Grant Thornton Reviews

Updated 3 Mar 2021

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  • "Long hours as expected from public accounting(in 231 reviews)

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  1. "Great work environment"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Content Writer in London, England

    I worked at Grant Thornton full-time

    Pros

    Lots of room to move up!

    Cons

    Not many cons to be honest!

  2. "Busy all year"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Aberdeen, Scotland

    I have been working at Grant Thornton full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Learning culture updates on current trends

    Cons

    unrealistic expectations long working hours, maybe me not knowing when to call it a day with work


  3. "Lovely"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Adviser 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Grant Thornton full-time

    Pros

    Amazing lovely enjoyable ok nice

    Cons

    Boring lies long tedious not enjoyable

  4. "A really nice environment with great people, more to do on inclusion"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Associate Director in London, England

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

    Pros

    Then CEO is great, he is making a real difference and steadying the ship Lovely people to work with A real focus on helping people do their best work

    Cons

    Some leaders are old school Progression to Director is a dark art and I have seen a number of women especially not progressed quickly enough

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    "Good employer"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Associate Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Family feel, work life balance, caring

    Cons

    Salary lower than competitors and market

  6. "Grant Thornton London UK"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Manager - Audit & Assurance in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Grant Thornton full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great people, very friendly, helpful

    Cons

    Nothing as such that I can think of.

  7. "Great place to work!"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Personal Assistant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Grant Thornton full-time

    Pros

    Great company, ethos and people!

    Cons

    Can be longer hours sometimes but you can claim it back.

  8. "House Keeper"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - House Keeping Supervisor in High Wycombe, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Grant Thornton full-time

    Pros

    Lovey team and location. Was happy to call the company home for the time I was there.

    Cons

    Site was shut down due to changes in learning.

  9. "Flexible"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Client Due Diligence Specialist in Leicester, England
    Recommends

    I have been working at Grant Thornton full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible working, great team, training and learning opportunities

    Cons

    Very low salary not reflective of workload

  10. "Good experience"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Audit Associate in Leeds, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Range of clients Time of for AAT Good experience in a range of markets Lots of school leavers/grads start together so it's very social

    Cons

    Heavy workload Not great mental health support Relatively boring

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