Accountemps Reviews

Updated 1 October 2014
Updated 1 October 2014
201 Reviews
2.9
201 Reviews
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Accountemps Chairman and CEO Max Messmer Jr.
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55 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • They offer online training to aid in experiencing new software (in 8 reviews)

  • Great for entry-level to low-specialized employees (in 5 reviews)


Cons
  • Secondly, No benefits, no insurance, no contract (in 8 reviews)

  • After the one horrible assignment and low pay I have not received another assignment (in 7 reviews)

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  1.  

    5yr

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    Current Employee - Accounts Payable Clerk  in  Deh
    Current Employee - Accounts Payable Clerk in Deh

    I have been working at Accountemps full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    i was glad to receive your query in response to my reasons ,,. nd reasons to work at accountemps is i amgrowing my fture.

    Cons

    i came to know form your advertisement published in the hindustan times of 8th august

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    do u r work ,with honesty

  2.  

    i m having experience in accounts because my 4 year is going on accounts

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    Current Employee - Junior Accountant  in  Hyderābād
    Current Employee - Junior Accountant in Hyderābād

    I have been working at Accountemps full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    because i love accounts and i love to work as a accountant

    Cons

    i want the rest in the middle of the work nd starting of the job i wil be depressed

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    account assistant

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    Current Employee - Payroll Manager  in  Delhi
    Current Employee - Payroll Manager in Delhi

    I have been working at Accountemps full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    i want to make my Carrier in finance and accounting

    Cons

    balance sheet, income tax, payroll.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    growth more

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    They were helpful in finding positions in Concord, NC.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Accountemps

    Pros

    Their representatives made me feel comfortable and at ease. They worked with me in locating positions only in the Cabarrus County area.

    Cons

    I do not have anything negative to say about them.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The staff was helpful and encouraging. I do not have any recommendations.

  6. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great opportunities but be careful! They may throw you to the sharks and provide no support!

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    Current Employee - CPA, Accountant, Auditor, Consultant  in  Tucson, AZ (US)
    Current Employee - CPA, Accountant, Auditor, Consultant in Tucson, AZ (US)

    I have been working at Accountemps full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Exposure to a diverse client base. Great introduction to some of the local business community.

    Cons

    The first assignment I was on was so enjoyable that I was sad it had to end. I
    worked with some exceptionally talented colleagues and completed a difficult project in
    less than the expected time. I was there for about 5 weeks and enjoyed a free exchange of knowledge and experience in completing the task with my co-workers. There were hugs all around when my team and I finished the project, and we even celebrated by going out for a beer! However, on my second assignment, I was sent into an extremely toxic and hostile environment to do menial labor (processing accounts payable) and feel emotionally battered by the Jekyll and Hyde management techniques which I was exposed to. As a CPA, I consider myself a respectable person, and feel degraded by this recent experience. As a kicker, the toxic company is dragging its feet on payment. I am on the fence about accepting another assignment with Accountemps.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Research your clients better!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Great company to work for

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    Current Employee - Staffing Manager  in  Fort Myers, FL (US)
    Current Employee - Staffing Manager in Fort Myers, FL (US)

    I have been working at Accountemps full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Competitive pay along with a great atmosphere. Excellent training. Great position and great company. Highly recommend if you are a competitive person.

    Cons

    Long hours and some travel is required to be successful in this position. Work-life balance can be lacking.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Very helpful and lots of opportunities.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Accountemps

    Pros

    They are wonderful with helping find the right match for the employer and employee.

    Cons

    It is a temporary staffing agency. Sometimes it is difficult to get a hold of someone to talk to.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  9.  

    ok for a temp position

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Accountemps full-time

    Pros

    Placed me at a decent temp site, pay is disbursed weekly,

    Cons

    low pay, terrible benefits, only get 1 week of vacation until after a year

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    pay a litte bit more

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Appears Supportive, but exploitative

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    Former Employee - Temporary Employee  in  Seattle, WA (US)
    Former Employee - Temporary Employee in Seattle, WA (US)

    I worked at Accountemps full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The staff was helpful and found me work within days of signing up. Online training is offered.

    Cons

    Hard to move from temp position to permanent position because of contract terms. Because of that - it is possible to get into the trap of never moving from the temp position to a permanent position. Accoutemps take a large percentage of the salary - it seems exploitative. Would recommend for a very short term - but be diligent about looking for other employment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Good company to work for

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    Current Employee - Data Entry Clerk  in  San Diego, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Data Entry Clerk in San Diego, CA (US)

    I have been working at Accountemps as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    Project on case to case basis. Pay is high $14.00 per hour.

    Cons

    There are not enough projects or assignements. Not ideal to support a family.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Utilize enough employees to be sent to their clients.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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Our Richmond, VA, team volunteering at an adult care facility.
Our colleagues donated their time to help St. Jude’s Ranch in Las Vegas.
Kudos to our Modesto and Visalia teams for collecting suits for our 2013 Suit Drive.
Accountemps staffing professionals at the 2013 Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance conference in Indianapolis.

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