What it does: Nomura is a global financial services group with an integrated network spanning over 30 countries.
Mission: We help to enrich society through our expertise in capital markets
Size and presence: 26,000 people worldwide
Nomura was first established in Osaka, Japan in the late 1800s by Tokushichi Nomura. Later Tokushichi Nomura II inherited his father’s business in 1925 and founded Nomura Securities with 84 employees. The major goal of Tokushichi Nomura II was to enrich the nation through the securities business. In 1927 Nomura opened an office in New York. In 1949 it became a member of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. In 1969 Nomura International Inc. was established in New York. Today Nomura has grown into a leading financial services group with a worldwide network spreading across 30 countries.
Nomura is a great place to gain work experience since it provides job opportunities to fresh graduates and allows them to learn and develop their capabilities in the field of banking and investment. The company offers decent salary packages along with insurance benefits. The firm allows employees to have a balance between work and one’s personal life since the organisation has short and flexible work hours. Co-workers are friendly, supportive and eager to offer help. Most employees report it's good to work in general with minimum cons, however, some complain of poor management.
Candidates interested in becoming part of Nomura must have strong job and communication skills. Self-confidence and self-motivation are essential.
The application form is available online where candidates answer questions about their strengths and weaknesses. Next, they submit their CV along with a cover letter. The company requires an extraordinary academic record, especially in the investment banking field. Nomura reviews applications as soon as they arrive. Candidates can apply for up to three divisions at a time.
Those shortlisted for the interview are contacted by the recruiting team. The next step consists of two to three interviews conducted by junior business representatives. They will assess your problem solving and analytical skills, team skills, leadership, initiative and communication skills.
The final stage consists of another three or four interviews by senior representatives. It will be designed according to the division and region you applied to. Those who pass this stage are recruited by the company.
We support customer financing in the field of sustainability by underwriting green bonds and social bonds for our corporate and financial institution clients, and by structuring, executing, and marketing green projects such as solar, wind, and renewable energy.
Nomura Group provides financial and economics education to a wide range of age groups to
promote knowledge and understanding of finance and economics. We are also engaged in disaster support activities and community contribution activities focusing on fostering the next