Equity Research Associate

Status:
1st Year Associate
at
Group/Division/Type: Equity Research
City:

Buffalo, NY
United States

Interviewed: October 2021

Overall experience

Positive

Difficulty

Average

General Interview Information

Outcome

Accepted Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

Less than 1 month

Interview Details

What did the interview consist of?
1 on 1 Interview
Skills Test
Please describe the interview / hiring process.
1. Zoom interview with Analyst
-Know a bit about the sector you are interviewing for, it should be right in the job description.
-Have a stock pitch or maybe even two.
-They are going to ask you if you know about the role and how demanding it is, and why you want to do it.
-They are going to ask about your modeling experience and how comfortable you are working under pressure and deadlines.
2. Zoom interview with MD
-Know a bit about the sector you are interviewing for, it should be right in the job description.
-Have a stock pitch or maybe even two.
-They are going to ask you if you know about the role and how demanding it is, and why you want to do it.
-They are going to ask about your modeling experience and how comfortable you are working under pressure and deadlines.
3. Model test and Zoom interview with Analyst
-The analyst said he was looking to see the ability to fill in the model and problem solve.
-He asked to explain why I did things and why I used assumptions I did in the model.
-He asked what did you find out about the company.
-He then asked anything I noticed from both the model results and earnings release and questions that I would ask on the earnings call.
4. HR discussion
-Salary expectations
-Basic HR stuff
5. 2 more internal interviews with department heads

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