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WSO Hall of Fame: Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy Forum The 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 vi...
011 months 1 week ago
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Lifestyle & Hours in Corporate FinanceWe've heard so much in this forum about the lifestyle and hours in IB/PE/HF/CO/etc., but little have been covered for corporate finance. I'll start on this. On average: 70hours/week (excluding commuting/lunch). 85hours/week (including 2hrs for 2-way commuting & 1hr lunch). Industry: FMCG/Tech/Retai...
467 min 14 sec ago
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KPMG Deal Advisory Case InterviewGuys, The application procedure for KPMG's Deal Advisory Rotation Program (M&A, TS, Restructuring, Valuation, Debt Advisory) constists of (1) CV/cover letter, (2) online tests, (3) interview with recruiter and manager, and (4) superday. I'm having my superday later this week, which consists of: - ...
813 hours 11 min ago
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Corporate Finance Analyst at F100 Tech AMAThought I would give back to the community a little and post an AMA! About me: Financial Analyst at a big name F100 tech company. Graduated in 2015 with a finance degree from a well regarded school. I have worked in my current role for ~2 years, so figured I could field some questions. Happy to an...
4516 hours 19 min ago
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What are some of the cushier roles in Corporate ($125-150K/year and ~45 hours/week average)?what types of roles are good/what should you shoot for if you are being honest with yourself and really only care for a middle-class lifestyle and value time >> money?...
2016 hours 28 min ago
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FP&A internship, how to prepare, what to expect?In about three weeks I'll be moving for the summer to start my internship at a private import/export company. In the interview they told me I'll mainly be working with the FP&A team, and may, but not guaranteed, be able to assist the corporate development team as needed. Is there anyone in FP&A, or ...
216 hours 51 min ago
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Where will all the COOs go?Over the past 15 years, we have seen extreme shifts from funds managing their own Middle and Back office operations, to buying that work from Third Party Fund Admins for a price. Companies like Citco, SS&C, Northern Trust, SEI are coming into these Fund Managers and arguing that they have the techno...
21 day 31 min ago
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Entry Level Corp Dev Exit Opps Hi everyone, Currently a first year analyst in corp dev (M&A) at a mid-sized pharmaceuticals company. I landed this position right out of undergrad after doing a summer in MM IBD. I haven't seen many clear answers on exit opps out of entry-level corp dev, but I'm looking for anyone to share their e...
151 day 21 hours ago
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Tricky interview questionHey all, Had a short interview with an FMCG Finance department. The interviewer was not happy with my answer. He asked me: Question: "Say your marketing director comes to you and asks for $100,000 to fund his marketing project in Walmart, would you give it to him"? Me: Well, initially I would see...
42 days 3 hours ago
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Data Analyst/Office Assistant Intern | Worth Accepting? 10000100001000010000100001000010000100001000010000100001000010000100001000010000100001000010000 10000...
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Risk and Business Advisory > Corporate FinanceHey guys, Soon to be MSF grad from a Boston school, have my undergraduate degree in accounting from a state school. I wanted to get 150 credits to go for my CPA, and I felt like an MSF would give me a good finance background, and not pigeonhole me into strictly accounting positions. With my origina...
02 days 19 hours ago
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My strategy group may disappear: which exit options are best?I've been working in divisional corporate strategy group at a fairly large technology company for the last 2 years. I love my work, team, boss, and projects -- mainly centered on commercial and financial diligence around new tech and product opportunities. A forthcoming major reorg, and the departur...
23 days 8 hours ago
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Job title Business Controller?Anyone know how common Business Controller job titles are? I just recently landed an opportunity as a business controller for European company. Not sure if this is region specific title. Basically I'm FP&A working on board pack, budget, forecasting, variance analysis, ad-hoc, acting as an adviser to...
13 days 22 hours ago
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Guide to building a successful career at ONE company: Internal NetworkingI just came out of a networking experienced hire event at my company and thought it would be good to share some thoughts on internal networking (specifically for Corporate Finance, but industry in general). I haven't seen anything on this site about this and I guess it makes sense, being that this i...
