Daiwa Securities Japan Reviews

3 reviews filtered by
  • Any Location
  • Any Job Title
  • Any Status
Employment Status

Reset
3.4
Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
(no image)
CEO
0 Ratings

3 Employee Reviews

Sort: Popular Rating Date
  1. Investment banking analyst

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Daiwa Securities Japan

    Pros

    - strong global presence - full service i bank

    Cons

    - structuring issues - deal flow and other things


  2. Friendly but not competitive

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Tokyo (Japan)
    Current Employee - Analyst in Tokyo (Japan)

    I have been working at Daiwa Securities Japan full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    They work professionally and behave right according to the law. Social welfare is good.

    Cons

    The working environment is not competitive enough and the culture is too conservative without trying new things. Even the salary is very low compared to other companies, they still can't make satisfactory profit. This is because they don't fire inefficient employees and pay higher for efficient ones.


  3. Good to gain domestic market experience, but too much bureaucracy

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Director in Tokyo (Japan)
    Former Employee - Associate Director in Tokyo (Japan)

    I worked at Daiwa Securities Japan full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    - Good to work as an undergraduate to gain domestic Japanese market experience - Fairly good work life balance (depends on the department though) - Very little risk of getting fired

    Cons

    - Too much bureaucracy - Not many foreigners working there in Tokyo office. People lack cultural understanding. So this is one of the hardest places to work for a foreigner. - Compensation is very low if you are hired in Tokyo. - No career growth. Basically I would advice to move on after 3 years. - Totally illogical and stupid internal rotation policy - Management has old fashioned mentality.

    Advice to Management

    - Please promote more younger people without discriminating based on age. - Hire foreigners as executives and board members if you are serious about being a global player.



Showing 3 of 3 reviews
Reset Filters
RSS Feed </> Embed

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.