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Citigroup - Review - Corporate Financethe best thing is the people are super down to earth. Everyone i have met is willing to help you if they can just need to find the right time.. The worst part is that i feel that interns in Miami do not get a program and it is difficult to meet new people...
Raytheon Company - Review - Corporate FinanceAmazing work life balance. They truly care about working from home and still being an effective team member.. Unfortunately, at end of quarter times can become very stressful. I wish management handled this more effectively....
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Amazon - Review - Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT)Fast-paced, Day 1 culture, dog-friendly work environment. Work on things that impact millions of people.. Write 6-pagers for meetings, hectic and disorganized at times. Lots of change, so if you don't like that not great fit....
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Morgan Stanley - Review - Private Wealth ManagementGood hours, awesome manager, genuine people. Get ownership of work and a lot of responsibility early on, like meeting with clients.. Low comp, no career trajectory, very inefficient as business grows, but this also opens new opportunities....
Capital One Financial - Interview - GeneralistThe conceptual parts were most surprising. Talking about strategies and business concepts i was unfamiliar with was the most challenging. I was expecting that there would be math problems. The calculations were simple but knowing what formula to use and how to best approach and explain your number...
The Walt Disney Company - Review - Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT)Great work life balance and working on the studio lot is absolutely amazing. Everyone is very passionate about movies here and it creates a common bond amongst employees.. People here stay for 20+ years quite frequently, leaving little advancement opportunity. However, the flip side is that people s...
Stout Risius Ross - Interview - ValuationCombination of resume (e.g. tell me about yourself, why that college), fit (e.g. why valuation advisory, why Stout) and technical (e.g. walk me through a DCF, tell me about CAPM). Some unexpected questions: 1. What is your favorite Excel shortcut? 2. Can beta be negative? 3. How would you determine ...
Verizon - Interview - Corporate FinanceI would say that there were not really any particularly difficult or unexpected interview questions asked of me. I would say that the questions they focused on were really all behavioral, and were questions like what are your greatest strengths, what are your greatest weaknesses, and other get-to-kn...
Wayfair - Interview - Consumer - RetailHow would your friends describe you? An excel based case that asked questions related to seasonality, conversion rates, revenue margins, etc. Had to walk through the data with them and explain your answers and how they related to the business as a whole. I was also given the opportunity to provide ...
PricewaterhouseCoopers - Interview - Mergers and Acquisitions- Please explain the main drivers and assumptions of your bachelor thesis in French (because I indicated fluency in French) - How should I value this building? - Please explain to me the impact of depreciation in all statements - What are PwC's main competitors in the M&A market - Talk to me about a...
Prudential Capital Group - Review - Corporate Finance-pay -responsibility from day one -wrok life balance relative to IB is good but not that far off (many hundred hour weeks, but just not every week). -responsibility from day one (double edged sword as there is no margin for error) -older systems, conservative, and slow moving...
Goldman Sachs - Review - TreasuryCompany name is reputable and well-known on wallstreet. Can leverage brand name for future opportunities.. Pay could be more competitive - other bulge brackets pay more for similar role. Internal management needs more structure. ...
JPMorgan Chase - Review - Corporate FinanceVery inclusive culture with tons of collaboration. Everyone is very friendly and willing to help with anything!. There is no internal mobility opportunities for interns who want to go into other intern programs within the company....
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How do I prepare for a TD Corporate Banking Super Day?I recently got accepted to TD Bank's Corporate and Specialty Banking Sophomore Program Super Day. The actual events consist of a welcome meeting and dinner at a restaurant on the 23rd and the Super Day on the 24th. The Super Day itself will consist of 3 interviews. How should I best prepare for th...
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Nuveen Investments - Interview - Corporate DevelopmentNot difficult questions from the human resources screener, just have to be up-to-date about the industry. The hr recruiter asked about my interest in the company, industry and the team. Seemed to be a lot of check the box questions about where do you see yourself in five years, what do you know a...
Nestle - Review - GeneralistGood work-life balance, work isn't too stressful or demanding, lots of visibility to senior maangement. Niche industry, work locations are not the most sought after, long rotation program, low pay, move every year...
Wells Fargo and Company - Review - GeneralistEsily one of the chillest companies programs to work for. Made sure we were all networking and attending coffee chats 24/7. Did not like my line of business and getting a return offer in it did not do me any good because I did not want to continue there...
General Electric - Review - PowerRelaxed work culture. People were generally eager to help one another out. Many varying levels of experience between people in the office. Helped the younger employees get up to speed. . Was not always super lively. There were a lot more cubicles than people and there was a somewhat sparse layout, i...
Apple - Review - FinanceObviously - it's Apple. great experience and the people were very welcoming of interns and eager to learn more about them; lots of different finance teams. It can be a challenging place to navigate due to the overwhelming size; as an intern, take the time to familiarize yourself with the company...