174 days 18 hours ago
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Preparing for an FP&A InternshipHey everyone, I'm going into my junior year next year and landed a FP&A internship at a mid-sized investment bank in NY. Is there anything particular that I should be doing before it starts to be as prepared as possible? Any and all help/tips is appreciated....
24 days 19 hours ago
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Just got corporate development offer: salary expectations & negotiation tipsJust heard back from a private firm with ~700m in sales in retail/tech space for a corpdev senior analyst/associate role (1-1.5 years of boutique M&A experience from target UG). A senior ex-banker and I will make up the team. They asked me about comp, and I stuck to my guns and deferred to them with...
255 days 7 hours ago
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Moving and working in a new industrySo I will be moving to a new city and starting in a new industry here in a few weeks. I'm going to be doing fp&a at a Fortune 500 (over several times the revenue of my old company). The industry I will be working in is worlds different than my old industry, so I will have to basically "start over" w...
06 days 19 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. ...
21 week 3 hours ago
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If I know I want to go into FP&A, what would be the best T10-T40 B schools to go to?You can see my other post on the MBA forum here: wallstreetoasis. com/forums/what-would-you-do-if-you-were-me-take-the-GMAT-or-not But basically I'm either considering a top 25 school full time or a low ranked local b school part time while I work. My profile is iffy so getting into a T25 is far...
01 week 4 hours ago
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What does J&J A&D Operations Finance do?Hi all, been a long time lurker and really appreciate any insight you guys may have. I am wondering if anyone have information regarding J&J's Acquisition and Divestiture team. The role gives analyst opportunities to participate in financial deal evaluation through audits, diligence, and separation ...
01 week 5 hours ago
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What exactly is JP Morgan's corporate analyst program?Hi all, this is probably going to sound incredibly stupid of me, but I don't have much experience in the banking industry as my major is physics. I've been "offered" (haven't applied but verbal offer) a place on JPM's corporate analyst program in Bournemouth, UK and upon reading the description I'm...
91 week 1 day ago
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Pivotal Career MomentsI'm beginning to consider a path in the corporate finance world. Please share some moments that were pivotal to your career in corporate finance and consequently your career trajectory....
41 week 1 day ago
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Corporate Development: my experiences and backgroundBackground I started my career in IB (BB company) out of undergrad from a regional target school. I had held internships at other BBs prior to my full time role. I started my analyst position in Summer 2007. By Summer 2008, my entire group had been right-sized (I got canned in the third round of la...
551 week 2 days ago
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Manager Corp Dev Salary (Pre-MBA)I'm in my second year as a senior financial analyst in a Corp Dev group. Prior to that I did the typical 2 years in banking at an MM firm. What should I expect for a base salary at the Manager level? Think F500, Pre-MBA (no intention of getting one at this time, unless the firm would pay for it), re...
131 week 2 days ago
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CFA not in banking industryHello. My background is in Finance and Accounting. Although, I have a small background in Accounting. My long term goal is to work as a CFO. But I'd like to take the following path since I am currently in FP&A...I'm thinking Controller (I have no CPA though)...if I get CFA, parallel to that I'd like...
151 week 2 days ago
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Project analysis: using WACC and cost and price escalation indexesWhile analyzing an investment project, do you think it is correct to use WACC as a discount rate while also using cost and price escalation indexes on a yearly basis? ...
01 week 3 days ago
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Sr. Financial Analyst (Really a Revenue Analyst) at Media/Entertainment Company - Career Options, Where to Go From Here?Background: I’m currently living and working in NYC making $80k with up to 12% potential bonus as a Sr. Financial Analyst in Ad Sales Finance at a major TV media company (i.e. Fox, NBC Universal, Discovery Communications, Viacom) coming up on 6 years of various work experience. My career breakdow...
22 weeks 2 days ago
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What projects to expect in my summer corporate finance internshipThis summer I will be a financial analyst intern at a Fortune 500 company. This is my first finance internship and I don't really know what to expect. I am pretty solid at excel and accounting. What projects should I expect to be assigned and what prior knowledge and skills should I brush up on befo...
12 weeks 2 days ago
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Financial Consultant Vs Valuation SpecialistGuys please advise on the job profile and opportunities for a Fin. Consultant VS IB Sector Vs Valuation expert. For Eg: FInancial Consultant (Valuation & Sector specific) at Deloitte VS JP Morgan IB Analyst Vs Valuation expert...
