Commonwealth Bank of Australia Associate Reviews

Updated 20 Jan 2021

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Commonwealth Bank of Australia Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Matt Comyn (no image)
Matt Comyn
30 Ratings
  1. "Great place to work."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great culture, work life balance is really good, awesome people.

    Cons

    Such a large company comes with many legacy systems and processes.

  2. "Good Place"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexibility, opportunities, Team work, stable.

    Cons

    Can be long hours, some PH work.


  3. "CBA Review"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Director in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Strong market position, motivated colleagues, opportunities if you are patient

    Cons

    High system and compliance requirements which impact job enjoyment

  4. "Good environment"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Equities Associate 

    I have been working at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time

    Pros

    Good culture and work, good facilities

    Cons

    Not many cons, average pay

  5. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work. Lots of happy people

    Cons

    Pay could be higher.. not in line with market.

  6. "Satisfactory"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great staff benefits and security of working for the largest employer in Australia

    Cons

    Zero accountability culture that creates inefficient processes and poor service

  7. "Positive experience at CBA"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - Good rem package - Strong collaborative culture

    Cons

    - Slow to upgrade systems

  8. "excellent company to work at"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    great management and company culture

    Cons

    pay is average and should be reviewed

  9. "It's just ok, but far from just good."

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Markets staff potentially able to work from home now.

    Cons

    Wages for Markets staff are extremely poor. Most individuals cannot take constructive criticism or interested in innovative/out of the box thinking. Lack of true career progression. Not all of this could just be a single departmental issue.

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  10. "Great work life balance"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Work life balance, lots of benefits

    Cons

    Pay lower than Investment banks.

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