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Commonwealth Bank of Australia Reviews

Updated 24 Feb 2020

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4.0
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Commonwealth Bank of Australia Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Matt Comyn (no image)
Matt Comyn
413 Ratings
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  • "Lots of red tape because of the nature of the business(in 78 reviews)

  • "Is a large organisation so can be slow to make decisions(in 57 reviews)

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  1. "Great culture and people"

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    Former Employee - Campus Recruiter 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great culture Very collaborative Innovative Good work-life balance and flexibility

    Cons

    Processes can be very long Hierarchical at times

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia2020-02-06
  2. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - Work life balance - career development

    Cons

    - Slow processes - Red tape

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia2019-11-21
  3. "Great work place"

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    Former Employee - Equities Associate 

    I worked at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great working culture, amazing people

    Cons

    Work politics, difficult to progress

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia2019-10-23
  4. "Good and Bad"

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    Former Employee - Portfolio Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits (dental, travel,..)

    Cons

    Weak management due to prevalence of key person risk in some units

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    Commonwealth Bank of Australia2019-11-06
  5. "Good place to work."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good environment, good work/life balance.

    Cons

    Management can be slow at times.

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia2019-09-15
  6. "RTA Salary"

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    Current Employee - Real Time Analyst 

    I have been working at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility, networking opportunities, stakeholder management, analytical exposure, friendly staff environment

    Cons

    After-hours work, workplace politics, lack of appreciation

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia2019-07-25
  7. "Great company going through significant change"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time

    Pros

    There was a strong focus on collaboration, customer-centric design and innovative thinking

    Cons

    Less focus on digital transformation in recent times

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia2019-06-07
  8. "Good people/teams"

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    Former Employee - Trader in London, England

    I worked at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Surrounded by very good teams/good skilled people, was always the high point of working here.

    Cons

    None that I can currently think of.

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia2019-02-12
  9. "Premier Banking Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time

    Pros

    Great and easy to use systems with good training provided.

    Cons

    Career growth based on network and not merit.

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia2019-01-17
  10. "Turbulent times"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Job security - you could spend your entire career in this bank. That can also be seen as a con - lots of dead wood....

    Cons

    Politics Ego Behaviours do not align with the values Salary below market

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    Commonwealth Bank of Australia2019-01-21

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia Response

    February 19, 2019

    Thank you for your post. We appreciate you taking the time to provide this feedback. If you would like to speak to someone externally about your experience, we encourage you to contact our SpeakUp hotline on 1800 SpeakUP (1800 773 258).

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