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WSO Hall of Fame: Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy ForumThe Wall Street Oasis corporate finance, Development and Strategy Hall of Fame provides a comprehensive collection of some of WSO's best discussions on the corporate finance, development and strategy industry. Keep in mind this Hall of Fame does not include Q&A sessions by WSO veterans. To v...
WallStreetOasis.com
09 months 1 day ago
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AMA - Alternative Path to F100 Corp Strat w/ Exit DetailsAMA Took a different path to Corp Strat and have since exited (see below). Grew up in suburb of tier 2 US city Underachieved in HS - B student (generous), ~1200 SAT, lazy Pretty good at basketball, helped me get into top 20 college - WHEW OMG COLLEGE - GIRLS, DRINKING, etc SHIT - almost failed out.....
DifferentPath
1024 min 31 sec ago
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Corp. Dev to IBI'm currently a senior analyst for a healthcare company's corporate development team. During my ~2 years as a senior analyst, I've developed a few meaningful relationships with healthcare focused banks and a few of their VPs. I'd like to leverage these relationships to land an analyst role at an inv...
titlelost
213 hours 44 min ago
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Corporate Treasury VP taking questionsHi WSO, In case anyone is interested in learning more about the Corporate Treasury function of large banks (i.e. nature of work, recruitment process, exit opps, comp etc.), I'm here to take some questions. ...
quijibo
295 hours 50 min ago
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Middle Market Lending -BDC's/Specialty Finco's and MM BanksIm currently working in the Sponsors group at a MM commercial bank (think Capital One, CIT, BMO). To avoid confusion with IB Sponsor teams, im referring to the lending teams that specialize in financing deals backed by PE firms (LBOs, Dividend recaps, growth financings etc.) It's typically higher ri...
jcc24
11 day 7 hours ago
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Treasury or FP&A?treasHey all, looking for some advice. I am nearing completion of a finance leadership development program at a growing & respected regional bank. I have two options once the program concludes: 1) join the FP&A team doing your typical financial reporting, variance analysis, budgeting, and line of...
jadams242424
01 day 13 hours ago
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Corporate Strategy OverviewLooking to understand what Corporate Strat is like at a F100 compared to consulting. Specific job functions, examples of projects, work/life balance, learning curve, etc. Would appreciate input from anyone who has left consulting for corp strat ...
harvest_ched
12 days 8 hours ago
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Westward Holdings Professional Advisors Tokyo Japan: Why Us?Westward Holdings' many years of experience has allowed us to build a broad network of expert resources which, by applying their particular expertise in all areas from providing small to large capital financing to small enterprises and medium-sized firms, have aided them to remain competitive in the...
scowilson29
02 days 21 hours ago
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Knowledge Sharing: Corporate Development / M&AHello, I am currently working on implementing an M&A department within the group I work for. As our industry is really fragmented we need to grow in the coming years as the market will consolidate. We did several deals in the past years mainly based on sell side presentations of M&A consulta...
mickcollins
173 days 9 hours ago
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Do we have any FP&A or Corporate Finance Managers (or above) here?would love a run down of your day-to-day, whether you like the job and where you see the job going for yourself, and in general, in the future. ...
bernie madoff
03 days 17 hours ago
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credit risk set upis there any credit gurus here who can advise on this? im currently in a midoffice role in a startup physical commodities trading shop, currently looking into devising a credit policy from ground zero for my firm. credit risk management was never considered until recently, so there is no existing in...
ber06
43 days 22 hours ago
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All about Treasury/ Corporate Treasury! Hello Everyone, I searched through the forum and could not find much structured info about treasury. So wish to compile scattered info about treasury. Anything from what is treasury? entry barriers, how to be a treasurer, salaries, best organizations to work with, exit options, relevant certificat...
MSFin
774 days 23 hours ago
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Sr Financial Analyst Procurement to Fundamental Value Oriented Buy-Side or Corp Dev - Help!I've got to make a decision soon about a Senior Financial Analyst - Procurement offer in a F1000 company. My long-term goal is to move into more investing like a long/short fundamental value-oriented fund or corporate development working on mergers and acquisitions. I graduated at the top of my clas...
