Macquarie Group Reviews

Updated 6 Aug 2020

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3.8
74%
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95%
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Macquarie Group Managing Director and CEO Shemara Wikramanayake
Shemara Wikramanayake
212 Ratings
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  • "Long hours, difficult to get projects completed(in 141 reviews)

  • "Not enough work/life balance or flexible working policies or not adhered to consistently within business units(in 107 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent"

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

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time

    Pros

    Good environment to work in. Clear path for development

    Cons

    The hours can be long but that’s not unexpected

  2. "Good company in general"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Devops Engineer in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Friendly and supportive working environment. Good benefits including family day, kids party, etc. Work life balance. Tech stack is quite new as well.

    Cons

    Not every team is exciting.


  3. "Junior Credit Analyst"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Junior Credit Analyst 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Macquarie Group part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great people, great facilities, very inclusive culture and internal movement within the firm

    Cons

    The work of a credit analyst (BFS - retail lending) is very monotonous

  4. "BFS is a great place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - IT Business Analyst in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    flexibility, mental and physical well-being programs, intelligent coworkers

    Cons

    Constantly changing priorities means wasted time and effort

  5. "Great place"

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

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time

    Pros

    Good people, interesting work, global opportunities

    Cons

    Long hours, difficult to get projects completed

  6. Helpful (1)

    "I have been working with Macquarie for 8 plus years"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Sydney

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time

    Pros

    Good people and challenging work with lots of ongoing projects.

    Cons

    Nothing as such to criticize

  7. "Decent culture, long hours"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Supportive management Internal opportunities Good experience for graduates

    Cons

    Long hours of unpaid overtime

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great company, great culture"

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

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time

    Pros

    Great opportunities for growth and excellent management

    Cons

    Nothing bad to say about the company or role

  9. "Good Company"

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

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - Opportunities to work in different locations - Flexible working arrangements - Flat structure

    Cons

    - Long hours - Work/Life balance

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Employers Care"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Credit Analyst in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time

    Pros

    Employee care and flexibility in the workplace. Management team inclusive decisions made and open to answering questions.

    Cons

    Remuneration competitive and fast moving company. Company is quick changing and can make it very hard to keep up.

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