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Banco Itaú Reviews

Updated July 5, 2017
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  • Great company, good benefits and oportunities (in 20 reviews)

  • Good salary and bonus in IT when compared with the market (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Information Technology"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Information Technology in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Associate Information Technology in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Banco Itaú full-time

    Pros

    Great Place To Work!
    Great Opportunities.
    Great Team.
    Great People around (Smart, Human,

    Cons

    Lower - Salary.
    Bad - Bonus.

    Advice to Management

    Better Salary
    Increase Bonus (Other Firms give more)


  2. "A challenging job, with high skilled workers"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Banco Itaú full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    It was a good experience to work for the biggest brazilian bank, with Good benefits, good working environment and bank that and a culture and value that meet with mines.

    Cons

    There were not career opportunities and the salaries are not good.

  3. "Working at Itau"

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    Current Employee - Accountant in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Accountant in Miami, FL

    I have been working at Banco Itaú full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good work ethic
    Flexible hours
    Good training programme

    Cons

    Speaking Portuguese is essential. Most of the communication is in that language

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good job


  4. "Solid bank, management turnover a big problem, lock-step management culture."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Asset Management
    Former Employee - Asset Management
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Banco Itaú full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Compensation, strength of distribution network in Brazil.

    Cons

    Management culture, high turnover, Brazilians are favoured over foreigners.

    Advice to Management

    Empower your people.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Frustrating"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    One of the best salaries and benefit packages of the market.

    Cons

    - Political environment focused on internal competition instead or creating value for the company;
    - Too hierarchical; you see one director at maybe every 3 months and with very little opportunity to interact with them; lower positions have no power to take any kind of decisions.
    - Feels like working in the public sector instead of a private company;

    Advice to Management

    Retire and let new blood take over.


  6. "Great place to work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Portfolio Manager in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Portfolio Manager in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Banco Itaú full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits, training, meritocracy, opportunities, work life balance

    Cons

    Very large and sometimes frozen

    Advice to Management

    None


  7. "Compliance Officer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Compliance Officer
    Former Employee - Senior Compliance Officer
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Banco Itaú full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very good values and totally focused on results.

    Cons

    As soon as you are in, growing is really difficult and takes a lot of time.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Confused"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Analyst in Miami, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Banco Itaú full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly and charming culture
    Growth-oriented / International expansion

    Cons

    Less than adequate compensation
    Purpose of business is unclear
    Confusion among staff

    Advice to Management

    Brazilian modus operandi needs to change


  9. "I love working here!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends

    Pros

    Smart people working together for a common cause.

    Cons

    Language can sometimes be challenging.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing specific.


  10. "strange workplace"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent Medical/dental Benefits for employees

    Cons

    They take care of there inner cirlcle only


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