Lookinglikeagenuis
15 days 13 hours ago
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Big 4 Valuations --> Corporate Devlopment / Finance (FP&A)Hey all, long time reader and first time poster. Just wanted to get some insight and hear people's experience about jumping from a Big 4 valuations group into a role in corporate dev. or corp. finance (FP&A). I understand those are different groups that perform very different work at most compan...
finance4life
86 days 11 hours ago
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Citi Corporate Banking GroupsHi Monkeys, I want to apply to Citi's corporate bank, but aside from the obvious sector coverage that they have, I do not know what the groups within the division actually do. There don't seem to be any resources available online, and searches here have yielded nothing. Would anyone have any insight...
tangent style
101 week 10 hours ago
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Corporate Development and Transaction Services or Controllers?Hey guys, I have two job offers i'm trying to decide between by Saturday One is a corporate development and transaction services position with a Big 4 that would be in a major US city. It pays more and has better benefits. I also think it would be good exposure to M&A transactions and the role w...
MovinUp
41 week 4 days ago
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finance to corp dev I have been working for a company's finance dept for 2+ years now. Been involved in various finance functions such as investor relations, strategy, bus dev, and M&A. There is an open corp dev role within the company and I would like to hear some thoughts / strategies on how to ask for the job....
arner23
11 week 5 days ago
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Tax jurisidiction for an MNC - where do multi-nationals pay their taxes, distribution per country?Is there a way to know in which jurisdiction/country a multi-national-corp pays its taxes? What is the distribution per country? For instance, Apple. According to Google finance, 2016 TTM pre-tax income: 61.372 mil. Accrual Taxes: 15.685 mil (effective tax rate 25.5%) Cash taxes paid: 10.444 mil 201...
calculator
21 week 6 days ago
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BB&T Leadership Development Program Capital Markets AssociateHi all, I am wondering if anyone can provide more insight about the Leadership Development Program for BB&T. I know that it is a 9 month program of credit training in Winston Salem North Carolina (their HQ) and after that you get placed into a role. Im wondering if there is any guarantee that yo...
starcraftperson123
21 week 6 days ago
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Next opportunity for FP&A AnalystHi everyone, I would love to hear some advice regarding my current situation. My background: Switched careers from Law to Finance. Started out as a Finance Coordinator, got promoted to be Financial Planning Analyst, in which I build our financial system using essbase but also do monthly analysis, so...
appl3
02 weeks 2 hours ago
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Courses to take to break into finance without a degree in finance?I'm sure this question gets asked a million times. Unlike most people who ask this kind of question, I have zero background in anything related to finance. My major was in life sciences. I graduated not too long ago, wasn't thinking too seriously about my future. Right now I have a job related to my...
hedgehogfund
42 weeks 1 day ago
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Life after VanguardI just received an offer for Vanguard Corporate FA, was originally targeting MC with a PE/VC or AM exit in mind (I know those are pretty distinct). The offer itself isn't bad coming from a non target with no IB experience, but I'm wondering how many steps this puts between me and a potential exit/tr...
gamecockfinance
02 weeks 2 days ago
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FP&A: How does your company handle accruals?I'm curious as to how your company handles month end close, specifically accruals vs. actuals? Seems like most companies use SAP or Oracle. ...
bernie madoff
32 weeks 2 days ago
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IBD Analyst --> PE Associate --> What kind of role in Corp Dev?Title says it all really - what kind of seniority / role / comp in F500 corp dev could someone with 2 years BB IBD and 2 years MM PE get? Would it make sense to get an MBA (assume M7) in between? ...
Tejaslightningmonke
32 weeks 3 days ago
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New to corporate M&A, any advice?Hi guys, what do you think the most sought-after skills are in corporate M&A? Would love to hear different voices and share my opinions as well. ...
biggc
52 weeks 3 days ago
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Big 4 Audit vs. Big 4 TS/TAS for CFO/Controller Position of Private CompanyI'm a student in a top 20 undergraduate business school, quite interested in corporate finance. My family happens to have a small-medium size plastic manufacturing firm in the southeast which lacks a CFO(My family may want me to fill this slot one day). As of now, I'm not entirely sure if I want to ...
