How to Apply for Top 5 International Banks in Japan: Salary, Employment Opportunities, and More!

Updated: Dec 25, 2019

Want to work in the financial sector but scared to work in a Japanese company? Why not a find a job in a gaishikei (foreign company) located in Japan! Foreign companies are rising in popularity in Japan. We researched the top 5 rising foreign financial corporations operating in Japan. #jportlibrary

Goldman Sachs was established in 1869, and Goldman Sachs Japan Company Ltd. was established in 2001. Goldman Sachs Japan offers financial services including investment banking, asset management, and securities services. Goldman Sachs Japan offers their services to corporations, financial institutions, governments, and individuals.

Employment Opportunities:

For students graduating outside of Japan coming in (English)

For students graduating inside Japan (Japanese)

Morgan Stanley is one of the largest and most active foreign financial firms in the Japanese market providing investment banking, sales & trading, real estate and investment management products and services. They were reported as the most profitable investment bank in Japan.

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Established originally as Deutsche Securities Junbi K.K., an entity made specifically for the transfer of all securities and other business operations from Deutsche Securities Limited, as of December 31, 2005, the Tokyo branch was established. The Deutsche Bank Japan operates Corporate Finance Equities and Fixed Income & Currencies and Global Transaction Banking Asset Management (DWS) departments.

Employment Opportunities:

Available in English and German

Internship programs:

Deutsche Bank also offers a variety of programs based on skills and education.

Bank of America Group operates two main entities in Japan under the brand “Bank of America Merrill Lynch”. Established in Japan in 1964.

Merrill Lynch Japan Securities Co., Ltd., which is registered with the FSA, is a full service securities company primarily providing investment banking and global markets products and services to clients including corporations, financial institutions and governments. Bank of America N.A., Tokyo Branch is an FSA-licensed foreign bank branch, offering corporate banking, treasury solutions and foreign exchange services to corporate and institutional clients.

Employment Opportunities: Available only in Japanese

Overview:UBS Group AG[nb 1] is a Swiss multinational investment bank and financial services company founded and based in Switzerland. Co-headquartered in the c