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The Siegfried Group CEO Rob Siegfried Jr.
Rob Siegfried Jr.
111 Ratings
Pros
  • "Better work-life balance compared to time in Big 4 audit(in 8 reviews)

  • "Great people to work with and the owner really cares to make a difference(in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • "There are instances where a Siegfried senior manager or director reports to a big 4 seniors in advisory(in 8 reviews)

  • "Work/Life balance could be better(in 7 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "WOW! What a great place! Variety of projects that will help me grow"

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    Current Employee - Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Siegfried Group full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Variety of Exciting projects Grown My Salary and Compensation tremendously Work Life Balance much better than Big 4 audit Great Culture Opportunities to grow (different growth programs) Allowed to see what I enjoy doing with the excellent variety of projects, as I wasn't sure what I wanted to do, but I knew I wanted to get out of audit...

    Cons

    I guess that I didn't specialize in any one particular area (which I think is good, but some might think it's a negative) so this prepared me for things I want to do in the future, and it allows me to actually be qualified to that

    Advice to Management

    Continue with the excellent growth opportunities for Resources, I think these rotational type programs area great!

    The Siegfried Group2019-05-10
  2. Helpful (1)

    "This job/company is a great fit for some people"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Siegfried Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -Great culture -Great base pay -Incentives are high (I've made more in bonuses in 8 months than 3 combined years in public accounting) -Clients are mostly fortune 1000 companies -Work out/well being stipend -Networking stipend -Tons of opportunity for growth within the resource ranks and the company internally -Opportunity to travel if you want to

    Cons

    -Most of the cons are matched with an incentive (hours could be 50+ but you are compensated for higher weekly billable hours worked)

    Advice to Management

    Continue to be upfront and transparent with professional resources working in the field. This job has been everything that I was told in my interview process. The accounting work, incentives, and everything else has been spot on from what the Market Leaders told me in my interview process.

    The Siegfried Group2019-04-11
  3. Helpful (2)

    "Senior Director"

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    Current Employee - Senior Director in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at The Siegfried Group full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Great people to work with and the owner really cares to make a difference.

    Cons

    Company’s reputation is misguided and many do not understand what we do and who we are.

    Advice to Management

    Build the brand recognition

    The Siegfried Group2019-02-01
  4. Helpful (1)

    "Great Experience & Rewards"

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    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at The Siegfried Group for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Competitive salary Good experience to offer in wide range of companies Great social aspect Really nice people

    Cons

    Long hours- 45 hours per week

    Advice to Management

    Reduce weekly hours to 40

    The Siegfried Group2019-02-05
  5. Helpful (2)

    "Good Company"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Siegfried Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good Environment Decent Salary and Colleagues

    Cons

    Sometimes it will be under high pressure

    The Siegfried Group2019-01-30
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Great company that set me up for the future!"

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    Former Employee - Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Siegfried Group full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    variety of projects pretty good work-life balance (especially compared to public accounting audit) Salary was great! company does some great things and offers different ways to grow with the company

    Cons

    currently they do not have any International offices

    Advice to Management

    perhaps could do even more events to get the entire office out socially as when they had events they were amazing

    The Siegfried Group2019-01-25
  7. Helpful (3)

    "Does Not Live Up to the Hype"

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    Former Employee - Senior Associate in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Siegfried Group full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Onboarding process is good, and the company is setup for success...

    Cons

    I decided to leave as there are countless stories from within the professional body around nightmare horror stories of poor clients and professionals being left out in the cold with no support. Its not an environment that supports the resources and I myself witnessed a lot of lying from the head of my market as to next clients I'd work on.

    Advice to Management

    Live up to the ideals mentioned in orientation

    The Siegfried Group2019-02-20
  8. "Great place if you are junior level"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at The Siegfried Group full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Great business model to work on different project if you are hired as senior or you would like to work overtime or travel to earn incentive.

      Cons

      A lot of extra work internally to get exceed expectations and the project is not always you wanted, it really depends on the luck and relationship with the leadership.

      The Siegfried Group2019-01-29
    • Helpful (1)

      "Honest Associate Manager Review"

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      Current Employee - Associate Manager in San Francisco, CA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at The Siegfried Group full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      - Love the emphasis the firm places on my development; they are genuinely interested in seeing me grow as a professional and especially a person. Really encourage you to become your best self, it's amazing - The firm's investment in ME is unparalleled to anywhere I've seen before (and surpasses programs offered by client companies in my market (SF, CA)) - Lots of room for growth in the company and many paths to leadership...

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      Cons

      - Deductible for benefits is somewhat high (~ $1300 for the year) - Firm could practice more vacation days for more federal holidays (ie MLK Day) that clients offer - but all major holidays are observed - I really do love working at TSG, but the firm can be kind of pushy to make you share your story with others (strong desire to continue growing, so strong emphasis on recruiting others into the firm) - like I said,...

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      The Siegfried Group2019-01-03
    • Helpful (21)

      "Comprehensive pros and cons - Fair pay, bad rep and poor quality of work. "Overpaid contractor""

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      Former Employee - Associate Manager 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at The Siegfried Group full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      With qualifications*: 1. Slightly above market pay for minimal level of effort type of work. Can be idle/unassigned for months, great being paid to do nothing at home at the cost of gaining no experience. Pay for a senior accountant would be roughly 5%~10% higher than a senior accountant in industry depending on size of client however in some cases lower than F500 senior accountants. Qualification: *Initial recruitment...

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      Cons

      Do not let management fool you by comparing Siegfried work/life to audit work/life, this is not an apples to apples comparison. The job is very close to an industry job, but the firm operates similar to a temp placement company contracted for projects. This opportunity should be compared to industry jobs and industry compensation. 1. Poor reputation among people from all levels of the big 4 that have worked with Siegfried...

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      Advice to Management

      More and genuine PRD's Re-evaluate structure of firm to remove ineffective made up leadership roles More home grown directors that have worked as a resource.

      The Siegfried Group2018-12-22
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