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How to Review Work Quickly and Efficiently?Just curious about how you guys systematically review your work before sending it off to superiors. Is there a specific system or process you use? Or maybe a general rule of thumb? When I do make mistakes, they tend to be smaller ones (not including the whole column in a formula, slight formatting, ...
OttoReadmore
101 hour 21 min ago
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How can you be in the top 1% without going to college?How can one make $400k+ without working in finance or being a high end surgeon? Share your advice. ...
mike50
62 days 14 hours ago
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MoneyDilaGet best loan compared here from us. Visit us MoneyDila for more details. And get the best deals on loan. ...
moneydila
03 days 5 hours ago
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Non-Bank Commercial Lending - AMADoubt there's much interest in this, but might as well put it out there. I'm a credit analyst at a specialty finance company. We directly originate loans (mostly lower MM) and typically compete against commercial banks or other similar companies for those deals. Everything is transaction driven (no ...
CommercialAnalyst
105 days 19 hours ago
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Line Management/GM - Day in the LifeWould be great to get experiences from those who have worked in or alongside "line" managers or general managers in industry. Can those with experience willing to share provide some context regarding: what a day in the life is like, general responsibilities, compensation and progression, work/life b...
paperorplastic
01 week 1 hour ago
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Aerospace & Defense Divison: Anyone willing to answer a couple questions regarding the industry?Here are some of the questions I have: I was wondering to what extent do you get to interact with aerospace & defense companies while working in the A & D division of banking. I love the industry, but I feel that I could excel greater in a financial environment. As a result of this, I chose ...
354231
21 week 16 hours ago
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Two Opportunities - Need AdviceHi all, I've been working as a credit analyst in BB commercial banking for two years. I've been trying to get out for a while now as learning curve has leveled off in current group. I've been approached with two new career opps and i need some advice... 1. Mid-corporate banking within same company w...
Tweeter
71 week 18 hours ago
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Is the law school situation really THAT bad?Rather often, we see articles in papers and online saying how hard it is for law school grads to get jobs or avoid being laid off if they already have one. I've seen posts on this site to this effect. But then again, many people still do take the LSAT and go to law school, which I have trouble think...
JohnBrohan
111 week 1 day ago
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Why is a career in insurance looked down upon?I had a chat with a friend recently who's a banker at Wells Fargo and when he heard about my other friend selling insurance and securities, he just laughed and said it was "useless". I was wondering what do you guys think of insurance and why is it looked down upon? ...
fivestarworld
331 week 1 day ago
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Institutional FI Sales Associate or IBD AnalystHi All, Hope everyone is doing great! Recently I've had the ultimate luck of being interviewed for an Associate S&T (institutional sales specifically) and Analyst Investment Banking position. The S&T is at a top 20 (Canadian firm) while the Investment Banking is Bulge Bracket (think Citi, JP...
never_give_up
41 week 2 days ago
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iampotato
11 week 2 days ago
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Advice Needed! Financial Service vs Retail vs TechHello! I've been fortunate enough to receive multiple offers but I can't decide which might be best for me. I'm a recent grad from a decent school (non target program with an average GPA) 1. Financial Services (i.e. American Express) - Project Management - High Starting Salary + Great Benefits + Gre...
abcmonkeyabc
41 week 2 days ago
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Marketing in CPG to Corp Strategy or ConsultingBeen offered an internship opportunity working with the marketing dept in J&J, and mulling over whether I should take up the offer. My key concern is whether marketing can be used as a platform to leverage myself for corp strategy or even consulting roles in the future (i know consulting may be ...
DtimesDmeasures
01 week 4 days ago
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GS Global Compliance - What is it!Hey all, preparing for a phone interview with GS Global Compliance but I'm rather ill-informed as to what global compliance entails. I know it's broken down into Compliance Surveillance Strategy Global Compliance Employee Services Global Compliance Testing, Regulatory Audits and Inquiries, Global ...
KC
101 week 5 days ago
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CFA Level 1 December registration timingHey guys, I have a question about the earliest time one can register for the CFA level 1. According to the CFA Institute, I need to be in the "final year of my bachelor degree" at the time of registration, which is kinda obscure. I am currently a senior graduating in May 2017. I want to take the CFA...
