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Updated 23 June 2018
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  1. "Excellent Grad Program"

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    Former Employee - Accountant in Melbourne
    Former Employee - Accountant in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Basecamp provided wide exposure to different areas of the business.
    Fellow colleges
    Flexible working

    Cons

    Churn and burn Graduates - Business model that throttles graduates with the plan to retain few past 5 years
    Partnership model does not incentivise long term investment (Partners paid out in current profits not future)


  2. "Opportunity"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PwC full-time

    Pros

    Interesting work, lots of opportunity

    Cons

    Some areogant colleagues at times

  3. "Good return on time investment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at PwC full-time

    Pros

    - Learning and exponential development and growth
    - Exposure to different service offerings and potential to move internally
    -Opportunity to learn from peers and managers and build relationships

    Cons

    - Stating the obvious but no work life balance. Long hours and pressure to meet KPIs/targets
    - Peer group can be stereotypical ie grad intake. Laterals are normally not so appreciated for their industry or real world experiences
    -You only get time if you can add value. No time for anyone who doesnt appear to be "smart"


  4. "Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good facilities, learning opportunity, friendly staff

    Cons

    work life balance. cannot know if will be able to leave at 6


  5. "Flexible employer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at PwC full-time

    Pros

    Flexible work life balance and great career opportunities

    Cons

    Periodically hours can be long


  6. "Senior Consultant"

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

    Pros

    - Constant opportunities
    - Flexible working
    - Career progression

    Cons

    - Remuneration during consultant years
    - Work and life balance


  7. "Intern review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good rotation procedure and enjoyable team

    Cons

    Buddy system wasn't well managed

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Good company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Sydney
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PwC full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good company to work for at the start of career.

    Cons

    Long hours and low pay.

    Advice to Management

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  9. "Senior Consultant - Financial Assurance (Australia)"

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    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Brisbane
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Brisbane

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

    Pros

    Pros:
    - Get to work on high profile clients
    - Ability to work on challenging, interesting and technical accounting issues
    - Brand new well fit-out office
    - Option to work from home if client and team commitments allow it

    Cons

    Cons:
    - Extremely long hours at peak periods promoting terrible work-life balance which can lead to high stress/anxiety issues
    - Sometimes there is a lack of maturity in more senior staff due to promotions at a young age
    - Ongoing issues with resourcing and staff turnover make it difficult to work on recurring engagements (new team each year, etc.)


  10. "Trainee"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at PwC full-time

    Pros

    Very flat culture, supportive employees, very modern and switched on

    Cons

    Hours, sometimes the work you do seems meaningless


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