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Updated 23 Jun 2019

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3.8
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Peter Bodin
8 Ratings
Pros
  • "Culture, Work Life Balance, Opportunity(in 35 reviews)

  • "Unlike in Big 4 where you can get lost in the crowd(in 34 reviews)

Cons
  • "You work (and probably learn) as much as on a Big 4 but you don't get as much salary or recognition on your CV(in 34 reviews)

  • "Can be long hours during busy season(in 27 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Loving International at Grant Thornton INternational"

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    Current Employee - Director, Network Capailty in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Grant Thornton International full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Working for an SME with global reach and a genuine interest in the growth and well-being of our 130 client (GT firms globally) and 50,000 people across the world. Flat structure with a chance to work closely with Board Members and shape the structure and direction of the global organization.

    Cons

    Limited career development opportunities, non-client facing

    Advice to Management

    Keep a regular flow of new talent through secondments into GTIL from Member firms

    Grant Thornton International2018-01-24
  2. "Great place to learn things"

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    Former Employee - Tax Senior Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Grant Thornton International full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great place for graduate students to start-up their career, you can learn lots of things here.

    Cons

    A medium-sized company to gain experiences

    Grant Thornton International2019-04-13
  3. "Good company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Grant Thornton International full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits, nice people and innovative projects

    Cons

    Senior management are quite secretive about things that should be open for discussion

    Advice to Management

    Be more transparent

    Grant Thornton International2019-03-18
  4. "Ok company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Grant Thornton International full-time

    Pros

    Many social events at GT

    Cons

    Management don't care. Blatant disregard. Unprofessionalism

    Grant Thornton International2019-02-09
  5. "auditor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Grant Thornton International

    Pros

    good company and big platform.

    Cons

    some managers are unfriendly , be careful

    Grant Thornton International2018-12-30
  6. "Some good and lots of bad"

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    Former Employee - Senior Manager in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Grant Thornton International full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good exposure to senior people Small teams with a chance to try new things and projects Truly international exposure Every day is different Beautiful office Flexibility

    Cons

    Gender bias with pay, opportunities and just about everything else Some teams seems to have not enough to do and others with too much Leadership team don’t deliver on what they say they will Bad behaviour not called out or dealt with Most people have decided they don’t work Fridays yet get paid for it! No chance of secondment when you’ve only worked at international as member firms don’t respect you

    Advice to Management

    Treat everyone with fairness and equality Stop lying to everyone You should be setting the example for others to follow Stop talking and start doing

    Grant Thornton International2018-12-16
  7. "Accountant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Grant Thornton International

    Pros

    Free to do your own thing

    Cons

    Work life balance not good

    Advice to Management

    Look after staff

    Grant Thornton International2018-11-05
  8. "Too much slogging"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Grant Thornton International full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good place to learn if you are new in your field

    Cons

    Too much workload due to understaffing. Many facets of a smaller firm emerge from time to time.

    Advice to Management

    Think bigger.

    Grant Thornton International2018-08-15
  9. "Great place to work with freedom and much less politics"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England

      I worked at Grant Thornton International full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      greater autonomy to work and good clients

      Cons

      too much internal rules and regulations

      Grant Thornton International2018-06-16
    • Helpful (1)

      "Directionless"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at Grant Thornton International

      Pros

      When allowed to get on with things the team is great and people pull together to deliver for the global network.

      Cons

      Too much politics. Too little leadership. Leaders meddle with people's work rather than shape direction.

      Grant Thornton International2018-05-23
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