Grant Thornton LLP

4.1 of 5 stars Average Employee Rating (of 203 Employee Reviews)

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4.1 of 5 stars

Entry-level in Tax
Baltimore, MD | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE


Uppers

The firm culture


Downers

Long hours during busy season, as is expected for this line of work


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4.2 of 5 stars

Entry-level in Tax
Minneapolis, MN | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE


Uppers

Culture


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4.1 of 5 stars

Entry-level in Administrative
Minneapolis, MN | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE


Uppers

Culture, Clients, Co-Workers. The best a non-Big 4 firm can offer.


Downers

Busy season


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4.1 of 5 stars

Entry-level in Tax
Baltimore, MD | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE


Uppers

Lifestyle/work-life balance


Comments

Lifestyle/work-life balance and Firm culture/colleagues are important factors that keep me happy at GT. Other factors that matter to me like compensation and prestige are mediocre and nothing special.


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3.8 of 5 stars

Mid-level in Forensic Accounting
Chicago, IL | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE


Uppers

The people I work with


Downers

the variability of my work, and sometimes being not chargable


Comments

I like the firm a lot. I wanted to switch practices because i enjoyed the work more, and they made that happen. The company and the people i work with are very flexible, and trust me, which is appreciated.


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4.0 of 5 stars

Executive in Audit & Assurance
McLean, VA | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE


Uppers

I work for Grant Thornton both because of its culture but they quality focus. I'm encouraged to be the best I can be each day and not only as an auditor but a wife, mom, volunteer, neighbor, etc. I have grown and developed into a leader at work and in my community thanks to the firms support.


Downers

We have struggled to retain so top talent at the early levels do to a generation shift. We need to better align are programs, incentives and culture to meet the younger generations wants/needs. We are working on this and it will be a long change process but I think it took us too long to recognize the need for a change.


Comments

I was once told by a college professor if you want a career in public accounting and not just a job you should choose Grant Thornton. I completely agree with this statement. Given our size we are large enough to get exposure and opportunities but small enough to be recognized, respected and valued. We are a growing firm which creates opportunities for advancement.


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4.1 of 5 stars

Mid-level in Financial Accounts & Reporting
Chicago, IL | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE


Uppers

Culture, compensation


Downers

401k Benefits


Comments

Very open and friendly communication with partners and managers that generally help you keep as good of a work/life balance as you can expect in public accounting.


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4.1 of 5 stars

Mid-level in Tax
Atlanta, GA | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE


Uppers

The best aspect is that I am working with young motivated smart people. I am working in a great variety of clients and my knowledge base is increasing at a fast pace.


Downers

Long hours during busy season, hard filing deadlines


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3.9 of 5 stars

Entry-level in Advisory Services
McLean, VA | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE


Uppers

The firm culture


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3.9 of 5 stars

Mid-level in Tax
Atlanta, GA | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE


Uppers

I enjoy the people I work with and for.


Downers

Too much stress put on billable hours and the amount of time "showing face" at the office.


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