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SGV & Co. Philippines Reviews

Updated 11 March 2019
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  • "Work-life balance isn't something they promote since there is an influx of clients especially during the year-end" (in 92 reviews)

  • "Long working hours due to heavy workload" (in 45 reviews)

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  1. "Audit Senior"

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    • 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

    Best learning experience and nice working environment

    Cons

    low salary, work overload, not enough benefits


  2. "Good company"

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

    -Competitive environment
    -Place to be when you want to learn a lot
    -Exposure to big audit clients

    Cons

    -No work-life balance
    -Not well compensated

  3. "Great training ground for new CPAs"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tax Senior Associate in Makati City (Philippines)
    Current Employee - Tax Senior Associate in Makati City (Philippines)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Trainings, learnings, great colleagues, good environment

    Cons

    Low salary, competition, not good work-life balance


  4. "Low basic salary; Superb Experience"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Experienced Audit Associate in Makati City (Philippines)
    Current Employee - Experienced Audit Associate in Makati City (Philippines)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    You will be exposed to different types of clients in different industries. They give the best experience for new CPA Board Passers because of the value adding learning on technical, analytical as well as soft skills.

    Cons

    Low basic pay, stress level is high, work load is overwhelming


  5. "Great working experience that will last a lifetime."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Makati City (Philippines)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Makati City (Philippines)
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Great experience for fresh graduates.

    Cons

    Very long hours. Over-worked yet under-paid.


  6. "Audit"

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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 3 years)

    Pros

    Lots of strength in career growth
    Work life balance during slack season

    Cons

    Not competitive salary range
    No work life balance during busy season


  7. "Very low salary Very poor health benefit (lowest insurer in the market is the provider of this company)"

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

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

    Pros

    Experience with various industries.
    Global company
    Offers great career development
    Center of Makati area
    Many employees
    Many services offered
    Has different branches in the Philippines

    Cons

    Low salary, poor health benefit (need to pay out of the pocket for outpatient)
    Promoting some staff that are not ready-enough for the role

    Advice to Management

    Hire competitive and customer-oriented clinic staffs.
    Align salary to Ernst & Young average pay
    Consider continuity of specialization for the Advisory services

  8. "Recruitment Associate"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Recruiter in Makati City (Philippines)
    Former Employee - Associate Recruiter in Makati City (Philippines)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    You will learn a lot. Especially being able to be patient and disciplined to be able to complete your tasks.

    Cons

    The work is not equally divided. The recruitment process has a lot of loopholes. You can suggest on what to improve but having a traditional work culture it is hard to change already.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in software that can be able to improve the process.


  9. "SGV & Co. Building a better working world"

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

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

    Pros

    Exceptional Client Service
    Offers good audit training

    Cons

    Low Salary
    Always Overtime at work


  10. "Quick Review"

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

    EY Experience will last a life time.

    Cons

    No work-life-balance. Salary too low.

    Advice to Management

    Provide work-life-balance to employees.


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