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Mazars Reviews

Updated 7 December 2017
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  • work life balance could be improved (in 17 reviews)

  • La plage de travail dans la journ (in 25 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Hard work, long hours, but satisfying work and good people"

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    Former Employee - Audit Senior Manager in Bristol, England
    Former Employee - Audit Senior Manager in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good people, interesting clients, focus on quality output, fun environment, part of an international firm with a big reputation (although not in the UK).

    Cons

    Long hours with lots of times working away from home, limited promotion prospects, tatty offices, salaries and perks not as good as big 4.

    Advice to Management

    Get more staff so that existing staff are not to stretched and advertise the firm in the UK - No one knows who Mazars are!


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Good work life balance overall"

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    Current Employee - Audit Senior in London, England
    Current Employee - Audit Senior in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    TOIL available, friendly culture, good hours

    Cons

    Limited opportunities for growth with the firm.


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Adequate - nice colleagues not little corporate vision"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Friendly atmosphere. Able to work independently.

    Cons

    No clear corporate vision or strategy.


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  5. Helpful (5)

    "The worst place I have ever worked"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manchester, England
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manchester, England
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Mazars full-time

    Pros

    - Annual Mazariades was a sports-based team-building weekend

    Cons

    - Laddish culture dominated by new graduates who do not create a professional environment
    - No career development if you work in support services
    - Inexperienced manager was able to bully employees,- they knew no-one would find out
    - Poor annual appraisal system is unstructured and unobjective
    - Bullying and macho culture is rife at this firm

    Advice to Management

    - Listen to unhappy employees and act on complaints
    - Address the domineering/bullying culture


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Nice offices"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Trainee Chartered Accountant in London, England
    Current Employee - Graduate Trainee Chartered Accountant in London, England
    Recommends

    Pros

    Beautiful London offices.
    Good, very frequent appraisal scheme.
    Everyone is SUPER nice. It is always someone's birthday/engagement/back from holiday/having a baby cakes around.
    Easy to approach seniors.
    Expansion to the US with new merger.

    Cons

    Seniors have trouble communicating sometimes.
    People are nice but kind of bland, but what do you expect in accounting, it's hardly where the cowboys go.
    Work on varied clients but is essentially the same, reviewing accounts, but once again if you choose to work in this type of industry, EXPECT it.
    compensation is ok, just ok.

    Advice to Management

    ok


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  8. "Assistant Manager, Corporate Tax"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good location, diverse project work.

    Cons

    Lots of office politics, too bureaucratic.


  9. "Business services"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Mazars full-time

    Pros

    Agile working was recently introduced

    Cons

    A little stuffy and a decade behind


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Terrible place to work!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Looks ok on your CV....only because a lot of recruiters understand what a cut throat environment it is st Mazars and you've done well surviving!

    Cons

    Awful place to work. Bullying culture in Leeds ran by greedy directors and partners with everyone under them doing the work and earning the fees.

    Advice to Management

    Start listening to all of the staff not just the directors and partners. Lots of very unhappy people in the Leeds office.


  11. "Great as a grad"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Mazars full-time

    Pros

    broad scope of learning opportunities

    Cons

    favouritism in promotion opportunities after Grad level


  12. "GRIC"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Mazars full-time

    Pros

    Professional, supporting and caring engagement managers.
    Good work-life balance.

    Cons

    Below market average wage.
    Often working ad the only auditor from the firm at certain locations.

    Advice to Management

    Raise wages for auditors if you want to avoid them leaving once experienced. Incentivise auditors to care about the financial performance of the department.


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