Jl6083
52 weeks 3 days ago
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Will a misdemeanor simple assault cause BB to rescind offer?I was cited with misdemeanor simple assault in August 2016 and I got it put into a court diversion program. It has been in a court diversion program since before I even applied to a finance analyst internship at a BB in NYC so when I answered the background check questions I rightfully answered no t...
JAWarner
32 weeks 5 days ago
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Capital One Business Analyst upcoming InterviewI have an upcoming interview with Capital One for their Business Analyst Program. I come from a non target school. Very excited for this opportunity. It took a lot of determination to even be considered to apply for the program. I cold emailed and someone got through. I passed the online exam and no...
KNICKS020
812 weeks 5 days ago
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Career opportunities available abroad for Indian Analyst working in FP&A domain in an Indian Tech FirmI am currently an MBA Finance student from India's one of the top 10 B-Schools (JBIMS). I will be joining an Indian Tech Company as an Associate Manager in Financial Planning, Analysis and Strategy role. What are my exit options in India and abroad as well? And what would be the general growth which...
Onkar-Gandhi
03 weeks 8 hours ago
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FP&A Analyst looking for career adviceHello, I'm an FP&A Analyst at a major Canadian Retailer. This is my first role out of school and I'm looking for advice on what my career prospects can be in Corporate Development(within or at other companies), Equity Research or Investment Banking. Aside from retail I'm interested in the real e...
s86ahmed
13 weeks 12 hours ago
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Who writes the IPO prospectus??WSO, simple question here, but I'm looking for a specific answer: When a company IPO's, who literally writes the s-1? It is an analyst in investor relations? Corp fin. department? Or does it differ? Thanks! ...
dipndunk
03 weeks 1 day ago
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Analytics or FP&A best way into Strategy/dev function?Hello all, current I work at a F250 manufacturing firm, and am technically in the accounting group but have recently been working on heavy analytics projects. (building applications in Qlikview, similar to Tableau) My ultimate goal is to network my way into the strategy group, currently my Business ...
StoicHoosier
83 weeks 2 days ago
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how much do you make as a Senior Financial Analyst at Amazon?I think sharing compensation information would be in everyone's best interest to ensure pay equity. Me: SFA, level 6, 6 years experience Recently joined (end of 2016) 110k base 45k sign on bonus (25k year 1, 20k) 50k RSUs over 4 years I feel perhaps I should've negotiated my total comp as ~140k annu...
Whoever
03 weeks 2 days ago
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State Street - Finance Rotational - 70k Base 5k Signing Am I the only person shocked by how good this compensation is? Program is a six month rotational assignments across Treasury, Corporate Accounting, Business Unit Finance/Financial Planning & Analysis, Global Procurement and Corporate Advisory Services. Some of the top fldps don't even top 60 bas...
Pocket_Rockets
63 weeks 3 days ago
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Capital One Sales Analyst Corporate FinanceFellow monkeys, I'm reaching out today in order to gain some information on a specific role at Capital One - Capital One Sales Analyst, Healthcare corporate finance. Given the power of Wall Street Oasis in helping me to answer some obscure questions in my journey to BB IB, I have faith that some of...
Go-Gorilla
03 weeks 3 days ago
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Corporate FP&A vs. Division FP&AI've got two job offers in hand. 1. Mid-sized pharma firm (growth history), product development (division) FP&A team. 2. Fortune 50 tech (mature), Corporate FP&A. I have 1 year of accounting/finance experience. Offer is low 60s+bonus for both. My big question: What are some of the major diff...
Bankn
43 weeks 4 days ago
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Looking for resources to help me become a Corp Fin whizI'll be graduating from my MBA program in a few weeks and will start my job over the summer working in the corporate finance department of a large tech company. it's a rotational FLDP program so i'll be working within various different finance functions across different divisions. so my question to ...
i hate audit
03 weeks 5 days ago
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Switching into Corporate FinanceHi, I currently work as an IT technology consultant (2+ years of experinece), but my line of work revolves around performing financial modeling work for corporate finance teams using non-Excel software. I want to switch into corporate finance; however, a lot of the opportunities I'm looking for requ...
