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SGV & Co. Philippines Reviews

Updated 11 December 2018
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  • "Minimal work-life balance; one must aim to integrate work in their lives" (in 89 reviews)

  • "Long working hours due to heavy workload" (in 44 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent experience but no work life balance"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tax Associate in Manila, Manila (Philippines)
    Current Employee - Tax Associate in Manila, Manila (Philippines)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SGV & Co. full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    great people
    very valuable experience
    will expose you to a lot of networks

    Cons

    no work life balance
    low salary


  2. "EY experience like no other"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Makati City (Philippines)
    Current Employee - Associate in Makati City (Philippines)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SGV & Co. full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Better working experience
    Was able to handle large and listed accounts
    Was able to travel to different places due to field work
    EY is one of the big four accounting firms.

    Cons

    Long working and overtime hours
    Work during weekends and holidays
    Very demanding work load
    Tight deadlines
    No work life balance
    Have to deal with not so good clients

    Advice to Management

    Hire more employees so that the staff won’t be pressed with multiple accounts. Also, it would be better if the staff are allowed to work from home during overtime hours.

  3. "Working at SGV"

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    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Manila, Manila (Philippines)
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Manila, Manila (Philippines)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at SGV & Co. full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Training, skills development and client exposure

    Cons

    Unreasonable work hours and minimal pay

    Advice to Management

    Increase pay commensurate to work hours required from employees


  4. "Working at SGV. . ."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Audit Associate in Makati City (Philippines)
    Current Employee - Audit Associate in Makati City (Philippines)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SGV & Co. full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    It gained me knowledge and skills necessary for an auditor. The Company equipped us with trainings and materials that are very useful in the conduct of audits.

    Cons

    Work is overloaded that is why we have to efficiently manage and monitor our time.


  5. "Best firm to start your career"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Audit Senior Associate in Makati City (Philippines)
    Current Employee - Audit Senior Associate in Makati City (Philippines)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SGV & Co. full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Best learning experience and a solid foundation for developing your knowledge and skills

    Cons

    Low-paying job and heavy workload,


  6. "Working at SGV"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Audit Senior in Makati City (Philippines)
    Current Employee - Audit Senior in Makati City (Philippines)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SGV & Co. full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Offers in-depth training, supporting management, secondment programs

    Cons

    Long working hours, not competitive salary


  7. "Associate"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Makati City (Philippines)
    Current Employee - Associate in Makati City (Philippines)

    I have been working at SGV & Co. full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Learns a lot from experiences. #1 accounting firm in the Philippines.

    Cons

    Low salary or low compensation

    Advice to Management

    Increase salary

  8. "Difficult for people in the field of IT"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Makati City (Philippines)
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Makati City (Philippines)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at SGV & Co. full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities, including foreign travels and interactions

    Cons

    The company is not equipped to cater to IT professionals

    Advice to Management

    Management has to realize that the IT salary is more competitive


  9. "SGV experience"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in Makati City (Philippines)
    Former Employee - Associate in Makati City (Philippines)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at SGV & Co. full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    A lot of exposure through different projects

    Cons

    Long hours, low pay, very demanding managers


  10. "ATH - Audit Associate"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Audit Associate in Makati City (Philippines)
    Current Employee - Audit Associate in Makati City (Philippines)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SGV & Co. full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Valuable Learning Experience
    Experience dealing with onshore contacts outside the country on a daily basis

    Cons

    Low Compensation.
    Often working overtime.

    Advice to Management

    Put an effort in retaining employees


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