02 weeks 2 days ago
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Corporate finance to markets based roleHey everyone, I’ve seen a lot of discussions about moving from F500 corporate finance to IB, but not a ton about moving from corp fin to a markets based role. Has anyone seen this type of move happen without B-school? A little more about myself and my thinking: Currently a second year analyst a...
02 weeks 2 days ago
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MBA Intern - F500 Leadership Dev. Program - FT Salary Expectations? Hey all, I just finished up the first year of my MBA, and I'm headed to an F500 company to join a relatively fleshed-out MBA Intern Program for the summer. The program has the potential to generate FT offers for after one graduates, which are in an MBA-specific Leadership Dev. Program (2 yr rotati...
22 weeks 3 days ago
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FP&A / Corporate Analyst Interview at Private Equity FirmHey guys, wanted to get some advice on what I should expect for an interview for FP&A / Corporate at a big international PE firm, NY office. Most interviews I've been in are for ER so they've been more technical questions on WACC, DCF, etc.... This is my first interview for a corporate Analyst and I...
22 weeks 3 days ago
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CPA or GMAT? 5 Year MAC Program Grad- Incoming F100 FLDP with Corp Dev Aspirations or MBA -> IBDHi Monkeys, A little about me. I graduated from a top 20 target in Econ but didn't get the job I wanted out of undergrad, decided to do a masters of accounting degree at a similar school and now will work at a F100 FLDP. As stated above my goals are to break into corp dev internally then possibly a...
02 weeks 3 days ago
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Post-MBA Corp Dev CompensationCurrently part of a 2-year rotation program at a F100 company in NYC area. Will be joining the Corporate Development group with the M&A Deal team for FT. What are the Comp (Salary+Bonus) range for Corp Dev positions post-MBA (top-10). I will be joining as an Associate Director. Thnx...
32 weeks 4 days ago
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Advice regarding interview with F200 corporationHey guys, I have an interview coming up, and could really use some advice beforehand on preparation. I've struck out with interviews for summer internships thus far and am really hoping this one works out. It is a Fortune 200 company and the role is basically a finance intern working under the dire...
12 weeks 4 days ago
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Standard Chartered Bank's "Corporate & Institutional Clients and Corporate Finance" InternshipIs the "Corporate & Institutional Clients and corporate finance" internship at Standard Chartered Bank their IBD internship? I know that generally, for SCB's other internships such as in Commercial Banking or Wealth Management, their interviews are composed of purely resume-related and behavioural q...
32 weeks 5 days ago
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Transition from front office trader to Financial Planning & Analysis, Corporate FinanceHello, This is my first post on here so I apologize if this ends up in the wrong place or a duplicate discussion. For background into my topic, I graduated from college in 2014 from a "no-name" state school as was hired through a staffing agency as a temp-to-hire in back office operations (trade set...
43 weeks 4 hours ago
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Why is HR asking about my GPA?I received an email from HR regarding an M&A internship at a large media corporation I'm really interested in. He asked for answers to a few questions before deciding if I'm chosen for an interview next week. One of the questions was what my GPA is. I clearly stated it on my resume along with my ye...
103 weeks 5 hours ago
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Using debt to fund projects and lower costs?Hi guys, I am wondering if debt can be used for a private company to finance a construction project in such a way that the overall costs is reduced? This question is also related to the previous thread I started in a way Current situation is as such: -Small private construction company -100% equit...
03 weeks 12 hours ago
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wacc or internal required rate for private companyI was just wondering how do you calculate wacc or any other discount rates for a private company with NO DEBT at all? The company has been in business for over 10++ years and somehow they have managed to do well with zero debts, how do you calculate wacc or return on equity to be used for the evalua...
53 weeks 12 hours ago
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Finding Limited Partnership AgreementsDoes anybody know a resource I can utilize to find Limited Partnership Agreements (Private Equity)? For instance, CPPIB's LP Agreement with other GPs like Onex, Terra Firma, Ares, Etc Thanks, Tzad...
