BDO USA Reviews

Updated 30 Jul 2020

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3.6
64%
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83%
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BDO USA CEO Wayne Berson
Wayne Berson
361 Ratings
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  • "Long hours for interns still in school(in 131 reviews)

  • "working hours during busy season(in 130 reviews)

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  1. "Good"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Tax Intern 

    I worked at BDO USA full-time

    Pros

    Ability to learn a lot from professionals.

    Cons

    Management isn't the best at providing information.

  2. "Company Review"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Junior Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BDO USA full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good working environment for young professions who just graduate. you can learn a lot of staff here.

    Cons

    Overtime is a big issue, which is same for other big accounting firm.


  3. "Good"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Tax Associate in Cincinnati, OH
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BDO USA full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice perks, flexible, relaxed dress code

    Cons

    Busy season hours, high turnover

  4. "Good place to start off"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY

    I have been working at BDO USA full-time

    Pros

    met a lot of great people here

    Cons

    worked a lot of hours to get it done

  5. "Depends on business unit"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at BDO USA full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    depends on business unit, huge org to find niche

    Cons

    really demanding consulting arm, feedback was not given timely even though made constant touchpoint meetings

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  6. "Great Firm"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BDO USA full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great coworkers and leadership in my office

    Cons

    We were often farmed out to other offices if we had any available time.

  7. "Just ok company"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Auditor in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at BDO USA full-time

    Pros

    Benefits are ok with paid overtime

    Cons

    People are not nice with office politics

  8. "Okay firm"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Audit Senior in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at BDO USA full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Exposures, big group, people from diversed background

    Cons

    Long work hours and low pay

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  9. "Overall good"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Audit Manager in Houston, TX

    I worked at BDO USA full-time

    Pros

    - good learning experience - generous pto & Christmas holiday

    Cons

    - working hours during busy season - scheduling staff could be difficult

  10. "Typical Public Accounting Firm"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Experienced Audit Associate in Milwaukee, WI

    I worked at BDO USA full-time

    Pros

    Flexible - can work around your schedule if you give them enough notice

    Cons

    Long hours even after busy season

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