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Executive Assistant14 reviews
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Great Flexibility

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EY is a great place to work regarding flexibility of hours etc - good benefits and holiday entitlement, pay always seems to be slightly under that of other Big 4 and not transparent on pay grades. But overall a good place to work.
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Relaxed culture supportive team

EY places an emphasis of attention on its staff and the culture of it workplace. ET is firever innovating and adapting people friendly processes. The pay is above city average and the workload is manageable. The only downside is its systems are over processed
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Secure and Flexible

Flexible working, great benefits and rewards/recognition/bonus. Very secure job, great values and a strong company vision. Office’s modern and pretty much in every city


Great benefits


Lots of work
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Micro managed & unrealistic opportunities

Constant changes and increasing workload with very little help, unrealistic promotion sights with such a varied workload it’s near impossible to progress in any which way, any thoughts or suggestions not taken onboard unless your high up


Generous benefit options and annual salary review


Micro-Managed, no support or gratitude and wellbeing not considered
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I am will to go back to work part time after lockdown is over when all is clear

I am hardworking and fully flexible, I am a team player, also willing to learn . I have a huge network of client connections and have no problems in conversing with anyone.
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Great company to work for

I wish I never resigned from EY - my massive mistake. I would go back in a heartbeat 💓 I cannot find another company like it. EY tried their best to stop me from resigning and I wished I listened to them.
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Typical Day

Typical day involves diary management for three partnes and one associate partner. Client liaison which makes the role a little more interesting. Travel, both overseas and within the UK with expense reconcilliation to follow. Occasional organisation of events such as client/internal training.


Easy to get to


Very little career progression for EAs
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Horrible place to work for especially in BSC

EY promotes itself on it's values. It has none. Especially in their BSC department. Where the power has got to the managements. There is no room for career progression, team morale is really low. Their salary does NOT match the market salary. No flexibility or consistency, management makes the final decision depending on who you are. One of the worse companies to work for!
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Superb place to work

Learning to become a more proficient and confident member of a team. The hardest part of the job was coming to terms with the various time zones with which I had to deal with but it was a great learning curve and something I hope to do more of.
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Not impressed

They have a long way to achieve their 2020 vision. The first thing they should focus on is listening to their staff and keeping them happy.


Very tight
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Enjoyable workplace

An enjoyable company to work for so long you have the correct management in place. People ( non management) in certain areas are very friendly, supportive and at hand to help support you whenever required.


Free fruit


Long hours
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Proactive worker and a fun work place

Once I started at EY I was put through a excellent training, learning how to use all the systems correctly. A Typical day at work is checking previous work, responding to emails, allocating work, responding to request from EA's, up to Partners. My co-workers are all very helpful and the office is an enjoyable place. A major bonus to this job is working from home. Work load can be very unevenly distributed


2 days per week getting to work from home
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Good work life balance

Typical day varied workload, working for busy partners who rarely acknowledge you, I learned how to updated wins and losses Nice offices, Work varied and pleasant co-workers The hardest part of the job was trying to organise someone who clearly didn't want to be organised and who had a separate agenda.


Supportive colleagues


No job security, Unsupportive management, Diversity in workplace but not in executive management, Biased and unfair appraisals
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Great company

E&Y is a great company to work for and I really enjoyed working here. I was blessed with the opportunity to advance during my employment and I learned many skills during my employment.
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Executive Assistant at EY

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£40,977 per year

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Based on 9,308 reviews

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3.4 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.6 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.8 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
3.6 out of 5 stars for Management
3.8 out of 5 stars for Culture

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