Him vg
01 week 6 days ago
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My Story: The Sequel to the "Owning Unsexy Businesses" ThreadHey everyone, About six months ago I created a thread on WSO that ended up having a profound impact on my life. The thread was about owning and operating relatively "unsexy" businesses, and my goal was to pick the brain of other users to hear any thoughts or experiences they could offer (link: http:...
Bowser
442 weeks 1 day ago
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AMA: Dropout -> coding bootcamp -> 100K+Hi all, I'm currently working in silicon valley tech as a software engineer. I once considered working in finance because I wanted to make big money but clearly couldn't break in without a college degree. I ended up taking the plunge with a coding bootcamp a few years back and managed to pull in a g...
0to100
383 weeks 6 days ago
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Why Don't More People Want to Become Executives??So I will soon begin to study for the GMAT and be trying to get into a top MBA program. My idea is to try and get into M&A as an associate. But the more I see what executives are getting paid, the more I wonder if I should try and pursue the executive path instead of I-Banking. Seriously, CEO's...
BEAST MODE TRADER
64 weeks 2 hours ago
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Citi Private Banking Analyst Salaries/Bonuses and Post PB-OpportunitiesTotal comp for Private Bank Analyst? How much do bonuses range? Also curious about post-PB opps ...
miamiheatfan28
01 month 3 days ago
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Credit Policy at a CRACan anyone tell me about what it's like to work in the credit policy group of a rating agency? ...
SamIAm01
01 month 6 days ago
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Playing it dumb to thrive -office politicsGreat tips in this article The higher up you go in any work organization, the more collaborative you must be. The way you speak has a tremendous impact on how others perceive your intelligence. Even if you are clearly an intelligent person, showing some physical weakness will help people thi...
BatMasterson
11 month 1 week ago
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Career Direction? Anyone - Coming out of a non target MBA program I'm coming out of a non target MBA program. I know it wasn't the best move, but it actually got me from manufacturing sales to having two current job offers. One is with a regulatory agency that oversees F/X and Derivatives....The other is with an Insurance Brokerage House as an entry level broker. ...
MCBB687
81 month 1 week ago
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starting an investment bankHi. I know this would be a pretty broad question but I really need advices. I dropped out from college due to lack of money to pay for tuition. I know that it would be almost impossible to get a decent job for me but I started to dream in establishing a great investment bank company. (i know this so...
jsk3
1091 month 1 week ago
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Wall Street for College dropoutsDoes anyone believe one can still obtain a job in finance and work themselves up the ladder without college? What possible routes could one enter a career in High Finance without a degree? One famous example I read was Ryan Kavanaugh (Relativity Media) Dean Witter Reynolds hired him and he never gra...
Dropout101
111 month 1 week ago
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Amazon vs. P&GSo I have an offer from Amazon (Operations) and P&G (Marketing) and have no idea which to choose. What would be the best long-term choice if I want to get into consulting afterwards? Would be great if someone who's worked in either to share their views! ...
iampotato
31 month 1 week ago
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OEM Volvo Group has a Hybrid OpeningPosition Description: Are you a finance professional with high technical aptitude? Do you get excited when cost targets are met? If this sounds like you, read on! We are searching for a key finance professional to join our cost controlling team in Greensboro, NC. The Product Cost Controller is re...
VolvoGroupRecruiter
01 month 1 week ago
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SBA Loans and Necessary QualificationsLooking for some experienced-based input regarding SBA loans and the necessary qualifications of the borrower. With a 7(a) loan, it is possible to put 10% of the purchase price down, have 15% seller financed and the rest will be financed by a bank (and guaranteed by the SBA). For a loan of this sort...
paperorplastic
31 month 1 week ago
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BIG4 -----> FP&A -----> Corporate Strategy / Financial ModelingI am looking to break into Senior FP&A role in a F500, specifically in the tech industry. I spent 4 years in Big4, reaching Senior Associate level, and have my CPA. Ideally, I am looking for FP&A roles that do not simply support the accounting division with monthly closes, reconciliations, e...
Pdup2012
241 month 1 week ago
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Mutual fund wholesaler qsDoes anyone here work as an external wholesaler for a mutual fund? Curious about career progression and common backgrounds people who hold these positions have. Also curious if working as an internal wholesaler is a stepping stone, and what the differences are in these positions. Thanks ...