DivineJustice
13 weeks 6 days ago
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Quantitative Finance for Corporate Finance?Hey guys, Fairly new to the CF side of WSO; I am a sophomore undergrad student exploring my options. I was wondering what you guys think is the better major for someone who wants to get into corporate finance. My options are regular finance(my semi-target school will prepare me for 2 levels of the C...
zeezy
03 weeks 6 days ago
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Microfinance to Corporate bankingHelp WSO avoid duplicate content! If we find content that's related or similar to what you're posting it will be listed below. Hover over topic get a preview or click through to read. ...
yungmonkey100
44 weeks 23 hours ago
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Lending based on qualitative aspectsI was asked in an interview today how i would analyze lending for an office building based off of only qualitative aspects. I told my interviewer that I was not sure of the answer and that I would look into it and follow up with her. Could anybody provide insight on the answer to this? I was caught ...
jtmartin18
01 month 4 hours ago
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Bank of America Merrill Lynch - Wholesale Credit Analyst??? - Confused I'm looking to apply for "Wholesale Credit Analyst (financial institutions)" but does anyone have advice on the specific roles of this position? Kinda confused since it says front office... Wholesale Credit is a front office function that works closely with origination functions such as Corporate ba...
seren
51 month 5 hours ago
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Which MBA Internship? LT Goal = Corp DevDebating two MBA Internships, long term goal is Corp Dev: Big 4 Firm in Valuation group. Develop financial statement analysis skills. Interact with a variety of companies and industries. Not sure if Corp Dev is realistic exit opp. Big 3 US Airline FLDP. Opportunity exists to rotate through Corp Dev ...
jbob87
21 month 6 hours ago
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Global Initiatives in Capital MarketsHey all, New to WSO, looking for some info on what an interview might look like for a summer internship role in Global Initiatives in the CM area of one of Canadas big 5 banks. Thanks HT ...
Will-Dixon
01 month 22 hours ago
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American Airlines Financial Analyst to Investment BankingHello, I am in my second semester senior year with a job offer at American Airlines which I accepted. I start right away after graduation, but I'm looking for some advice and perspective on career progression. Ideally I would like to progress beyond corporate finance into a job with higher earnings ...
11xEBITDA
41 month 1 day ago
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what's the chance of switching from F500 FP&A to Big Four Financial Advisory?I am an accounting&finance student graduated from a top accounting program. I accepted an offer from a Fortune 500 company for a typical entry level FP&A position. Most of my friends went to the public firm (mainly the Big four). I like the company's culture and its people, more importantly ...
Ryan Peng
01 month 1 day ago
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Buy-side industry M&A interview prepHi, I am an engineering undergraduate student, and I have a interview for an internship at a healthcare company's M&A department this upcoming week. The company is growing fast and is very transaction intense (20 acquisitions/year the latest few years), so it seems really interesting to work the...
lewisandthenews
11 month 3 days ago
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Where to Next?I'm a senior auditor at a large financial institution and I have serveral interviews lined up internally. My goal would ultimately be a strategic role within a bank or fintech firm. I'm thinking the best way to do this would be attend an MBA (competitive at t10-20). Position 1 is a Senior Credit R...
oozz
11 month 3 days ago
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Working remote in FP&A and Corporate Financecan it be done? have you done it? if so, what: role career level industry would love to have a somewhat flex schedule where i could work from home 1-2x/week. in my current role, i'd say 90% of my job could be done entirely remote but the "butts-in-seats" mentality prevails. ...
bernie madoff
31 month 3 days ago
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Is a BB Corporate M&A Analyst Position the Same as BB Corp Dev?At certain BBs, people tend to join the financial analyst program, do a two-year rotation in something like Investor Relations, and then become Corporate M&A analysts at that BB. From what I've heard, the financial analyst program and rotation is BO, but is the Corporate M&A Analyst position...
