BNP Paribas Reviews

Updated 20 Jan 2021

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3.7
71%
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86%
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BNP Paribas CEO and Director Jean-Laurent Bonnafé
Jean-Laurent Bonnafé
1,445 Ratings
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  1. "good"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BNP Paribas full-time

    Pros

    team work is very collaborative

    Cons

    nothing in particular to say

  2. "Nice company"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Financial Analyst 

    I have been working at BNP Paribas full-time

    Pros

    Nice ppl and good working environment

    Cons

    Unclear promotion criteria and low efficiency


  3. "Analyst"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BNP Paribas full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    People diversity friendly community team work

    Cons

    Dated systems lack of promotion bonus

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  4. "Company"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Credit Controller in Sydney

    I have been working at BNP Paribas full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Corporate name of a big bank

    Cons

    Too much of a baeureaucratic environment

  5. "Good culture. Not enough opportunities for grow in local location. locally. locally."

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Risk Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BNP Paribas full-time

    Pros

    Good culture. Majority of managers are supportive.

    Cons

    Pay below market for existing staff.

  6. COVID-19

    "Employees are disposable here"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Operations in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BNP Paribas full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Stable, city location, global bank

    Cons

    Staff required to come into office everyday, not allowed to WFH during covid, incompetent management

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  7. "Good for new starter"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Fund Accountant 

    I have been working at BNP Paribas full-time

    Pros

    Friendly culture, good experience, flexible working hours

    Cons

    Lower than market average pay, slow career progression

  8. "Slow growth."

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BNP Paribas full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    slow, progression is very conservative, and passive

    Cons

    good company culture, look after staff, environmental and ethical investment focus

  9. "Conservative French bank"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BNP Paribas full-time

    Pros

    People are mostly nice, pay is at or near market rates, good CBD location, senior management are OK

    Cons

    Long hours (normally 50+ hours a week), conservative company culture (the office feels like it's stuck in the late 90s), high staff turnover (however some of the old-timers have been here for 20+ years)

  10. "custodian"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Fund Accountant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at BNP Paribas full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    global securities services org, diverse

    Cons

    long hours mostly on month ends and quarter ends

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