PwC Reviews

Updated 12 September 2014
Updated 12 September 2014
4,976 Reviews
3.6
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • No work-life balance during busy season because the nature of assurance work (in 237 reviews)

  • It is a great place to start your career if you want to stay in accounting (in 116 reviews)


Cons
  • Also work life balance is very difficult to achieve until it gets to the problem stage (in 803 reviews)

  • Long hours during busy season but thats to be expected at any audit firm in the city (in 787 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Better place to work than other big4's

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Consultant  in  Mumbai
    Former Employee - Consultant in Mumbai

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

    Pros

    Growth, good managers who listen to you

    Cons

    Work life balance as frequent travelling, compensation

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    No advice

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Analyst  in  Mumbai
    Former Employee - Analyst in Mumbai

    I worked at PwC full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    exposure, culture, freedom, excellence, off site

    Cons

    no growht for non cA, longhours, stresss no balance of wrok life

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Not for the faint-hearted

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Analyst  in  Gurgaon, Haryana
    Former Employee - Analyst in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I worked at PwC full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent training.
    Different areas and opportunity to gain broad experience

    Cons

    Work-life balance is probably 10%
    Starting salary is not good

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you could increase the pay, that would make our efforts seem more appreciateed

    Recommends
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  5. 3 people found this helpful  

    Pwc SDC review

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Associate - Advisory  in  Bangalore
    Current Employee - Senior Associate - Advisory in Bangalore

    I have been working at PwC full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Compensation is good
    Many a times, nothing challenging to work on !! makes it easier

    Cons

    No challenging work, stagnant work profile

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6. 3 people found this helpful  

    Great Learning Place

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager  in  Bangalore
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Bangalore

    I have been working at PwC full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Excellent exposure, great learning, good amount of training and continuous learning, good and professional work culture, courtesy is part of professional behaviour, the company provides an opportunity to grow at his or her own pace.

    Cons

    Poor work life balance, Average 12 hours of working per day, sometimes clients can give you sleepless nights, Sometimes politics and unprofessional managers make life miserable not considering the implications of unprofessional behaviour.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Nothing much apart from improving staffing problems, Compensation can increase a bit,

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Given such a large and a diverse organization, its great to be here

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Consultant  in  Calcutta
    Current Employee - Consultant in Calcutta

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

    Pros

    Flexibility at work,Easy to reach out to Management

    Cons

    Compensation not at par with market.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    Work Culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Tax Associate  in  Delhi
    Current Employee - Tax Associate in Delhi

    I have been working at PwC part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Very friendly, makes you want to work hard automatically

    Cons

    Slow growth, due to long range of hierarchy, but good performers can do well

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promotion criteria should be relaxed to an extent , so that there is more motivation to stick to the company for a longer time

  9.  

    A good company for Consulting jobs

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PwC

    Pros

    large organization
    professional
    big ticket
    vivid clients
    In a nutshell, if you want to start your career and go long term in consultancy, this is one of the best places to be in..

    Cons

    payscale lower than other big4
    growth model
    It makes u a jack of all trades and master of none..

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Awesome Experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Managing Consultant  in  Gurgaon, Haryana
    Current Employee - Managing Consultant in Gurgaon, Haryana

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

    Pros

    Huge exposure that you get when you meet your client as an trusted advisor
    Tremendous learning experience
    Extremely flexible work culture

    Cons

    Very competitive work culture, with best of the people arpund

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Nil

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  11.  

    steep learning path leading to excellence

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - SAP Consultant  in  Gurgaon, Haryana
    Current Employee - SAP Consultant in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I have been working at PwC full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    great people,excellent training facilities cross los opportunities

    Cons

    too much technical dilution.Management's lack of vision.Bad HR policies

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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