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Advice Needed: Burning Bridges! I need some advice. I currently work for a big4 firm in its TAS/M&A department in a western European country but plan to move to the US early next year to look for work (I have a green card). Normally I am not entitled to overtime compensation because of my level/title, however, because of a sp...
ProspectiveCD
39 min 35 sec ago
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Negative unlevered free cash flowHi there, I have just started with a corporate finance course and try to interpret some Cash Flows. Could you tell me what a negative value of an unlevered free cashflow mean for a claimant of a firm? Thanks in advance!! ...
glatzekatze
01 hour 21 min ago
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Has anyone used Korn Ferry's Interview Guide?Does anyone have experience with Korn Ferry's Interview Architect Interview Guide? I've heard and seen samples of it. It's an interview guide tool that Apple, Microsoft, Yahoo and other F500 companies use to base interview questions off of so they can tie an individual with certain Lominger based co...
Max-Lee12
013 hours 54 min ago
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Salary for post-MBA in Corporate Finance (Tech Sector)Hey all - I will be graduating from a top 20 MBA interested in a career in corporate finance for a technology company. Spent my whole career in corporate finance roles too. Question: what is the starting salary for a recent MBA grad in the tech sector? I have 8 years of corporate finance experie...
jimjones87
121 hours 18 min ago
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Am I doing FP&A or glorified accounting?what i do on a fairly regular basis on a high level is manage budget and spend some specifics: approving purchase requisitions and tracking purchase orders monthly accruals and reconciliation against actuals in our accounting files re-forecasting budgeting for the upcoming year monthly reporting (op...
bernie madoff
721 hours 52 min ago
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Cookin' The BooksAnyone who prepares management accounts or has involvement in that process; have you ever been asked to do something that you haven't felt comfortable with? How have you dealt with it? ...
BoardroomBanter8
03 days 13 hours ago
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At what point in FP&A (in New York City area) should you break $100K?Just curious as to the typical salary range for each "level" in an organization within the FP&A function. At what point, bonus included or not, should you be approaching $100K annually? What, in your opinion, is fair market value? Thanks! ...
bernie madoff
53 days 17 hours ago
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How easy is to move from audit into M&A within Big 4 and then into IB?I am starting a role in audit at one of the Big 4 (London office) in September, in the audit team where I'll hopefully gain the ACA after 3 years. My ultimate/eventual aim is to move into the M&A arm of an Investment bank. I've heard that an internal move in a big 4 firm into CF/M&A first i...
Jk12345_54321
114 days 20 hours ago
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Company valuationGood evening. I'm an Italian student, University of Catania, enrolled in the graduate program in "corporate finance". I have to take the exam of "Business Valuation" and my professor faithfully follows the professor's program Aswath Damodaran. The exam consists in the presentation of a project on th...
Francobati
15 days 15 hours ago
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Valuations Comp in DC and NYC areaHey everyone, I was wondering a good compensation is for entry level valuations position at a boutique valuations firm in DC area? What about NYC area? Which valuations firm pays the most: Duff & Phelps, SRR, or Big 4? What are some exit opps for this career path? Is the Comp and Hours usually B...
FundAnalyst
26 days 14 hours ago
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Financial Analyst Program - Wells Fargo - Background question Hi Guys, I wanted to know what would the interview process be for an applicant with a Political Science degree for the Wells Fargo FAP. I have a diverse background in terms of internships, but I've never worked in a bank, I'm basically into business operations/development for Non-Profit organizati...
m439
06 days 19 hours ago
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Big4 Corporate Finance Internship Exit OpportunitiesHello everyone, Was hoping to know the general consensus around Big4 corporate finance groups and their related exit opportunities/FT prospects after internships. I'm currently completing an internship at one of these groups in Toronto and was wondering how NY and SF view this experience? Is it com...
