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PwC Reviews

Updated 22 February 2019
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  1. "Great company"

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

    I worked at PwC full-time

    Pros

    Variety of work and training

    Cons

    Too much focus on minimising costs


  2. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PwC full-time

    Pros

    Good work opportunities across different industries

    Cons

    Long work hours and low pay

  3. "Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Interesting projects, challenging, learning experience, people

    Cons

    long working hours, stressful, lack of empathy in the management


  4. "An organisation with integrity - excellent flexible working options"

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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 PwC full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great, friendly people, entrepreneurial culture, no "presenteeism" culture. Lots of personal responsibility to get the job done.

    Cons

    Huge organisation, with little in the way of central systems. It can take you 2 years just to learn who you need to know across the business! Pay is not the greatest and career progression can be painful.


  5. "Technology Risk"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PwC full-time

    Pros

    Good atmosphere, good people. nice

    Cons

    Not really any, maybe the holiday allowance


  6. "Great to work with PwC - Unique Environment"

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    Former Employee - Manager
    Former Employee - Manager
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great learning environment .. Exposure to international and diversified industries .. Enhanced client facing skills

    Cons

    Long working hours consuming daily work life balance

    Advice to Management

    Work more on the work-life balance


  7. "Excellent company, hard work"

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

    I worked at PwC full-time

    Pros

    Challenging work, good renumeration, structured development programme

    Cons

    Big organisation with long hours

  8. "PwC Corporate Tax"

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    Former Employee - Senior Associate in London, England
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good training opportunities, nice colleagues, good work life balance if you work in the tax department

    Cons

    You do not learn as much in the tax department.


  9. "Best place to learn & experience as much as you can"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Great client exposure. They do everything under the sun.

    Cons

    Is a professional service firm at the end of the day so it matters more how/ how much you sell


  10. "Tax director"

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

    I have been working at PwC full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Inspiring people and great opportunities to develop

    Cons

    Large machine and easy to get lost if you are doing your job well

    Advice to Management

    Partners and staff are often too busy to care for colleagues