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Macquarie Group Overview

10000+ employees
Company - Public (MQG)
Investment Banking & Asset Management
$10+ billion (AUD) per year
Macquarie Group is a global financial services provider with offices in 27 countries.

Our breadth of expertise covers advisory and capital markets, trading and hedging, funds management, asset finance, financing, research and retail financial services. The ... Read more

Mission: At Macquarie we uncover the opportunities others may miss. That's because we know success comes from encouraging our people to think differently. Our culture promotes innovation and entrepreneurial drive within a strong risk management framework.

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  • Macquarie just completed its first immersive innovation training in the Americas that challenged participants to use human-centered design to enhance the workplace. The unique six-week full-time program encouraged staff to collaborate and think differently to transform their ideas into action to improve employee experience.

  • Mike Bloomberg, UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy on Climate Solutions, today announced that Macquarie Group CEO Shemara Wikramanayake is one of the founding members of the Climate Finance Leadership Initiative (CFLI).

    Formed by Mike Bloomberg at the request of the United Nations, the CFLI will work to support the acceleration of investments in clean energy and climate resilient projects around the world, aligned to the delivery of the private financing objectives in the Paris Agreement.

    "The faster we can accelerate investment in projects that both reduce emissions and create jobs, the more progress we can make reducing the health and economic risks that come with climate change,” said Bloomberg. “This initiative will help us do that, by bringing more capital to the fight against climate change."

    Other founding members of the CFLI include AXA CEO Thomas Buberl, HSBC CEO John Flint, Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund CIO Hiro Mizuno, Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon, and Enel CEO Francesco Starace.

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Macquarie Group – Why Work For Us?

The best investment you can make is in yourself.

We're always looking for people who share our drive for innovation and excellence. At Macquarie, you'll be part of a talented global team. Instinctively entrepreneurial. Ambitious in nature. Determined to succeed. A career at Macquarie means an opportunity to build your own future while contributing to ours.

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Who we are

Headquartered in Sydney and with offices in over 25 countries, Macquarie is a diversified financial group providing clients with asset management, banking, advisory and risk and capital solutions across debt, equity and commodities.

Work with us and you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

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No matter your background, a career at Macquarie could take you anywhere. You can expect a rewarding and challenging career in a group that encourages ownership, diversity and entrepreneurial endeavour. At Macquarie, you define success. 

See where a career at Macquarie can take you.

Macquarie Plus is our holistic wellbeing program, designed to empower you to become your best possible self – both at work and at home. 

Macquarie Plus provides access to a range of benefits and initiatives designed to support you in optimising your physical, psychological and financial wellbeing, and encourage you to make the most of the rich culture and sense of community you’ll find here at Macquarie.  

Whether you’re looking to stay fit, engage with your workplace community or support the ones you love most, Macquarie Plus can help you balance the challenges of everyday life with the demands of a fast-paced working environment.

Find out more about wellbeing at Macquarie.


Our workforce is becoming increasingly diverse, and technology continues to evolve to allow greater freedom to perform work from different locations and in different ways.  Macquarie aims to facilitate flexible working arrangements where possible to support our people achieve their career and personal goals. 

Because we recognise that working flexibly means different things to different people, flexible working exists across Macquarie in many forms. A flexible working arrangement may include for example, changes to hours, locations and patterns of work, or access to leave without pay, study and exam leave or a range of other flexible options dependent on circumstance and feasibility. 

Ultimately, Macquarie empowers its staff to manage their professional commitments to suit their own personal situation, and equips its people managers to lead a flexible workforce. 

Other initiatives to support flexible working include childcare centres, backup child/adult/eldercare, nursing mothers’ facilities in all regions, return-to-work coaching for parents and employee network groups for families and carers in many locations. The vast majority of Macquarie staff are able to access some form of company paid parental leave provisions. Read more about our parental leave offering.

Macquarie’s ongoing commitment to workforce diversity ensures its business remains innovative, sustainable and continues to meet the evolving needs of its clients.

In every one of our offices across 25 countries around the world, you’ll find individuals from varied backgrounds with different ways of thinking, different skills and different experiences.  At Macquarie we value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings.

Macquarie's range of experiences, skills and views are key strengths and critical to the wide range of services the Group delivers across the globe as well as understanding the communities in which we operate.

Find out more about diveristy and inclusion at Macquarie. 

The Macquarie Group Foundation provides support to community organisations globally each year through financial support, volunteering and skills sharing, predominantly in the locations in which Macquarie operates.

Our work is significantly influenced by the activities of Macquarie staff with a focus on capacity building within the community sector and increasing social and economic mobility.

Find out more about the Macquarie Group Foundation.

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    I applied online. The process took 3+ weeks. I interviewed at Macquarie Group (Sydney) in July 2009.


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