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First City Monument Bank Reviews

Updated November 7, 2017
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First City Monument Bank Group Managing Director & CEO Ladi Balogun
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  1. "Responsible for originating first lien mortgages via Real Estate agents, Builders, and local business professionals."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Mortgage Consultant in Doylestown, PA
    Current Employee - Senior Mortgage Consultant in Doylestown, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at First City Monument Bank full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Wonderful working environment, great co-workers.

    Cons

    Bank is too small. Only two branches


  2. "Sales Officer"

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    Current Employee - Sales Support Officer in Lagos (Nigeria)
    Current Employee - Sales Support Officer in Lagos (Nigeria)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at First City Monument Bank full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good work environment and culture.

    Cons

    Poor renumeration and disparity in wages.

    Advice to Management

    Maintain a stable wage system in the grade bands across board & invest in regular staff training.

  3. "Company review"

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    Former Employee - Business Development in Lagos (Nigeria)
    Former Employee - Business Development in Lagos (Nigeria)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at First City Monument Bank full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Fcmb got some amazing people you can ever ask for as colleagues and sometimes as bosses

    Cons

    Management were inconsistent with set policies and procedures and sometimes shift the set objectives and priorities without any notice.

    Advice to Management

    Keep to your set policies and procedures and always treasure your staff.


  4. "my review"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Officer in Lagos (Nigeria)
    Former Employee - Customer Service Officer in Lagos (Nigeria)
    Recommends

    I worked at First City Monument Bank (Less than a year)

    Pros

    i enjoyed my 1year NYSC especially with the team i worked with.

    Cons

    working late some times and weekend work

    Advice to Management

    grow team bonding in the organisation and do more customer service trainings


  5. "Officer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Manager
    Former Employee - Sales Manager
    Recommends

    I worked at First City Monument Bank full-time

    Pros

    A structured organisation which affords the benefits of expressing my full potentials .

    Cons

    Downsizing of staff number without due consultation.

    Advice to Management

    Making the organisation a best place to work.


  6. "nice place to work but..."

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    Former Employee - Banking Officer in Lagos (Nigeria)
    Former Employee - Banking Officer in Lagos (Nigeria)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Lovely place with a unique conservative corporate culture

    Cons

    often has the CEO trying to guide every thing including those he has absolutely no idea about. Insultive lad too

    Advice to Management

    Lots of mediocre in there. Fish out dead wood and source those to guide the coy aright


  7. "my review"

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    Former Employee - PLC Relationship Officer in Lagos (Nigeria)
    Former Employee - PLC Relationship Officer in Lagos (Nigeria)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at First City Monument Bank (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    No best reason to build a perfect career

    Cons

    Not a problem with service

    Advice to Management

    No comments

  8. "FCMB"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Group Accountant in Lagos (Nigeria)
    Former Employee - Group Accountant in Lagos (Nigeria)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at First City Monument Bank (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very professional work environment. Building ambience is wonderful.

    Cons

    promotion may not come when expected. But that is symptomatic of the Banking environment and not peculiar to FCMB.

    Advice to Management

    Continued emphasis on staff retention. There is much turnover of staff.


  9. "Interning at a bank"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at First City Monument Bank full-time

    Pros

    Great exposure to the commercial banking system

    Cons

    Have to deal with nosey Co workers

    Advice to Management

    Look into improving employee efficiency


  10. "internal control officer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Port Harcourt (Nigeria)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Port Harcourt (Nigeria)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at First City Monument Bank full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    It exposes you to aspects of banking

    Cons

    For every fraud that is succesful, the internal control has failed

    Advice to Management

    Management must fully back up the internal control and risk department


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