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KPMG Reviews

Updated 24 Feb 2020

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3.7
76%
Recommend to a Friend
86%
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KPMG Chairman & CEO Lynne Doughtie
Lynne Doughtie
2,653 Ratings
  1. "Kpmg accountant"

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    Former Employee - Accountant 

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

    Pros

    Varieties, exposure, CA qualification and training

    Cons

    Long hours and money focused

    KPMG2020-01-08
  2. "Great training ground"

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    Current Employee - Senior Audit Accountant in Perth, Western Australia
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    The people The diversity of industries and scope of things you look at early on in your career Career progression

    Cons

    Long hours Low pay considering hours

    KPMG2019-12-16
  3. "Poor"

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    Former Employee - Accountant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at KPMG full-time

    Pros

    Good team members at most offices

    Cons

    Poor pay and no work life balance. Managers don't take responsibility for work and shift blame to employees.

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    KPMG2020-01-20
  4. "overall review"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great culture and projects to learn and grow

    Cons

    KPI's for employees can be improved to get better results for both the firm and the employees

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    KPMG2019-12-07
  5. "kpmg"

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    Former Employee - Auditor 

    I worked at KPMG full-time

    Pros

    good learning curve ........... .....

    Cons

    pay bad ..... ...... ........ .......

    KPMG2019-12-05
  6. "Long hours"

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    Current Employee - Auditor in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    KPMG provide great work ethics from the very beginning. As an employee, you're trained to be a professional.

    Cons

    It's highly political. It's not merit-based. You have to be an extremely well connected networker to do well.

    KPMG2019-12-16
  7. "Solid place to develop skills and experience"

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    Current Employee - Executive in Brisbane

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

    Pros

    Big clients, large transactions, good training

    Cons

    Long hours Flexible working arrangements not always so flexible.

    KPMG2019-11-21
  8. "Negotiate a good salary upfront."

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    Current Employee - Associate Director 

    I have been working at KPMG full-time

    Pros

    Smart people, sometimes fun work, great office and location.

    Cons

    Reactive culture. Hard work for some for a small reward.

    KPMG2019-11-25
  9. "Good for experience, but can be a toxic work culture, though varies heavily by team."

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    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Perth, Western Australia
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Wide range of experience. Generally young and smart people to work with. Some partners are very supportive.

    Cons

    Low pay. Exists in silos, hard to get wide experience in some cases.

    KPMG2019-11-06
  10. "Good place to begin career"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    - Good exposure to a broad range of clients - Excellent learning and development - Plenty of internal perks

    Cons

    - Pay is never a good talking point, but having Big 4 on your resume is invaluable - Politics can often lead to good people leaving the business

    KPMG2019-11-04

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