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How do the pension benefits work for partners/principals at the big 4? Can anyone share details on vesting rules or calculations? I assume it varies from firm to firm…just wanting to understand the difference with what Accenture offers MD’s (401k, VEIP).

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1 percent for each year of partner service up to 25% of the average of your high five comp. Vest after 10 years. This in addition to 401k and mandatory profit distribution withholding.

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