Macquarie Group Reviews

Updated 26 Jan 2021

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Macquarie Group Managing Director and CEO Shemara Wikramanayake
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  1. "Great culture"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst 

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time

    Pros

    Great work culture and good team environment

    Cons

    Slightly below the market base salary

  2. "A well run technology team with a global footprint"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Associate Director in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Working in a global organisation, with highly competent team members

    Cons

    As of late the strategy has been a bit all over the place.

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  3. "Good plc to work"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Trade Support 

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time

    Pros

    Good career opportunity, good flexibility

    Cons

    Worklife balance could be better.

  4. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Associate Director in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Flexible working, good pay, great opportunities to move around

    Cons

    Some teams can be understaffed - especially in the current climate

  5. "BFS good place to work in tech"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good culture in product & tech Competitive salaries Relaxed management style Embraces Agile

    Cons

    Pay rises are small each year Lots of old tech needing decommissioning

  6. "Great work environment"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Credit Analyst in Sydney

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

    Pros

    The pay, culture, management and flexibility

    Cons

    Workload, Stress, Time, Balance, Promotion oppportunity

    Macquarie Group Response

    January 26, 2021Maquarie Group

    Thank you for taking the time to provide us with this feedback. We’re delighted to learn that you enjoy many aspects of working at Macquarie but are sorry to read some of your comments. We encourage you to reach out to your manager or your HR team member so that we can address your workload and also discuss where you’d like to take your career.

  7. "Decent place"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Product Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time

    Pros

    Smart people to learn from High performance culture Pays well depending on the divisions and team

    Cons

    Long hours You have to network and align yourself correctly

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  8. "Good place to work."

    5.0
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    Former Employee - PowerShell Developer in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Free breakfast. Many teams and opportunities for internal transfer. Top talent colleagues.

    Cons

    Long working hours, many people will work till 6PM or even 7PM.

  9. "Not a good technical environment"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Data Scientist in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Macquarie Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Colleagues are friendly and bonus is good

    Cons

    Lack of enough interesting projects

    Macquarie Group Response

    January 17, 2021Maquarie Group

    Thank you for leaving a review of your time with Macquarie. We are sorry to read some of your feedback. We want to ensure our people have opportunities to continuously grow and learn, and be challenged in their roles. We would love an opportunity to discuss your feedback and encourage you to reach out to careers@macquarie.com so we can arrange a time to speak.

  10. "Takes care of their people"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Associate 

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time

    Pros

    Beautiful office Very friendly people Great team culture

    Cons

    New starter. No cons at the moment

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