BNP Paribas Reviews

Updated 3 Aug 2020

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3.6
69%
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80%
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BNP Paribas CEO and Director Jean-Laurent Bonnafé
Jean-Laurent Bonnafé
1,215 Ratings
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  1. "bnp review"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Software Engineer 

    I worked at BNP Paribas full-time

    Pros

    good negotiation for higher salary

    Cons

    not too advanced in latest tech

  2. "Conservative French bank"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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)


  3. "custodian"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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

  4. "Fund accountant"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Fund Accountant in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BNP Paribas full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Friendly and supportive colleagues, city area

    Cons

    Long hours, moderate career progression

  5. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - IT Business Analyst 

    I have been working at BNP Paribas full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility, work, life balance, great culture

    Cons

    Low Salary and low increase and bonus

  6. "Client Management Team"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Client Service Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at BNP Paribas full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Nice work environment to work in

    Cons

    Understaffed and causing too much pressure

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  7. "review"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Analyst 

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

    Pros

    Good culture, interesting work, good people

    Cons

    Salary could be a bit better...

  8. "Work life balance"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BNP Paribas full-time

    Pros

    Good work life balance and french culture

    Cons

    salary is a bit lower than the market

  9. "Nice people but you won't get paid properly"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at BNP Paribas full-time

    Pros

    Nice people, Achievable targets, decent work-life balance

    Cons

    Pay isn't up to industry levels, lots of preference for Europeans

  10. "Highly bureaucratic, challenging if you're not French"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at BNP Paribas full-time

    Pros

    Good opportunities for international secondment, given global presence

    Cons

    Bureaucratic, non-French are second class citizens

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