Tesla Motors - Review - Generalisteveryone excited about working at Tesla and passionate about the vision of the company and Elon's vision. sometimes the place feels like a zoo with people coming and going on the regular; it's not good to burn people out either...
CME Group - Review - Corporate DevelopmentEveryone who works here is extremely intelligent. The projects are interesting and my work is directly contributing to the success of the firm. Bonuses aren't as large as other roles within the financial services industry. The pension does help offset that though....
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Cash Management Analyst, Corporate BankingHi all, I have an interview coming up for a corporate banking cash management analyst position. I can find things related to treasury analyst but nothing in cash management. Anyone have any experience in this department, and can expand on the main duties of this type of role? Also, what would the...
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CME Group - Review - Business DevelopmentThe environment and atmosphere are great. Everyone there is friendly and willing to teach. My supervisor is great.. Not so many good food around the company in the loop. If you want a really fast-paced working style, this would not be a good choice....
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Commercial & Corporate BankingHello everyone - I was contacted by a recruiter for a senior commercial real estate analyst in the corporate and commercial real estate group. I have heard of corporate and investment banking being held under the same roof, but have never seen commercial and corporate. I haven't gone through a re...
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Deutsche Bank - Interview - Mergers and AcquisitionsWhat kind of valuation methodologies did you use for case competition? What kind of valuation methodologies gave you the highest share price? How did you find out company XYZ is undervalued by 40%? It was really unexpected questions for me because I thought they are going to ask me only behavioral ...
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IB/Research to Corp Strat/DevQuick question wanted to run by everyone if possible. I spent some time in investment banking particularly in one industry (1-3 years experience) and now am working in equity research with a top ranked analyst in a subsection of that same industry. I made the switch because I am very much interested...
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Barclays 2019 Summer FA Corporate Banking SuperdayHi everyone, This is regarding their Corporate Banking Summer FA role. I just wanted to see if anyone had interviewed with Barclays Friday 9/28 and has heard back with any updates? If anyone has any insight into the hiring process and the timeline from super day to offer, I would greatly apprecia...
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At what point can one break 500k and 1MM in a Corporate role?At what point in your career in Corp Dev/Fin/Strat could one generally expect to earn 500k? Is this Director level of comp or higher? Could a Senior Director in a profitable industry like tech expect to earn around this level? And where can you expect to earn 1 MM? Could a VP in FIG, energy, tech o...
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Deloitte - Interview - GeneralistDo you wish to be loved or be respected? Our client, a major movie studio, is thinking about consolidating its media marketing platform. How do you propose the study to be structured? What kind of data would you need to measure the financial impact of this decision? What recommendation would you ...
Koch Industries - Review - GeneralistGreat company to work for. Very professional culture, nice people, challenging work environment too. . Wichita is not a great place to live. If the location were better this would be a no brainer job. Too bad they aren't in Colorado. ...
Google - Review - Strategy and OperationsGreat work life balance, amazing perks and benefits, collegial and fun culture. Amazing brand name on a resume that will open a lot of doors. Questionable impact on the business, not as prestigious or influential as engineering or PM. Too big and bureaucratic sometimes...
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Due Diligence in IT Company My company is looking to buy their first IT company that has two legs. One in Germany and other in America. They want to know if there is any way to make the due diligence faster and cheaper. So I wanted to draw from experience if you have any idea as to what should be the strategy here. What do I l...
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Company Specific Risk and BetaI recently joined a company that acquires small family run businesses and uses a beta of 1.5? Can someone explain why and what should be a range for company specific risk premium? ...
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FTI Consulting - Review - RestructuringGood exposure to various industries and how to run the finance function of a company. I essentially view FTI's corp fin/restrucutring practice as CFO school. Travel, office politics, a lot of brown-nosing of partners is required to advance your career. No flexibility to work from home even if it fea...
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I need some Literature on how to perform as a CFO Hello all I have recently been offered a job and I am not sure how to go about doing it. I have just been offered a CFO position at an early stage start up offering equity. I am very interested, but I know I am under qualified. If you have any books that you would recommended I would be more than h...
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Lockheed Martin - Review - TreasuryGreat work environment and low stress. Great intern events outside of work which was very useful to network . . Typically corporate politics and conflict between internal divisions. Especially conflicts between different managers. ...
JPMorgan Chase - Review - Financial Planning and Analysiswide network of people in NYC that you can network with high salary and good bonus as intern, 50/hr OT great brand name company * . they dont tell you what office in new york you work at until months after offer is accepted.. they say (ny metro) they also dont tell you what division youll be p...
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Can Anyone Speak About Bulge Bracket Corp. Finance/ FP&A ??I always see forums on this site talking about corporate finance at a f500 etc... can anyone speak on their experience doing corporate finance or fp&a at a top tier investment bank? (GS/MS/JPM etc.) Overall, how is the experience, exit opps, compensation, growth opportunities, work that you do... an...
