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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
08 months 1 week ago
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Analytics or FP&A best way into Strategy/dev function?Hello all, current I work at a F250 manufacturing firm, and am technically in the accounting group but have recently been working on heavy analytics projects. (building applications in Qlikview, similar to Tableau) My ultimate goal is to network my way into the strategy group, currently my Business ...
StoicHoosier
831 sec ago
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how much do you make as a Senior Financial Analyst at Amazon?I think sharing compensation information would be in everyone's best interest to ensure pay equity. Me: SFA, level 6, 6 years experience Recently joined (end of 2016) 110k base 45k sign on bonus (25k year 1, 20k) 50k RSUs over 4 years I feel perhaps I should've negotiated my total comp as ~140k annu...
Whoever
08 hours 10 min ago
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State Street - Finance Rotational - 70k Base 5k Signing Am I the only person shocked by how good this compensation is? Program is a six month rotational assignments across Treasury, Corporate Accounting, Business Unit Finance/Financial Planning & Analysis, Global Procurement and Corporate Advisory Services. Some of the top fldps don't even top 60 bas...
Pocket_Rockets
61 day 7 hours ago
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Capital One Sales Analyst Corporate FinanceFellow monkeys, I'm reaching out today in order to gain some information on a specific role at Capital One - Capital One Sales Analyst, Healthcare corporate finance. Given the power of Wall Street Oasis in helping me to answer some obscure questions in my journey to BB IB, I have faith that some of...
Go-Gorilla
01 day 9 hours ago
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Corporate FP&A vs. Division FP&AI've got two job offers in hand. 1. Mid-sized pharma firm (growth history), product development (division) FP&A team. 2. Fortune 50 tech (mature), Corporate FP&A. I have 1 year of accounting/finance experience. Offer is low 60s+bonus for both. My big question: What are some of the major diff...
Bankn
42 days 3 hours ago
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IBD Analyst --> PE Associate --> What kind of role in Corp Dev?Title says it all really - what kind of seniority / role / comp in F500 corp dev could someone with 2 years BB IBD and 2 years MM PE get? Would it make sense to get an MBA (assume M7) in between? ...
Tejaslightningmonke
22 days 5 hours ago
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Looking for resources to help me become a Corp Fin whizI'll be graduating from my MBA program in a few weeks and will start my job over the summer working in the corporate finance department of a large tech company. it's a rotational FLDP program so i'll be working within various different finance functions across different divisions. so my question to ...
i hate audit
03 days 2 hours ago
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Switching into Corporate FinanceHi, I currently work as an IT technology consultant (2+ years of experinece), but my line of work revolves around performing financial modeling work for corporate finance teams using non-Excel software. I want to switch into corporate finance; however, a lot of the opportunities I'm looking for requ...
DivineJustice
14 days 10 hours ago
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Quantitative Finance for Corporate Finance?Hey guys, Fairly new to the CF side of WSO; I am a sophomore undergrad student exploring my options. I was wondering what you guys think is the better major for someone who wants to get into corporate finance. My options are regular finance(my semi-target school will prepare me for 2 levels of the C...
zeezy
04 days 21 hours ago
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Capital One Business Analyst upcoming InterviewI have an upcoming interview with Capital One for their Business Analyst Program. I come from a non target school. Very excited for this opportunity. It took a lot of determination to even be considered to apply for the program. I cold emailed and someone got through. I passed the online exam and no...
KNICKS020
785 days 6 hours ago
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New to corporate M&A, any advice?Hi guys, what do you think the most sought-after skills are in corporate M&A? Would love to hear different voices and share my opinions as well. ...
biggc
25 days 22 hours ago
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Microfinance to Corporate bankingHelp WSO avoid duplicate content! If we find content that's related or similar to what you're posting it will be listed below. Hover over topic get a preview or click through to read. ...
yungmonkey100
45 days 22 hours ago
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Lending based on qualitative aspectsI was asked in an interview today how i would analyze lending for an office building based off of only qualitative aspects. I told my interviewer that I was not sure of the answer and that I would look into it and follow up with her. Could anybody provide insight on the answer to this? I was caught ...
jtmartin18
01 week 3 hours ago
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Bank of America Merrill Lynch - Wholesale Credit Analyst??? - Confused I'm looking to apply for "Wholesale Credit Analyst (financial institutions)" but does anyone have advice on the specific roles of this position? Kinda confused since it says front office... Wholesale Credit is a front office function that works closely with origination functions such as Corporate ba...
