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Updated 21 July 2018
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Senior Auditor

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EY Global Chairman and CEO Mark Weinberger
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Pros
  • "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. "Audit senior"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Audit Senior in Luton, East of England, England
    Current Employee - Audit Senior in Luton, East of England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Excellent office. Great place to work

    Cons

    None. Nth bad to mention

    Advice to Management

    Great


  2. "EY Audit Executive"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Audit Executive in London, England
    Former Employee - Senior Audit Executive in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible working
    High level of responsibility
    Constant learning
    Good company parties and socials

    Cons

    Long working hours
    Too much reliance of associates

    Advice to Management

    Employees need more time to complete audits effectively. Less reliance should be placed on performance of newly graduated employees

  3. "Great experience... but you are just a number"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Audit Senior in London, England
    Former Employee - Audit Senior in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fantastic exposure to great clients and colleagues. A company that does attempt to reflect and try to improve. Great CV line.

    Cons

    Short sighted - doesn't invest in people sufficiently. Ultimately considers each employee as a resource. Partners generally have little interest in their staff. Very poor compensation - below market.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on the people more.


  4. "Audit Senior in the Big 4"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Audit Senior in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Current Employee - Audit Senior in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Working with large, global clients and exposure to business leaders.

    Cons

    Long hours, no overtime, relatively low pay.

    Advice to Management

    Reward junior staff better.


  5. "Audit Senior"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Audit Senior in Bristol, England
    Current Employee - Audit Senior in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good people, good work life balance in general, good learning and development opportunities

    Cons

    Many graduates leave after 3 years and then the business is required to look for less well-qualified employees to fill their spot putting more strain on the graduates who stay

    Advice to Management

    incentivise employees to stay longer than the 3 year training contract


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Assurance department"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Audit Senior in London, England
    Current Employee - Audit Senior in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Ridiculous hours
    Stressful environment
    Low pay
    You may end up working with horrible managers

    Cons

    Socials
    There are some good people

    Advice to Management

    Set realistic hours to complete engagement.


  7. "Audit"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Audit Senior in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Current Employee - Audit Senior in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great exposure with senior stakeholders

    Cons

    Busy season hours are long; if you end up with poor team members, you'll struggle and have to pick up a lot of their slack

    Advice to Management

    Recruit better people

  8. "Good company to work for as experience"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Audit Senior in London, England
    Current Employee - Audit Senior in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Varied clients
    Lots of opportunities to get involved in other areas of the company
    Great for the CV

    Cons

    Coaching and experiences are dependent on who you work with
    Review process is flawed


  9. "Review"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Auditor in London, England
    Current Employee - Senior Auditor in London, England
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good it's all really good good

    Cons

    none that I can think of


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Audit Senior"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Audit Senior in London, England
    Former Employee - Audit Senior in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Sociable
    - Training events
    - Travel

    Cons

    - Long working hours
    - Work overload
    - Poor management from seniors and above
    - Slow progression
    - Feedback and ratings not reflective of staff's work
    - Male dominated teams can feel like a "boys club"

    Advice to Management

    - Truly listen to your people and take action on feedback
    - Cut down on favouritism and give everyone equal opportunities
    - More women in management
    - Have a fairer rating and progression system