Westpac Group Senior Associate Reviews

Updated 17 Sep 2019

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4.6
94%
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Westpac Group Managing Director and CEO Brian Hartzer (no image)
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4 Ratings
  1. "Great company"

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

    I worked at Westpac Group part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good pay Great teams Great training

    Cons

    Pay disparity and Demanding timelines

  2. "Senior Associate"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Sydney
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Westpac Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Collegiate junior culture, good social events

    Cons

    Pay, constant restructuring, slow moving

  3. "Restructures & cost cuts are ruining the culture"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Sydney
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Westpac Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - very intelligent people / top of the market (depending on the area you work in) - generally very decent people - good career path & growth opportunities - people's behaviour are usually in line with corporate value which is not always the case in this industry

    Cons

    - too many restructures and cost cuts have ruined the culture - top management disinterested in employees - lots of politics as you move up the ladder

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  4. "Risk Management Role"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Westpac Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Big 4 Banking experience, interesting clients and scenarios

    Cons

    Big 4 Bank experience, low morale due to ongoing restructures. The Group continues to add more middle management layers while outsourcing and cutting customer facing support roles.

  5. "Stable Job, Prospects for Growth, Restrictions of a Large Corporate"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Westpac Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Pay is acceptable, but not high, good work-life balance - Good culture, but some level of institutional skepticism - Work is varied, business comes to you, opportunities for learning - Most management are good people, some higher up are not

    Cons

    - Opportunities for more lucrative roles outside the - Little value-add provided by each individual team member - All of the usual restrictions associated with working for a large corporate - Recent high level of restructuring in the institutional bank

  6. Helpful (2)

    "Current employee"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Ok benefits, nice Melbourne office,people in the office are quite nice and welcoming. Opportunity to work on interesting deals given Westpacs position in the market.

    Cons

    Senior management without a clue. Lots of bureaucracy and red tape. Endless processes. Work you to the bone,and dont reward you for it, even when your team is having a good year.

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  7. "Good work life balance"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good team environment. Friendly colleagues and supportive team manager. Good recognition framework. Also has opportunities to transfer to overseas locations.

    Cons

    Needs more budget for training. Internal IT systems need to be upgraded. Average salary is lower compared to foreign banks.

  8. "Senior associate"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Senior Associate in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Westpac Group

    Pros

    Dynamic organisations and advocate for flexible working arrangements. Good corporate citizen and environmentally responsible organisation. Good team environment.

    Cons

    Pay is below market. Even though they consider their paying at market. However not many negative things to say about this company.

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  9. "Very limited budget for technology"

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

    I have been working at Westpac Group full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    There are a lot of experience people and it is a large well known brand name with a diverse customer base and various locations to work in

    Cons

    They do prioritise the technology projects by the NPV however the budget is so limited compared to where other banks are now that people who come to work for westpac frequently are amazed at how disparate and poorly technology is done there.

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  10. Helpful (1)

    "Westpac - a great place to work in"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Associate Director, Senior Project Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Westpac Group

    Pros

    Great vision and strategy and great execution to reach this vision; while exceeding customer expectations in day to day business

    Cons

    Having to leave the organisation to migrate to another country for family reasons

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