BayStreetBoss
01 week 16 hours ago
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Best time to leave Big 4 AuditI'm finishing up my first year as an audit senior and going through the should I stay (until manager) or should I go dilemma. I know I don't want to do internal audit or financial reporting and I think my target future job would be VP, Finance or Finance Director, or would love some M&A exposure...
Soros
1371 week 1 day ago
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Hedge Fund Corp Strat / Biz DevPerhaps it's a bit naive of me to generalize that all HFs would be similar in this capacity, but what function does corporate strategy and business development serve for these institutions? Specifically, what are the responsibilities and day-to-day undertakings of someone who would do that job post ...
Per48edjes
01 week 2 days ago
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Nestle Purina InternshipHas anyone here been through their finance/accounting/audit internship, or know how reputable it is? I'm looking into applying and was looking for some insight if anyone has been through the process or if anyone works there now. Thanks in advance! ...
Lunchbox12
01 week 2 days ago
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Breaking into credit analyst postions as a recent undergradateI recently graduated from a undergraduate position from a non-target school in my area in May, and was wondering what was the easiest way to getting into a credit analyst position. I did have internships during my undergrad, but they were in more of Asset Management field rather than corporate banki...
studentinvestor
01 week 3 days ago
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Salaries for Corporate Finance post-MBA?I'm interested in doing an MBA and then working at a consulting firm for a couple years. After that I want to switch to Corp finance, corp dev, or corp strat. How much do people make in these corporate jobs? When should I expect to break $200k? Where do most max out at? ...
DanRalsh
221 week 3 days ago
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Equity Research to Corporate Development?Hey guys, I'm an equity analyst covering TMT stocks for a BB in San Francisco (1st year VP) after a stint in management consulting, and I'd really like to make a transition to Corporate Development in LA (in the entertainment industry). I know my background isn't a perfect fit, but am I deluding mys...
ExpectAscension
01 week 5 days ago
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Series exams for Private Banking/Wealth Management analystsHey guys, I am starting a BB Wealth Management/Private Banking gig as an analyst in the next few weeks and was wondering exactly which Series exams I need to take. Obviously the Series 7 is a given, but with regard to the 63/65 and potentially any others, I can't get a straight answer. Thanks in a...
makemoneymakemoney
41 week 6 days ago
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Can a MBA Student Still Apply for "Undergraduate" Positions?I am pursuing my MBA and came into my program straight from undergrad. I've noticed some positions specify programs as being for undergraduates and then having other programs for MBA students. For example, I've noticed J.P. Morgan and Wells Fargo do this. The thing I'm noticing is some of these MBA...
scdraider
32 weeks 19 hours ago
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NFL Media Strategy & Biz DevAnybody know anything about this group? Saw there was a job posting for this and seems pretty interesting. Looks like the group that negotiates all the content rights. Thanks. ...
hootyhoo
12 weeks 21 hours ago
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Danaher BOLD 5-Year Rotational/Developmental Program Reputation and LDP vs consulting?A few of my MBA mentors have said its a phenomenal company to learn and develop leadership skills, but I can't find much about the reputation of the specific program online which is concerning considering it is a 5-year commitment. Has anyone heard of the program and its reputation? Any insight on i...
Ixens
12 weeks 1 day ago
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FP&A/SG&A Skills directly transferable to...?Hi all, I'm currently going through an interesting path (quarter-life crisis?) regarding my current position. I'm currently junior analyst at an F50 (top 10) company and I feel like my work is very underwhelming. I learned a good bunch about corp fin and all the bureaucracies, office politics, etc e...
whitepowerranger
142 weeks 2 days ago
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Funding Trader - More Risk than Trading?Is the funding desk at a bank more of a Middle Office risk role than a "proper" Front Office trading position? Does it get as much respect as other roles, even if the bonus is lower because of lower hours and more relaxed lifestyle? ...
AJunior
02 weeks 3 days ago
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Can I Go From FB/GOOG/MSFT Engineering to Business Development?Hey, I'm a long-time lurker first-time poster on this site with a somewhat oddball career change idea. I'm a current summer software engineering intern at FB/GOOG/MSFT. The summer has given me a good idea of what it's like to be a professional software engineer at a top engineering firm. My co-work...
