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Grant Thornton International Reviews

Updated 20 Nov 2019

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3.6
69%
Recommend to a Friend
79%
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Grant Thornton International CEO Peter Bodin (no image)
Peter Bodin
22 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good work life balance and a positive culture(in 40 reviews)

  • "Unlike in Big 4 where you can get lost in the crowd(in 36 reviews)

Cons
  • "Competes in the big 4 environment but it is a unique firm that caters exceptionally successfully to family owned or originated businesses(in 37 reviews)

  • "work life balance during busy seasons(in 30 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Senior consultant"

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    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Grant Thornton International

    Pros

    Good experience and training provided

    Cons

    Salary below average for consulting firms

    Grant Thornton International2019-02-03
  2. "Audit and Assurance Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Grant Thornton International full-time

    Pros

    Diverse client base and not stuck on one client

    Cons

    Salary but that relates to any audit job

    Grant Thornton International2019-11-14
  3. "Great employer"

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    Former Employee - Auditor 
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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Grant Thornton International full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Very professional. Takes care of their employees

    Cons

    Lots of overtime during peak season. Low salaries

    Grant Thornton International2019-11-08
  4. "good international company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Global Finance Director in London, England
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Grant Thornton International full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    - focus on sustainability; - good career path and development options; - good pay & work conditions; - internationally focussed; - high level of diversity

    Cons

    - hierarchy focussed; - a lot of politics; - gender pay difference substantial

    Advice to Management

    make sure the attention will not only go to company partners and member firms but also to the strong hard working team behind the scenes

    Grant Thornton International2019-11-05
  5. "Internal Support"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Grant Thornton International full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexibility, good compensation, culture, and location (right at Union Station)

    Cons

    Lack of processes and clear directions

    Grant Thornton International2019-11-05
  6. "Healthy Working Environment"

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    Current Employee - Article Assistant in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Grant Thornton International full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Lot of learning scope, Employee Value Approach

    Cons

    Expense reimbursement process should be more stringent

    Grant Thornton International2019-11-04
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Excellent place to work!"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Winnipeg, MB
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    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Grant Thornton International full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Friendly, positive, supportive, helpful, accessible!

    Cons

    I will recommend GT to my friends.

    Grant Thornton International2019-10-12
  8. "Good place to learn"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Grant Thornton International full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Competent management and leadership staff that helps people grow.

    Cons

    Office politics is noticeable and can be annoying

    Advice to Management

    Keep improving culture

    Grant Thornton International2019-10-12
  9. "Financial Intern"

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    Former Employee - Intern in Athens
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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Grant Thornton International full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Easy interview, work-life balance, good working environment

    Cons

    Minimum Wages, not so challenging projects

    Grant Thornton International2019-10-12
  10. "Grant Thornton is a great place to work for."

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    Former Employee - Audit Associate in New Delhi
    Recommends

    I worked at Grant Thornton International full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great Culture and great learning curve.

    Cons

    Long working hours is the only thing which I don't like.

    Grant Thornton International2019-09-18
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