tax Job Reviews

Women who work in tax departments have an overall job satisfaction level of 3.5, 46.2% of them believe there is gender equality in their firms, and make an average salary range of $80k-$100k.

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Anonymous - 7901 PwC
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January 1970

Maternity and working parent policies are very good; the negatives of the job are industry standard (long hours, busy seasons, juggling clients, etc.)

Job Satisfaction Level
5.0
$100k-$150k
$10k-$20k
18 paid / unpaid
12 weeks full pay + 2 weeks (pre-birth) + 4 weeks vacation were all paid. Can take up to 26 weeks total, including paid and unpaid.
Yes
Yes
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Anonymous - 5893 EY
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January 1970

Things are fine for women in the early years, but once you've gotten to a certain point, you either have to play like the boys to get ahead or be satisfied being topped out.

Job Satisfaction Level
3.0
>$150k
$10k-$20k
10 hours
None taken
No
No
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Madam Truffle EY
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January 1970

I've worked at EY for almost 7 years. I think the CPA requirement should be more lenient for manager promotion since studying while having kids around is tough and I've seen other women leave the firm for this reason. Generally I think women and men are treated equally, but this depends on who you work with. In some areas you are expected to work many more hours than most jobs which is tough to do with kids as well. Raises often depend on ratings and how many hours you worked during you the year almost always comes up in these discussions. I think the amount of hours required should be made more reasonable in that aspect since it really should be about the work you do, not the hours you worked when you are salary. Partners tend to be more male than female and few minorities. I believe the reason for that goes back to the current partners controlling how promotions and raises happen and more minorities should be involved in choosing the requirements. Overall, it is a good job with lots of flexibility when it comes to when you work your hours. I do recommend working here, but definitely expect a challenge when it comes to work-life balance.

Job Satisfaction Level
4.0
$100k-$150k
$0-$10k
9 hours
14 paid / unpaid
Yes
Maybe. In the right department, yes.
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Lady EY EY
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January 1970

Long hours

Job Satisfaction Level
4.0
$0-$25k
$0-$10k
10 hours
None taken
Yes
No
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Madam Mac Baker Newman Noyes
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January 1970

Generally women are treated fairly. During busy season everyone works really hard, but when work slows down, there is a lot of flexibility. Maternity leave is 2 weeks of waiting period+6 fully paid weeks+2 weeks at 80% of salary+2 weeks at 60% of salary. I will take the full 12 weeks soon and I'll update this comment as appropriate.

Job Satisfaction Level
4.0
$100k-$150k
$0-$10k
8 hours
6 paid / unpaid
Yes
Yes
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Lady anon526 Wipfli LLP
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January 1970

It really is a great company, LOTS of flexibility

Job Satisfaction Level
4.0
$50k-$80k
$0-$10k
10 hours
6 paid / unpaid
Yes
Yes
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Lady LalaLu PwC
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January 1970

The flexibility and maternity leave are great, but if you take the time, be prepared to pay with your career progression. Also, unless you are a partner, the flexibility can be somewhat of an illusion. I worked there for almost 8 years and after coming back from maternity leave it was hard to take time for my family and feel like it was accepted. There is definitely harsh judgment from male and sometimes even female colleagues if the full maternity leave is taken.

Job Satisfaction Level
4.0
$80k-$100k
$0-$10k
10 hours
19 paid / unpaid
No
Maybe. It would depend on what their career goals and aspirations a ...
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Madam Ladyd EY
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January 1970

There are a lot of opportunities for women to succeed

Job Satisfaction Level
4.0
>$150k
$0-$10k
10 hours
12 paid / unpaid
Yes
Yes
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Madam Sasha Dell
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January 1970

Morale depends on the department you are in. Generally I believe women are treated fairly but management is male-dominated and not diverse. Mid-level women don't seem to advance because of these subtle issues.

Job Satisfaction Level
4.0
$100k-$150k
$10k-$20k
8 hours
None taken
No
Maybe. Don't expect to become upper management, there are no women ...
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Lady Jodie PwC
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January 1970

There is a bit of a boys club feel here (e.g., partners take male staff out to strip clubs...). The official firm stance is clearly supportive but this does not always play out in day to day life.

Job Satisfaction Level
2.0
$100k-$150k
$10k-$20k
12 hours
None taken
No
Maybe. Depends on how well you set boundaries

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