Allied Irish Banks Reviews

Updated 16 Jan 2021

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3.3
58%
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Allied Irish Banks CEO Colin Hunt
Colin Hunt
45 Ratings
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  1. "Positive"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Bank Manager in Limerick, Limerick
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Allied Irish Banks full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Fair and transparent Would Recommend. Rewarding jobs

    Cons

    Career path not always clear

  2. "You get out what you put into it"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Corporate Analyst in Ballsbridge
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Allied Irish Banks full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Opportunities for growth outside job description; Junior Achievement, Toastmasters, committees e.g. Social Committee

    Cons

    Very rigid and old fashioned management structure. Managers without people under them, people reporting to people who aren't managers. Employees promoted more out of loyalty and time in the company rather than performance.

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  3. "Good place to work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Bank Official in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Allied Irish Banks full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good work life balance, great management

    Cons

    No opportunities for progression. No permanent contracts

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  4. "Good"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Allied Irish Banks part-time

    Pros

    Benefits are worth mentioning teice

    Cons

    Culture is worth mentioning Twice

  5. "Good Employer"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Wicklow
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Allied Irish Banks full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good opportunities to progress overtime and can gain experience in many different areas. Good working conditions including pension. Sick pay .Decent holidays

    Cons

    As all banks are currently under pressure for profits due to low euro interest rates workload is higher than ever. Technology will help this in time.

  6. "Poor employer"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Allied Irish Banks full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    There are no pros that I am aware of.

    Cons

    A multitude of negatives, particularly progression and overall treatment of staff.

  7. "Avoid!"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Administrator in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Allied Irish Banks full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Little Few Sparse Seldom Rare

    Cons

    Archaic and arrogant attitude. Poor management structure.

  8. "Very Restrictive Salary Structure"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Quantitative Risk Manager in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Allied Irish Banks full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good people, relaxed working environment, flexibility

    Cons

    very restrictive salary structure, company reneges on bonuses promised, No career development plan for employees, civil service mentality, lack of resources targeted at career development

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  9. "Nice place to work"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Sourcing Manager in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Allied Irish Banks full-time

    Pros

    Large company with multiple internal opportunities

    Cons

    Conventional banking culture with slow change

  10. "Busy going?"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Allied Irish Banks full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great community of people to work with.

    Cons

    Very few career development opportunities for the last number of years. Cost cutting is the priority and significant pay disparity remains.

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