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Updated 20 Oct 2019

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3.8
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77%
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95%
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Macquarie Group CEO Shemara Wikramanayake
Shemara Wikramanayake
97 Ratings
Pros
  • "Excellent place to work with work life balance(in 112 reviews)

  • "Company does take initiative to improve work environment and listen to its employees(in 100 reviews)

Cons
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  1. Featured Review

    "Macquarie"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time

    Pros

    Great opportunities and culture within the company.

    Cons

    Competitive environment which people are competitive.

    Macquarie Group2018-10-26
  2. "Awesome"

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    Former Employee - Finance in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Macquarie Group part-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great place to work. Great people. Passionate about their work.

    Cons

    The hours can be quite long

    Macquarie Group2019-09-23
  3. "Inclusive and high performing workplace"

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    Current Employee - Executive in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Inclusive culture and working with people at the top of their game.

    Cons

    Flexibility isn’t offered in all parts of the business unless you have a specific reason

    Macquarie Group2019-10-16
  4. "Great place to work with plenty of opportunities"

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

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

    Pros

    Always changing, keeping the job interesting and exciting if you embrace it!

    Cons

    Can feel a little burned out when moving from project to project with little change in pace.

    Macquarie Group2019-10-15
  5. "Interment management is going through lots of change"

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    Current Employee - CRM Business Analyst in Sydney
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good culture, flat structure

    Cons

    Slow to react to market changes.

    Macquarie Group2019-10-14
  6. "If you can dream it...."

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    Former Employee - Engagement in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Macquarie Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The people are what made me come to work every day

    Cons

    the culture was a little to much sometimes

    Advice to Management

    live it, don't talk about it

    Macquarie Group2019-10-14
  7. "Supportive management, promotes from within"

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

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

    Pros

    Always challenging as people are very vocal in questioning why we need to do things, everyone is accountable, learn something new everyday, can transfer teams

    Cons

    Long hours, Sometimes too competitive

    Macquarie Group2019-10-08
  8. "Time at Macquarie"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Macquarie Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    A lot, including very smart people

    Cons

    work hours are long, very long

    Macquarie Group2019-10-08
  9. "Good money but political and a lot of grind"

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    Current Employee - Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time

    Pros

    A lot of ownership and fast learning curve

    Cons

    A lot of work, politics

    Macquarie Group2019-10-14
  10. "Not bad"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Comfortable working environment - Emphasis on work life balance - Smart and ambitious coworkers all around - Lively events all the time. Not your typical "corporate"

    Cons

    - Pockets of toxic culture - Slow and definitely not agile

    Advice to Management

    Start investing in your perm employees & long term outlook

    Macquarie Group2019-09-29
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