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KPMG VS Accenture, which is better for future exits? KPMG offers 170k while Accenture offers 160k.

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Everyone loves to compare and contrast the B4 + ACN, like "oh x is so much better" "I'm at y and we're miserable", etc Truth is that your experience varies much more based on the group and partner than the firm. The best most engaging projects in my life, and the worst, most overworked and banal projects of my life have both been a KPMG but in different practices. Focus more on evaluating the groups that you would be working with. Did you like the people you interviewed with? Did you ask them what the work culture was like in those groups? Which more closely lines of what you like to do? Best of luck.

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$10k isn’t too big of a difference when it comes your to salary range. As other mentioned, consider our ESPP and our 401k match! 1-for-1 @ 6% contribution is probably better than what you’d get at Big 4.

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Probably accenture

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Have you looked at total comp though? ACN 401k match is pretty good and 15% ESPP discount.

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What kind of role? Most people at KPMG are not happy right now but i’m sure that’s the case with all the big 4 at the moment.

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3-5% on average. Seemed mostly dependent on where you were in the band already. Most of the high paid consultants were already not happy and leaving. The sub market raises will do nothing to stem that. We’re also bottom of the big 4 so people are moving in terms of firms since everybody is hiring.

I'm voting Accenture

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Accenture

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10k isn’t much. If you’re in Tech Accenture for sure. If kpmg is better at what you do, go there

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You wanna join EYP?

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It depends on what group. I am in Enterprise Solutions at KPMG. It has been the best place I’ve worked at and I’m glad to be here for 2+ years now.

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Wow KPMG pays competitively now. Lol.

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Practice, offering etc matter

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What group at each firm? They are massive companies. Accenture is public which has a lot of downside. Pay increases tend to be the same across the board at Accenture, but KPMG has a lot more differentiation for high performers.

IMO, Accenture. What role is this for?

KPMG audits SAP (but are rotating out this year) so historically we have focused on oracle and workday implementations. With giving up the audit I’m sure we’ll be looking to build up the sap practice very quickly. So I’d assume it’s a less mature practice, but that could bring opportunity as well. Depends what you want.

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WLB at KPMG is much better than the other firms I’ve worked at (including Accenture). But for anything tech, hard to beat Accenture

Been at both and your exits are pretty similar. Edge to Accenture on tech but for anything else take the money/team

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Voting KPMG you are getting paid and they don’t know what they are doing. Full win

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