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Commonwealth Bank of Australia Reviews

Updated Oct 14, 2019

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Commonwealth Bank of Australia CEO Matt Comyn (no image)
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355 Ratings
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  • "Sometimes there is a bit of red tape to cut through(in 75 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
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    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. Helpful (1)

    "Overall good experience"

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    Former Employee - Digital Sales Optimization Manager in Sydney
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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Supportive managers and collaborative coworkers.

    Cons

    Complicated, cumbersome decision making process.

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia2019-10-09
  3. "Great grad experience"

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    Current Employee - Graduate in Sydney
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    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - development - manager support - rotations

    Cons

    - rapidly changing industry but not a lot else

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia2019-10-09
  4. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Redfern, New South Wales
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    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Alot of room to climb up the corporate ladder

    Cons

    Managers expectations are somewhat unrealistic and cannot be achieved unless you work ridiculous over time

    Advice to Management

    Fix the KPI's

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia2019-10-07
  5. "Good Entry level job"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Sydney
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    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Well paying job for entry level

    Cons

    Repetitive work and difficult customers

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia2019-10-07
  6. Helpful (2)

    "Great place with a diverse culture"

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    Current Employee - Senior Technical Business Analyst in Darling Harbour
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    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good learning, work life balance, Casual wear welcomed, flexible working as managers are not fussed about where you work from as long as the work is done. Decent pay i wouldnt say they are the pay masters but everything else about the bank is WOOOW

    Cons

    Organisation going through lot of re-structuring and may take 6 more months to settle down.

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia2019-09-29
  7. "Salary"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate 

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

    Pros

    Salary is not negotiable. Fix the range

    Cons

    Work is sometimes busy. Ok if you like busy

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia2019-10-05
  8. "Good work culture and supportive of work life balance"

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    Current Employee - Data Analytics Manager 
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Flexible working - Good culture - Easy to transfer internally

    Cons

    - Bureaucratic business processes which can slow progress

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia2019-10-04
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Business Insights, Data and IT"

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    Current Employee - Executive Manager in Sydney
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    I have been working at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great Team, Office and culture

    Cons

    Lack of clear strategy and execution

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia2019-10-02
  10. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Corporate Analyst in Brisbane

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

    Pros

    Good company to work for Pays well

    Cons

    Small wheel in a large organisation

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia2019-10-02
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