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AMA: F20 Strategy Director at 25 Y/O

Dedline

Overly caffeinated and procrastinating on some technical writing that needs finishing. My path: * Top 25 Undergrad with concentrations in Management Information Systems and Supply Chain Management with a 3.2 GPA but strong work experience * Four years of grinding through a blue chip...

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Anyone actually like their corporate development job? (Post -IB)

thecoolkid1234

I know most people exit to <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr>/<abbr title="hedge fund">HF</abbr> (coming from my firm) and maybe 1-2 in each analyst class exit to corporate development. I myself also plan on exiting to <abbr title="private...

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First Lien on Total Assets

alessandro_niglio

I got one questions regarding the liquidation value of a company that has a first lien on total assets. Let's not talk about the fair value of the assets. I need to know if the lender has priority also on the current liabilities. First I thought that the value was (Total Assets -...

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Commercial banking for business school?

JCVD

Trying to choose between BB (think JPMC, BAML, WF, Citi) offer vs a regional bank. Both are commercial banking analyst programs. BB: 65k + 15% Regional Bank: 80k +15% My goal is to attend a top 20 b-school in 3-4 years....

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Advice needed: Corporate Development (F500) to MBA

AriGold93

**Context**: I currently work in firm/corporate strategy at a top BB (GS/MS) and deciding between multiple Corporate Development role offers at F500 financial services firms (think Paypal/Visa/Square). My long term goal is to apply to a top-10 b-school after working in corporate development for at ...

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Valuations Analyst MF PE

StanBoy1331

Recently offered a position to join the valuations desk at a MF. How are these positions viewed internally/externally? Are they respected jobs? I come from a non target school and wanted to use the brand name of a MF to transition to a top Grad program and go from there. Is this common, or are MO/BO...

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Big 4 Infrastructure Advisory/Infra Finance to Treasury

jefflee909

Hi there, I am currently a first-year in a Big 4 infrastructure advisory. I've been here for a total of 5 months, and I have been thinking about the kind of life/career I want ahead. Based on my not-so-extremely-Type-A personality, slight awkwardness in social interaction, my **long-term** goal is ...

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FP&A vs Banking Ops

dawgofwallst

I currently have 2 job offers to decide between. The first is as an Operations Analyst with JP Morgan Chase, the second is a FP&A role with a biotech company. The pay is almost identical, so it will not affect my decision. I will have to relocate to Dallas for the Ops role, while the FP&A role is lo...

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Twitter Corp Dev in San Francisco ??

monkey1956

anybody here has interviewed with the corp dev team at twitter in san francisco ? for either their associate or director position. Mind sharing the interview process or the culture , exit comps and comps there ? Thanks!...

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TN Visa occupation for a Director of Strategy

TN Hunter

Hi All, Any experiences of obtaining a TN visa for a Corporate Strategy (Director/VP) role in the industry? Which occupation would the role of Director of Strategy sit under? Please share your experiences / thoughts. Thanks...

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Corporate Development Case - Pitch an Acquisition

dogboo

I have a final round with a large software company for their corporate development arm. Historically they have acquired smaller companies for tech/talent. They gave me a week to create a short PowerPoint presentation describing trends in the industry and then asked me to identify an acquisition bas...

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FP&A to Valuations -- skills needed?

Jake Paul

Recently started a corporate finance FP&A job. I'm not far in yet but even my senior analyst (1 year experience) spends most of his time updating already built models, refreshing excel reports, and building powerpoint decks for executive meetings. This is not really what I thought I was going to b...

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Comcast NBCUniversal Core Finance

vv123

Hi, Does anyone know about Comcast NBCUniversals Core Finance Associate program? What’s a typical day like? What is the median salary and exit opps? How is the career progression? Any help would be great!...

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Unorthodox Path to Corporate Strategy Position

PNWguy94

WSO users: This is my first post to WSO and I'm looking for a little guidance. Background on me: BBA in Management (trust me, I've heard all the jokes about MGMT majors, I get it, whatever) from TCU and work in sales for a fairly large construction equipment manufacturer. I'm really enjoying my s...

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Interview Prep- Citibank credit analyst

mlevkove

sorry i wanted to delete the post, couldn't figure out out. blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah...

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Microsoft AZ-203 Dumps PDF Realdumpspdf Preparation Material For Best Result

ammy-jhon

Are you looking for actual az-203 dumps ? if you want to get 90% score in Microsoft az-203 exam then you have to learn az-203 dumps PDF because we have all the azure az-203 study material that helps you to get best score. Passing the Microsoft az-203 exams dumps has never been faster and easier. ...

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ECM to Corp Dev. at a Tech Firm?

AspiringPEVC

Hey All, Hope everyone is having a great day. I knoww it's not the most popular entry-way but I was wondering if ECM at all would be a good way to get into Corp Dev. at a technology firm. A quick background on me: I've been passionate about the tech space for 6 years, have run my own blog for a few...

