely improve the process of rolling AWP in future.

    Cons

    1) No work life balance
    2) Engagement assignments allocation need improvement. Some staff are overworked, while others are quite free.
    3) Lack of staff benefits, such as only staff who are taking SQP will get full subsidy. Those who are studying ACCA or CPA will have to fork out their own money.
    4) Lack of team bonding activities, feel like all work and no play.
    5) Recently increased senior's notice period from 1 to 2 months together with salary adjustment, without advance notice
    6) Before the implementation of Caseware, need to print the AWPs, which wasted lots of papers.

    Advice to Management

    1) Improve staff benefits. At least give partial subsidies to those studying ACCA and CPA.
    2) Buy more fans, as there is no air-con during weekends.
    3) Organise more internal team bonding activities, which are not too expensive.


  11. "Tough job"

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    Current Employee - Senior in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Senior in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at Baker Tilly International full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    People are nice and willing to teach. Office politics, while present, are not a major issue.

    Cons

    Below market rate salary. Excessively long hours, I'm talking some 4am days. HR doubled our notice period to 2 months, from 1 month that was stipulated in our employment contract.

    Advice to Management

    Honour the employment contract


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