Westpac Group Brisbane Reviews

Updated 9 Jan 2021

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3.6
71%
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64%
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Westpac Group Managing Director and CEO Brian Hartzer (no image)
Brian Hartzer
9 Ratings
  1. "Good Company and Colleague"

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

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

    Pros

    The company has good colleagues and managers

    Cons

    There are no cons at all

  2. "Overworked"

    2.0
    Current Employee - Bank Manager in Brisbane

    I have been working at Westpac Group full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits Parental leave Home loans

    Cons

    Understaffed Glass ceiling Ivory tower


  3. "Great company, long hours, good pay"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Home Finance Manager in Brisbane

    I have been working at Westpac Group full-time

    Pros

    - easy to work your way up in the company if you’re committed - don’t need a degree for most roles - good employee benefits - good pay and bonuses even for entry level - good work incentives (awards, $$$, award winner trips away for you and your partner)

    Cons

    - hours are more than most - systems are not good with regular slowness and malfunctions - lots of company politics - people who should have been fired a long time ago keep their job because they’re friends with higher ups or know too much

  4. "Not bad"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Analyst in Brisbane

    I have been working at Westpac Group full-time

    Pros

    Good pay & good teams

    Cons

    No cons at this point in time

  5. "GOOD Experience"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Personal Banking Associate in Brisbane

    I have been working at Westpac Group part-time

    Pros

    Wide corporate. Lots of opportunities.

    Cons

    Stress. Driven by the sale targets

  6. "Minimise expenses and cut corners"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Client Experience Manager in Brisbane
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Westpac Group full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Employee discounts Varied work Some good people Networking opportunities

    Cons

    Long hours Minimal career progression Middle management can be bullies Varying levels of competency in staff so more skilled staff have to pick up the slack and often poor performers are on higher salaries Treated as a number

  7. "Excellent work-life balance however not big bucks"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Have embraced an agile work environment and the flexibility with balancing time working in the office and at home by agreement is very good.

    Cons

    Highly structured, layers of management and not a lot of individual empower to work outside of policy parameters.

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  8. "The only constant is change"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Business Banker in Brisbane
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    In 12 years I’ve had the opportunity to work across a range of roles

    Cons

    Constant restructuring causes uncertainty and frustrations

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  9. "Australia's fastest growing finance service with assets worth in excess of $1.45 billion"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Finance Specialist in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Westpac Group for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Team of experienced asset finance professionals delivering excellent service that supports timely credit assessment and speed to settlement.

    Cons

    Due to lots of growth there has been lots of change, mostly towards more positive outcomes. Also things move quickly so people have to be able to adapt.

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  10. "Good experience"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brisbane

    I have been working at Westpac Group full-time

    Pros

    A lot of training was provided. Supervisors were strict and thorough. Developed good customer services skills

    Cons

    Long hours. Targets were sometimes unrealistic. Some branches were target-focused instead of customer-focused

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