Macquarie Group Sydney Reviews

Updated 4 Aug 2020

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4.0
76%
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97%
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Macquarie Group Managing Director and CEO Shemara Wikramanayake
Shemara Wikramanayake
70 Ratings
  1. "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

  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. "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

  4. 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

  5. "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

  6. "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

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Not your typical employer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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

    Entrepreneurial culture that allows self guided work priorities, and empowers everyone to find ways to contribute to profitability.

    Cons

    The extra freedom comes with an expectation to positively contribute to group profitability and encourages longer working hours.

  8. "Very positive"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Junior Trader in Sydney

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time

    Pros

    great people, great work environment

    Cons

    no real negatives, great place to work

  9. "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

  10. "Good company to work for"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Portfolio Manager in Sydney

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time

    Pros

    Innovative company that attracts top talent

    Cons

    Promotion process is somewhat opaque

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