BDO USA Reviews

Updated 4 Aug 2020

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3.6
64%
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BDO USA CEO Wayne Berson
Wayne Berson
361 Ratings
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  • "Long hours for interns still in school(in 131 reviews)

  • "working hours during busy season(in 130 reviews)

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  1. "Nice environment"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at BDO USA

    Pros

    Friendly environment. Helpful people. Work life balance

    Cons

    too much focus on write off and productivity

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  2. "Great Company"

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

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

    Pros

    great company to work for, very flexible

    Cons

    with flexibility also comes long hours


  3. "Great Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tax Intern in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You're treated very well here, amazing place to learn depending on who's tax term you're on. They definitely take care of their employees here.

    Cons

    Might not be a con compared to other firms but busy season is a minimum of 55 hours per week, you can get the hours in however you want.

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  4. "Company Review"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Junior Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good working environment for young professions who just graduate. you can learn a lot of staff here.

    Cons

    Overtime is a big issue, which is same for other big accounting firm.

  5. "Good"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Tax Intern 

    I worked at BDO USA full-time

    Pros

    Ability to learn a lot from professionals.

    Cons

    Management isn't the best at providing information.

  6. "Good"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Tax Associate in Cincinnati, OH
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice perks, flexible, relaxed dress code

    Cons

    Busy season hours, high turnover

  7. "Good place to start off"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY

    I have been working at BDO USA full-time

    Pros

    met a lot of great people here

    Cons

    worked a lot of hours to get it done

  8. "Depends on business unit"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    depends on business unit, huge org to find niche

    Cons

    really demanding consulting arm, feedback was not given timely even though made constant touchpoint meetings

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  9. "Great Firm"

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

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

    Pros

    Great coworkers and leadership in my office

    Cons

    We were often farmed out to other offices if we had any available time.

  10. "Just ok company"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Auditor in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at BDO USA full-time

    Pros

    Benefits are ok with paid overtime

    Cons

    People are not nice with office politics

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