seren
51 week 4 hours ago
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Which MBA Internship? LT Goal = Corp DevDebating two MBA Internships, long term goal is Corp Dev: Big 4 Firm in Valuation group. Develop financial statement analysis skills. Interact with a variety of companies and industries. Not sure if Corp Dev is realistic exit opp. Big 3 US Airline FLDP. Opportunity exists to rotate through Corp Dev ...
jbob87
21 week 5 hours ago
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Global Initiatives in Capital MarketsHey all, New to WSO, looking for some info on what an interview might look like for a summer internship role in Global Initiatives in the CM area of one of Canadas big 5 banks. Thanks HT ...
Will-Dixon
01 week 22 hours ago
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American Airlines Financial Analyst to Investment BankingHello, I am in my second semester senior year with a job offer at American Airlines which I accepted. I start right away after graduation, but I'm looking for some advice and perspective on career progression. Ideally I would like to progress beyond corporate finance into a job with higher earnings ...
11xEBITDA
41 week 1 day ago
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what's the chance of switching from F500 FP&A to Big Four Financial Advisory?I am an accounting&finance student graduated from a top accounting program. I accepted an offer from a Fortune 500 company for a typical entry level FP&A position. Most of my friends went to the public firm (mainly the Big four). I like the company's culture and its people, more importantly ...
Ryan Peng
01 week 1 day ago
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Tax jurisidiction for an MNC - where do multi-nationals pay their taxes, distribution per country?Is there a way to know in which jurisdiction/country a multi-national-corp pays its taxes? What is the distribution per country? For instance, Apple. According to Google finance, 2016 TTM pre-tax income: 61.372 mil. Accrual Taxes: 15.685 mil (effective tax rate 25.5%) Cash taxes paid: 10.444 mil 201...
calculator
01 week 3 days ago
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Buy-side industry M&A interview prepHi, I am an engineering undergraduate student, and I have a interview for an internship at a healthcare company's M&A department this upcoming week. The company is growing fast and is very transaction intense (20 acquisitions/year the latest few years), so it seems really interesting to work the...
lewisandthenews
11 week 3 days ago
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Where to Next?I'm a senior auditor at a large financial institution and I have serveral interviews lined up internally. My goal would ultimately be a strategic role within a bank or fintech firm. I'm thinking the best way to do this would be attend an MBA (competitive at t10-20). Position 1 is a Senior Credit R...
oozz
11 week 3 days ago
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Working remote in FP&A and Corporate Financecan it be done? have you done it? if so, what: role career level industry would love to have a somewhat flex schedule where i could work from home 1-2x/week. in my current role, i'd say 90% of my job could be done entirely remote but the "butts-in-seats" mentality prevails. ...
bernie madoff
31 week 3 days ago
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Is a BB Corporate M&A Analyst Position the Same as BB Corp Dev?At certain BBs, people tend to join the financial analyst program, do a two-year rotation in something like Investor Relations, and then become Corporate M&A analysts at that BB. From what I've heard, the financial analyst program and rotation is BO, but is the Corporate M&A Analyst position...
Entrepreneur Hero
11 week 6 days ago
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Verizon FLDP (internship) Upcoming InterviewDoes anyone have any experience with Verizon's FLDP summer internship recruitment? I have a phone interview (30 mins) upcoming in a couple days, and I have been assuming it would be majority fit-oriented. However, this is my first real interview for any business position (I'm a sophomore) so I hones...
The Riddler
161 week 6 days ago
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KKR family office bonusesHi! Does anyone know what KKR family office accountants' bonuses are like? There is no information anywhere, and I'm coming from a place that is known for a bit higher than average bonus comp. Debating whether or not I should consider an offer, as don't really trust my recruiter with this... If anyo...
Alexandre777
01 week 6 days ago
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Major decision: Big 4 TAS vs Pharma FMP [Europe]Currently I am finishing my Master's (Accounting & Finance) in EU/Germany. Soon I'll have to start looking for a job after graduation and I see two possible paths where I'm not sure which one is more promising. I searched on this side for more info but I didnt find info that directly fit my ques...
