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PwC Reviews

Updated 20 September 2018
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  • "Essentially you will be away from your family for 80 percent of the time which does affect work life balance" (in 2797 reviews)

  • "Long hours depending on your project" (in 2859 reviews)

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  1. "great company"

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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

    great company with many opportunities

    Cons

    simply cannot think of any


  2. "PwC - what you’d expect"

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    Current Employee - Consultant
    Current Employee - Consultant
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at PwC full-time

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity to connect and network we senior management

    Cons

    Worked to death, culture is about work

  3. "Can vary significantly depending on clients"

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    Current Employee - Associate in Sydney
    Current Employee - Associate in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Can be very flexible
    - Good teams make work pleasant
    - Experience

    Cons

    - Bureaucratic
    - Low pay
    - Can have significant unpaid overtime


  4. "senior auditor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at PwC full-time

    Pros

    great people and a good platform for a graduate to progress in a significant fast pace

    Cons

    overtime working is just so common, hard to work life balance


  5. "Solid place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at PwC full-time

    Pros

    Brand and reputation, can lead to great job opportunities further down the path.

    Cons

    Long hours and pay is not the best.


  6. "Senior Consultant - Audit"

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    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Brisbane
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Brisbane

    I worked at PwC full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Great brand name / prestige
    - Great facilities and office location
    - Opportunity to work with well-known clients
    - Friendly and intelligent peers

    Cons

    - Long hours with little recognition
    - Time in lieu policy not adequate
    - Too much emphasis on revenue, profit and chargeable hours and not enough focus on addressing the extremely high utilisation issue
    - Risk of becoming pigeonholed which can impact ability to move throughout the firm


  7. "Debating Coach"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good supply of work materials

    Cons

    Sometimes students can be very rowdy

  8. "Internship in Audit"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at PwC full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great learning experience and exposure to auditing industry.
    Became highly adept at excel and improved my business accounting skills.

    Cons

    Long hours, work is not very gratifying, culture is not that supportive.

    Advice to Management

    Prepare a better internship program other than just sitting your interns down to work, and not engaging in any other way.


  9. "Senior Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PwC full-time

    Pros

    good benefits and working enviornment

    Cons

    hard to progress on career


  10. "Marketing Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PwC full-time

    Pros

    Flexible working, free coffee, new office

    Cons

    Lack of support, silos, political


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