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EY Reviews

Updated 16 Jan 2020

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3.7
78%
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95%
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EY Global Chairman and CEO Carmine Di  Sibio
Carmine Di Sibio
519 Ratings
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  1. "Wonderful culture"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Perth, Western Australia
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great culture, clever people, purpose-led organisation (practice it, not just say it), upwards feedback, great place to commence and build your career

    Cons

    Salary is generally lower than market average; globally firm with regional structure so travel opportunities are available, but more accessible within the region

    Advice to Management

    scope engagements better and be more firm on your position with clients - don't be the 'yes' firm

    EY2019-10-29
  2. "Good culture, lots of energy and young vibrant peers"

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    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at EY full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good culture, lots of energy and young vibrant peers

    Cons

    Salary is less than competitive compared to other organisations. Long hours.

    EY2020-01-16
  3. "Consultant external auditor"

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    Current Employee - External Auditor in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Culture, work-life balance and career opportunities

    Cons

    Long hours in busy seasons

    EY2020-01-12
  4. "Good place to start a career."

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    Current Employee - Manager in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    A lot of opportunities if you work hard.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy, minimal pay for hours worked.

    EY2020-01-04
  5. "Great experience opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Consultant in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Access to leading technology. Exposure to clients.

    Cons

    Long hours with little reward

    Advice to Management

    Promote a better work culture

    EY2020-01-06
  6. "Good Place to Learn"

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    Former Employee - Accountant in Perth, Western Australia
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Interesting clients - Fun colleagues - Great place to learn

    Cons

    - Pay is average - Long hours in busy season

    EY2019-12-07
  7. "Not a good place for developer"

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    Current Employee - Consultant in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Working as a developer here is more like working in a startup, getting exposed to variety of techs

    Cons

    in-professional coding environment, slow promotion

    EY2019-12-20
  8. "A good place to develop your skills for your future career"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Cultivate your solid accounting knowledge

    Cons

    No work-life balance. Low Salary.

    EY2019-12-20
  9. "Great opportunities, questionable culture"

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    Current Employee - Consultant in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    opportunities, variety, big 4 of your cv, new challenges all the time

    Cons

    Looooong hours, there is an apparent lack of support behind you due to the nature of being disposable at a big four.

    Advice to Management

    A big company trying to transition from old school to the new ways of working culture, think Atlassian. But there is too many skeletons in the closet.. time for some refreshing.

    EY2019-12-16
  10. "High pressure but great development opportunities if you can persevere"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Social aspect - great network with very smart people. Development opportunities Structured progression

    Cons

    Low pay compared to industry; especially for first 3 years High pressure Long hours that are unpaid

    EY2019-12-02
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