Snaap
01 week 6 days ago
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Corporate Finance in Biotech/PharmaCurrently in healthcare delivery, but came from Biotech pre-B school (on the R&D side, however). Looking for insight to culture, hours, pay etc. Have always wanted to get back to the biotech space, but want to do so with eyes open. If you want a positional reference, think FP&A Manager type ...
BirdoInBoston
02 weeks 11 hours ago
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First in person interviewHey everyone, I'm new here just seeking advice on my upcoming interview. I recently received an interview with the director of finance with a company due to knowing someone that works in another department. Anyway, I haven't had an in person interview for an internship yet and I'm curious as to wha...
Pl1996
32 weeks 2 days ago
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Interviewing with JP Morgan Middle Market Commercial BankingThis Friday I will be interviewing with JP Morgan Chase for a middle market commercial banker associate position (I have worked in investment banking for the last two years and its time to log fewer hours). The interview is with the MD, President of Middle Markets, Credit Manager, and a couple of VP...
Vincejackrox
72 weeks 2 days ago
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Future of Accounting and Value of CPA I've seen articles online which elaborate on the perpetual value of a CPA and the bright future ahead for students studying accounting. At the same time, I have seen articles written about the changes in the industry and the uncertainty present in the industry(whether that be a result of technology ...
Jl6083
132 weeks 2 days ago
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BB&T LDP Program - Capital MarketsHi all, I am wondering if anyone care share their experiences regarding BB&T LDP's interview for their capital markets associate? What is the case study like? Is it similar to a consulting case? How to best prepare for it? Thanks in advance. ...
starcraftperson123
02 weeks 3 days ago
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Citi Corporate Banking GroupsHi Monkeys, I want to apply to Citi's corporate bank, but aside from the obvious sector coverage that they have, I do not know what the groups within the division actually do. There don't seem to be any resources available online, and searches here have yielded nothing. Would anyone have any insight...
tangent style
82 weeks 3 days ago
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How to launch a career in FP&A,Hi guys, What's your advice for someone like me trying to crack into and FP&A job, given my experience? My background is in public account for about 4 years. Started as a short stint at Deloitte (was laid off in Jan 2008) then worked at a national firm. I did private accounting as a senior accou...
Daylon
12 weeks 4 days 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
92 weeks 4 days ago
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Project Control Career PathHi, I'm currently work in an engineering firm as a project control over 2 years with an engineering degree. I'm wondering what's the career path for the position. I saw some senior project controls but seems they are just taking bigger projects but responsibility changes little (cost control and sch...
Gzgzgzmy
22 weeks 4 days ago
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Zero debt cap structure - Why? Real world considerations.I just came across the following WSJ blog entry that refers to the SAP investor presentation.http://blogs.wsj.com/cfo/2017/01/25/for-sap-debt-r... For those of you who are not familiar with SAP - it is a very big multinational software company (predominantly German, however). It is an innovative and...
calculator
43 weeks 7 hours ago
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Accounts receivables impact on FCFF/FCFEAccounts receivables increase by $100 (tax 40%) How will it impact on FCFF/FCFE? Will it decrease by 100? Or by 40? My thought: in case of increasing AR we recognize revenue in IS, So revenue is up by 100, Net income is up by 60 In CFS we substract AR, so CFO is down by 40 -> FCFF/FCFE down by 40...
Dronaldo
43 weeks 1 day ago
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Plant Controller at a F500 - Ask me anythingMod Note (Andy): Interview/AMA Tuesday! To see our full list of interviews/AMA's, check out this page I've been a member of this site for a couple years now and have gotten some great information, so I'm hoping to give back based on my experience. I see many discussions around FLDP programs and fina...
Industry84
513 weeks 2 days ago
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Top Tech Corp Dev TeamsHi Everyone, 1st year BB analyst in TMT here. Given the PE gold rush going on I've been thinking about next steps and West Coast tech corp dev seems really interesting. Wanted to see if anyone had thoughts on the groups they've moved into. Understand each group varies in terms of senior exposure, re...
Bbbtmtchimp
03 weeks 4 days ago
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New product adoption rate assumptionsWhen analyzing a new business development opportunity, how do you guys make the growth rate assumption completely new product? I've done plenty of these in the past, but they were always for an existing product where I already know what the predefined market is. This is a first where I need to ass...
jkim13
03 weeks 4 days ago
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MIT Master of FinanceHey Guys, I am Shreekant Patil, a Software Developer by profession. I have 2 years of working experience as a software product development. I am thinking of switching the profile from software development to consulting. My gmat score is 760, having GPA 3.73/4. I have attended an International confer...