Frosty Jack
51 month 2 weeks ago
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Mezzanine Investing vs. Investment Banking out of UndergradFor this upcoming summer, I will be interning in mezzanine investing. I think that I ultimately want to end up at a long/short equity hedge fund, but I don't want to close the door to other options. I'm curious as to what kind of skill set I'll be able to develop at a mezz fund and whether or not 2 ...
lilyachty
11 month 2 weeks ago
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Volkswagen and audiHi all, Quite confused about something, Volkswagen eg. own audi. So why is it that audi is listed separately to vw, If i was to invest in vw, doesn't that include the sales and revenues they make from audi too? or is it just specific to vw cars ? Any feedback will be much appreciated! ...
Maths degree
31 month 2 weeks ago
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WSO equivalent for marketing/advertising/PR?Hey guys, Are there forums similar to WSO (or M&I) for the marketing/advertising world? A ton of different blogs come up when I google ____ blog, just wondering if there's a go-to place that people in those circles go to. Thanks! ...
woknroll
01 month 3 weeks ago
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Advertising Agencies?Sup y'all. This is a question not for me, but for a friend. And since I don't know anything about this industry, I was hoping one of you might be able to shed some light on this. Advertising Agencies. Does anyone know of any good recruiting agencies/recruiting companies that can help someone get a g...
lkc
11 month 3 weeks ago
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Panama PapersWhat do you guys think about panama papers leak? ...
naivemonkey
51 month 3 weeks ago
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Consulting Interview Prep Pack vs Prep Pack PlusFellow monkeys, I am still unsure of which consulting interview pack to go for (Prep Pack vs Prep Pack Plus). Any comments on the need to go for WSO's company and finance database that is included in the PLUS pack? I might be missing something as I can access the company database without paying for ...
Rehabmenot
01 month 3 weeks ago
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CVS/Caremark Strategic Product Development groupAnyone know anything about CVS/Caremark's Strategic Product Development group? Exits, how it compares to consulting, etc.? It isn't pure corporate strategy as far as I can tell, but will something like this place well into business schools? ...
Pissingintowind
81 month 3 weeks ago
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Any Economic research vacancy in Asia? NYU GradIf this is in the wrong forum, please help me transfer this. Thanks Mod I am a NYU Economics grad looking for Economic research vacancies in Asia (preferably HK, Singapore, but anywhere really is fine). If you or anyone you know is hiring in this field, please do contact me!! Thank you in advance! ...
nyugrad
01 month 3 weeks ago
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Express Car Wash Development I work for a small REPE firm in Texas. We recently got into the car wash business (about 3 years ago) and are developing several express car washes in major texas markets. Anyone else on this forum in car wash development? I am interested to hear how labor and construction material increases have af...
TXrealestate
21 month 3 weeks ago
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What's entry-level work like in finance at an F500?I'm looking to get some input from those of you who work or know people who work in Finance for a Fortune 500...I want to get an idea of how the skills and experience I'm gaining are stacking up. Right now, I work for an F100 and hate my job. I'm getting paid decent money (just over 65k all in and ...
HandDownManDown
111 month 3 weeks ago
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Anyone ever buy a business from bizbuysell.com?Has anyone here ever bought a business from a website like bizbuysell or bizquest? If so, can you share your experience? How did you do your due diligence, how much did you finance, how is your business doing today, any regrets, etc.? ...
drew3342
11 month 3 weeks ago
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Does anyone know about Exelon's Credit Risk Associate role?Was wondering if anyone knows anything about Exelon's Associate Analyst [Credit Risk] position, I'm familiar with Counterparty Risk, Mark-to-Market calculations, basic forward contracts and stuff like that, but any details on the company/culture or expected day to day activities and the like would b...
dr_mantistoboggan_MD
01 month 4 weeks ago
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Big Four Accounting: Audit vs TaxI wanted to gather opinions on the ideal industry path within "Big Four" CPA firms. To me, tax requires a lot of knowledge regarding law and a bit more quantitative skills than audit (this is my impression so far - as an undergraduate business student). Audit on the other hand has much more exposure...
