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PwC Reviews

Updated 16 December 2017
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  • Work/life balance is very hard to have at consulting firms in general (in 2396 reviews)

  • Sometimes had long hours with little notice (in 2475 reviews)

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  1. "Director"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in London, England
    Former Employee - Director in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at PwC full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great clients and clever people

    Cons

    Too flat a structure and messed up P&Ls creates a sole trader mentality within Partners that is accepting when successful in terms of fees

    Advice to Management

    You need to make more of an active play on the consequences of inappropriate self interest behaviour


  2. "good place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at PwC full-time

    Pros

    very flexible
    good work life balance

    Cons

    pay is very low compared to similar jobs

    Advice to Management

    compensate your employees better, it pays!


  3. "Great Company"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources Consultant in London, England
    Former Employee - Human Resources Consultant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Learning Ground,
    Autonomy
    Great Culture
    Great bosses
    International exposure

    Cons

    No Work life Balance
    Unreasonable work hours
    Timesheets
    Unrealistic expectations
    Mid-level pay

    Advice to Management

    Keep the good work going.


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  5. "Assurance associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at PwC full-time

    Pros

    - Great Socials
    -Decent culture
    -Good training
    -Good brand name/reputation

    Cons

    -Boring work
    -No compassion for employees

    Advice to Management

    Look after employees inividually better


  6. "Good firm"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PwC full-time

    Pros

    - friendly, flexible, varied work, dynamic environment

    Cons

    need to set your own boundaries, has a very strong culture that you can become a clone


  7. "PwC UK Senior Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PwC full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Opportunity to work on a vast array of projects and expand your network. Excellent at promoting flexible working and genuinely care about the people.

    Cons

    Salary increases minimal in recent years (1% pay review is standard) and limited career progression beyond Senior Manager for people in internal firm services


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    "PwC Assurance Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at PwC full-time

    Pros

    Good salary
    Good career prospects
    ACA qualification

    Cons

    Hard if you are not from accounting background.
    Long hours.
    Work is boring.
    Not enough instructions or supervision provided.
    Horrible work/life balance


  9. "Advisory"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PwC full-time

    Pros

    Variety of locations and bread of type of work and sectors

    Cons

    A lot of travelling and expense allowance not always sufficient


  10. "Not a bad place to work. But a lot of time spent travelling"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The perks offered are great, and the colleagues I work with have been great. The additional perks of company phone etc are also great.

    Cons

    In my current role I have had to work a lot of very long hours often to ten or eleven o clock yeah night.

    Advice to Management

    I found management very good to work for.


  11. "Data Assurance Inter"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Good induction programme, get to experience many different roles.

    Cons

    Few occasions when not enough work


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