Close Brothers Reviews

Updated 6 Mar 2021

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  1. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - FP&A Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Close Brothers full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great place to work. I would encourage junior level employees to discuss their salary because the wage gap can be HUGE

    Cons

    Long hours during busy periods

  2. "Good culture"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Recruitment Business Partner 

    I have been working at Close Brothers full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good people who care about their jobs and another

    Cons

    Not enough flexible working options in some areas


  3. "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Close Brothers full-time

    Pros

    Employee focus is really strong and when the chips are down my experience has been they go to bat for their team. Very supportive team Good management team at the helm Good bonus structure Great company car scheme

    Cons

    Lack of automation Very manual in processes but getting better

  4. "Amazing team"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Close Brothers full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Really good support from colleagues

    Cons

    The quarterly/yearly reviews can be quite lengthy at times

  5. "Working at Close Brothers"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Director in London, England

    I have been working at Close Brothers full-time

    Pros

    Unlike traditional FS culture Close Brother has a sense of community that has been long standing. Ensure there is a diverse and talented set of employees across all functions Flexible work / life balance

    Cons

    None that I have seen so far.

  6. "Fast paced projects"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Close Brothers full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great project team members to work with

    Cons

    none that I can remember

  7. "Wonderful company!"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Business Development in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Close Brothers full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The people, the culture, the team.

    Cons

    Generally a very positive experience. Hard to think of negatives.

  8. "Great Company"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Close Brothers full-time

    Pros

    Everyone was friendly and collaborative. Nice London offices in good locations. A clear interest in employee recognition and development. D&I network.

    Cons

    Occasionally roles and responsibilities overlapped/were unclear.

  9. "Good"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Client Auditor in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Close Brothers full-time

    Pros

    Nice people and forward thinking

    Cons

    No cons yet to mention

  10. "Good place"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Service Manager in London, England

    I have been working at Close Brothers full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits in all

    Cons

    Bit too focused on project delivery to the detriment of strategy and quality

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