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PwC Senior Associate Reviews

Updated 11 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. "Finance Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Finance Associate in London, England
    Current Employee - Senior Finance Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Opportunities to work with other teams

    Cons

    Perhaps the base pay for associates


  2. "Great place to begin career"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in London, England
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Smart people, good training, lots of secondment opportunities

    Cons

    Compensation low, hours can be long


  3. "Excellent experience, training and people"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in London, England
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You make your best friends here. You have a lot of support, protection and benefits working for such a large employer. It is possible to travel around.

    Cons

    The hours can be long and you can be overlooked in review periods because you're not a man who shouts the loudest.


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  5. "PwC can be a demanding employer, but they reward high performers and try to bring out your best"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Associate (Actuary, Pensions) in London, England
    Former Employee - Senior Associate (Actuary, Pensions) in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Push for you to achieve your potential, great mentors, reward high performers, lovely people, give responsibility

    Cons

    Push out lesser performers, politics plays a large role in promotions, under resourced at times leads to high working hours, expect you to be on call 24/7 at manager level and above

    Advice to Management

    Empower your employees more, get junior colleagues in front of clients early, provide better technical training to junior employees


  6. "Grad"

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    Former Employee - Senior Associate in London, England
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Training and opportunity to learn lots of different things working with different people.
    Lots of travel and some clever people

    Cons

    Too big you are a 6 digit number. Also I think the review system is flawed as there's a lot of game playing


  7. "PwC Review"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Audit Senior Associate in London, England
    Current Employee - Audit Senior Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    flexible employer especially when it comes to working hours

    Cons

    could pay better
    terrible travel expense policy


  8. "PwC Senior Associate"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in London, England
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in London, England
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good culture, Interesting work, Impressive people.

    Cons

    Demanding hours at times and can be slow to adapt to change.


  9. "Great company to work for, however not for everyone"

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

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

    Pros

    They have the best people and resources to get you where you want to be!

    Cons

    too big, not for everyone, you're a needle in a haystack and often hard to make an impact!


  10. "PwC"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate
    Current Employee - Senior Associate

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

    Pros

    Excellent progression through first five years

    Cons

    Long hours and tight deadlines


  11. "Great people great organization. Regret leaving"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in London, England
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in London, England

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

    Pros

    - Really great culture, at least at the entry and mid levels
    - Nice perks for shopping and events
    - Good amount of prestige

    Cons

    - Lack of interest project at times
    - Salary and bonuses are below average for consulting in London

    Advice to Management

    Keep empowering your junior consultants