ThinkerAndADoer
02 weeks 4 days ago
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I am in Corp. Strategy at a top BB ---> What should I do next?A little background on myself - I am almost 1.5 years into my analyst position in the Corporate Strategy group at a top BB (think MS/JP/GS). The gig has been exciting - internal consulting with high-level exposure across the IB businesses and with senior executives. As an analyst I've covered advan...
MillerGold
02 weeks 5 days ago
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2 Years Audit Experience, want to return to Grad School for Finance and apply for financial services firm. What are my options? I have a year and half experience in IT Audit with a Big 4, along with almost a year in industry. However I'm really getting tired of audit as its not what I intended to do out of college. I planned on a concentration in Finance but due to personal factors wasn't able to do that during my undergrad,...
DCz1992
03 weeks 19 hours ago
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KPMG Drug Test?I'm asking this question because I heard KPMG stopped in 2011, but no substantial source for that (read: I read it on the interwebs). Anybody know if KPMG drug tests for new consulting/accounting hires? If a gold star has the answer I'll throw down a SB fo sho dawgggg ...
D M
163 weeks 1 day ago
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Possible to Leverage Big 4 Audit Experience Into a More Decision-Making Role?Hi Everyone, I'm currently working for the Big 4 in audit and don't like it so far. Although the hours are pretty bad, especially considering the pay, that isn't really what's getting me down. I'm fine with working 50-55 hours a week in order to advance my career. The issue is that I'm not sure if I...
auditing sox
23 weeks 1 day ago
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what are the different types of jobs classified under financial analyst postioni always hear that financial analyst is a broad term and i was wondering what jobs specifically fall under this category, I've heard of buying and selling side. could anyone tell me a website on where i can find financial analyst jobs or jobs similar to that? ...
Killua1234
23 weeks 1 day ago
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Wells Fargo Finacial Analyst Program Hi, So I recently applied to the Wells Fargo Financial Analyst Program 2016, this is the full time position. I applied mid march and my application status just moved from "Applied" to "Review" I can only think this is more good than bad. Has anyone else who has applied for this program or other p...
nyguy11
33 weeks 3 days ago
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Corporate Development - CFA UsefulnessI currently work in Corp Dev in a financial modeling role. My background before this job was accounting based (I have a CPA). I am thinking I want to stay in my current role, but want to expand my finance knowledge base and continue working. I was wondering peoples thoughts on getting a CFA from a p...
mmbergmm
173 weeks 4 days ago
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Has anyone here swung a 4/10 work week?I have been contemplating this. If you've done it how did you go about it and how great is it? Thanks! ...
bernie madoff
93 weeks 6 days ago
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Principal investing (mix of equity and mezz investing) or big 4 m&a corporate finance or corporate banking MA program?I have been offered the above mentioned full-time positions upon graduation. Would appreciate your thoughts on which of the above would be more beneficial in terms of career prospects. I understand that generally the best route is a m&a/levfin at a bulge bracket but I have been unable to secure ...
Cecilia-Yeo
43 weeks 6 days ago
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Does this place sound like a corp advisory shop? Hey guys. I've managed to secure an internship out of sophomore with a small boutique, but I'm having some doubts. On their website, this place looked like a proper IB advisory/M&A advisory shop. However when I went for the interview and talked with the senior partner, he explained the firm a bi...
notbad4aquant
14 weeks 12 hours ago
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Comp question Corp Dev vs StrategyIf anyone can shed any light on this it would be very helpful for me. What is the disparity in comp roughly between Corporate Development and Strategy for a company large enough to break them out (F50, US). I'm most interested in the Manager level, but any info on this would be helpful. Thanks guys!...
adapt or die
44 weeks 19 hours ago
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EPS Question from McKinsey bookI just started reading "The Four Cornerstones of corporate finance", by McKinsey and Co. And I had a question regarding the following.......A company borrows $!00 to repurchase 10% of its shares. For every $100 of shares repurchased, the company will pay 6% interest. After 35% tax rate, its total e...
nevadarain
04 weeks 1 day ago
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MS Accounting worth it for continued advancement mid to senior level FP&A?Quick background: I worked in middle market investment banking as an analyst -> associate after a undergrad finance major (I have no MBA). After that, for a lifestyle change I moved to corp dev roles at public companies and sponsor backed companies. Due to an M&A slowdown at my current compa...
