Top employers in banking, insurance and financial services

The most popular graduate recruiters in banking, insurance and financial services

The top employers in banking, insurance and financial services for 2015/16, as voted for by students and graduates, are:

1. Bank of Ireland

Headquartered in Dublin, but operating worldwide, the Bank of Ireland Group covers retail banking, asset management services and capital markets.

2. Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs is a global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Goldman Sachs Bank (Europe) plc is located in Dublin.

3. AIB Group

AIB Group is a major national and international financial institution offering private, business, commercial, corporate and global treasury financial services.

4. Citi

Citi is the largest employer in the International Financial Services Centre in Dublin and the largest foreign bank in Ireland by employee number.

5 J.P. Morgan Chase

J.P. Morgan Chase is one of the largest providers of custody and administration services to fund in Ireland, where its main lines of business are investment bank, treasury 7 security services and card services.

6 Central Bank of Ireland

The Central Bank is the Republic of Ireland’s financial regulatory institution and central bank.

7 Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Offers an integrated set of products and services across all businesses. Bank of America Merrill Lynch has had a presence in the European Markets since 1922.

8 Morgan Stanley

Global financial services firm and a market leader in securities, asset management and credit services.


HSBC, one of the largest banking and financial services institutions in the world, serves millions of customers through its four global businesses..

10. Barclays

With over 325 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 50 countries and employs approximately 140000 people worldwide.

The Ireland's 100 leading graduate employers survey is part of the European Student Barometer and is conducted by Europe's leading graduate research firm, trendence.

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