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Where would you start in building out an FP&A...Hi all, I’ve recently started as a Sr. Financial Analyst reporting to the CFO of a global business unit, which does $300M in sales. At the moment it’s just me and the CFO. He is also fairly new to the role (previously Controller in another BU). I have the opportunity to build out the previously... 3 weeks 2 hours
Calendar Invites for WebinarsPatrick- Are you able to add a link on the webinars to generate a calendar invite? 3 weeks 3 days
Help w/ Debt ScheduleI'm trying to make a debt schedule for a model. Very simple schedule, but I have never made one before. I've consulted 2 textbooks and the internet, but can't find a way to retain inputs while allowing the loan to amortize properly. Please PM if you are willing to take a look at it. This is time... 1 year 10 months
Romney Picks Paul Ryan as VP Running MateLooks like Romney has chosen Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan as his running mate. Not sure what to think about that since all the talk was previously swirling around other potentials like... 2 years 9 months
Man Held For 2 Years Without Trial over DWI. Gets...[quote=NBCDFW]A man who spent two years in solitary confinement after getting arrested for DWI was awarded $22 million for suffering inhumane treatment in New Mexico's Dona Ana County Jail. Stephen Slevin was arrested in August of 2005 for driving while intoxicated, according to NBC station KOB.... 3 years 4 months
Feds Shutdown Megaupload [Quote=The Associated Press]McLEAN, Virginia (AP) — One of the world's largest file-sharing sites was shut down Thursday, and its founder and several company executives were... 3 years 4 months
Emailing Multiple Firms Not A Good IdeaApparently, some Penn undergrad sent this little gem out to several "senior employees" at various shops: [quote=Blackballed Undergrad]From: [Redacted Penn Undergrad] Sent: Tuesday, September 27, 2011 4:41 PM To: Senior employees at Deutsche Bank, Jefferies, KKR, Blackstone [example: Jonathan... 3 years 8 months
Long CAD/USD?I'm looking into buying CAD as a hedge against USD inflation. Historically, CAD has been strongly correlated to with crude prices due to significant exports. With that said, do you think that this strategy would offer sufficient protection against USD deterioration? The big threats that I see to... 4 years 1 month
Mod List?Could we get a link to a list of moderators somewhere on the site (maybe under FAQs)? When I need to PM one of the mods with a general question I always have to search through threads to figure out who the mods are. Thanks. 4 years 1 month
Lack of Quantitative WorkI've been working as an analyst at a boutique IB for almost 1 year now. So far I have not done any quantitative work outside of various ad-hoc analysis for our clients. I want to lateral to another shop where I can get some actual modeling experience, but am concerned that my current lack of... 4 years 2 months


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Grin and Bear It - What's the Funniest Shit...[quote="hakuna.matata"]I was going to say "an orgasm" but like usual, someone else got there before me...[/quote] Got to the orgasm before you? That must be frustrating. 6 days 1 hour
Most elite/secretive/hardest-to-break-into groups...[quote="Oreos"]Spin Control wrote:2-part follow up: Do analysts in Special Situations groups get issued sidearms? Also, who makes more elite guns: H&K or Sig Sauer? Taking your question as one: H&K, they're all trying to prop up their long bets. (H&K is a distressed credit)[/quote... 1 week 1 day
Most elite/secretive/hardest-to-break-into groups...2-part follow up: Do analysts in Special Situations groups get issued sidearms? Also, who makes more elite guns: H&K or Sig Sauer? 1 week 1 day
Where would you start in building out an FP&A...Thanks for getting the convo started. From a systems perspective, our GL software is airtight. As you suggested, I'm sitting down the finance guys from our other business units to see what kinds of systems they already have in place. For the immediate term I don't think we want to invest any... 2 weeks 1 day
Car - buy vs lease?A new car might sound sexy now, but as an IB Analyst busting your ass 80+ hours per week, you won't have the time to enjoy it as a pleasure vehicle. As mentioned above, consider viewing your first car as a tool. Find a used, reliable car with low miles, and take the money that you would have... 2 weeks 2 days
Best/more recent pickup line used?Me: Would you like to go on an "ate"? Her: Don't you mean a date? Me: No. I'm saving you the "d" for later. 2 weeks 3 days
Where would you start in building out an FP&A...Bump. I know it's a bit of a convoluted topic for a simple message board response. 2 weeks 4 days
Best MBA with GI Bill?Can't comment on the schools, but wanted to wish you the best of luck. Thank you for making the decision to join the armed forces. 3 weeks 4 days
Influence of socioeconomic demographic[quote=coreytrevor]Lucky Charms wrote: rogersterling59 wrote: I think lower-income families regard engineering/medicine/law careers with more prestige than finance careers. That is SUCH a false assumption to make. It sounds absurd and ignorant on your part. With my parents this is... 1 month 3 weeks
"RBS Is Going To Go Ahead And Take Those...RBS sucks is the new UBS sucks. 1 month 3 weeks