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Review averages

  • 127 employees say

    Excellent (67)
    52.755905511811%
    Good (34)
    26.771653543307%
    Satisfactory (16)
    12.59842519685%
    Subpar (10)
    7.8740157480315%
    3.79
  • 2 applicants say

    Excellent (1)
    50%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (1)
    50%
    Subpar (0)
    0%
    3.17

Company summary

EY is a globally operating network of legally independent companies in the fields of auditing, tax consulting, transaction advisory, risk advisory, financial advisory, as well as corporate and management consulting and traditional legal advice. EY has its North American base in New York City, New York and operates in 150 countries with 700 office locations.

EY has a kununu score of 3.77 out of 5 based on 128 reviews.
This is above the Industry average (Accounting/Financial Services) of 3.43 and above the overall kununu average of 3.29.

What reviewers like about the company

“As long as you take the initiative to go out and challenge the common wisdom, you can go far.” (Current employee, February 2018)


“EY has provided me with numerous opportunities to grow as a professional.”

(Current employee, January 2018)


“You are given ownership of your duties and are not micromanaged.” (Former job since 2017)


What reviewers don’t like about the company

“On the surface, communication is done well, but it is often a facade.” (Current employee, February 2017)


“Upper management at EY will make or break your career, regardless of your work quality.” (Current employee, January 2017)

“Look somewhere else. EY doesn't have your career in mind. It's all about their cost/profit.” (Former employee since 2016)


Best Factor

The best performing review factors for EY are Workplace Safety (4.23).


Worst Factor

The worst performing factor for EY is Support from management (3.37).


Percentage of reviews from Current Employees

70% of all reviews were written by current employees.


Overall, 56% of reviewers would recommend EY as a place to work.


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Numbers

Employees

10,001+ employees

Company info

Location

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Reviews for EY (Ernst & Young)

Reviews - What employees say

3.79 Employees say
3.17 Applicants say

Suggestions for improvement

  • Better work life balance. More emphasis

What I like about the company

Great experience working in the assurance departments.

What I dislike about the company

Long hours can be exhausting. Not much emphasis on work life balance.

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
4.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
4.00
Internal Communication
3.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
4.00
Overall compensation for your work
4.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
3.00
Work-Life Balance
1.00
Company Image
4.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00
  • Company
    EY
  • City
    Atlanta
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee
  • 14.May 2018
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Have more respect for entry level or lower level employees.

What I like about the company

I was highly appreciated when I started the company.

What I dislike about the company

Middle management supervisors.

Company Culture
3.00
Support from management
2.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
4.00
Internal Communication
3.00
Gender Equality
4.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
2.00
Career Development
2.00
Overall compensation for your work
2.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
4.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
3.00
Job Security
1.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
1.00
Inclusive / Diverse
4.00
  • Company
    ERNST & YOUNG US LLP
  • City
    Stamford
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Pay more. I think having lots of ppl is great at the company.

What I like about the company

Training. Amazing colleagues.

What I dislike about the company

Some ppl they recruit aren't up to scratch

Company Culture
4.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
4.00
Internal Communication
4.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
4.00
Career Development
5.00
Overall compensation for your work
4.00
Office / Work Environment
4.00
Environmental Friendliness
4.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
4.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
3.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Easy access to public transportation is offered 401(k) is offered Tuition assistance is offered
  • Company
    Ernst and Young
  • City
    New York City
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Health and wellness programs is offered Vehicle allowance is offered Fitness center on site is offered

Review averages

  • 127 employees say

    Excellent (67)
    52.755905511811%
    Good (34)
    26.771653543307%
    Satisfactory (16)
    12.59842519685%
    Subpar (10)
    7.8740157480315%
    3.79
  • 2 applicants say

    Excellent (1)
    50%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (1)
    50%
    Subpar (0)
    0%
    3.17

kununu score comparisons

EY (Ernst & Young)
3.78
129 reviews

Industry average (Accounting/Financial Services)
3.44
35,233 reviews

kununu average
3.30
2,677,000 reviews