Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Interview Questions

27 total interview insight submissions

Interview Experience (88%)

The Interview Experience is a score from 1 star (very negative) to 5 stars (very positive) generated based on the Interview Insights at this company.

The number you see in the middle of the doughnut pie chart is the simple average of these scores. If you hover over the various sections of the donut, you will see the % breakdown of each score given.

The percentile score in the title is calculated across the entire Company Database and uses an adjusted score based on Bayesian Estimates (to account for companies that have few interview insights). Simply put, as a company gets more reviews, the confidence of a "true score" increases so it is pulled closer to its simple average and away from the average of the entire dataset.

3.6
  • Very Negative
  • Negative
  • Neutral
  • Positive
  • Very Positive
Interview Difficulty (94%)

The Interview Difficulty is a score ranging from very difficult (red) to very easy (green) generated based on the Interview Insights at this company.

The number you see in the middle of the doughnut pie chart is the simple average of these scores. The higher the number, the more difficult the interviews on average. If you hover over the various sections of the doughnut, you will see the % breakdown of each score given.

The percentile score in the title is calculated across the entire Company Database and uses an adjusted score based on Bayesian Estimates (to account for companies that have few interview insights). Simply put, as a company gets more insights, the confidence of a "true score" increases so it is pulled closer to its simple average and away from the average of the entire data set.

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  • Average
  • Difficult
  • Very Difficult
% Interns - FT Offers (0%)

The % of Interns Getting a Full Time Offer chart is meant to provide a realistic estimate of the hiring practices of the company based on the reviews at this company.

The number you see in the middle of the doughnut pie chart is the simple average of these scores. If you hover over the various sections of the doughnut, you will see the % breakdown of each score given.

The percentile score in the title is calculated across the entire Company Database and uses an adjusted score based on Bayesian Estimates (to account for companies that have few reviews). Simply put, as a company gets more reviews, the confidence of a "true score" increases so it is pulled closer to the simple company average and away from the average of the entire data set.

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Interviews at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

YearPositionLocationGroup/DivisionExperienceDifficulty
2022InternTorontoNatural ResourcesPositiveEasy
2022Analyst, Private CapitalTorontoPrivate EquityNeutralEasy
2021associatetorntoN/ANeutralAverage
2019Investment Analyst InterntorontoPrivate EquityPositiveAverage
2021Investment AnalystTorontoPrivate EquityPositiveAverage
2020InternCentralInvestment ResearchPositiveAverage
2021new grad analysttorontoGeneralistNeutralAverage
2018Trade Operations InternTorontoOperationsPositiveAverage
2020Investment AnalystTorontoInfrastructurePositiveAverage
2021Summer Intern - Finance Due Diligence & AdvisoryTorontoFinanceNeutralAverage

Intern Interview - Natural Resources

Anonymous employee in Toronto

Outcome

Accepted Offer

Interview Source

College / University / On Campus Recruiting

Length of Process

Less than 1 month
Interviewed: May 2022

Application

1 on 1 Interview
Personality Test

Interview

Applied online via the school job board, got the auto 10 mins digital prescreen interview on HireVue, easy Quesentions. Then set on 45 min interview after two weeks

Interview Questions

Normal behavior questions, the prescreen questions can be recorded more than 1 time

Analyst, Private Capital Interview - Private Equity

Anonymous interview candidate in Toronto

Outcome

No Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

Less than 1 month
Interviewed: July 2022

Application

Phone Interview

Interview

I applied online and had to complete a 4 question online video interview focused on behaviour and cultural fit.

Interview Questions

why Ontartio Teacher's pension plan

associate Interview

Anonymous interview candidate in tornto

Outcome

No Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

Less than 1 month
Interviewed: January 2021

Application

Other

Interview

4 questions: Why OTPP, Favourite Teacher, Recent Accomplishment, Any additional information you would like them to know.

Interview Questions

Favourite Teacher

Investment Analyst Intern Interview - Private Equity

Anonymous interview candidate in toronto

Outcome

Declined Offer

Interview Source

College / University / On Campus Recruiting

Length of Process

1-2 months
Interviewed: June 2019

Application

Phone Interview
1 on 1 Interview
Skills Test

Interview

Applied through university portal and first had a hirevue, then interview with 2 associates, then superday + skills test

Interview Questions

How would you value a gold mine that was distressed? Also a few very long paper LBO questions

Investment Analyst Interview - Private Equity

Anonymous interview candidate in Toronto

Outcome

No Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

1-2 months
Interviewed: October 2021

Application

1 on 1 Interview
Group Interview
Presentation

Interview

Applied online. Had to complete a hirevue interview within 48 hours. 4 questions: Why OTPP, Experience, Which value do I identify with, Other info I'd like to include. Then I had a 1-on-1 HR interview with questions like why this position and why am I a fit. Then a had an interview with 2 hiring managers. This stage included some technical questions like EV/EBITDA or EV/Mkt Cap and recommending a private company. The final round is a 3 hours case study with a 30 minute presentation.

Interview Questions

Why use EV/EBITDA then EV/Mkt Cap?

Intern Interview - Investment Research

Anonymous employee in Central

Outcome

Accepted Offer

Interview Source

College / University / On Campus Recruiting

Length of Process

1-2 months
Interviewed: October 2020

Application

1 on 1 Interview
Background Check

Interview

2 rounds of 1 on 1 interview. Focus on past deals on your resume and some basic valuation or accounting questions

Interview Questions

Why valuations are different for two companies with the same products and revenue

new grad analyst Interview - Generalist

Anonymous employee in toronto

Outcome

Accepted Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

Less than 1 month
Interviewed: September 2021

Application

1 on 1 Interview

Interview

apply online - complete hirevue - then received the invitation for the video interview. The hirevue questions only consists of 4 questions.

Interview Questions

who is your favorite teacher?

Trade Operations Intern Interview - Operations

Anonymous employee in Toronto

Outcome

Accepted Offer

Interview Source

Recruiter

Length of Process

Less than 1 month
Interviewed: March 2018

Application

Group Interview

Interview

Networked with the recruiter to get an off-cycle internship starting the fall. The interview process consisted of 1 interview with the manager and another team memmber. Questions were purely behavioural, with an emphasis on "what are you looking to get out of this job" and "describe the experiences listed on your resume".

Interview Questions

1) Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

2) Please talk about your interest in financial services and how this job fits in with that.

Investment Analyst Interview - Infrastructure

Anonymous interview candidate in Toronto

Outcome

No Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

Less than 1 month
Interviewed: December 2020

Application

Phone Interview

Interview

Applied for Investment Analyst role on their website. Received email for digital interview on HireVue platform within 24 hours. This is required by recruiter to assess candidates in addition to the review of CV.

The digital interview had 4 questions:
1. Why do you want to join
2. Values
3. Few strengths
4. Anything you would like to add

Each question had 30 seconds each to answer and submit the video

Interview Questions

The 4th question should be answered carefully. While I was told that there will be 4 questions, I had prepared for common HR questions. I did not expect an open ended question.

Summer Intern - Finance Due Diligence & Advisory Interview - Finance

Anonymous employee in Toronto

Outcome

Accepted Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

1-2 months
Interviewed: March 2021

Application

1 on 1 Interview
Other

Interview

I first applied online through a posting on LinkedIn that led me to the employer's website. After, I was sent a HireVue online video interview link to complete. Around a month later, I was notified for an interview with the team.

Interview Questions

What excel functions I knew