LBT
104 weeks 1 day ago
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WSO Hall of Fame: Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy ForumThe Wall Street Oasis corporate finance, Development and Strategy Hall of Fame provides a comprehensive collection of some of WSO's best discussions on the corporate finance, development and strategy industry. Keep in mind this Hall of Fame does not include Q&A sessions by WSO veterans. To v...
WallStreetOasis.com
01 month 11 hours ago
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Microfinance to Corporate bankingIs it possible to switch from a non profit company that lend individuals 5-50k to a commercial/ corporate banking role? Has anyone had experience with that sort of transition or is this a dead end? Thanks in advance ...
yungmonkey100
41 month 1 day ago
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Corporate IR vs PE IRIn year 2 of a 3-year rotational program at a ~F100 (tech) company based in the Boston area, currently sitting in the IR group. My third rotation will be in SF starting in August. I was recently contacted by a HH about an IR role at Bain Capital Credit. Can anyone shed some light on: 1) How is corpo...
DrNash17
81 month 4 days ago
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mcnklsn
61 month 4 days ago
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Any Insights? - Investment Analyst / Corporate Development for Large Asian Holding Companieshey all, I am getting headhunted by a few large holding companies based in Asia (representative examples: Fosun, COFCO, Mitsubishi, Dalian Wanda, Tata Group, Itochu, Marubeni, etc.) for internal M&A roles which are essentially corporate development functions for these HoldCos, making large stra...
THEBLUECHEESE
11 month 5 days ago
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Energy Trading or Corporate Finance at a large energy company?Hi guys, I am about to start a career at a large energy company in Houston, TX in a finance rotation program next week. I wanted some opinion on which career path you would choose - would trading be more lucrative and fun over the general corporate finance route of FP&A, treasury, tax, etc.? I ...
chainsmokers
01 month 6 days ago
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3 statement financial model for Technology SaaS venture backed companyI am looking for you to share some of your template models for 3 statement financial model for Technology SaaS venture backed company. I have several "founders" of early stage companies that would like me to create such a template. I prefer to not "recreate" the wheel. So if you have templates yo...
RunningCFO
51 month 6 days ago
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Advice - CIB Market Risk Business ManagementHello, A few months back I applied for a Finance internship at JPMC and was recently told of my placement information (CIB Market Risk Business Management). I understand what Corporate & Investment Banking does and what market risk is but I am not quite sure what I will be doing for business ma...
redwhitestarsnmoon
01 month 6 days ago
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Starting corporate development internshipHi everyone, Rising junior here entering corp development at a young tech company. Very grateful to get the opportunity when they initially were looking for an mba. Any advice on how I can impress them off the bat? Will have a lot of facetime with the c-suite. ...
Tam Wake
11 month 6 days ago
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I'm a first year credit analyst with Wells Fargo Capital Finance. I love it, but eventually I'd like to explore other directionsBackground: First year credit analyst with Wells Fargo Capital Finance FAP Program. It's Asset Based Lending.... I know it isn't IBD but I am really loving the program. The pay is solid, but the real value IMO comes from the great deal I've been able to learn about. On top of that, my coworkers are ...
ladegenerate
241 month 1 week ago
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FX Optimal Hedge RatiosI asked this on the IB forum, but this seems to be a better place for the question, I was wondering how companies calculate how much of their foreign currency exposure to hedge against currency rate changes (with forward contracts) so that they get the best balance of low risk and low carry cost (pr...