03 weeks 1 day ago
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Does Corp. Finance and FLDP's recruit as early as IBD?I haven't been able to find much in terms of recruiting for corporate finance and FLDP programs. I'm finishing up my junior year and have an FP&A internship this summer. I'd take a FT job if offered, but I'm not sure if this is the industry I want to be working in. Given that, I really need to s...
73 weeks 2 days ago
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Prepping for Start Date: F500 Corporate Finance Analyst RoleI just graduated from college and I have about 2 months before I start at a F500 company as a Financial Analyst. I studied economics so I don't know a lot about accounting or finance. How should I best prepare for my start date over the next two months?...
13 weeks 2 days ago
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Internal move to corp strat rotation program - what questions to expect?Hi all, I'll be meeting with one of the VP Corp Strat of my company next week for 30min to interview for a corp strat rotational program and need help what to prepare for! I work at a F50 tech company in a revenue generating role (totally unrelated to strategy), but have a related M.S degree to c...
23 weeks 6 days ago
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Westward Holdings Professional Advisors Tokyo Japan on Business ConsultingWestward Holdings Business Consultancy offers a selection of fit-for-purpose strategies to answer the business needs of clients involved in the creation or delivery of intricate projects or endeavors. Usually, these enterprise requirements have an inclination to arise from the financial needs and c...
04 weeks 16 hours ago
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Do you need an MBA in Corporate Finance?Hey all, looking to get some discussion about the above question. I'm about to be a second year analyst for an FLDP and starting to think about MBAs. I know I definitely don't want to go back to school full time since I'm already in corp fin so no need to transition. This leads me to think about par...
94 weeks 23 hours ago
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What does a CFO do?Long story short, I have been acting as an external director / advisor for a small company. It's a very good company, run by a small group of outstanding people. They work hard, they treat employees and clients right, they have integrity and they are good at what they do. The current CFO is leavin...
144 weeks 1 day ago
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Venture Capital of Westward Holdings Professional Advisors Tokyo JapanFunding of venture capital provides a major push for the potential growth of your business. Nevertheless, although it may provide a viable source of financing for your company, it may not be always appropriate in all cases. But should a company genuinely require sound capital funds; this option can...
04 weeks 1 day ago
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Westward Holdings Professional Advisors Tokyo Japan on Business FundingWestward Holdings’ Business Funding Department is staffed by widely-experienced professionals who have long and intensive exposure in dealing with corporate finance during their years of business consultancy involvement. We offer companies with help in fine-tuning future financial requirements, b...
01 month 15 hours ago
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Fortune 500 summer finance internship to Full-time mid-office job at an Investment bankI have a finance analyst summer internship as a junior in college at a Fortune 500. I accepted the offer awhile back so I wont back out. After much thought and information I have received about the company, it is not somewhere I would want to work full time after graduation. I instead want to work a...
31 month 1 day ago
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Middle Market Lending -BDC's/Specialty Finco's and MM BanksIm currently working in the "Lev Fin" group at a MM .commercial bank (think US Bank, Capital One, Citizens Bank). To avoid any confusion, we don't have an IB division so our version of Lev Fin refers to the specific lending team that specialize in financing deals backed by PE firms (LBOs, Dividend r...
61 month 1 day 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 i...
241 month 4 days ago
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Is Corporate Development Underrated? As I've been researching the IB industry, I've noticed that corporate development is mentioned less frequently compared to PE and HF's. While the allure of the buy side is immense, I think corp dev. sounds like a great gig. Based on what I've read, the hours aren't too bad, decent pay, work for larg...
411 month 4 days ago
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Moving from Big four (Assurance) to Internal AuditHi everybody, I have cumulative more than 3 year experience with Big four (Assurance). Now I have received internal audit manager offer in the Holding which is expanding. I have master degree in Finance as well. But I am a little bit worried. Is moving to internal audit is dead end. Is it possible t...
11 month 5 days ago
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What is a good way to learn Treasury Financial ModelingDoes anyone have any recommendations of how to learn Treasury Modeling, Textbook or online sources? It's from an internal perspective, that spits out the Operating Leverage, EPS, the amount of Debt, Term Loans, Revolver Facilities, and etc. This is for an infrastructure company, so there are also a...
