Commonwealth Bank of Australia Employee Reviews about "large organisation"

Updated Nov 8, 2021

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Commonwealth Bank of Australia Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Matt Comyn (no image)
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  • "relatively good work life balance(in 442 reviews)

  • "Flexible working arrangements for long term careers(in 303 reviews)

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  • "Some red tape when making decisions(in 128 reviews)

  • "there's no evident cons for CBA(in 106 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great company to work for

      Jun 1, 2018 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      team, culture, diversity, focus on getting customer outcomes right, great worklife balance

      Cons

      In a large organisation it can be slow to bring new initiatives to life

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      CommBank

      May 15, 2018 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Great work/life balance - Good career progression and lateral move opportunities

      Cons

      - Political being a large organisation

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Compliance manager

      May 22, 2018 - Compliance Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Amazing training opportunities Lots of smart, talented people to learn from Good career progression Great management

      Cons

      As it is a very large organisation ,it can be a bit political.

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great People

      Oct 27, 2021 - Manager in Sydney
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      Pros

      Excellent staff, friendly managers. Highly focused on the areas that matter and relaxed in the areas that don't (i.e. dress code).

      Cons

      Usual large organisation slow downs such as excessive meetings, but that are actively working to improve this.

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great culture and plenty of opportunity to grow

      Nov 8, 2021 - Devops Engineer in Sydney
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      Pros

      Wonderful culture and people to work with Large organisation so plenty of opportunity to move around

      Cons

      Plenty of red tape in processes Hard to feel completely autonomous

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Supportive environment

      Nov 3, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Supportive team culture, colleagues and managers made time to help me with my professional development, leave policies are supportive of “life”.

      Cons

      Your experience depends on you manager and team culture. Large organisation means lots of red tape and slowness in implementing changes.

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    7. 5.0
      Current Intern, less than 1 year

      Supportive place to grow

      Sep 29, 2021 - Scrum Master in Sydney
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very supportive management team Coaches make themselves available and provide on point feedback to allow you to learn and grow Easy tools and support to work remotely

      Cons

      Being large organisation takes time to learn who is who in the zoo and some processes can be cumbersome

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Steady

      Aug 16, 2021 - Business Analyst in Sydney
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Really good culture, steady work, good management, you are looked after.

      Cons

      Very large organisation and sometimes things get lost to bureaucracy.

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good Company

      Jul 21, 2021 - Senior Business Analyst in Sydney
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Large organisation, many employee benefits

      Cons

      Too many levels of hierarchy

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great culture and place to work

      Jul 10, 2021 - Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great work culture, flexible hours and development opportunities. Large organisation and ability to move internally.

      Cons

      Some business units are slow to adapt to new ways of working or technology

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