BossOrBust
101 month 4 weeks ago
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Firms for Financial Due Diligence?Besides, Big-4 firms, I was wondering what other firms have good reputations for FDD. I was guessing may be valuations shops like Duff & Phelps? I know Bain has a reputable due diligence group. Just trying to get a list of FDD firms in terms of reputations and career growth opportunities. Thanks...
whysocereal
31 month 4 weeks ago
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Stay in Technology or move to Front Office?Hello everyone, need your advice on my future career. I am studying Computer Science in top UK uni, I finished 2 years already out of 3 and now doing a year placement at the top investment bank as a Technology Analyst in London, afterwards going back to uni for the last year. I'm doing well at wor...
smartGeek
72 months 3 days ago
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Goal: Generate $2k/monthMonkeys, This isn't necessarily directly connected to finance, but it may still lead to a fruitful discussion nonetheless. If you're goal was to make $2k/month what would you do? Let's say you only have 4-5 hours per day to work on this idea and you have a minimal amount of capital (<10k). Loo...
jenson123
92 months 4 days ago
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What is a typical Big 4 entry-level accountant's salary?What is a typical Big 4 entry-level accountant's salary? ...
MrPaulAllen
202 months 5 days ago
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Silicon Valley Bank Junior Internship Exit OpportunitiesWSO Community, I need some career advice and would love any kind of feedback I can get. I'm a junior Biology major at a target school, yet I only started applying to IB jobs and networking last Fall. I know I want to go into IB after I graduate, yet I wasn't able to secure an offer in the industry f...
dartfinancer
12 months 1 week ago
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Bank of America Global Banking & Markets Risk Credit Analyst Program - Any insight?Hi all, Anyone have any insight/experience on the Bank of America Credit Analyst program through their GBAM division? Any info Hours, exit opportunities, and pay would be great but looking more on whether it is a position worth pursuing Any feedback appreciated! ...
bruce-wayne
42 months 1 week ago
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PNC Capital Markets GroupHi All. I recently accepted an internship to work in the Capital Markets Group with PNC in their new Pittsburgh office. My goal is to obviously perform well and to be offered a full time offer upon graduation. Does anyone know what starting compensation is for first year analysts including bonuses (...
bdawk100002
12 months 1 week ago
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Part 1: Insurance 101This is part of a mini-series I hope to continue about breaking down how insurance works. If there are any topics people would like to see covered, please let me know. I hope to cover a lot of different topics, as insurance is a major contributor to the U.S. economy. About 1% of the U.S. population ...
NESCAC
142 months 1 week ago
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Royal Bank of Canada Investor & Treasury Services department (RBC I&TS) Hello, I would like to know if someone have some information about RBC's I&TS department ? (a former intern/full time or a current one) This is for a summer internship in their I&TS department (in Europe). Also, if someone already had a phone interview this RBC, what kind of questions do the...
Prixn
22 months 1 week ago
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Bank of America Merrill Lynch - Wholesale Credit Analyst - Advice on specific roles? does anyone have advice on the specific roles of this position? ...
seren
02 months 1 week ago
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Biz Development at FamilyOwned Reinsurance vs Sales at MaerskHello all, I need some career advice. I'm 27, studied International Business and Marketing, and not too sure as to where to go with my career. In the past 3-4 years, I've worked at a real estate company, a major advertising firm, and a commercial position at an embassy. I'm a bit uncertain about my ...
toronbolas
02 months 1 week ago
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Do you need a MBA to climb the ladder in Commercial/Corporate Banking?Simple Question: Is it a necessity to get a MBA at some point while climbing the commercial/corporate banking ladder (RM side) or can you get by without one. ...
datguy345
12 months 1 week ago
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Brand Management at P&G or Marketing at Google? Hi everyone, I'm a student in my final year at university and I have a 10 week internship offer for Brand Management at Procter and Gamble, and a 10 week internship at Google. I desperately need help choosing. I am planning on applying to strategy consulting firms after the internship, as I want t...
georgiapeaches
42 months 2 weeks ago
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[Advice] Interested in risk management. CFA helps?Folks, I'm in need of some advice from people currently in the industry. I'm really interested in financial risk management and I'm currently pursuing a masters in regulation and risk management. We have some hours allocated to CFA and FRM (both level I) as part of our program. We can choose both b...
