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$100,000,000.00 + CEO Golden ParachutesCheck out this report highlighting some of the most lucrative CEO severance packages since 2000. Pretty insane if you ask me. This is obviously not typical, but now I'm curious about what typical severance packages are like for F500 CEOs. Moreover, what are they like for other executives? Anyone wit...
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'low level' finance jobsWhat is WSO opinion on 'industry' jobs at SME type companies? For example: Credit Risk Analyst @ a mortgage firm Underwriter @ an insurance company (if you consider this a finance job) Financial Analyst @ a manufacturing firm The reason I ask is, it seems as if everyone here is hell bent on getting ...
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1st year FLDP - thinking about quitting the program. Help please.Hi everyone, Just as the title states, I'm thinking about quitting the program soon. A little about myself: I graduated from a non-target university with a average GPA with a degree in Finance. Like a lot of fellow students, i didn't really know what i wanted to do with my life. By the time i learnt...
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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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2.99 GPA. Should I even bother?So I'm going to UC Berkeley and just finished my first semester as a junior and I ended up with a 2.99 GPA. I don't think I can do banking anymore and other internships are asking for a 3.0+. I don't know what I can do. I really want an internship this summer. Can anyone help me, or at least put me...
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2nd Annual NYC Finance Expo; Worth It? Is this expo (info below) worth attending? It seems like there's some networking to be done, but I wouldn't know. I'm more interested in IBD, and I'm only a 19 year old university student with high ambitions. Perhaps it's not worth my time? Cheers! 2nd Annual NYC Finance Expo / Conference NYC Netwo...
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8 Reasons To Choose A Startup Over A Corporate JobSome of you have read the thread where I expressed regrets for missing the opportunity to get a job with a start-up that was recently launched by ex-Facebookers/Googlers. Some of us are not afraid to take the risk with a young company instead of going with an established white collar firm. The foll...
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ACCA F1: free study text online? Mods, sorry if this is the wrong forum- please feel free to move. Just wondering if there are any free resources online for the F1 ACCA exam? It's a really simple exam and so if I can bypass buying the study books I'd be happy to do that for this first exam. Is there anything reliable and free onlin...
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Accepted internship offer in FP&A, how to get ready?I'm pretty excited about this opportunity as I will be in the FP&A division at a fortune 100 company. I think this will be a great learning experience for me this summer. I am wondering if there is anything I can do between then and now to get ready…any books to read, etc.? Or should I just ex...
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Accounting Treatment for fee Income Hi guys, I have question in regard of accounting treatment for fee income such as ( management fee, Up front fee and commitment fee). Do you think such fees should be Amortization over the loan period and is this accounting treatment is inline with IFRS and International GAAP? I had a serious discus...
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Advice needed - Placement - University Hi everyone, I'm currently in my 2nd year of university and looking for some advice regarding a one year placement offer that I've been made. I've been working for 3 months at an M&A boutique. They have made me an offer to stay on as an intern for the year. However, I do have some concern and qu...
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Advice on a FLDP/rotation program offerHello all, this is my first WSO post, been lurking for a few months now. I am currently a senior set to graduate in May 2015 at a non-target SEC school. I am looking to break into corporate finance upon graduation, and am interested in a finance rotation program. I know the programs offered by place...
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Advice seeking on recent two job offers, thank you!Hi folks I'm writing for your advice that would help me make crucial decisions on my recent two job offers. Thank you in advance for the patience in viewing my note. To start with, I'm a Chinese, and after I finish my master degree in Finance from SMG of Boston University, I went back to China last...
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