Macquarie Group Reviews

Updated 17 Jan 2021

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Macquarie Group Managing Director and CEO Shemara Wikramanayake
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  1. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Executive in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time

    Pros

    Outstanding culture reinforced at all the time, great people, great organisation which looks after its employees.

    Cons

    I cannot really think of one..

  2. "Excellent"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time

    Pros

    Entrepreneurial environment, niche business, great pay

    Cons

    No cons noticed so far


  3. "Current employee"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great opportunities to progress your career. Colleagues are helpful and supportive.

    Cons

    Long hours. Lack of comprehensive internal systems therefore a lot manual administrative work.

  4. "Good Place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Executive in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Proper life life balance Good Learning programs available

    Cons

    Appraisal process is quite bad. That take whole year. Work you did up-till December is rewarded in May next year

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  5. "New joiner"

    4.0
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Regulatory Policy in London, England
    Recommends

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Very professional committed employees, friendly cooperative and driven,

    Cons

    None that I can’t think of

  6. Helpful (1)

    "MacCap M&A analyst"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England

    I worked at Macquarie Group full-time

    Pros

    Good fruit bowls every morning

    Cons

    You would want to kill yourself after a while

    Macquarie Group Response

    January 18, 2021Maquarie Group

    We’re sorry to read your review of Macquarie. The health and wellbeing of our people is paramount to us and we want to ensure the employee experience is positive for everyone. We welcome an opportunity to discuss your feedback in more detail and encourage you to reach out to careers@macquarie.com so we can arrange a time to speak.

  7. "Great"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Associate in London, England

    I worked at Macquarie Group full-time

    Pros

    Good Infra exposure Market leader in sector

    Cons

    Very boys club Mid range bonus

    Macquarie Group Response

    December 16, 2020Maquarie Group

    Thank you for leaving a review of your time with Macquarie. We’re delighted to learn that you had a great experience overall but are sorry to read some of your comments. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment. We would welcome an opportunity to discuss your feedback to find out more information and encourage you to reach out to careers@macquarie.com for us to arrange a time to speak.

  8. "6 years with company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Services Manager in Oxford, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time

    Pros

    Opportunities for career progression, opportunities for relocation, good culture and team, excellent opportunity for graduates

    Cons

    Unclear direction from higher management

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    Macquarie Group Response

    December 14, 2020Maquarie Group

    Thank you for taking the time to provide this feedback. We strive to always have clear and consistent communication  with  our people and we would love an opportunity to discuss your feedback to find out more information. We encourage you to reach out to your manager or HR team member so we can arrange a time to speak.

  9. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in London, England

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

    Pros

    Great teamwork, excellent culture and treated staff well.

    Cons

    Hours can be long and the pace is fast.

  10. "Overall good place to work at"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Trader in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Relatively flat structure. Responsibilities given early on. Quite a changing environment.

    Cons

    Technology is not state of the art. Pay is variable.

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