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Bloomy Terminals in Corporate FIn WorldDo F500 CFOs / Corp Fin. people use Bloomys to monitor comps, etc.? Sorry for asking, but I'm just naturally curious. ...
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big 4 restructuring to m&a advisory ?Hello I am in a bit of a situation and unsure how to proceed. Basically, I work for a big 4 in tax, an area I don't really want to be in, ideally I want to be in corporate specifically m&a advisory. I've just progressed with an application for a role within corporate finance restructuring, in...
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Corporate Banking Finance?Hi everyone! I recently got an offer from WF in their corporate banking finance division. Can someone please explain what kind of work I'll be doing? I've searched and have seen corporate banking and corporate finance. Any extra insight like some of your experiences, salary+bonus, exit opps. would ...
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Switching from M&A to Corporate FinanceHow possible is it to switch from M&A to Corporate Finance (i.e. FP&A, etc.) without needing to downgrade position? I will be starting M&A in a Big 4 (PWC/KPMG/D/EY) soon. I am considering making the switch (probably after 2-4 years) due to the following reasons: 1) The deal flow of the ...
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BIG 4 AUDIT, TAX, OR CONSULTING?Hi all, I'm an undergrad hoping to land a big 4 internship for this upcoming winter. My dilemma is that I can't decide between tax or audit. Ultimately my goal is to get into consulting at KPMG however I'm not from a target school therefore the chances are not in my favor. Prior to just recently whe...
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Using Corporate Finance Internship to Move to Corp Strat or Corp DevSo I would like to work in corporate development or strategy for this company that is only recruiting for FP&A interns on-campus. Banking is currently the goal, but I would skip the experience if I could secure a corporate development or corporate strategy role at this particular enterprise. The...
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Corp Finance Internship - future options I have secured an internship at a F50 Tech company (think Google, MSFT) as a financial analyst intern for 6 months starting in June. I am wondering what the perceived value of this internship is and if it can propel me to a PE or IB job down the road. Would be open to B-school if necessary but reall...
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Is it appropriate to ask this question in an interview?I have a FA interview with an FP&A manager in a few days for a position that requires 3 years of experience. The company itself was a public company that was acquired by a PE fund which invests in distressed companies and has since gone private. I went through some of their financial statements ...
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Travel in CFHi guys, Just wondering how much people in fp&a/treasury/corporate strategy/corporate development travel? I'd be interested in all of the above. Thanks. ...
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Corporate Strategy for Financial InstitutionsCorrect me if I am wrong, but I believe WSO is lacking a solid thread on Corporate Strategy for Financial Institutions (e.g. banking, capital markets, asset management, insurance...). Why is that? I have seen numerous Corporate Strategy / Corporate Development posts for other industries, but very f...
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BBH internship interview for healthcare division within corporate lending.Hello, Any advice for an upcoming interview for a summer internship position at Brown Brothers Harriman. Interview is with head of healthcare division within corporate lending. What type of corporate lending questions will I be looking at apart from the basic interview questions? ...
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GE FMP Assessment Center (EMEA)Hi guys, I was just wondering if anyone has had an assessment center with them before? I was told there would be a Finance test and several interviews. Any insight on his would be really helpful. ...
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What finance topics should I touch up on for a Summer in Corp Dev?I'll be working at a f500 and I was wondering which finance concepts should I touch up on? ...
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What should I brush up on as a Summer Financial/Sales Analyst for a Video Game company?Hey all, I'll be working this summer full time as a finance intern for a video game company. The women I met with said that it would be a lot of sales analysis, some possible forecasting, and a heavy amount of excel data mining to find trends in their sales on different platforms. Anybody have any...
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GE FMP Assessment Centre Europe EMEA Hi. I was wondering if anyone has any recent experience concerning how to prep for the finance quiz and the 1on1 interviews, and the group activity ? Any input is greatly appreciated, Cheers T. ...
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Audit --> Corporate Acct --> Corporate FP&A OR Big4 FDD --> MBAI have a specific question for my current situation and would be curious to hear what people think: I had ~2.5yrs Big 4 audit experience and then left for a corporate accounting role in the healthcare technology industry. The company is public but still small enough that I wound up splitting time ab...
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Refresher for CorpFin? Hi all, I will be completing an internship this summer in corpfin F500. I really want to hit the ground running and stand out right away... I have been strengthening my Excel skills (yes, not using the mouse) but was wondering which accounting/finance course(s) I should look over. Thanks in advance ...
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Tips on preparing for a corporate development/strategic business development roleI recently received an offer to join a 4 person corp dev/strat biz team at a $3B public company. I read up on recent news and scanned the 10k before the interview, but now that I got the role, what how else would you prep? I have a full week off between quitting my current boutique job and starting...
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2.5 years in Big Four audit: Ask Me AnythingI was recommended to do an AMA thread by the good people in this thread: http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/finished-bus... While as that one was from the perspective of a first year auditor, I myself am a third year one (well 2.5 years in). As background I work in London auditing corporate clie...
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Finished Busy Season in B4 Audit: AMAHi all, I'm about done wrapping up my busy season and as such, I'm open to answering any questions people may have about working in Big 4 audit as a first year. I know some senior associates have done an AMA, but I haven't seen one for first years, so if anyone wants to learn more from this perspect...
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help with the right corp dev M&A title to ask forI am looking for opinions of what title would be most recognized and appropriate for my current position in corp dev (M&A). I am in a position where I feel my official title doesn't quite match my job duties. The point being, I want to set myself up should I ever leave this company, I want the ...
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Big Four Senior Manager Exit opportunitiesMost posts here are targeted toward Big Four staff, but I would love to hear from former Big Four senior managers: 1) When leaving the Big Four, how long did it take you to find a job? 2) What kind of work did you end up doing? I am a newly promoted Big Four senior manager in Transaction Services (M...
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GE FMP here. AMA.I'm a former GE FMP who went through the program and completed areas in finance such as supply chain and commercial. Please note that I did not do the Capital Program. Feel free to ask me anything. ...
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Credit Analysis to Financial Analysis (CMA in Canada)Hi All, This is long, but any sort of feedback would be greatly appreciated. Overview: What are the chances of going from a CFA/Credit Analyst type role to a Corp. Finance type role? I'm located in Canada so no CPA here. But is it worth considering enrolling in the CMA program? My profile: I'm ...
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F10 Treasury to Corp Dev M&ACan anyone provide some insight into how realistic jumping internally from the Treasury of a huge F10 to their Corp Development team could be? Mind you, they are in different buildings in different towns, so networking isn't impossible but would definitely be a challenge. ...
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