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Commonwealth Bank of Australia Reviews

Updated 8 Dec 2019

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4.0
83%
Recommend to a Friend
90%
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Commonwealth Bank of Australia CEO Matt Comyn (no image)
Matt Comyn
384 Ratings
Pros
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  • "Sometimes there is a bit of red tape to cut through(in 77 reviews)

  • "Large organisation - so many acronyms for technical terms(in 56 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "CBA Environment"

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    Current Employee - COMMSEE (CRM) Service Delivery Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing staff to work with which become office family Good culture Huge company to grow in any area

    Cons

    Too much red tape Poor leadership Old Legacy applications

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia2019-10-11
  2. "Great place to start"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great support system, very understanding management

    Cons

    Managers not too interested in development

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia2019-12-08
  3. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Junior Business Analyst 

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

    Pros

    Great culture, great flexibility, great benefits

    Cons

    No cons that I can think of

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia2019-12-06
  4. "Overall good place to work."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Training, development and ability to move up in current business unit. Financial products and offers also very good.

    Cons

    Lack of secondments and opportunity to look to move into different department.

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia2019-12-06
  5. "Customer Lending Specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Lending Specialist in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Work flexibility - Great career development - Get work environment

    Cons

    - In branch sometime they may ask you to do stuff that is not within your job role.

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia2019-12-03
  6. "Commonwealth Bank"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Call Centre based has flexible work hours and option to work from home

    Cons

    None so far that I have seen

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia2019-11-28
  7. "Data Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Sydney

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

    Pros

    Work Flexibility (time and location)

    Cons

    Can't think of any at this stage

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia2019-11-27
  8. "Overall a great company to work for."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Executive Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Clear strategy, compelling vision, noble purpose, great values

    Cons

    Average pay, very little 'perks' to job

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia2019-11-25
  9. "Portfolio Insights and Workforce"

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    Current Employee - Executive Manager 

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

    Pros

    Technical focused and growth driven

    Cons

    Regulatory focus and high change demand

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia2019-11-25
  10. "Great workplace"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager 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

    Flexibility, Team Culture, Benefits, Salary and Initiatives

    Cons

    Politics Too much hierarchy Red tape Company is too big No clear room for growth

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia2019-11-26
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