PabloSandoval
51 month 1 week ago
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Big 4 - J&J Financial AnalystI'm finishing up my 2nd year in Big 4 audit specifically in the financial services industry. I have my CPA and a degree in finance so I wanted to transition into a financial analyst type role rather than keep working at Big 4 and be completely pigeon-holed into strictly accounting/financial reportin...
nobodyukno
51 month 1 week ago
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How to best prepare for a career in Corporate Finance Hello guys, new member to WSO here! I am a UK undergrad. student due to start university at a so-called "target school" in September, studying Electrical Engineering and management/finance. I am only 18 and have no experience in IB/accounting though have some decent work experience/exposure in engi...
ukwannabebanker
31 month 1 week ago
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Company Comparables AssumptionsI am trying to do a company comparable analysis for a pre-packaged software company with a market cap of 3 mln usd. It's operations are worldwide (Europe, Latin America, US). I am trying to find comparable companies for it. My questions are: 1. Is it ok to use SIC numbers as a main indicator to fin...
Alibabes56
31 month 1 week ago
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Career FLDP Advice for Analyst Starting Next MonthHi guys, I am a recent graduate from a non-target school with a finance and technology background and finished magna cum laude. I have been reading through the forums for and they have been very helpful. I am starting as an 1st year analyst in a F25 in a month and received a high level reporting ro...
dragonwiz6
11 month 1 week ago
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Should I get licensed? (CPA)Happy hump day, I'm planning on applying to full-time MBA program this fall and need some advice about getting my CPA license. Post MBA I'm hoping to go into corporate strategy/corporate development, but it's possible later down the road I'll end up back in corporate finance given my prior experienc...
Eskimo Brothers
281 month 1 week ago
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FX Optimal Hede RatiosNot really sure if this is in the right place, so sorry if it is not. I was wondering how companies calculate how much of their foreign currency exposure to hedge against currency rate changes (with forward contracts) so that they get the best balance of low risk and low carry cost (price of contrac...
PabloSandoval
21 month 1 week ago
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Finance Rotational Programs in TechHi everyone. I'm currently a Junior thinking about what companies I want to focus recruiting for next year. I'm interested in joining a Finance rotation program upon graduation and was wondering if there were more companies that I should consider. I'm particularly interested in a program that offers...
AAconfuseddd
21 month 1 week ago
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Financial Analyst at Google/Amazon/Yahoo recruitingHi Everyone, I'm very interested in getting into big tech firms after graduation. I was wondering could you give me some insight about the recruiting and interview process? When do they start to interview for summer internship/full time role? How are the difficulties in those firm compare to invest...
cicit123
41 month 1 week ago
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Advice on career in corporate financeHi Guys, I am looking to break into a career in corporate finance/financial analyst. I have recently moved to US from India by way of a green card. I have worked as an equity analyst for a business daily in India for 5 years and earlier was working as a Software Engineer. I used hold a CFA charter w...
surajrs
51 month 1 week ago
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MBA to Corp StrategyI've seen a few good posts on WSO about the pros of corp strategy over consulting. I've been in a client service industry (auditing) for the past five years and think the lifestyle of corp strategy may suit me more than consulting at this point. My question is - if I have no previous consulting expe...
mba22
61 month 1 week ago
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Interview help with Credit analyst position for Build America Mutual have a first round Interview with Build America Mutual for Credit analyst opening, does anyone know what I should focus on? Many thanks ...
yungmonkey100
11 month 1 week ago
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Treatment of Def. Financing Fees in Firm Value BuildQuestion for the firm value experts out there. If you're building to firm value, and you're looking to calculate total debt, would you include the negative adjustment of deferred financing fees? I offer as an example CST Brands: (http://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1562039/000... ; control + F "N...
