Commonwealth Bank of Australia Reviews

Updated 3 Aug 2020

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4.1
86%
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Commonwealth Bank of Australia Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Matt Comyn (no image)
Matt Comyn
491 Ratings
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  • "Lots of red tape because of the nature of the business(in 84 reviews)

  • "Large organisation with barriers to manage(in 59 reviews)

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  1. "Australian Icon"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Executive Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    People, culture, innovation and desire to be an inspiring institution.

    Cons

    Bureaucratic and slow to execute. Often over resourced.

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  2. "Good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Call Centre Agent in City of Parramatta
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Good Good Good Good

    Cons

    There are absolutely no negatives


  3. COVID-19

    "WOW"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Home Loan Specialist in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Commonwealth Bank of Australia part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    People, systems, benefits, pay comp. progression

    Cons

    big organisation, change can be slow at times, or resistance due to cost

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  4. "-"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Personal Loan Specialist in City of Parramatta

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

    Pros

    Benefits are pay rate, staff deals provided and discounts

    Cons

    Work life balance Working hours Management

  5. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Credit Analyst 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

    Friendly coworkers, good pay, very engaging work!

    Cons

    Sometimes you'll be stressed with deadlines or mild overtime

  6. "Great"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Sydney

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

    Pros

    Great company to work. Highly recommend

    Cons

    Nothing that I can think of.

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia Response

    July 23, 2020

    We’re happy to hear that you’re enjoying your role at CommBank. We want to wish you all the best for a rewarding career with us. Thanks for all your hard work!

  7. "Good working environment"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • 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

    Good management and working culture.

    Cons

    No cons noted. None N/A

  8. "Working in CBA"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analysis Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Large Organisation with strong leadership. Many departments to move around and grow. Good culture.

    Cons

    Long hours and often short staffed.

  9. "Remediation assessor"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Internet Assessor in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time

    Pros

    Flexible working hours Big corporations culture

    Cons

    Limited career progress Wealth management can be the downside business Contracts work

  10. "CBA"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative 

    I worked at Commonwealth Bank of Australia part-time

    Pros

    Good employee facilities, and invests a lot into training. The culture is best out of the major banks

    Cons

    Not too many downsides, a lot depends on location and team

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