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EY Manager Reviews

Updated 21 June 2018
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  • "Work life balance when not on a long term engagement" (in 831 reviews)

  • "Learn a lot of things, have many opportinuties to do hands-on projects" (in 312 reviews)

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  1. "Manager- Audit"

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    Current Employee - Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    brand name, exposure, young crowd

    Cons

    worklife balance, top level stagnation


  2. "EY culture"

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    Current Employee - Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    EY is definitely has a great culture and attracts people with a similar culture.

    Cons

    EY usually encourages integrating your life with the work culture as opposed to promoting work life balance

  3. "Audit Manager"

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    Former Employee - Audit Manager in London, England
    Former Employee - Audit Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at EY full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible working , good clients FTSE exposure

    Cons

    Too much politics for promotions


  4. "Assurance Manager"

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    Current Employee - Assurance Manager in Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Current Employee - Assurance Manager in Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly staff
    Emphasis on work life balance (when possible)
    Some teams have brilliant culture

    Cons

    Non competetive salaries
    No formal training plans
    Only way to get a good pay rise is to be a flight risk

    Advice to Management

    Better align salaries with Markets. Belfast office is paid significantly less than other regional offices yet works extremely hard.


  5. Helpful (2)

    "Great place to work overall, bureaucracy can get in the way though"

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    Current Employee - Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great culture and opportunity to stretch yourself

    Cons

    Long hours at times, lack of digital strategy means EY are falling behind competition and there are extreme challenges with getting any ideas approved or take risks due to the bureaucratic nature and "old-school" way of thinking

    Advice to Management

    Focus on strategy with Technology


  6. "CBS IT Manager"

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    Current Employee - IT Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - IT Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good team, good people, the growth depends in high % on you, as long as is using the preferred EY means.

    Cons

    Despite the hunger someone may have to growth and learn, sometimes the management doesn't help or support if there is money involved


  7. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Manager
    Current Employee - Manager
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing people and friendly partners.

    Cons

    Tough competition from other firms might slow down growth.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Review"

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    Current Employee - International Tax Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - International Tax Manager in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at EY full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Work life balance in comparison to other industries

    Cons

    Lack of prompt career progression


  9. "Good place to start and develop career"

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    Current Employee - Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at EY full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    - Working with high caliber, talented, enthusiastic people
    - Mobility opportunities (b/w service lines, georgaphic locations)
    - Fast career growth
    - Emormous learning opportunities

    Cons

    - Extremely demanding in terms of hours and stress
    - Lots of politics and bureaucracy
    - Pay levels are not in line with the amount of effort the job requires

    Advice to Management

    Treat people more than just numbers


  10. "Ey"

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    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Harrow, England
    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Harrow, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good development culture. Encouraged to work on agile way

    Cons

    Work life balanceis very poor

    Advice to Management

    Could be more forward looking