Entrepreneur Hero
11 month 6 days ago
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Verizon FLDP (internship) Upcoming InterviewDoes anyone have any experience with Verizon's FLDP summer internship recruitment? I have a phone interview (30 mins) upcoming in a couple days, and I have been assuming it would be majority fit-oriented. However, this is my first real interview for any business position (I'm a sophomore) so I hones...
The Riddler
161 month 6 days ago
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KKR family office bonusesHi! Does anyone know what KKR family office accountants' bonuses are like? There is no information anywhere, and I'm coming from a place that is known for a bit higher than average bonus comp. Debating whether or not I should consider an offer, as don't really trust my recruiter with this... If anyo...
Alexandre777
01 month 6 days ago
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Major decision: Big 4 TAS vs Pharma FMP [Europe]Currently I am finishing my Master's (Accounting & Finance) in EU/Germany. Soon I'll have to start looking for a job after graduation and I see two possible paths where I'm not sure which one is more promising. I searched on this side for more info but I didnt find info that directly fit my ques...
Snaap
01 month 6 days ago
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Corporate Finance in Biotech/PharmaCurrently in healthcare delivery, but came from Biotech pre-B school (on the R&D side, however). Looking for insight to culture, hours, pay etc. Have always wanted to get back to the biotech space, but want to do so with eyes open. If you want a positional reference, think FP&A Manager type ...
BirdoInBoston
01 month 1 week ago
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First in person interviewHey everyone, I'm new here just seeking advice on my upcoming interview. I recently received an interview with the director of finance with a company due to knowing someone that works in another department. Anyway, I haven't had an in person interview for an internship yet and I'm curious as to wha...
Pl1996
31 month 1 week ago
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Interviewing with JP Morgan Middle Market Commercial BankingThis Friday I will be interviewing with JP Morgan Chase for a middle market commercial banker associate position (I have worked in investment banking for the last two years and its time to log fewer hours). The interview is with the MD, President of Middle Markets, Credit Manager, and a couple of VP...
Vincejackrox
71 month 1 week ago
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Future of Accounting and Value of CPA I've seen articles online which elaborate on the perpetual value of a CPA and the bright future ahead for students studying accounting. At the same time, I have seen articles written about the changes in the industry and the uncertainty present in the industry(whether that be a result of technology ...
Jl6083
131 month 1 week ago
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BB&T LDP Program - Capital MarketsHi all, I am wondering if anyone care share their experiences regarding BB&T LDP's interview for their capital markets associate? What is the case study like? Is it similar to a consulting case? How to best prepare for it? Thanks in advance. ...
starcraftperson123
01 month 1 week ago
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How to launch a career in FP&A,Hi guys, What's your advice for someone like me trying to crack into and FP&A job, given my experience? My background is in public account for about 4 years. Started as a short stint at Deloitte (was laid off in Jan 2008) then worked at a national firm. I did private accounting as a senior accou...
Daylon
11 month 1 week ago
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Best way to prepare for second-round corp dev interview?I have a second-round interview with a corporate development director later this week. The first-round interview was with an associate, and it involved basic merger model questions. The interview is for a fairly small firm, but I want to be prepared nonetheless. I have gone through all transactions ...
Sil
91 month 1 week ago
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Project Control Career PathHi, I'm currently work in an engineering firm as a project control over 2 years with an engineering degree. I'm wondering what's the career path for the position. I saw some senior project controls but seems they are just taking bigger projects but responsibility changes little (cost control and sch...
Gzgzgzmy
21 month 1 week ago
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Zero debt cap structure - Why? Real world considerations.I just came across the following WSJ blog entry that refers to the SAP investor presentation.http://blogs.wsj.com/cfo/2017/01/25/for-sap-debt-r... For those of you who are not familiar with SAP - it is a very big multinational software company (predominantly German, however). It is an innovative and...
calculator
41 month 2 weeks ago
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Accounts receivables impact on FCFF/FCFEAccounts receivables increase by $100 (tax 40%) How will it impact on FCFF/FCFE? Will it decrease by 100? Or by 40? My thought: in case of increasing AR we recognize revenue in IS, So revenue is up by 100, Net income is up by 60 In CFS we substract AR, so CFO is down by 40 -> FCFF/FCFE down by 40...