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Seeking advice for FP&A analyst role in P2P lending companyHello! I'm interviewing (final interview) FP&A analyst role with a P2P lending company, but I don't have any background in this space (big four audit +PE ops). Could anyone give me some advice in what exactly do they do and anything I should look out for in the interview? During phone interview with...
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KPMG - Review - GeneralistGood work life balance and ability to take time off with flexibility. Great managers and loads of trainings. Pays lower wages than competitors Big four which might create dissatisfaction among new or old hires ...
Verizon - Review - GeneralistYou just earned 3 banana points and now have 3 banana points in the Bananas category. Company Compensation Financial Analyst has been created.. You just earned 3 banana points and now have 3 banana points in the Bananas category. Company Compensation Financial Analyst has been created....
Deutsche Bank - Review - Strategy and OperationsReasonable culture where people are nice enough to work with. Very good healthcare benefits. Relaxing hours.. Low compensation, no exit opportunity, bad reputation, lots of shitty work on data collection and consolidation...
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FP&A Offer Potential Still On/Off?Short-story: Finished what I assumed was the final interview for a FP&A role. HR said he'll get back to me after one week. Two weeks passed, I've received a different offer, pushed HR to expedite decision and they said they needed to do one more interview. HR tried to schedule it, until finally afte...
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What is corporate banking and is it the same as "coverage"What is corporate banking and is it the same as "coverage"? Need h el p. ...
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Walmart - Interview - N/AQuestion about why I left my old Job. Question about one time I disagreed with my manager. Question about one time I felt I was right but everyone was wrong. For questions like these. For this question, you want to make sure your answer will not impact your ability to work at the firm . State som...
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Corporate Banking Summer Analyst InterviewHi everyone, I recently got selected for an interview at Citi Canada for the corporate banking analyst role. This is my first finance interview, and I was wondering if anyone knew how technical the interview was, and the type of technical questions they asked. ...
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Prudential - Review - Corporate FinanceGreat company with strong training program and positive work culture. Team was friendly and manager was very helpful. Location in Newark was not ideal. Though the office was nice, surrounding area was not the best place to work...
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Microsoft First RoundHi everyone, I received a first round interview from Microsoft's Financerotational program and was wondering if anyone had any insight on how I should prepare and how technical it gets? Any help would be much appreciated thanks....
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BlackRock - Interview - Corporate DevelopmentWhat should BlackRock consider regarding market positioning when entering developing economies? This was during the first round interview and was part of the more technical set. The interviewers are pretty willing to help you out if you seem stuck, but on the whole, it seems like they really want ...
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JPMorgan Middle Market Commercial Banking HireVueI know this is an invetment banking forum however I was wondering if anyone had any info on JPMorgan's HireVue questions for ft commercial banking analyst position. Any info would be really helpful! Just got my invite to do one and I've struggled with HireVues in the past so a little nervous....
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JPM CCBSI SuperdayHey, I was wondering if anyone else had Superday last friday for the corporate client banking summer analyst position in Houston? Has anyone heard back yet?...
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Do all back office corporate jobs pay the same at each level?I need a fact check about something. So I was talking to a friend the other day and he was telling me that exiting from consulting/banking into a corporate role is a bad career move as all roles at F500 have the same pay scale. He pretty much said that a VP or Director in Corporate Finance/Strategy...
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Excel assessment test for FP&AWas wondering if anyone has a sample for an excel test that would be administered in the interview process for someone getting into a corp. FP&A role (pivot tables, vlookups, functions). Or can you guys direct me to free resources to practice for a upcoming excel assessment test? Thanks!...
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Compensation Structure at the mid-management level in Corporate Development / Strategy / FinanceCurious how comp structure looks in Corp Dev / Strat / Fin as you progress through the ranks. I know it can vary a lot by industry/company at the senior levels (VP, SVP, EVP), but I wonder if it is more or less the same at lower levels. Would be great to get some insight from more experienced folks ...
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Dell - Review - Corporate Financelax corporate culture. "flat hierarchy". Most people are very approachable and internal networking is encouraged.. May get bored or feel underemployed ...
PepsiCo - Review - Corporate FinanceGet to work on extremely high visibility projects and develop all aspects of yourself as a professional. Comp could be higher, and more tied to individual performance rather than company performance. That's it....
CME Group - Interview - ConsultingWhat would you do if I give you an elephant that you're not allowed to sell it or give it to anyone else? Suppose a specific business line in CME is declining, what's your strategy to promote this business? ...
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Which industries pay the best for corporate roles?Anyone exiting from finance, consulting, accounting or law are looking for the best option when taking a corporate role which is why I'm wondering which industry pays the best? I hear a lot about tech being one of the top industries to exit into compensation wise though what about other profitable ...
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