Employer Information

  • Application deadline: Late autumn.
  • Starting salaries: Competitive.
  • Regions: London
  • Industries: Finance
  • Website: http://www.macquarie.com/eu/index.htm
  • Email: N/A
  • Telephone: N/A
  • Address: N/A


What is the Macquarie Group? Macquarie Group (Macquarie) is a global provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services. Macquarie’s main business focus is making returns by providing a diversified range of services to clients. Around the world, we act on behalf of a range of institutional, corporate and retail clients and counterparties. Founded in 1969, Macquarie operates in 28 countries and employs more than 14,600 people. We focus on areas of business where our particular skills and expertise deliver real benefits to clients and investors.


What roles are available at the Macquarie Group? Banking and Financial Services Group, Macquarie Capital, Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities, Macquarie Corporate and Asset Finance, Corporate Affairs Group, Information Technology Group, Risk Management Group


Application process for the Macquarie Group Online applications only.


Entry requirements and type of person suited for the Macquarie Group. We seek high calibre candidates from a range of disciplines who have either achieved a 2:1 at undergraduate level or are in line to obtain a 2:1. Candidates should have a strong interest in the financial services sector, knowledge of current market activity and the desire to succeed.


Future prospects and training at the Macquarie Group. Macquarie will provide you with a comprehensive training program and will ensure you have all of the support that you require to reach your full potential.

All graduates will attend a first week induction programme which will help you better understand our culture and values and the financial services sector. In addition you will also attend business group specific and technical workshops to develop your understanding of the area you will be working within and the job that you will be doing.

Beyond this induction your training programme will depend on which business group you are joining. Some groups may require you to travel to our head office in Sydney, Australia to take part in a professional development programme. You will also receive significant on-the-job training specific to your role.


Experiences

If you have applied to the Macquarie Group, we would like you to hear from you. Please use the following form to detail your experiences of application, to aid those interested in following a similar career path.


  • Position applied for: Summer Intern
  • Year of Application: 2008
  • Region: London
  • Educational Background: London uni


What were your experiences of the application process? The application process consisted of: (i) an online application form, (ii) a first round interview with a HR manager followed by numerical, verbal and logic tests, and (iii) an assessment centre consisting of two two-on-one interviews with senior managers.


What is it like working for the Macquarie Group? I didn't do well enough in the assessment centre to get an offer. But Macquarie Group seems like a very relaxed and collegiate company. Shame that I was applying right in the middle of the credit crunch.


How has it compared to your expectations? Very efficient.


Where do you see yourself in 5 years time? Working at another bank


Finally, any advice you would give to potential applicants? Just be yourself.

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