TheDiscountRate
11 month 1 week ago
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Corporate strategy ---> MBB helpppHey folks - Moving from mid-office at top investment bank to Strategy at a regional bank. Projects are going to be internal consulting related to product offerings, new accounts, cards, and M&A activity for target banks. Good/bad/ok move to transition to MBB or other top consulting firm? What w...
Chutneymon
11 month 1 week ago
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Financial Analyst F100 or Operation Analyst BBQuick question: I currently have two offers. Financial analyst at a Fortune 100 company, or an Operations Analyst position at a bulge bracket firm. Any thoughts or insight is greatly appreciated. ...
SBrunsWS
141 month 1 week ago
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Nestle Rotational ProgramHas anyone heard/been through any rotational program with Nestle or have input on how Nestle FLDP is seen? I'm in third rounds and would love some input. ...
H. Dubya
21 month 1 week ago
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Corporate Development Resume - Listing M&A Deals - Need help!Hi WSO, I have been in Corp Development for a year now and I am having a difficult time updating my deal experience on my resume. I have completed 3 deals and foresee 2-3 more that have high potential to close (fingers crossed!) in the next 2-4 months. I am very lucky that I got into a highly acqui...
FWU
61 month 2 weeks ago
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Corporate Finance Advisory & Solutions - MizuhoDoes anyone know about the culture / hours of the group. I am thinking about applying to this group. Currently in the Sponors group IB in a BB bank ...
Rainmaker2015
61 month 2 weeks ago
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Starting at FP&A at Financial Svcs (MFG background) - How to Hit Ground RunningHey everyone, I just accepted a Corp FP&A position at a bank HQ'd in the Charlotte area (not BoA). I will have contact with the CFO and upper management. I am 24 and have no banking exp - all my experience is in industrial mfg finance and accounting. I am passionate about investing and the indus...
RunningWolves
21 month 2 weeks ago
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Big 4 Risk Consulting to Corp Dev (M&A) - Will you take a lateral move?My background, Actuary, 8 years experience. Always wanted to go investment banking or Finance type of work but obviously fail. Non-Target mid-west school. Now since I worked on a couple Due Diligence work in Big 4 in the last 12 months, I am offered a corp in-house M&A role at a Top 1. But the ...
crymeariver
51 month 2 weeks ago
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Corporate Finance SQLHello everybody, I have noticed lately that many Financial Analyst positions in corporate finance require experience with SQL and sometimes relationship database software. I do not have any experience with it, but I understand it is used to pull/manipulate data by running queries. I have a few quest...
Candido-Antonio
61 month 2 weeks ago
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Middle market lending/ BDC/ Corp finance listHi guys, I am looking to compile a list of firms that focuses on middle market lending. I've done a search on google, and so far, I have several list which are helpful, but not what I want. If anyone can help me out that will be great. And I have listed some websites below if anyone is interested. ...
yungmonkey100
21 month 2 weeks ago
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McKesson Revenue RecognitionHello everybody, Tomorrow I have a phone interview with McKesson for a Revenue Recognition type of role. I pasted the job description below and noticed they want strong accounting knowledge of revenue recognition. I studied Finance and Economics and have decent knowledge of the accounting cycle. Thi...
Candido-Antonio
11 month 2 weeks ago
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I want to be a financial analyst and I am probably going to go to a target school,what should I do to get there? .what GPA do I need? (A 3.5+ above?) How much and what type of networking should I do? (Applying to UMD Alabama, WVU,Penn state virginia tech,Towson university and south carolina university,what reputation does their business/finance programs have? Is it hard to maintain a GPA of 3.5+ in finance? Wh...
Killua1234
71 month 3 weeks ago
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Levering beta asset and beta equityI got a quetion concerning levering/unlevering betas asset/equity When we lever beta asset we should use formula: Beta(asset.lev) = Beta(asset. unlev)*[1+(1-t)D/E] When we lever beta equity we should use formula: Beta(eq.lev) = Beta(eq.unlev)+[Beta(eq.unlev) - Beta(debt)]*(1-t)*D/E Is this correct a...
