Reval Reviews in New York City, NY

Updated August 22, 2014
Updated August 22, 2014
34 Reviews

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Reval Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder Jiro Okochi
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  1.  

    Great company with a bright future

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at Reval full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Interesting space and a great opportunity ; management really cares about people; Reval says they are work hard play hard and that is absolutely true; best culture I have seen; really smart AND nice people; management is in a company band; lots of flexible working opportunities

    Cons

    Company needs to have more processes and documentation as it grows

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue on the path you are on, I think you are doing great, especially Jiro

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good fit for the time there.

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    Former Employee - Analyst  in  New York, NY
    Former Employee - Analyst in New York, NY

    I worked at Reval full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Benefits, great co-workers, office culture. Emphasis on employee happiness and events.

    Cons

    It seems that upper management just keeps hiring more upper management employees, making the balance top-heavy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire more lower-level employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Had great idea but missed the boat

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    Former Employee - Business Analyst  in  New York, NY
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in New York, NY

    I worked at Reval full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good business ideas and expertise.

    Cons

    Horrible technical team. Great design ideas manifests as poor quality products resulting in customer dissatisfaction. (like targets a hammock, but ends up with hanging rope).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    A great idea/design is as bad as its technical implementation. There are lots of good and hungry technical talents outside in this market.

    Hire and set right incentive for technical team, to bring ideas for solving problems instead of ideas to kibosh it.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    A positive place to work, especially if you're just starting in financial services

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    Current Employee - Developer  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Developer in New York, NY

    I have been working at Reval full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    People are nice to work with, and it is a low stress job. Managers are usually supportive about pursing side projects that benefit the company. The company cares about keeping employees happy.

    Cons

    It's worked its way into a niche and is content to stay there. Don't see any big ideas or changes coming over the horizon.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management needs to share its long term vision better with the employees, and also needs to be more proactive in improving the product. "That's how we've always done it" is becoming a more common phrase.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great learning experience, lower end of pay scale

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    Former Employee - Consulting  in  New York, NY
    Former Employee - Consulting in New York, NY

    I worked at Reval full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    great people, great learning experience

    Cons

    stagnant career development, low end of pay scale, better place to work in earlier days

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    avoid doing too much too soon. its tough to bite more than you can chew

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great Company, Better Workplace Environment

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at Reval full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Staff, Product Knowledge, Industry Experience

    Cons

    Some internal silos need to be broken down

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't lose the 'small company' culture that makes Reval a great place to work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great people, and a good opportunity to work in the financial software business.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at Reval full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The management is very knowledgeable, and they have a great culture. There is opportunity to take on challenging projects.

    Cons

    Because the company is small, there is limited advancement within particular functional groups.

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Smart hardworking team of individuals all focused on a common objective.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at Reval

    Pros

    Good work/life balance and a flat management structure so no bureaucracy. Pretty good communication within the firm. The organization is growing at a steady rate so more opportunities to develop skills than before.

    Pretty fun atmosphere for work, there is break room with a pool table, ping pong table and large flat screen TV.

    Cons

    Space is getting a little cramped given the growth. It is sometimes hard to get a conference room for meetings.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Exciting company smart people and great teammates

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at Reval

    Pros

    Excellent culture, people are very smart, good communication with Sr. Management, Management is open to new ideas, great clinet base with new clients coming in each week.
    Work hard play hard attitude

    Cons

    hours could be long, but worthwile for end result not sure I see many cons. Company is still growing rapidly and things are changing for the positive

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep an open mind to new ideas and continue to build the firm's reputation globally. It will be a great ride.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Good company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at Reval

    Pros

    Good culture and atmosphere in the company

    Cons

    Not very good technical learning

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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