Shrikant-Pawar
03 weeks 4 days ago
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Moving from IB to Corporate Strategy - case interview prep?My history first: -First applied to strategy/mgmt consulting in undergrad; never had any luck with case interviews -1.5 years at a lesser known investment bank -1.5 years at better IB Now, I know why I want to move to corporate strategy, and in my mind, this presents an enormous opportunity to me. H...
ShaoIcicle
23 weeks 6 days ago
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What are some reasons why one would seek an MBA after working in Corporate Strategy / Development?There are some obvious answers to this (e.g., a desire to move to banking or PE)-- I'm mostly interested in hearing the key motivators through someone's particular story (whether it's their own path, or that of a friend's they know of, obviously no identifying details needed). I'm particularly inter...
steadyfocus
13 weeks 6 days ago
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What's your largest professional accomplishment?I was curious what everyone viewed as their largest professional accomplishment? I'm nearing 30 years of age and I have developed a wholistic understanding of what drives the business I work for. I've cut a couple of million in annual operating expense for our parent company recently and I'm not goi...
Big4please
114 weeks 17 hours ago
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Weird Bank Loan proposalNot sure if this is the right forum but figured you guys are probably more likely to have come across this. Am modelling loan amortization for a company. Project has a 2 year lead time before revenues come in so Company is asking for a 2 year amortization on principal+ interest but their bank insist...
biscuits
24 weeks 19 hours ago
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Knowledge Sharing: Corporate Development / M&AHello, I am currently working on implementing an M&A department within the group I work for. As our industry is really fragmented we need to grow in the coming years as the market will consolidate. We did several deals in the past years mainly based on sell side presentations of M&A consulta...
mickcollins
74 weeks 1 day ago
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Transitioning from military > target school > corporateHey All, I am finishing up my time in the military and while have had close to 8 years of active duty service before transitioning to a (hopefully target) undergraduate program to pursue <span class='keyword_link'><a href="//www.wallstreetoasis.com/guide/finance-development-programs-an-over...
trabo
04 weeks 1 day ago
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End of Accounting?!?!I found this article online which commented on Accounting's outdated practices, specifically with regards to intangible assets, and declared "the end of accounting."(http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-end-of-accounting-...) Is there any truth in this statement? Is accounting dying or just in need of ev...
Jl6083
41 month 1 day ago
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Good Books on M&A From a Corporate Perspective?I was wondering if anyone has recommendations on good reads on how to analyze strategic mergers, moreso from a corporate perspective (i.e. for corp dev/FP&A practitioners). A lot of the usual recommendations on here for M&A, i.e. Rosenbaum, etc. mostly talk about the financial modeling part ...
Lester Freamon
31 month 2 days ago
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CF vs. Corporate Banking / Asset ManagementTo each other, how would these jobs compare in term of: Specific jobs as junior/analysts Pays, bonuses, and progressions. Is hierarchy as rigid as one in IB? Hours. I think CF would be around 40hours/week, but how about CB or AM? Do these careers enable you to live a life? (<60hours) Competition ...
Andrew-Jonathan
01 month 3 days ago
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Corporate Development RecruitingSo I have done research on the corpdev recruiting cycle - It seems like there actually isn't one. From what I have seen it is nothing like PE and jobs just pop up whenever they are available (rather than a certain time of year). Because of this, I have a few questions on how to make my way into th...
Martian311
21 month 6 days ago
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Valuation reports - case studyI have a case study interview coming up where one part of it will be to write an evaluation report on a company in 3 hours, don't have full details but I suspect it will be a combo of equity research and fairness value report. Of that reason I was wondering if anyone has any good examples that you p...
SBJ
121 month 1 week ago
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Accrual vs AmortizationWhat's better for the bottom line? Expense accruals or Amortization. What is the difference between two and how it impacts the P&L? Thanks! ...
troy1
121 month 1 week ago
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AMA - Top Tech / Media Corporate Development AssociateSome of you might know that i recently switched into corporate development after doing ~3 years of banking and getting promoted to associate. I'm a couple months in, but can answer any questions you may have Update 2/21/17: We recently completed a $200 million acquisition and are now preparing for B...
exlurker
591 month 1 week ago
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Industry vs Role for MBA AdmissionHello everyone, I was hoping to get some guidance on how much of a role industry played vs actual responsibilities when it comes to MBA admissions. For some background, I am currently ~2 years into a top FLDP program (company does ~$70B in revenue, healthcare sector) but have recently been offered a...