kal-el
12 months 2 weeks ago
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TME Big 4 Valuation Technical InterviewFirst forum topic here. I recently started in Big 4 Audit in Canada. I have always been more interested in finance but didn't go to a University that would give me a realistic chance at a good finance job. I went the big 4 route instead with a plan to transfer into FAS later on. Recently, there wa...
zxq94
82 months 2 weeks ago
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Banking Technology a lucrative career path?I've been out of college for 2 years and have been working for the past 2 years within Banking Technology. First worked for a boutique technology firm that built CRM Software for Wealth Management Firms and now work with a non-prestigious global Technology Services company as a Business Systems Ana...
bana87
22 months 2 weeks ago
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Internal Audit Vs. Finance InternHi all, I am a sophomore majoring in Accounting and Finance from a private school in the Midwest. Since I can't look to do any IB internships this summer, I was able to secure a couple offers in other areas. I am looking for any guidance in regards to which position I should accept for this summer a...
RingerJ
22 months 2 weeks ago
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Breaking into economic consultingI had always been interested in going into finance because it seemed to be a good fit for me. I didn't even know of the economic consulting industry until a recent class and have really fallen in love with it. I have no prior experience, but I am majoring in economics with 3.9 GPA from a top 20 scho...
zooloo131
12 months 2 weeks ago
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Taxation Reform: advice on this planI am looking for feedback on this tax plan if you guys have any input. I am not as smart as everyone on this page, but I have been trying to calculate what I believe to be a more fiscal budget/ tax code. I could not find any significant input on other forums and would like to put my own input. Feel ...
OpFin
22 months 2 weeks ago
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Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) .. viabilityHey.. how are you guys doing? I've been snooping around and I've thought about the idea to start up a BPO company in the next couple of years. I see lots of potential as many companies are looking to outsource their back office functions (accounting, HR, etc) and front office (sales, support, etc).....
IBHazarus
22 months 3 weeks ago
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Compliance Career PathI recently accepted an offer in the AML/OFAC compliance department at UBS. Having attended a lower ranked school, I'm happy to have a job that I find interesting and that pays reasonably well at all, and I have been trying to chart a career path since my acceptance. I've noticed that most employees ...
NerdBusiness
12 months 3 weeks ago
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Buying a FedEx Ground RouteAnyone have any personal experience owning or operating a FedEx ground route? i've been looking into this and the margins seem pretty attractive. thinking about buying a few established routes. ...
TXrealestate
52 months 3 weeks ago
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AMA: Credit Underwriter at Commercial Auto Finance CompanyThis probably won't gauge as much interest as other posts, but I'll give it a shot. BACKGROUND: 1.) Recent grad. Started as a credit analyst and moved to an Underwriter/Underwriting Analyst position after 8 months. Non-target (employers in this line of business will give any competent grad a shot). ...
newschool332
172 months 3 weeks ago
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Transaction Services GroupsCan somebody explain the different groups of Transaction Services: due diligence, accounting advisory, and valuation. Which group do people who previously worked in audit move into? What do they focus on? Do they hire from undergrad? Do you have to have experience? What are exit opportunities for e...
Ceeg
72 months 3 weeks ago
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amj1982
02 months 4 weeks ago
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J.P. Morgan vs. Goldman SachsI got offers for both JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs internships. I'm not really planning on going into finance I just want a gold star from a top company on my resume for law school applications. If the take the JP Morgan offer the pay is more, they pay time and a half for overtime, I have a signing b...
mmmm123
13 months 12 hours ago
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How to properly negotiate equity up frontI've been having discussions with a partner of a tech startup about coming on-board. They've made it clear they want me to work there. I'd be the 8th employee (5th if you exclude the 3 partners). What are early employees getting in terms of equity in a firm of this stature? I've seen some database...
yeasko
33 months 1 day ago
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Comments on Goldman Sachs Operational Risk?I would like to hear any comments about Goldman Sachs Operational Risk. Is it comparable to the JP Morgan IB Risk program? How is compensation like? Exit ops? Where do they mostly recruit? Thanks. ...
