Protiviti is a global consulting firm that was formed following a spin-off of Arthur Andersen and the firm brings that expertise in internal audit and business and technology risk consulting to their clients. Protiviti has since grown into a network of firms that is able to provide clients with consulting and managed solutions in finance, technology, operations, data, analytics, and governance, in addition to risk and internal audit.

Company Stats


Employer Type




1,001-5,000 Employees


Major Departments/Practice Areas

Business Performance Improvement


Major Office Locations

Menlo Park, CA


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Firsthand Findings

Protiviti is a consulting firm where the vision for and investment in the firm’s people is just as strong as the services provided to clients. Training is a major emphasis of this firm, and Protiviti makes a concerted effort to ensure that its consultants are well-versed in the latest industry trends and technologies. The firm excels at recognizing disruptive technologies and using these emerging trends as learning opportunities for staff. The firm strives to make sure that everyone is able to have at least a baseline discussion with clients about the newest and most innovative solutions for virtually any project.

Protiviti’s emphasis on culture keeps employee morale high. Employees are kept in the loop by leadership concerning strategy and direction. Insiders be...

About the Company

Protiviti is a global consulting firm whose name is a combination of words, including "professionalism," "proactivity," "independence" and "integrity." Founded as a subsidiary of Robert Half in 2002, in the days leading up to the passage of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the firm started out with more than 700 professionals from Arthur Andersen's U.S. internal audit and business risk consulting practices. Today, with more than 4,000 professionals operating out of more than 75 offices in over 20 countries, the firm serves clients in a broad swath of industries, including consumer products/retail, energy, financial services, government, healthcare and life sciences, industrial products/manufacturing, transportation, hospitality, private equity, and technology, media and communications.

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Employee Reviews

  • “Benefits of a small company with the ability to be in charge of your own career and have direct relationships with upper management, yet with all the opportunities of a big company.”
  • “Company culture is amazing. The CEO is extremely visible and everyone in the firm can feel part of something special.”
  • “I think the biggest factor that sets us apart from our competitors is how genuinely supportive of each other we are at Protiviti. We embrace our differences, celebrate our diversity, and encourage everyone to strive for their career goals. There is no back talk. There is no hostility. We are a firm that champions our people while helping our clients stride into the future with confidence.”
  • “Protiviti is a great place to work. You will learn quickly and build professional skills. Throughout my three-and-a-half year career, I have consistently been challenged and have worked with clients in over eight industries.”
  • “Our individual teams do a great job at creating a family environment. Management challenges and pushes you while also being open and flexible to your work/life balance.”
  • “Whether you are a new hire or experienced hire coming into Protiviti, your life outside of work means something to the people here at Protiviti.”

Getting Hired Here

  • “I think we have a strong and effective interview process. The interviews are rigorous but fair, and we turn around a decision within a week or so, typically. The ideal candidate is someone who is able to communicate comfortably about anything, who is able to work agreeably with a team, and someone who is enjoyable to interact with.”
  • “Our ideal candidate would not only be knowledgeable in the solution we are hiring for, but would demonstrate leadership, character, and would fit well in the Protiviti culture.”
  • “Protiviti focuses strongly on a candidate's alignment with the firm values and culture. Protiviti understands that many people are academically capable of performing work. However, what sets Protiviti apart and makes it the unique, successful firm it is, is our people.”
  • “The ideal candidate differs based on the current needs of the office and firm. However, the firm overall is looking for individuals that are self-motivated, hardworking, and smart, with a great personality and strong teaming skills.”
  • “The interview process, for me, was smooth and quick. I believe the firm's ideal candidate is someone who is willing to learn and remain professional for the purposes of interfacing with the client. Our culture requires someone who is approachable and willing to take initiative and take constructive criticism.”
  • “We call every candidate to let them know the result of their interview. We are seeking candidates who love to learn, enjoy solving problems in collaboration with others, and have strong analytical skills.”

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