CFLateral
11 month 1 week ago
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Doing accounting job now. ACCA or CIMA if I want to move into 'investment' later?Hello I started as an accountant in september but my firm doesn't offer ACA. instead they offer ACCA or CIMA. i'm in the UK if that helps i don't particularly want to stay in accounting and want to move into investment/Asset Management or something like that (less back office, essentially). what wou...
j_charles00
71 month 2 weeks ago
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Corporate Finance Resume TemplateHello, I am starting to go through recruitment for FT corporate finance positions; could someone please share the best resume template for me to be using? Thanks ...
Frosty Jack
21 month 2 weeks ago
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Financial analysis for an electricity supplier in Romaniawhich should be basic indicators of analysing a electricity supplier in an oligopoly market monitorized by government?? ...
MAcRaDu
11 month 2 weeks ago
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Unsure about solving the following Dear Monkeys, Last night I was given the following to solve (See Below), which I did, but I am stressing out about whether i got the thing right. I got question 1) ~2$ and 2) ~0,02$. Could anyone show me how it is done correctly, and what answer you get? Thanks in advance!! Assignment: You have been...
Jacob-Nielsen
11 month 2 weeks ago
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What to discuss with your CEO?I work for a F500 industrials company and I recently accepted a promotion to move out of the corporate nest and into the wild west of our EMEA division. Before parting, I asked the CEO for 30 minutes of his time to discuss my future at the company. He happily accepted - what do I discuss? Serious ...
thegreatgoat
21 month 2 weeks ago
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F500 Financial Analyst Internship vs. Middle Office Internship at PWM/Regional SuperbankWanted to get some advice on this. Trying to decide where to intern this summer. On one hand, I could intern at a F500 and receive a potential job offer upon graduation that's pretty appealing (this particular company promotes to SFA/Manager pretty quickly and the pay is 100K range pretty soon after...
homeratthebat
11 month 2 weeks ago
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Big 4 Audit=Golden Ticket to CFO/Controller Track? For those Current or Former Auditors out there or for those that know the industry: Is it really true that a few years(2-3) in audit is able to set the foundation towards becoming a CFO/Controller? Obviously, there are many routes to CFO/Controller(IB, Consulting, Transaction Services, etc), but why...
Jl6083
31 month 2 weeks ago
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SDA BocconiHi WSO Team, I hope each of you is doing well. I'am from India and currently looking to apply for the Master's in corporate finance in SDA Bocconi. Can somebody please help me evaluate my profile before I apply? I'am asking this because the programme does not ask for any written essays: Age- 24 Educ...
Pallavi-Sripathi
11 month 2 weeks ago
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Big 4 Audit vs. Big 4 TS/TAS for CFO/Controller Position of Private CompanyI'm a student in a top 20 undergraduate business school, quite interested in corporate finance. My family happens to have a small-medium size plastic manufacturing firm in the southeast which lacks a CFO(My family may want me to fill this slot one day). As of now, I'm not entirely sure if I want to ...
Jl6083
31 month 2 weeks 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
61 month 2 weeks ago
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Is the switch from Internal Audit at a F500 to Corporate Finance Possible?Hey Everyone, I am currently in Internal Audit at a F500 financial services firm and I'm looking to make a switch into CF. I've been in the role for about a year and a half now. I am very fortunate to have gotten the opportunity to be in a role where I can learn a lot about a company and its inner ...
freddyflintstone
11 month 3 weeks ago
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Microsoft or American Express for Summer Internship 2017?I am wondering what are some pros and cons of taking an internship with Amex in NYC or Microsoft in Seattle (Redmond). I have offers from both and I am so stuck between the two. They are both corporate finance roles. Pay is similar, Microsoft has a few more benefits, but I really want this internshi...
amaniamore
111 month 3 weeks ago
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Entry Level FAI have six months till my start date at Goldman. What can I do now to ensure my success at the firm. I.e topics to study, books to read, habits to develop. What skills should I begin to develop? ...