Dronaldo
41 month 2 weeks ago
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Plant Controller at a F500 - Ask me anythingMod Note (Andy): Interview/AMA Tuesday! To see our full list of interviews/AMA's, check out this page I've been a member of this site for a couple years now and have gotten some great information, so I'm hoping to give back based on my experience. I see many discussions around FLDP programs and fina...
Industry84
511 month 2 weeks ago
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Top Tech Corp Dev TeamsHi Everyone, 1st year BB analyst in TMT here. Given the PE gold rush going on I've been thinking about next steps and West Coast tech corp dev seems really interesting. Wanted to see if anyone had thoughts on the groups they've moved into. Understand each group varies in terms of senior exposure, re...
Bbbtmtchimp
01 month 2 weeks ago
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New product adoption rate assumptionsWhen analyzing a new business development opportunity, how do you guys make the growth rate assumption completely new product? I've done plenty of these in the past, but they were always for an existing product where I already know what the predefined market is. This is a first where I need to ass...
jkim13
01 month 2 weeks ago
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MIT Master of FinanceHey Guys, I am Shreekant Patil, a Software Developer by profession. I have 2 years of working experience as a software product development. I am thinking of switching the profile from software development to consulting. My gmat score is 760, having GPA 3.73/4. I have attended an International confer...
Shrikant-Pawar
01 month 2 weeks ago
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Moving from IB to Corporate Strategy - case interview prep?My history first: -First applied to strategy/mgmt consulting in undergrad; never had any luck with case interviews -1.5 years at a lesser known investment bank -1.5 years at better IB Now, I know why I want to move to corporate strategy, and in my mind, this presents an enormous opportunity to me. H...
ShaoIcicle
21 month 2 weeks ago
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What are some reasons why one would seek an MBA after working in Corporate Strategy / Development?There are some obvious answers to this (e.g., a desire to move to banking or PE)-- I'm mostly interested in hearing the key motivators through someone's particular story (whether it's their own path, or that of a friend's they know of, obviously no identifying details needed). I'm particularly inter...
steadyfocus
11 month 2 weeks ago
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What's your largest professional accomplishment?I was curious what everyone viewed as their largest professional accomplishment? I'm nearing 30 years of age and I have developed a wholistic understanding of what drives the business I work for. I've cut a couple of million in annual operating expense for our parent company recently and I'm not goi...
Big4please
111 month 3 weeks ago
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Weird Bank Loan proposalNot sure if this is the right forum but figured you guys are probably more likely to have come across this. Am modelling loan amortization for a company. Project has a 2 year lead time before revenues come in so Company is asking for a 2 year amortization on principal+ interest but their bank insist...
biscuits
21 month 3 weeks ago
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Transitioning from military > target school > corporateHey All, I am finishing up my time in the military and while have had close to 8 years of active duty service before transitioning to a (hopefully target) undergraduate program to pursue <span class='keyword_link'><a href="//www.wallstreetoasis.com/guide/finance-development-programs-an-over...
trabo
01 month 3 weeks ago
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End of Accounting?!?!I found this article online which commented on Accounting's outdated practices, specifically with regards to intangible assets, and declared "the end of accounting."(http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-end-of-accounting-...) Is there any truth in this statement? Is accounting dying or just in need of ev...
Jl6083
41 month 3 weeks ago
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Good Books on M&A From a Corporate Perspective?I was wondering if anyone has recommendations on good reads on how to analyze strategic mergers, moreso from a corporate perspective (i.e. for corp dev/FP&A practitioners). A lot of the usual recommendations on here for M&A, i.e. Rosenbaum, etc. mostly talk about the financial modeling part ...