Auron
13 months 3 days ago
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Insight into family office lifestyleSaw various outdated discussions on the topic, was hoping someone could provide more recent insight. Interested in hearing from people who have experience working at a SFO, about lifestyle, the type of work done at a junior level (post-IB would be ideal), etc. Any input would be helpful! ...
phpmvk
13 months 3 days ago
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Deep Thoughts on the Future of Retail IndustryIt is 9:30 pm on a Sunday night, and I am editing my resume for the millionth time. I start to feel hungry. But I live in the armpit of Manhattan, and the ConEdison plant at the end of 14th street is the only building that graces my sight. So I navigate to postmates.com. For those who don't know, P...
Alibabes56
73 months 4 days ago
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Negotiations Mastermind GroupHello, Is anyone interesting in participating in a Negotiation Mastermind Group? We would follow the negotiation guidelines from Stuart Diamond's Book "Getting More" . ( Stuart teaches a class at Wharton and is a famed negotiator, just google him ,etc...). In his book he stresses the importance ne...
WolfWolf
03 months 4 days ago
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I'm an investment banker with a great app idea. And I don't know what to do next.Hi all. First of all, little about me - I'm 22, purusing MSc studies at EE target - you probably don't know anything about this school. I've interned at two Big 4 places, in TS and M&A teams, now work as an IBD analyst at some local, quite prestigous investment house in modeling/infrastructure t...
olekskw
113 months 5 days ago
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New Senior Non Target Big 4 Audit StudentHey all, Long time student lurker here, current Senior at a non-target southern school, currently 3.8 GPA majoring in Accounting and Information Technology and hoping to go into Audit at a Big 4. I know Big 4 is frowned upon here, as is the career of Audit, and I really don't know what I'd want to ...
sonic371
03 months 1 week ago
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Think tank? Opinions on joining oneMy boss has recently told me about his prior experience working at a think tank when he used to live in New York. He mentioned that these organizations help offer strategies and research in the fields of economics, government, and other sectors that could help the development in the U.S. and other c...
OpFin
03 months 1 week ago
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Continue with Startup or Continue with IB job?Currently a senior at a non-target LA school. I accepted an offer at a MM IB in Chicago starting this summer, but I'm currently working on a startup that is beginning to gain traction. No funding yet, no LLC or real product/sales yet but we have investors interested. We are entering a Bplan competit...
thenaner
23 months 1 week ago
+4
5 Things I Wish I Knew About the ERP Program before Signing Up If you are anything like me, you know the direction you want your career to go, and you're trying to figure out the best way to get there. You may not have the direct work experience you need, so you're in search of a program that can bridge the gap that will lead to the job you want. In my case ...
Justin.
93 months 1 week ago
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Ceeg
13 months 2 weeks ago
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Big 4 valuation senior associate interviewHi all, I've searched the forums and the WSO database but haven't come across any interview tips for B4 valuation senior. Have an interview later this week and was hoping to know if anyone had any fresh input on the situation. What kids of technical questions should I prepare for? Also should I assu...
Redstapler2
33 months 2 weeks ago
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Valuation Research IndustryHi WSO community, I am a soon to be college grad at a non-target school with a solid GPA and extracurricular activities that provide me with financial modeling skills. (actively manage student endowment fund) I have an interview with a valuations firm but I'm not sure what exactly is in store for m...
rickmanpat
03 months 2 weeks ago
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Interview Advice: Risk Management Summer Associate - Big Five Canadian BankSo I have an interview for a summer associate position in RM, at one of the Big Five (five largest Canadian banks). Was wondering if you guys had any advice to share? Thanks! ...
mighty_saugan
13 months 2 weeks ago
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Interview with Blackrock Internal AuditI'm not sure if I am posting in the wrong place. This Friday I have a final round interview with BlackRock for their internal audit group on the tech side. I've been told that there would be four 30 minute interviews with a mix of behavioral and technical questions. I've been wondering what kind of ...
Couch
03 months 2 weeks ago
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dontbugme
23 months 2 weeks ago
0
Helloitsme
13 months 2 weeks ago
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A Career In Market RiskHello all, I am a less of a contributor on this site but think it makes sense to post my experience in the field of Market Risk and everything around it from a career point of view if it ends up helping few members. Happy to take questions, ask away... I spent about eight years in this function work...
anky
453 months 3 weeks ago
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Big 4 Audit to TAS Exit OppsI'll be starting at a big 4 in audit and I wanted to see what kind of options would be available to me if I were to move to the transaction advisory after a couple years. The clients in the office I'm going to are mostly manufacturing/retail with little financial services exposure. Making the move...