Zizazizzy
01 month 3 weeks ago
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Breaking into the corporate finance industry in Birmingham, ALA little about my background I have a BS in accounting in alabama. I plan to start my MBA fall of 2017. What are some ways I could break into the corporate finance industry in Birmingham, Al. In my current position I'm a store manager at a check n go so I guess I would have expierence in loan orgina...
BigJosh1988
51 month 3 weeks ago
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Strategic Finance RolesFor all of you monkeys working in whats deemed strategic finance (outside of Corporate Development as we've had plenty of discussion on that already), would really love to know more about your background and some of the projects that you work on. The bulk of my career has been spent on the corporate...
B2Banker
81 month 3 weeks ago
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Is online MBA any good to enter big oil companies.Gents, I am an experienced drilling engineer from India. I have 5 years of international work ex and 6 years of local work ex. I prepared for 4 months but could not score good. I am thinking of online MBA from following institutes and find full time job. 1. Thunderbird SGM online MBA 2. University o...
Narendra-Bande
101 month 4 weeks ago
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MUFJ - Hierarchy and Salary?Looking for anybody with some experience with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group USA. How does the hierarchy work? Is Director above VP or before? Also any knowledge of the compensation structure / general nature of working there, would be greatly appreciated. Cheers ...
cada
01 month 4 weeks ago
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Finance SA at Blackstone vs. Morgan StanleyHi everyone - I have a Summer Finance Analyst offer from Blackstone and Morgan Stanley (no word on group/division yet and won't know until after I accept). Does anyone have advise on which one to take? I want to eventually move into a FO role (I'm a junior in college right now). Which role would set...
sq8123
21 month 4 weeks ago
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FDLP Rotations format on resume for IBI am currently in a finance rotational program seeking advice on how to structure my experience on a resume. I heard there's a great format to put rotations on a resume... does anyone have experience with this? ...
cashprrod
02 months 2 days ago
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Analyst to Associate salary bump in Commercial/Corporate Banking?What is the typical increase in salary from Analyst to Associate at a BB? Assuming a 1st year analyst in Commercial Banking makes $65-70K base, and $75-80K base in Corporate? ...
newschool332
42 months 3 days ago
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JP Morgan Corporate Finance Analyst 2-yr Rotational Program Location (NYC Metro)Hi, I am new to the Board and have a question. I have received offers from multiple banks in their respective 2-year corporate finance rotational programs (NYC Metro). The starting packages are all pretty comparable, with some slight variations here and there with the benefit packages. At this po...
NewGrad15
82 months 4 days ago
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MS Excel Question: How do I modify the default size of the excel 'find' window?'not sure if I am the only one not in the know but I feel like this issue is a rather basic one. In excel, the find window (ctrl+f) always opens up in a default size. Even after I modify the size by dragging a corner with the mouse, the next time I do a search the original default size is restored. ...
MBA_Junkie
12 months 5 days ago
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Commercial Banking - Why Asset-Based Lending?Hey, I have an interview coming up with a BB (BAML, JPM, WF) in their asset-based lending group within commercial banking. What are some good reasons for "why asset-based lending?" I have a few ideas but I'd like to hear more from WSO. Thanks. ...
badcredit
62 months 1 week ago
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Anyone flip from FP&A to Business Intelligence or vice versa?if so, please weigh in on why and if it was a good switch for you. i am considering it mainly b/c i love reporting and working with dashboards. ...
bernie madoff
22 months 1 week ago
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GIS in FinanceI know GIS is used in Finance. Wondering who in the industry needs my type of talent as a GIS Analyst. I just finished a degree in it. I am above average with my math skills also. ...
GISrich
02 months 1 week ago
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Would this internship be considered corporate strategy?I received an offer for an internship with Aetna and I was wondering if this would be considered as corporate strategy, or something else. Is this a solid opportunity? What kinds of jobs for full time would I be able to recruit for? I'm also interested to hear your take on the outlook for Aetna, the...
t3000000
62 months 1 week ago
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First phone interview in two hours, anything I'm missing?I have my first phone interview in two hours for a corporate finance Internship at a Fortune 20 Pharmaceutical company. I don't want to mess this up, this is the industry I want to get into, so can anyone tell me if I'm missing anything? On my cheat sheet I have some quick facts about the company (...
OrangeK
82 months 1 week 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 experienc...
jimjones87
62 months 1 week 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-worke...