Lester Freamon
31 month 3 weeks ago
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CF vs. Corporate Banking / Asset ManagementTo each other, how would these jobs compare in term of: Specific jobs as junior/analysts Pays, bonuses, and progressions. Is hierarchy as rigid as one in IB? Hours. I think CF would be around 40hours/week, but how about CB or AM? Do these careers enable you to live a life? (<60hours) Competition ...
Andrew-Jonathan
01 month 3 weeks ago
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Corporate Development RecruitingSo I have done research on the corpdev recruiting cycle - It seems like there actually isn't one. From what I have seen it is nothing like PE and jobs just pop up whenever they are available (rather than a certain time of year). Because of this, I have a few questions on how to make my way into th...
Martian311
21 month 4 weeks ago
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Valuation reports - case studyI have a case study interview coming up where one part of it will be to write an evaluation report on a company in 3 hours, don't have full details but I suspect it will be a combo of equity research and fairness value report. Of that reason I was wondering if anyone has any good examples that you p...
SBJ
122 months 7 hours ago
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Accrual vs AmortizationWhat's better for the bottom line? Expense accruals or Amortization. What is the difference between two and how it impacts the P&L? Thanks! ...
troy1
122 months 1 day ago
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AMA - Top Tech / Media Corporate Development AssociateSome of you might know that i recently switched into corporate development after doing ~3 years of banking and getting promoted to associate. I'm a couple months in, but can answer any questions you may have Update 2/21/17: We recently completed a $200 million acquisition and are now preparing for B...
exlurker
592 months 6 days ago
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Industry vs Role for MBA AdmissionHello everyone, I was hoping to get some guidance on how much of a role industry played vs actual responsibilities when it comes to MBA admissions. For some background, I am currently ~2 years into a top FLDP program (company does ~$70B in revenue, healthcare sector) but have recently been offered a...
CFLateral
12 months 6 days ago
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Doing accounting job now. ACCA or CIMA if I want to move into 'investment' later?Hello I started as an accountant in september but my firm doesn't offer ACA. instead they offer ACCA or CIMA. i'm in the UK if that helps i don't particularly want to stay in accounting and want to move into investment/Asset Management or something like that (less back office, essentially). what wou...
j_charles00
72 months 1 week ago
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Corporate Finance Resume TemplateHello, I am starting to go through recruitment for FT corporate finance positions; could someone please share the best resume template for me to be using? Thanks ...
Frosty Jack
22 months 1 week ago
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Financial analysis for an electricity supplier in Romaniawhich should be basic indicators of analysing a electricity supplier in an oligopoly market monitorized by government?? ...
MAcRaDu
12 months 1 week ago
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Unsure about solving the following Dear Monkeys, Last night I was given the following to solve (See Below), which I did, but I am stressing out about whether i got the thing right. I got question 1) ~2$ and 2) ~0,02$. Could anyone show me how it is done correctly, and what answer you get? Thanks in advance!! Assignment: You have been...
Jacob-Nielsen
12 months 1 week ago
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What to discuss with your CEO?I work for a F500 industrials company and I recently accepted a promotion to move out of the corporate nest and into the wild west of our EMEA division. Before parting, I asked the CEO for 30 minutes of his time to discuss my future at the company. He happily accepted - what do I discuss? Serious ...
thegreatgoat
22 months 1 week ago
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F500 Financial Analyst Internship vs. Middle Office Internship at PWM/Regional SuperbankWanted to get some advice on this. Trying to decide where to intern this summer. On one hand, I could intern at a F500 and receive a potential job offer upon graduation that's pretty appealing (this particular company promotes to SFA/Manager pretty quickly and the pay is 100K range pretty soon after...
homeratthebat
12 months 1 week ago
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Big 4 Audit=Golden Ticket to CFO/Controller Track? For those Current or Former Auditors out there or for those that know the industry: Is it really true that a few years(2-3) in audit is able to set the foundation towards becoming a CFO/Controller? Obviously, there are many routes to CFO/Controller(IB, Consulting, Transaction Services, etc), but why...
