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3.9 of 5 stars (34 Ratings)

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Displaying 1-10 of 34 Employee Reviews

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Executive in Audit

4.9 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Culture

Downers

Working Saturdays in the tax season.

Comments

Very focused on employee's quality of life. Firm continues to do very well.

Entry-level in Tax

4.8 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Comments

N/A

Experienced in Audit

5.0 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

There is tremendous talent at this firm and there is a great culture here

Downers

N/A

Comments

You work hard, but you are treated fairly and rewarded for good work and business development.

Entry-level in Audit

4.3 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

The people I work with make this just fun.

Comments

Firm culture and employee happiness (evidenced by employee turnover) are really the defining features of Blackman Kallick. BK isn't outdone by anyone in terms of training, career advancement, and work/life balance. It may not have the prestige or the monetary perks of the Big 4, but that's not what I value most.

Experienced in Tax

4.3 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Comments

Top firm in the city of Chicago that prides themself on a good work life balance that puts you in a position to succeed.

Entry-level in Audit

4.3 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Comments

The firm provides a long training programs with colleages helping you throughout. Additionally it is a firm with a lot of young employees.

Entry-level in Audit

4.5 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Culture and Location

Downers

Long hours but the work is the same at any public accounting firm, really.

Comments

Honestly, the workload is about the same anywhere if you're in public accounting and salaries seem to be similar across the board. Focus on the culture of the firm and the location! You will be spending a lot of time with these people, so be sure you really like them and feel like you're a good fit and vice versa.

Experienced in Audit

4.3 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Comments

unsure

Mid-level in Audit

4.6 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

The People

Downers

Hours

Comments

Compensation is good, you feel appreciated and have a great work environment. Willing to work with employees to ensure they are happy and want you to stay at the firm. Good work life balance and great place to be if you want to build your career in public accounting. One of the best decisions I ever made was working at BK.

Experienced in Audit

4.4 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Comments

Workload and quality of life

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