ThinkerAndADoer
42 months 1 week ago
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Valuation Method suggestionsHello! I'm new here and have a problem that I need help with. I am taking a class in Investment Banking this semester and want some help from more valuation-savvy people. I have a project for class and decided on this theme: Take Amazon, try 4 different valuation methods on it, compare the results a...
Cos
62 months 1 week ago
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Valuation Career Promotion Structure? Can anyone provide insight as to what the promotion structure is for a valuation analyst who stays at a valuation shop and approximately how long it takes to reach each position? So far I've gathered that it goes Analyst->Associate->Sr. Associate->? Thanks guys! ...
nbd786
62 months 1 week ago
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Best schools for Big 4 TAS/TS Recruiting? I'm a senior at a non target applying to Masters of Accounting programs and have a Big 4 audit offer lined up after I complete my Masters. Since I have Big 4 Audit secured, I want to take advantage of going through 1 more recruiting cycle and try to get into Big 4 TAS/TS from the Masters program. I ...
nbd786
32 months 1 week ago
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Citizens Commercial Banking Development Program Super DayAs we all finished our super days this past Wednesday and Thursday I figured Id make a form to discuss both our experience and if we have heard back yet. Location: Boston Position: Full Time ...
get me a job
12 months 1 week ago
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MBA or CFA to get to FP&AHello all! I apologize if the subject of this post has been addressed before but I couldn't seem to find a post in which it had. After doing much research and information interviews, I've realized that I would like to switch to an FP&A role and was curious on how I would get there based on my si...
Daylon
42 months 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
22 months 2 weeks ago
+7
Corporate Treasury VP taking questionsHi WSO, In case anyone is interested in learning more about the Corporate Treasury function of large banks (i.e. nature of work, recruitment process, exit opps, comp etc.), I'm here to take some questions. ...
quijibo
282 months 2 weeks ago
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CIB - Coverage Banking - How can I prepare?I'm a compliance analyst, currently 4 months into a year long graduate programme. I'm very fortunate to have secured a corporate finance placement for 3 months in the actual FO! I plan to move outside of compliance once the year is over to a more befitting role in CF. Within my current bank. It seem...
secretpanda
02 months 2 weeks ago
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Question about AR/AP Book Keeping Type Accounting Jobs.I a recruiter suggested I take on some entry level accounting jobs (Types mentioned in thread title) and I thought that may be a good idea for the short term Do you learn on the job or you supposed to know how to do most of the stuff? Are the jobs okay for a person with basic accounting skills? What...
The_Regulator
02 months 2 weeks ago
+1
Public vs. Private Corporate Finance/FP&Aanyone here with experience in both? is one preferable over the other? does one typically have less stress or constraints (i'm thinking private)? ...
bernie madoff
142 months 2 weeks ago
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Just an introduction Hi All, Firstly, let me introduce myself. Currently I am penultimate student studying a double degree in Finance/Business Information System Management in Sydney and I have been directed to this website for some sort of guidance on what I want to do in the future in terms of my career. I heard very ...
seagate117
42 months 2 weeks ago
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How do I set myself up to have the best exit opportunities once I qualify as an accountant?hi there i'm currently working for a big bank here in London and am about 1/3 way through my accounting qualification and i'm wondering how i can make sure that i have the best chance of moving into something a bit more "front office". i'm being vague because i'm not sure exactly yet what it is i wa...
bik0001
52 months 2 weeks ago
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BB Operational Risk Internship Into FLDP at F500I have an exploding offer at a BB for an operational risk internship this summer. I am unsure whether I should take it; I am a junior at an Ivy with a STEM degree and a competitive GPA. Would a position like this be useful for getting into a FLDP at an F500 post graduation? Thanks for the help. ...
Boolaboola
32 months 2 weeks ago
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Evaluating Offers: Management Consulting Internship vs. Corporate / Internal Strategy InternshipHey all -- need some help evaluating offers & would love your input Offer 1: Management Consulting @ <Booz Allen Pros: desirable location, huge intern class, full-time conversion stats are good / offers given at end of summer, consulting experience, brand Cons: not doing a ton of work with th...
blackgoldsilver
02 months 2 weeks ago
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Ford Corporate Finance InternshipRecently received a summer internship offer for Ford corporate finance. Does anyone have experience with the program, and how it could translate into exit opps/full time recruiting/advancement? Aiming for corporate finance/development roles down the line. ...
syu95
22 months 3 weeks ago

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