Public Company Accounting Oversight Board Reviews

Updated 21 Jul 2020

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3.8
66%
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Public Company Accounting Oversight Board Chairman William D. Duhnke III (no image)
William D. Duhnke III
5 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexible work life balance and compensation package(in 28 reviews)

  • "Work from home 2 days a week, after being with the organization for 2 months(in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • "Although I enjoyed my time, the PCAOB does not entry level positions right out of college(in 6 reviews)

  • "Lots of administrative red tape(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "The recruiting process was very smooth. The recruiter answered all my questions timely."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Public Company Accounting Oversight Board full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Stable work environment, desire from the top to have best in class processes (and support to move the organization forward), strong benefits.

    Cons

    Change management is sometimes difficult.

  2. Helpful (1)

    "Don’t do it!"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Human Resources in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Public Company Accounting Oversight Board for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Salaries are high, but you’ll pay the price by giving up your soul.

    Cons

    Toxic workplace. Unless you want to be in an environment where bullying and harassment are the norm, go elsewhere They bait you in with the astronomical salary and then want you to become a sheep and turn a deaf ear and blind eye to wrongdoing. Save yourself from this bastion of toxicity.

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  3. "Stable & Professional Place to Work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Office of Administration in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Public Company Accounting Oversight Board full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Respect for work-life balance - Salaries are competitive - Smart, professional, and accountable workforce - Excellent benefits: extremely generous PTO, health and welfare plans, and 401(k) match

    Cons

    - Lots of administrative red tape - Lack of transparency from upper management - Political

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  4. "Share Services"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager 

    I worked at Public Company Accounting Oversight Board full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Entrepreneurial, mission driven, focused, not enough women in leadership

    Cons

    Not enough diversity in leadership, ties to SEC

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  5. "Stable company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Database Administrator 
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Public Company Accounting Oversight Board full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Small IT team, you get to learn all the technogies, work life balance, good benefits

    Cons

    Very hard to grow.

  6. "Great opportunity for an internship"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Internship 

    I have been working at Public Company Accounting Oversight Board full-time

    Pros

    Great opportunity to work on different projects. Great working environment.

    Cons

    The company doesn't give a return offer for the full-time positions.

  7. "Great place to do an internship"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Intern - Hourly 
    Recommends

    I worked at Public Company Accounting Oversight Board full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great intern program which brings together students from all over the world

    Cons

    Sometimes left without anything to do, but that's typical for an intern!

  8. "Good Benefits"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Risk Analyst in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Public Company Accounting Oversight Board full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The company offers very good benefits and work life balance is adequate.

    Cons

    Lack of transparency in terms of promotion and raises.

  9. "Great organization"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Public Company Accounting Oversight Board full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexible work life balance and compensation package

    Cons

    Limited career growth and requires travel.

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Slow, mid-career level job"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Public Company Accounting Oversight Board full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Generally a low-stress job where people don't work that hard

    Cons

    The review processes (incorporating feedback from multiple divisions) can be slow. On the technical side, sometimes it feels like we are 10-15 years behind where we should be.

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