BDO USA Reviews

Updated 30 Jul 2020

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3.6
64%
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83%
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BDO USA CEO Wayne Berson
Wayne Berson
361 Ratings
  1. "Good place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Audit Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice work/ life balance in public accounting industry. Much flexibility.

    Cons

    Resources sometimes is limited due to the size of the firm, comparing to the Big 4s.

  2. "Good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Audit Associate in Milwaukee, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Freedom in how you conduct work

    Cons

    Being an accountant can suck


  3. "Exciting Opportunities"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BDO USA full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I frequently look back to the excitement of being a Senior Manager at BDO. Incredible opportunity; challenging and highly enjoyable given the consistently sharp staff and partners

    Cons

    A lot of hours but goal driven teamwork approach makes it almost unnoticeable

  4. "Overall Good Place To Work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at BDO USA full-time

    Pros

    Generally fun people to work with.

    Cons

    Busy season can be challenging, as it is at any public accounting company.

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Tax Associate in Grand Rapids, MI

    I worked at BDO USA full-time

    Pros

    Very flexible and caring environment

    Cons

    Growing at a rapid pace, too quickly?

  6. "Good company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Associate 

    I have been working at BDO USA full-time

    Pros

    Learn a lot in a short amount of time

    Cons

    A lot of hours are a must. Busy season can be challenging and draining.

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great team enviorment"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Transfer Pricing Associate in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Relaxed environment that focuses on individual improvement and team excellence

    Cons

    Always a step behind big 4

  8. "Good First Job"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Experienced Audit Associate in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BDO USA full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good work life balance for public accounting. Flexible which hours you work.

    Cons

    Corporate culture was unprofessional at times.

  9. "N/A"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    provide a good learning experience for entry-level

    Cons

    Poor work and life balance

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  10. "BDO review"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Audit Senior Associate in McLean, VA

    I worked at BDO USA full-time

    Pros

    People are great to work with

    Cons

    Long working hours most of the time

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