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KPMG Reviews

Updated 19 April 2018
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  • No work life balance during busy season (in 1650 reviews)

  • Unpredictable hours - could be nothing for a week or long hours for the next (in 1723 reviews)

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  1. "electronics service engineer"

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    Former Employee - Electronics Service Engineer in Glasgow, Scotland
    Former Employee - Electronics Service Engineer in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at KPMG full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    based on my education i learnt alot specifically autocad

    Cons

    As it was a new company so there was no opportunity to excel

    Advice to Management

    based on my education, experience and my international experience would make me stand out of the crowd


  2. "Great people, poor work/life balance"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Great people, variety of work

    Cons

    Work life balance poor
    Poor progression path beyond Manager

    Advice to Management

    Put more emphasis on retention rather than recruitment.

  3. "Great salary and benefits, terrible hours"

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    Current Employee - Audit Assistant Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - Audit Assistant Manager in London, England

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

    Pros

    the pay and the benefits are really good, working for a variety of clients and working with diverse group of people. you get rewarded for good work. You get to travel, sometimes offered international secondments

    Cons

    The hours are crazy, once had a 90 hour work week, once worked for 48 hours straight with no sleep.


  4. "Life at KPMG"

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    Current Employee - FRM Regulatory and Risk in London, England
    Current Employee - FRM Regulatory and Risk in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    There are a very diverse range of very nice people at this firm . There is also a wide range of opportunity here in terms of service proposition

    Cons

    Very bureaucratic and not particularly dynamic, also has a culture of sponsorship which borders on nepotistic at times. Not particularly meritocratic

    Advice to Management

    Focus on creating a remuneration and promotion system that is more meritocracy based than is currently the case. The current system is not clear and is not transparent.


  5. "Senior Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at KPMG full-time

    Pros

    Sometimes interesting work to do

    Cons

    Mostly boring work + crazy hours


  6. "Excellent work opportunities, benefits and team enivornment"

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    Former Employee - Forensic Accountant in London, England
    Former Employee - Forensic Accountant in London, England

    I worked at KPMG full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great collaborative team. Interesting projects and work scope

    Cons

    Long hours. That's about it really.


  7. "KPMG Nut"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at KPMG full-time

    Pros

    good work life balance inside of this institution

    Cons

    relatively low compensation inside of this institution

  8. "KPMG"

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

    Pros

    It is very good, I enjoy working at KPMG, I have responsibility, I get progress and good pay, it is close to home

    Cons

    Sometimes long hours but this is more than made up by the perks, hard efforts are well recognised by management


  9. "Better than other big 4"

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

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

    Pros

    - internal culture is positive
    - stimulating environment
    - lots of connections

    Cons

    - pension scheme
    - long hours possible


  10. "Identify & reward people"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at KPMG full-time

    Pros

    Diverse jobs, good brand and professional culture

    Cons

    Poor HR processes that change annually with no clear direction. Lower levels treated more like cogs than future leaders. 80% of my year gone within 40 months


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