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Macquarie capital Advisors vs. Funds ManagementI'm currently looking to join one of these groups and am trying to weigh the pros and cons. Both fall under Macquarie's IB group but what from what I hear, the Advisory folks get larger bonuses and work more hours. If that is true, how big is the gap between the two? Also, how does the work culture... 6 years 7 months
Big 4 Tax specialist Vs. IB opeationsI've got a tough decision to make between two job offers that I currently have. The first is a tax specialist at a big 4 and the other is a 2nd yr operations analyst position at a BB investment bank in NYC. I have a CPA and can't figure out which route to take. I want to eventually end up in FO/MO... 7 years 7 months


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Analyst with more power than an associateon the firm's culture and a few other things. There are some like Goldman that can very much be a meritocracy, while others like Citi that are a total waste of time. You also have to be at the right place at the right time, i.e. luck. I know people that had some of the characteristics you've... 6 years 7 months
Vote for WSOs New Logogets my vote 6 years 7 months
Analyst LayoffsAnd whats wrong with Canada mrcanuck? 7 years 6 months
Goldman InterviewsWhat is the Average age of an Analyst and/or an Associate at Goldman? 7 years 6 months
Big 4 Tax specialist Vs. IB opeationsI've taken the Finance position with the BB firm. I was also recently informed that the position is at the Associate level and not at the 2nd year Analyst level. It appears that I have a slim-to-none chance of switching into a true IB position but I remain optimistic. I'm hoping to leverage my... 7 years 7 months
Canadian Grades to GPA? Here is a chart that tells you exactly how each Canadian University's grading scales compares to the U.S. 4.0 scale 7 years 7 months
CPA and Moving Into BankingSimilar situation my CPA and landed a job with an IB Finance team. My CPA was very highly valued through the interview process and getting the job wasn't difficult. I haven't accepted the position just yet, mainly because it still isn't clear to me whether or not this is an ops position... 7 years 7 months
Macquarie USAThanks for the feedback powermonkey. 7 years 7 months
Macquarie USAWhen you say Macquarie provides options to move jobs to different functions within the bank, can it be as drastic as moving from Funds Management to MacCap/IBG? If so, how frequently does this happen and what are some of the requirements? 7 years 7 months
Big 4 Tax specialist Vs. IB opeationsThats a great suggestion. In fact, that is something the ops position does offer. It appears to be a very hands on position on the Finance/accounting side of things with exposure to many areas of the frim (i.e. tax research, F/S consolidations, ad hoc reporting, and financial analysis on some of... 7 years 7 months