Davy Reviews

Updated 13 Jan 2021

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3.6
73%
Recommend to a Friend
88%
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Davy CEO Brian McKiernan
Brian McKiernan
37 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good people and well respected institution in Ireland(in 9 reviews)

  • "Nice location in the city centre(in 6 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "Good exposure but tough place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Associate in Dublin, Dublin

    I have been working at Davy full-time

    Pros

    Good exposure to various industries

    Cons

    Very hierarchical and 'juniors' must follow rules unquestionably to progress. If you value independent thinking, it can be frustrating

  2. "Good Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of smart, capable people

    Cons

    bureaucratic and hard to get ideas implemented


  3. "Good company/people"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Investments in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good people and well respected institution in Ireland

    Cons

    Sales based organization, not a meritocracy.

  4. "Good Employer, Bad Structure"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Support Professional in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Davy full-time

    Pros

    A good place to work, they look after staff really well. Good benefits and a good social scene in city centre.

    Cons

    Extremely difficult to get things done with silos and unhelpful back office teams

  5. Helpful (2)

    "Demanding"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Compliance Manager in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good base salary, interesting and varied work

    Cons

    Demanding work environment and culture

  6. "Review"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Senior Associate Accountant in Dublin, Dublin

    I worked at Davy full-time

    Pros

    Great location and on site gym

    Cons

    Underpaid. Very little care provided to staff

  7. "Not for the faint hearted"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Compliance in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Davy full-time

    Pros

    Good opportunities to progress and learn

    Cons

    Can be a stressful place to work

  8. "Associate"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Davy full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good atmosphere, nice and friendly people

    Cons

    Can’t think of any cons

  9. "Analsyst"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Davy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    You learn a lot very quickly

    Cons

    Long working hours and high workload

  10. "Good Place to Work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Strategic Account Manager in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Davy full-time

    Pros

    Location of offices People and social Opportunities

    Cons

    Internal Politics Massive Compliance Oversight and regulations

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