Dronaldo
11 month 3 weeks ago
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Visit Redrate To save your time (www.redrate.com.au)RedRate Exchange (redrate / com / au) is a newly established company, opened in 2013 and one of today's top foreign exchange companies in all of Australia. We offer branch-wide states, fulfilling every need our customers have requested, such as Currency Exchange, Travel Currency, Foreign Exchange an...
vincentxx
01 month 3 weeks ago
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Accounting questionWhy would revenue be lower than contribution margin? What would cause that? Thanks! ...
troy1
41 month 3 weeks ago
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Accounting related questionAccounting question: What cost impacts EBIDTA and not Margin (cost of services) ? Is that operating expense? But we still take out other cost (opex) from margin? I'm confused and not an accounting wiz. I work in operational finance/FP&A...need help! THANKS! ...
troy1
41 month 3 weeks ago
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Diversity programs at F100 Companies?I was wondering if anyone could speak on any diversity events or internships that they had participated in at any of the household name F100 companies. Ex: Microsoft, Apple, GE, etc. ...
billbelichick69
21 month 3 weeks ago
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Day in the life of a Treasury AnalystHello, I'm in job search mode again, and am wondering what exactly it is that a corporate Treasury Analyst does on a day to day basis. How much modeling is there, and how involved are they in M&A, debt issuance, IPOs, etc? I work with corporate Treasury guys a bit but don't 100% understand what ...
N0DuckingWay
121 month 4 weeks ago
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Financial Analyst at Amazon?Hi, I'm going to be starting a job as an entry level Financial analyst at Amazon pretty soon and I was just wondering what exactly this job would entail, in terms of day to day duties/projects/skills need? I have had zero experience working in corporate finance before this, so any advice would be h...
Pak24
51 month 4 weeks ago
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What Level Do Most People in Corporate Finance Usually Reach Before Plateauing?I currently work for a Big 4 firm and am in the process of trying to figure out whether or not I want to either transfer to another service line that is more appealing to me in advisory or if I want to say "screw it", move into corporate finance and try to start the climb from there. In order to ma...
Big 4 Beta
231 month 4 weeks ago
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Post Interview - Next Steps QuestionHad an interview last Friday (the 13th) that I feel went remarkably well. My question revolves around what I can do after I have sent my follow-up thank you emails.... I won't hear back until the 31st, which will be 3 weeks from my initial interview - I'm worried that anyone interviewing after me w...
RunningWolves
21 month 4 weeks ago
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CFA or internship before masters of financeHi everyone, im in a bit of a dillema. I have 3 months free till college starts in October 2016. In september 2017 ill start my masters in a new country, germany, as i want to get a masters of finance there as well as a job. I speak german by the way, and was thinking. What would be better for me no...
fast7
62 months 1 day ago
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Stress levels and HoursI often hear in this forum how "relaxed" a career in corporate finance will be. Mon-Fri, 9-5 (with many tea breaks in between), and doing work that doesn't require much thinking.. For those who are in the industry, how's your experience like? Is it really the case for you? ...
Camomile
212 months 2 days ago
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Mckinsey Solutions CPAT job offer - is it good start to get into financial advisory or corporate finance?Hi, Recently I received this job offer from McKinsey Solutions. They mentioned in the overview that the role is connected with the corporate finance and content knowledge of corporate financial concepts is required (EV, multiples etc.). Obviously it's not as prestigious as Business Analyst in consul...
Strminski
12 months 3 days ago
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Corporate Banking ? about skills and where to applyHey everyone- I looked around on this site, and others, and haven't been able to find an answer to my question. A little background; I have been working as a credit analyst for a 1B community bank in ND. I really enjoy going to work everyday and would like to stay in credit for my entire career. The...