01 month 5 days ago
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is there a software for audit management?Is there a software that we can use to help our auditors and audit department manage all aspects of the audit process? a software that will allow us to create audit plans, one that can generate a comprehensive audit report for all audits within the system. Does anyone know where I can find one? ...
41 month 6 days ago
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Is the liquidity of shares a matter for a valuation by multiples?Hi everyone and thanks in advance for your contribution to solve my doubt, the answer is this: Does the liquidity of shares could be consider as a factor in a valuation by multiples? if so, why? how does the liquidity ( which moves according to the supply/demand of investors could be a matter for a...
21 month 6 days ago
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DCF IllustrationYou need to make assumptions around reinvestment rate, ROIC and long-term growth rate relative to risk free rate (in real terms). If there are inconsistencies across any of these assumptions then increasing the projection period will impact firm value....
11 month 1 week ago
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From treasury management to corporate financeHi! I am considering treasury management practice to launch career in one of big4 company. But is it possible to move from TM to corporate finance after some time?...
41 month 1 week ago
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Transition to FP&A Role, MBA?Hi All, Just wanted to get some help on my situation. I'm currently an royalties analyst at one of the largest music labels, but I really want to make a career change. I feel like my position has no growth to speak of and it has been extremely difficult to even secure an interview for another posit...
71 month 1 week ago
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Wells Fargo FAP corporate energy group I know there has been a lot of topics about the FAP at Wells Fargo (still feels funny typing that out), but most of those have been focused on their CRE and commerical banking groups. I haven't found as much information about their corporate group and more specifically their energy group. Does anyon...
31 month 1 week ago
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What is the best job position for him ?I am new to the forum and i am sorry if it is not in the right topic. Hello I have a friend who has very strong interest and passion about finances. He read,study and make all the time financial reports/analysis/forecasts. He is very interesting in: - analyzing countries and markets mainly for ...
01 month 1 week ago
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Big Entry Level FP&A InterviewI am currently a senior about to graduate. I have a finance degree and landed an interview with a F500 company as a financial analyst in their FP&A team. First round was a phone interview, second was a super day, and the final round is upcoming with another super day. So far, I have been able to fee...
11 month 1 week ago
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AMA: Corporate Strategy Manager at F100 Entertainment Company (came from Non-MBB Management Consulting)I've been a Corporate Strategy manager at a large F100 studio (not Disney) for about a year now (and it's had its ups and downs). Just figured there isn't too much information on here about corporate strategy paths from non-MBB people, so I thought I'd throw my chex into the mix here. My backgroun...
211 month 1 week ago
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How to quit a new accounts position at a bankI work as an hourly employee at a retail bank. I need to quit but if i give them two weeks notice and they tell me not to come back am i paid for thoze 2 weeks?...
11 month 2 weeks ago
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Portfolio Management Officer at Baml CREB (Dallas) or FAP Wells Fargo Energy Group (Houston)delete delete delete delete delete delete delete delete delete delete delete delete delete delete delete delete delete delete delete delete ...
101 month 2 weeks ago
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Foster Care to Strategic Finance: My StoryI saw a couple of my story posts, and thought it would be good to share mine since I come from a very nontraditional background. I saw another post in outline form and liked it, so mine will mimic that. The beginning: * I was placed in foster care at three months old. My mother didn't know who m...
151 month 2 weeks ago
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AMA - Alternative Path to F100 Corporate Strategy w/ Exit DetailsTook a different path to Corporate Strategy and have since exited (see below). AMA. * 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, DRI...
291 month 2 weeks ago
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Can someone explain to me how an investment manager can gain from unsecured NPL? I have understood how an investment manager can gain from secured NPL, but I can't understand how they earn money from unsecured NPL. Thank you guys :-) ...
01 month 2 weeks ago
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What is the point of FCF if it doesn't include debt and interest payments?Why does everyone look at free cash flow when the common formula (Total Cash Flow From Operating Activities - Capital Expenditures) does not take into account things like interest expense (or any taxes or debt payments at all?) Basically - who cares about a company's ability generate cash (before ...
