Grant Thornton and BKD Have Better CEOs Than the Ones At Big 4 Firms, According to Glassdoor
Here’s a quick recap of where public accounting firm CEOs were ranked in Glassdoor’s 100 top CEOs in 2021, based on anonymous employee reviews and feedback: 47. Brad Preber, Grant Thornton, 94% approval rating 61. Ted Dickman, BKD, 93% approval rating 67. Tim Ryan, PwC, 93% approval rating 99. Paul Knopp, KPMG, 90% approval rating […]
Accounting Managers Apparently Have One of the Best Jobs In the U.S.
It’s that time of year again when Glassdoor extolls the virtues of being a data scientist, devops engineer, and product manager in its annual list of the 50 best jobs in America. Once upon a time, audit manager made this list, which left Adrienne scratching her head. This seems to mostly apply to industry rather […]
Top Big 4 CEO In Glassdoor’s CEO Rankings Is No Longer a Big 4 CEO
Glassdoor came out yesterday with its 2019 ranking of the top 100 CEOs in the U.S. based on anonymous employee reviews and feedback, and the results indicate that Cathy Engelbert must have been beloved by legions of Green Dotters across the nation. Engelbert, the first woman CEO of a Big 4 firm in the U.S. […]
Which Big 4 Firm Is Paying Its Interns the Most?
Summer internship season is fast approaching, as thousands of bright-eyed young men and women will soon flood accounting firms all over the country, hoping to not have their wills crushed and not screw up too badly so they receive a full-time offer of employment. But what are these eager ladies and gents getting paid to […]
Let’s See Where Your Favorite Big 4 CEO Landed on Glassdoor’s 2018 Top 100 List
Each year, Glassdoor puts out a list of the highest-rated CEOs in the U.S., based on anonymous employee reviews and feedback. Up until last year, the annual ranking was limited to 50 CEOs, but in 2017, Glassdoor extended the list to the top 100. Good thing, because while three Big 4 CEOs made Glassdoor’s 2018 […]
Congrats, Tax Managers, You (Barely) Made Glassdoor’s List of the Highest-Paying Jobs in the U.S.
Glassdoor recently came out with its new ranking of the top 25 highest-paying jobs in the United States, and it was slim pickings for accounting-ish positions. Keep scrolling, scrolling, scrolling down until you reach No. 24, where you’ll find tax manager sandwiched between cloud engineer and data scientist. Tax manager has a median base salary […]
Congratulations, Audit Managers, You Made Glassdoor’s 25 Best Jobs List
We're used to "accountant" making stupid lists from Yahoo on the world's best careers but what about this Glassdoor list of the 25 best jobs that came out today? Glassdoor explains the formula: The Glassdoor Job Score is determined using three key factors – earning potential based on average annual base salary, career opportunities rating […]
PwC Partner Was Not About to Let Some Petty Glassdoor Reviews Ruin His Thanksgiving
Like Yelp, reviews on Glassdoor can be either highly informative or terribly useless. No matter what is said, it’s usually in the best interest of TPTB to ignore the negative reviews and move on, knowing in their hearts that you can’t please all the people all the time.
Recruiters Left Scratching Their Heads at the Fact No One Will Take Their Calls
It's probably not all that far from base to assume Glassdoor hopes no matter how content you are in your current position, you're cruising their website looking for your next big opportunity. So it shouldn't come as a surprise that they suggest you take recruiters' calls even if you are happy at your job: You […]
Ernst & Young’s Jim Turley Is the Justin Bieber of Accounting
Do you like your firm's CEO? It's really an odd question. When I worked at KPMG, Tim Flynn was at the helm and he seemed likable enough, but I only knew him through scripted emails and one very bizarre townhall meeting at the Javits Center when Stephen Colbert showed up. I guess the more important question […]