Whether you’re researching the latest compliance analyst salary or risk management salary, the Robert Half Japan Salary Guide offers the latest hiring trends and salary percentiles for financial services jobs in Japan.
A hiring surge is re-surfacing
Despite a more conservative approach following the Global Financial Crisis, more companies are now increasing their growth initiatives and operations in Japan, particularly in the front office. Investment banking and corporate banking professionals are in high demand, with headcounts increasing in mergers and acquisitions.
Speed to hire is key
In financial services, compliance and regulatory challenges have extended the recruitment process in Japan, even at associate-level roles. In Japan’s candidate short market, companies need to streamline and accelerate the time it takes to hire, or face reduced productivity if the role continues to remain unfilled.