71 month 2 weeks ago
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Finance Director or Commercial Banking RMI am looking at two opportunities, one is a Finance Director role at a small but successful company that is growing, and the other is in Commercial Banking starting in their credit training and then graduating into an RM or portfolio manager role. I'm curious to find out if anyone has done both rol...
41 month 2 weeks ago
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Is there a way to put a dollar value on the components of the cash conversion cycle? Is there a way to translate DSO, DIO, and DPO to dollar amounts? A 2 day DSO improvement frees up $XXX that was previously trapped in receivables. Being able to put a dollar value on what impact a two day improvement had on cash flow would be more meaningful. ...
51 month 3 weeks ago
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Is there any exit opportunities for Fp&A?I am currently a FP&A at a commercial bank, but work with forecasting numbers for auto loans, so the experience doesn't really translate to high financial jobs. I want to go into PE, but no target school so no real shot at that unless I go to get my MBA from a top 10, and even after that I'm not com...
31 month 3 weeks ago
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Private company ownershipQuestion: How would a private company such as a limited partnership issue shares among its partners. How would such a process work? Extra info: Of course when a business is in its early stages, ownership and profit splitting is left to the typical "you get what you put in". But there comes a time w...
01 month 3 weeks ago
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How to best prepare for FP&A summer internship at Tech F500 company?I would like to make a great first impression and hit the ground running as to increase my chances of getting that coveted return offer. Some background info: I am a junior in semi-target majoring in Finance, the internship starts in about 2.5 months. Also, should I reach out to the recruiter about...
21 month 3 weeks ago
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HelpWhich major is better for working as a finance analyst, management analyst etc, finance or economics...
41 month 3 weeks ago
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Investor relations gig at a 50B CoMorning WSmonkeys, I'm in a process for an IR Analyst position at a 50B listed company in Europe and was wondering whether you could help me assess the opportunity. Facts: - 4.5 years of B4 experience (3 of them doing transfer pricing - debt/interest rate analysis and intangible valuations and 1....
31 month 3 weeks 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-reduction-a-welcome-priority/ For those of you who are not familiar with SAP – it is a very big multinational software company (predominantly German, howe...
111 month 3 weeks ago
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received this email, does that mean i landed the internship?"Hello! My apologies on the delay. This year has proved to be extremely difficult in selecting our interns for the 2017 program. We ended up conducting almost 50 interviews! However, if you are you are receiving this email you are amongst the finalists. Congratulations. We should have offers ...
22 months 1 day ago
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Career crossroads- post MBA sell side equity research -> Corporate development?I have seen a few postings on here somewhat related to my issue but thought I would spell out exactly the crux I am facing. So I am at a bit of a crossroads in my career- I graduated from a non-target but through an extended relationship, I was able to land an analyst role at a small investment man...
02 months 2 days ago
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Big 4 CF interviewHello, I'm a junior auditor at a Big 4 and soon I'll have an interview at another Big 4 for the corporate finance department. HR told me that the interview will have 2 components: the interview with the partner and someone from hr and a practical one with a study case in which I have to calculate s...
12 months 5 days ago
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A Complete List of 'Challenges facing Deutsche BankAfter a rough year, DB is looking to make a comeback. From failing U.S. stress tests, and their share price dropping by 50%, the CEO John Cryan used the word "challenge" 64 times in the annual report. The article found here outlines some issues that the author believes DB is facing. [quote] 1) Le...
02 months 6 days ago
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Need help weighing out entry job options with goal of Corp Dev Moved topic to more populated threat. Please delete this thread. useless jabber to get the content minimum length...
02 months 6 days 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. ...
292 months 1 week 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 busin...
02 months 1 week 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...
12 months 1 week 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 t...
02 months 1 week 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 consultants. Ho...
172 months 1 week 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...
42 months 1 week 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 certifica...
772 months 1 week 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...
12 months 1 week 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 companies....
82 months 2 weeks 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 insig...
102 months 2 weeks 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 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 would have more variation bas...
42 months 2 weeks 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. I ...
12 months 2 weeks 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 ...
22 months 3 weeks 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 you wi...
22 months 3 weeks 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, ...
02 months 3 weeks 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 m...
42 months 3 weeks 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...
02 months 3 weeks ago

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