Jl6083
32 months 1 week ago
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SDA BocconiHi WSO Team, I hope each of you is doing well. I'am from India and currently looking to apply for the Master's in corporate finance in SDA Bocconi. Can somebody please help me evaluate my profile before I apply? I'am asking this because the programme does not ask for any written essays: Age- 24 Educ...
Pallavi-Sripathi
12 months 1 week ago
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Advice on career in corporate financeHi Guys, I am looking to break into a career in corporate finance/financial analyst. I have recently moved to US from India by way of a green card. I have worked as an equity analyst for a business daily in India for 5 years and earlier was working as a Software Engineer. I used hold a CFA charter w...
surajrs
62 months 1 week ago
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Is the switch from Internal Audit at a F500 to Corporate Finance Possible?Hey Everyone, I am currently in Internal Audit at a F500 financial services firm and I'm looking to make a switch into CF. I've been in the role for about a year and a half now. I am very fortunate to have gotten the opportunity to be in a role where I can learn a lot about a company and its inner ...
freddyflintstone
12 months 2 weeks ago
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Microsoft or American Express for Summer Internship 2017?I am wondering what are some pros and cons of taking an internship with Amex in NYC or Microsoft in Seattle (Redmond). I have offers from both and I am so stuck between the two. They are both corporate finance roles. Pay is similar, Microsoft has a few more benefits, but I really want this internshi...
amaniamore
112 months 2 weeks ago
0
Entry Level FAI have six months till my start date at Goldman. What can I do now to ensure my success at the firm. I.e topics to study, books to read, habits to develop. What skills should I begin to develop? ...
Zizazizzy
02 months 2 weeks ago
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Breaking into the corporate finance industry in Birmingham, ALA little about my background I have a BS in accounting in alabama. I plan to start my MBA fall of 2017. What are some ways I could break into the corporate finance industry in Birmingham, Al. In my current position I'm a store manager at a check n go so I guess I would have expierence in loan orgina...
BigJosh1988
52 months 2 weeks ago
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Strategic Finance RolesFor all of you monkeys working in whats deemed strategic finance (outside of Corporate Development as we've had plenty of discussion on that already), would really love to know more about your background and some of the projects that you work on. The bulk of my career has been spent on the corporate...
B2Banker
82 months 2 weeks ago
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Is online MBA any good to enter big oil companies.Gents, I am an experienced drilling engineer from India. I have 5 years of international work ex and 6 years of local work ex. I prepared for 4 months but could not score good. I am thinking of online MBA from following institutes and find full time job. 1. Thunderbird SGM online MBA 2. University o...
Narendra-Bande
102 months 3 weeks ago
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MUFJ - Hierarchy and Salary?Looking for anybody with some experience with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group USA. How does the hierarchy work? Is Director above VP or before? Also any knowledge of the compensation structure / general nature of working there, would be greatly appreciated. Cheers ...
cada
02 months 3 weeks ago
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Finance SA at Blackstone vs. Morgan StanleyHi everyone - I have a Summer Finance Analyst offer from Blackstone and Morgan Stanley (no word on group/division yet and won't know until after I accept). Does anyone have advise on which one to take? I want to eventually move into a FO role (I'm a junior in college right now). Which role would set...
sq8123
22 months 3 weeks ago
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FDLP Rotations format on resume for IBI am currently in a finance rotational program seeking advice on how to structure my experience on a resume. I heard there's a great format to put rotations on a resume... does anyone have experience with this? ...
cashprrod
02 months 3 weeks ago
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Analyst to Associate salary bump in Commercial/Corporate Banking?What is the typical increase in salary from Analyst to Associate at a BB? Assuming a 1st year analyst in Commercial Banking makes $65-70K base, and $75-80K base in Corporate? ...
newschool332
42 months 3 weeks ago
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JP Morgan Corporate Finance Analyst 2-yr Rotational Program Location (NYC Metro)Hi, I am new to the Board and have a question. I have received offers from multiple banks in their respective 2-year corporate finance rotational programs (NYC Metro). The starting packages are all pretty comparable, with some slight variations here and there with the benefit packages. At this po...
NewGrad15
82 months 3 weeks ago

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