Big4Audit
53 months 3 weeks ago
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Financial Due Diligence vs. ValuationHey Monkeys, I have an offer for two Big 4 Transaction Services jobs, one in Financial Due Diligence and one in Valuation & Business Modeling. I was wondering which would be better starting off if I am looking to eventually get into PE. The Valuation job also pays a good amount more than the F...
lmb1234
123 months 3 weeks ago
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Why is risk bad?So for my sophomore internship I am doing Risk Management at Prudential. I come from a semi-target with a 3.7 and financial connections out the wazooooo at multiple BB. Uncle is head of munis at Citi....etc I am curious as to why risk gets such a bad rep? To me a starting salary of around 90k all in...
Pass the Mayo
93 months 3 weeks ago
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Can't decide if I want to go for an MBA. A question for those working in F500 industryHave you wished that you pursued a career in other fields like medical, dental or pharmacy because of the lifestyle that they provide? I am trying to decide whether getting an MBA is a right thing for me. I have been accepted into the MBA programs at Duke, but IB or consulting is definitely not wha...
Gazer
53 months 4 weeks ago
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Big 4 Partner CompensationDoes anybody have an idea how partners at these firms are compensated. I honestly have no idea what salary and other comp is but I think it is more than I had originally imagined. I have a buddy's father whose whole career was spent at a Big 4 firm as an auditor and he was a partner for 20-25 years,...
KramerTheAssMan
144 months 13 hours ago
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ICAP - Post Trade Risk ServicesHello, Anyone know anything about ICAP - Post Trade Risk Services? This is for an entry-level position. I'm specifically interested in comp, hours, and what someone actually does day to day. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! ...
zeuscannon
14 months 15 hours ago
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Prudential Capital Group -- Anyone have any interview advice, in depth information, perception?Hi all, Just received a first round interview with Prudential Capital Group for their Summer Analyst position. I know the basics of the firm/what the generally do, but does anyone have and advice on interview structure/what to prepare for, more in depth company info, and how people perceive them? An...
anon1281
04 months 17 hours ago
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Two job Offers: different industriesHello everyone, appreciate any advice in advance. I am two years out of undergrad- finance major. My experience includes an investment advisory role at a family office and real estate work with a private investor. My first offer is to start a career as a wealth planning specialist, go the CFP route ...
NYY345
04 months 1 day ago
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Aswath Damodaran version of fixed incomeHi, I am looking for fixed income study materials similar to Aswath Damodaran's corporate finance or Valuation. I would really appreciate your feedback. Ultimately I just want to try fixed income research/trading. Thanks ...
Ichan
24 months 1 day ago
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Is this the beginning of the end for Silicon Valley's fairytale valuations?While I'm not expecting Uber to be valued at $100mm next week, there does seem to be a trend emerging in the convergence of price and value at these so-called "unicorn" start-ups, which is not a particularly good thing for the founders and early investors (among others). As CNBC reports: High-profil...
Nick Naylor
114 months 1 day ago
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JPMorgan Treasury & Securities Services Analyst ProgramI recently accepted an offer to join the T&SS Analyst Program at JPMorgan; the program is comprised of four, six-month rotations with an eligibility to go abroad after the 2nd rotation (1 Year). I wanted to know if anyone is currently in this program and if so how is the pay compared to being i...
LIFinancier
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This is the "hardest" finance history quiz everIt's more than just, "Hey, did you know Wall Street got its name from being next to a wall?" See how you do: http://fir.mx/1PmGp8d ...
Firmex
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Finance/Consulting and Pre-MedI'm a pre-med junior majoring in Math at a (lesser known) Seven Sisters College. Though I definitely know I want to pursue medicine as a career, I'm a little unsure of the financial prospects given the recent changes to healthcare. I want to keep finance/consulting as a backup, and while I've heard ...
kookoofcpm
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Thoughts on FRM (Financial Risk Management) exam?'curious if anyone on here has taken the FRM (Financial Risk Management) exams (1 and/or 2). Do you think that designation carries any weight in interviews? How difficult is it from a prep point of view? What prep materials are out there for that exam? I s there an equivalent of CFA schwesar notes f...
MBA_Junkie
74 months 1 week ago

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