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Updated 23 September 2017
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Pros
  • Great people; Training; Clear career progression; Great client list ; Good remuneration; Work life balance (in 600 reviews)

  • Learn a lot - lots of on the job training (in 364 reviews)

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  1. "Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at PwC full-time

    Pros

    Lots of room to grow

    Cons

    Long hours here and there


  2. "PwC"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PwC full-time

    Pros

    Exposure to deals that make headlines
    Steep learning curve
    International opportunities

    Cons

    Work life balance
    Demanding clients and tight deadlines


  3. "Working in PwC Australia"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Melbourne
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Melbourne
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at PwC full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Learning and development opportunities
    - Variety of work
    - Flexible working
    - Great support from leaders

    Cons

    - Can do long hours
    - Pay is lower than industry


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  5. "Good training good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at PwC full-time

    Pros

    Best start to a young accountant's career. Good training

    Cons

    Can be like a high school with so many young staff


  6. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Sydney
    Current Employee - Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at PwC full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Working with like-minded young people
    - Great new, modern office space in the Barangaroo precinct
    - Great parental leave policy (especially for Dad's)
    - Flexible working - however it is often unpredictable in nature
    - Great place to start you career

    Cons

    - Demanding job with long working hours - even though there is an element of "flexibility", it is not always on your own terms and depends on the team you are working in
    - Team culture is just lacking in certain teams as there is high focus on revenue $$ targets
    - Lack of communication
    - Lower salaries than you would earn in the market
    - Non-existant / very small bonuses


  7. "Management Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Management Consultant in Sydney
    Current Employee - Management Consultant in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PwC full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Coaching and progression opportunities. Diversity of work that is challenging and motivating.

    Cons

    Complicated structure that can be difficult to navigate.
    Competitive.

    Advice to Management

    Prioritise long term success.


  8. "PwC"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PwC full-time

    Pros

    A place I can learn

    Cons

    A lot of over time

    Advice to Management

    Bring more staff benefit


  9. "Brand consultant"

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    Current Employee - Brand Consultant in Sydney
    Current Employee - Brand Consultant in Sydney
    Recommends

    I have been working at PwC full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Incredible growth opportunities and company culture

    Cons

    Majority of work is autonomous


  10. "Senior Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at PwC full-time

    Pros

    good brand, high expectations in terms of delivery, good for graduate

    Cons

    poor middle-management, get friends and influence to get promotion, expertise not valued, working environment


  11. "Review title"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melbourne
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at PwC full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Lots of diverse opportunities and interesting work.

    Cons

    Political people structure that does not allow for different styles of leadership.

    Advice to Management

    Diversify the middle management


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