KPMG US Reviews

Updated 28 August 2014
Updated 28 August 2014
3,014 Reviews

3.6
3,014 Reviews
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KPMG US Chairman & CEO John B. Veihmeyer
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687 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good job security, decent work life balance except during Tax Season, good benefits (in 182 reviews)

  • Great place to start work if you want to see a lot of different things (in 90 reviews)


Cons
  • Work/life balance is only achieved within the course of a year for those in audit (in 418 reviews)

  • Work long hours especially during busy season and political work environment (in 470 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    intern

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at KPMG US as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    nice environment, good work culture

    Cons

    less remuneration as compared to other firms

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    cutting through complexity

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    Current Employee - Consultant  in  Bangalore
    Current Employee - Consultant in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    here always work .. no bench and freepool.. for oracle EBS team

    Cons

    office culture is good for work. you gain lot of knowledge..

    Recommends
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    lots of growth opportunities, too much hierarchy, bureaucracy leading to office politics

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    Current Employee - Advisory Assistant Manager  in  Bangalore
    Current Employee - Advisory Assistant Manager in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    Compenstion, growth prospects and brand name

    Cons

    Politics and work life balance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Really need to correct the culture to retain talent

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Great learning experience

    Former Employee - Trainee  in  Delhi
    Former Employee - Trainee in Delhi

    I worked at KPMG US as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Unlimited learning potential as projects are extremely diverse. Opportunities to work with different managers on different projects. Good for traveling and doing primary research

    Cons

    Hours can become lengthy, although that seems to be generic across consulting firms. Senior staff could treat their juniors with a little more respect and warmth.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Generally the work culture was great, only thing I would say is there isn't any harm in being a bit friendly with those less senior than you.

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    Senior - GRCS

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    Former Employee - Advisory Senior Associate  in  Bangalore
    Former Employee - Advisory Senior Associate in Bangalore

    I worked at KPMG US full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Office culture
    Buddy system at the time of joining the organisation
    Support from the management at the time of unforeseen event

    Cons

    No chance of change of client as long as client is providing business ignoring personal growth of employee
    Inadequate support from the managers for the growth of subordinates

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    It's a good organisation to work with.

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    Current Employee - Analyst  in  Gurgaon, Haryana
    Current Employee - Analyst in Gurgaon, Haryana

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

    Pros

    Training and compensation are good for initial start in career.

    Cons

    Personal growth is a challenge as management is not supportive.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Big 4s consulting organization facing stiff competition from Service Providers like Accenture, IBM, Wipro, Infosys.

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    Current Employee - Manager  in  Bangalore
    Current Employee - Manager in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    Good Brand to work for.

    Cons

    Partner driven organization. Needs lot of process orientation & centralization

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Cannot continue with traditional consulting. Need to innovate.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Good Exposure

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    Current Employee - Executive  in  Gurgaon, Haryana
    Current Employee - Executive in Gurgaon, Haryana

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

    Pros

    You work with the best minds

    Cons

    Poor work life balance. Heavy work load, people with lack of determination are advised not to join.

  10.  

    GOOD

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at KPMG US

    Pros

    good work experience in the company

    Cons

    Bad nature of work at kpmg

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Perks should be better

  11.  

    Potential environment for beginners

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    Former Employee - Executive  in  Gurgaon, Haryana
    Former Employee - Executive in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I worked at KPMG US full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    huge untapped potential to learn
    effective learning and development department
    productive internal and external trainaings

    Cons

    Poor work life balance
    Heavy work load
    favoratism

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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