OverCompensatedTeller
52 months 5 days ago
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Excel Practice SpreadsheetDoes anybody know of good public data sets or practice excel files that I can use to practice some formulas for an excel test that I will have at an upcoming interview? I don't use a lot of the more advanced functions at my current job (vlookups, index match, pivot tables, etc.) Just looking for a w...
gri5
12 months 5 days ago
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HRM survey on UK commercial banking industryDear Sir/Madam, I am a final year business undergraduate student from Coventry University London Campus researching on Employee Engagement (Human Resource) in the UK commercial banking industry. The survey consists of 16 questions, which there are two parts. Please find the link below. As such, at y...
Chinlee
02 months 1 week ago
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New graduate, working in Corporate Banking!Newly joined corporate banking! Willing to learn and share! ...
opalxu
12 months 1 week ago
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Business strategy role vs FP&A role in high tech companies after consulting?Dear all, I would like to have your advice on the career prospects of the 2 following job opportunities I have to choose from: One is a strategy role, mostly about leading internal consulting projects and pushing key initiatives One is an FP&A role Both companies are in e-commerce related field...
DaringAdventurer10
12 months 1 week ago
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Corporate Banking Pay ScaleHey every one, I know this topic has been done before and I HAVE done my research before I made this post, BUT the majority of the post on this topic are 1) many posts are way pre 2008(don't really trust those numbers), 2) Most posts are before banks bumped the majority of bases to 85k. 3) Theres al...
proptrader101
02 months 1 week ago
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Recent Graduate about to begin FADP at Wells FargoHello, In July, I will begin my first post-graduate full-time position at Wells Fargo in San Francisco, CA. I am participating in the corporate finance - Finance Associate Development Program (FADP), which consists of three rotations in a 12-month period. My rotations include: - Financial Planning a...
jgooz
02 months 1 week ago
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F500 the real deal?Hello, A quick bio: I went to a small private college and studied accounting. The school is not well known from my view, but my program is ranked top 20. I have also passed the CPA exam. I began my career at the Big 4 in basically internal audit advisory, and quickly realized what I was recruited fo...
BullRunKid
12 months 1 week ago
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AMA: Non-target --> 2x SA at BB --> FinTech Corp Dev --> Corp Dev at a large companyHello everyone, A few months ago I came to this board with a really tough dilemma and you guys helped me see it through. I now want to pay it forward as I know that people are getting increasingly interested in corporate development/ corporate finance. Here is my story: I studied at a non-target sch...
LukeWarmBanana
342 months 1 week ago
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non traditional lenderLooking to move into a corporate banking analyst role, but with the economy, and the increase regulations, and me being a non- target, I am setting my sights on non traditional lenders.. My plan is to cold call companies that finances the middle market and see if there are any openings.. so far I o...
yungmonkey100
22 months 1 week ago
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Best way to prepare for second-round corp dev interview?I have a second-round interview with a corporate development director later this week. The first-round interview was with an associate, and it involved basic merger model questions. The interview is for a fairly small firm, but I want to be prepared nonetheless. I have gone through all transactions ...
Sil
72 months 2 weeks ago
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Mobility Does GS or JPM give you more room to move up the ladder ...
Zhaimon_sosoban
02 months 2 weeks ago
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JP Morgan CADPHi, any help I can get for Assessment centre at JP Morgan CADP (London)? Like what kind of questions to prepare for their role play/group discussion? Thanks in advance! ...
Tyq21
22 months 2 weeks ago
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HELP!!! UCBERKELEY VS UMICH ROSS (PRE-ADMIT) VS UCLA UNDERGRAD Hello! Im a current high school senior with no time to decide what college to go to for my undergrad degree. Where should I go for my undergrad degree that will help me the best to break into management/strategy consulting? I'm very set on wanting to work for M/B/B right now. I know this will take a...
gwynevereh
12 months 2 weeks ago
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What can a CPA expect to make?I am an accounting major and I expect to become a CPA. I do not necessarily want to be a multi million dollar hedge fund manager or anything like that, but from what I expect to do is 200k-400k yearly salary as a CPA obtainable over the course of my career? If so how long? I would be more than happy...
Mps721
1312 months 2 weeks ago

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