The values are very well communicated to everyone throughout the business organization, setting clear expectations of roles and responsibilities.
During most Company’s orientation you will be introduced to the Core Values and you will see them over and over again in most dealings of the job.
Your annual goals and objectives will be structured around them, your annual performance review will be based on them and most importantly, every person within the organization will pick up the company’s practices based on them.
The Corporate Culture is the narrative of how people get things done.
The Big Four Differences
Each of the big four recruits and retains great talents from around the world. They all offer top-of-the line formal classroom trainings as well as on-the-job informal trainings. All four has impressive client lists and smart, knowledgeable professionals in which you will be able to work alongside and learn from.
If the Big Four is what you want, you cannot go wrong with any of them. They are all highly respected and a great start to your career. The work will be the same at whichever firm you select, however, the biggest difference is the culture in which you will work.
Our snapshot of each of the big 4 accounting firm’s Values and Cultures is detailed below. We highly suggest that you visit their websites and meet with their people for yourself to learn more and find your fit. Keep in mind that while every firm has their overarching values and culture, every location and even every specific work groups will have their own distinct culture.
This is why we cannot stress enough the importance of getting to know your local team and the group you are interested in working with directly.