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Macquarie Group Overview

Sydney (Australia)
10000+ employees
Company - Public (MQG)
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Macquarie Group is a global financial services provider with offices in 28 countries.

Our breadth of expertise covers advisory and capital markets, trading and hedging, funds management, asset finance, financing, research and retail financial services. The ... Read more

Mission: At Macquarie we uncover the opportunities others may miss. That's because we know success comes from encouraging our people to think differently. Our culture promotes innovation and entrepreneurial drive within a strong risk management framework.

Macquarie Group – Why Work For Us?

With more than 14,000 professionals in 28 countries, Macquarie leverages the power of a strong global network, combined with specialized local market knowledge, on behalf of every client. In the US, our 16 offices with over 2,400 employees provide capital markets, advisory and principal investing services, sales, trading and research, leasing and lending, asset and fund management, and financing.

Macquarie strives to uncover financial opportunities others miss and create profitable outcomes for clients. Our deep industry knowledge and regional expertise, coupled with a culture that fosters an entrepreneurial spirit, allow our people to think differently and unearth opportunities for our clients.

Macquarie has grown significantly in the US over the past decade. Our nimble and diversified businesses have allowed us to deliver steady performance for clients, even in challenging markets.

The fact that Macquarie was able to actively grow our US business during a period of industry downsizing may surprise some — but not our clients.

Watch our video to learn more about our US growth story.

We're always looking for people who share our drive for innovation, ideas and excellence.

Be part of a talented global team. Instinctively entrepreneurial. Ambitious in nature. Determined to succeed.

Macquarie can offer you the visibility and opportunity to make an impact that you would not find at other financial services firms. At Macquarie, you will discover unmatched opportunities to build your own future as you contribute to ours.  Together we can create success for our clients, colleagues and communities.

At Macquarie, you’ll own your career.

Our unique business model

  • Results-oriented approach: a focus on results, which has delivered 47 years of client success and unbroken profitability
  • Global presence, which allows for career opportunities in Asia Pacific, EMEA and the Americas
  • Flat organization, provides immediate visibility and space to grow. We value results, not titles or seniority
  • Entrepreneurial atmosphere, where employees are encouraged and empowered to make decisions
  • Flexibility, which permeates all aspects of the firm, from our open and inclusive culture to the creative solutions we deliver
  • Accountability, where we provide employees with all of the necessary tools and training -- and then they are empowered to be accountable for their own success.
  • Collaborative environment/open floor plan, gives staff the opportunity to work together and sit next to senior management in order to deliver the best results

“Macquarie Mindset” of successful staff

  • Hungry to create impact
  • Intellectually curious, not afraid of new ideas
  • Persistent, not easily discouraged
  • Tenacious, willing to roll-up sleeves to get the job done
  • Proactive, not waiting for the phone to ring
  • Enterprising, with the mindset of a “disruptor”
  • Patiently ambitious, not over-confident
  • Fully engaged, at work and in the community
  • Comfortable owning their own career path
  • Ability to contribute a unique perspective, based on diversity in staff backgrounds

No matter your background and discipline, a career at Macquarie could take you anywhere. You can expect a rewarding and challenging career in a group that encourages ownership, diversity and entrepreneurial endeavour. At Macquarie, you define success.

Our staff come from an array of backgrounds and disciplines; see where your background can take you at Macquarie.

Meet some of our staff

The diversity of our people is fundamental to Macquarie’s success.

Our long history of success has come from being different.  As a company which operates globally, the diversity of Macquarie's people is fundamental to that success. 

In every one of our offices across 28 countries around the world, you’ll find individuals from varied backgrounds with different ways of thinking, different skills and different experiences. This range of experiences, skills and views are key strengths and critical to the wide range of services we deliver across the globe as well as understanding the communities in which we operate.

We harness the strength of our diversity through inclusion.  Inclusion means creating a workplace environment where people feel they can be themselves, regardless of their gender, age, ethnicity or cultural affiliation, sexual orientation, beliefs or educational background.

Hear what our staff have to say

We opened the doors to our Sydney office in 1969 with three people. Now we're a global business.

On 10 December 1969, Macquarie’s predecessor organisation, Hill Samuel Australia, opened its doors with three staff and an ambition to provide advisory and investment banking services of an international standard to the Australian market.

Now we are a global business operating across 28 countries and with specialist expertise in areas such as resources, agriculture and commodities, energy and infrastructure, with a particular knowledge of the Asia-Pacific region.

Since its inception, Macquarie has differentiated itself by focusing on new opportunities, both in product and geography, progressively building expertise in these disciplines and expanding into adjacent areas.

Here are some of the key events that have shaped our evolution into a uniquely diversified business.

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    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time (More than 3 years)


    Good working environment. Everyone is Professional and polite.


    Bureaucratic at times. Very Difficult to move up the ladder. If you are open to relocate to a new country every three years then opportunities open up.

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Macquarie Group Photos

Macquarie Group photo of: Macquarie Americas headquarters displays a dynamic, open floor environment that fosters diversity of thought, collaboration and an entrepreneurial spirit.
Macquarie Group photo of: Macquarie, Americas headquarters
Macquarie Group photo of: Macquarie's New York office, located in Midtown Manhattan has newly renovated meeting space that demonstrates a modern, collaborative work environment.
Macquarie Group photo of: Our Florida office is located within the Riverplace tower, a 28-floor office building on St John's River. At the time of construction (1967) it was the tallest building in the state of Florida.
Macquarie Group photo of: Our kitchens are equipped for convenience and nourishment. Help yourself to fresh fruit and snacks or enjoy some time out over lunch with colleagues.
Macquarie Group photo of: Macquarie's EMEA Head Office, Ropemaker Place
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Macquarie Group Interviews



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    I applied through other source. I interviewed at Macquarie Group.


    The interview process includes self-introduction, walking through CV, behavioral questions, technical questions and small on-site questions. The interviewers were nice and may tell you about the way to answer those questions in case you get stuck.

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Macquarie Group Awards & Accolades

  • Top 100 Employer, Stonewall Workplace Equality Index, 2017
  • Top 100 Employer, Stonewall Workplace Equality Index, 2016
  • #3 Physical Gas Marketer in North America, Platts, 2016
  • Infrastructure Manager of the Year Award, Institutional Investor’s 2016 European Money Management Awards, 2016
  • Top 10 Places To Work in Finance and Consulting UK, FT/Glassdoor, 2015
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