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Quarterly DCF & Terminal Value

Jason-Desrosiers

I'm building a quarterly DCF model. Obviously in this case the terminal period of the model is a quarter and not a year. When calculating the terminal value should i be multiply the final quarter by 4?...

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What are some job titles under the umbrella of FP&A?

George-Vuxton

I am very interested in working in FP&A at a corporation, but it seems some companies don't clearly list a job as FP&A. For example, one job I found is "Project Controls Analyst", with such job functions as " Assist in the performance of the Cost Estimating and Pricing functions", and "Perform Reque...

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How to get transaction services job in usa ?

boumhidi.ali.25

Hi everybody! I'm planning to fulfill one of my dreams and travel to the USA to pursue a master degree and take my chance to land a job in transaction services there. Which Business School do you recommend ? and which master in particular offers a good training for this job ? (also could you please...

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Underpaid in Strategy

yungstrategymaster

Currently 1.5 years into my first job out of school at a midsize tech company that is still growing incredibly fast ($2B+ revenue and ~50% yoy growth). I work in Corp strategy and am very pleased with the work I am doing, work life balance, and benefits, but know I’m underpaid ($55k base + 15% bon...

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Looking for advice on how to switch to FP&A

jackofallfruits

Hi all, I'm looking for any advice on how to break into FP&A roles. I started my career doing engineering and project management within infrastructure and utilities space for 5 years. My undergrad was in engineering (non-target state univ) and got my MBA from USC. I have one BB internship, but th...

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Technical questions in Interview for Internship in Markets and Corporate Treasury Sales

QRTRBCK

Hi everyone, I will have interviews next week for an internship at a large european bank (I am also based in Europe, if that matters in any way). They are for internships in the Markets and in the Corporate Treasury Sales division. Could anyone tell me, what to expect? Especially in terms of tech...

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Arizona State Finance Program

LosNitro

Hey all, I’m currently a high school senior considering ASU as it would be the cheapest option for me. Would the finance program at ASU be good enough for getting me into Risk Managment, Corporate Finance, Asset managment, etc? My ultimate goal would be investment banking but that is simply an un...

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Pros/Cons of working in F500 Corporate Finance?

freddyflintstone

I will be working at a F50 company as a finance analyst intern over the summer and I was wondering what all the pros and cons of wiring in corporate finance were. So far I have: Pros: - Work/Life balance is amazing Cons: - Nature of work can be unsexy Any input is greatly suggested...

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Help Best Headhunting/Recruiting/Search Firms for Corporate Finance FP&A for New York

mm2009

Hi, Could you guys help me with suggesting any good headhunting/recruiting firms for the New York market. Or if you know of any specific good headhunter please PM me. Industry is Corporate Finance/FP&A. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks...

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EIB (dev bank) opportunity

Pal

Hi, This is probably targeted more to the European context. I am a final year MSc in Finance student at a top BS in the region with an offer for an intern position at the European Investment Bank, in a public sector focused division. I was wondering if anyone here on the board has some insights with...

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Corporate Finance in a Bank

Njabulo Vincent-Hadebe

I am working for a boutique corporate finance firm. Its been 2yrs+/- and am earning below market related. I do love the environment I work in but its hard to get experience from the guys I work with who are typical ex-stock broking turned Corp. Fin. guys. My mentor has told me of Corp. Fin. at a BB ...

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CorpDev Salary Expectations

Helpabroout

I've been in my current analyst role (MM M&A) for almost 2 years since graduation. After 3 rounds of interviews I have reached the final round interview to join the M&A team of a highly acquisitive corporate with c. $10bn sales. What should my salary expectations be? My current pay is not great ($65...

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MGM Studios Corporate Strategy & Corporate Development Group

dontbugme

Hello - I saw this post online [here: ](https://www.glassdoor.com/job-listing/senior-analyst-strategic-planning-and-corporate-development-mgm-studios-JV_IC1146753_KO0,59_KE60,71.htm?jl=3064323974&utm_campaign=google_jobs_apply&utm_source=google_jobs_apply&utm_medium=organic) I am really interested ...

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Junior M&A Associate to Corporate Development

space_cadet

Hi all, Potential opportunity on the horizon to move to corporate development. Has anyone made the move to CD as a junior M&A associate? Any highlights / regrets to share? Currently working at an EB, top ranked. Thanks SC ...

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English-speaking opportunities in Tokyo

Kase

Greetings all ~ Long-time lurker, first time poster. First of all, let me state the rationale for my exploration of Tokyo opportunities. My wife is Japanese and we just had our first child, currently living on the West coast. We both talk about wanting to relocate to the Tokyo area, but only under...

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Financial & Managerial Accounting Books

mnomais

I am interested in strengthening my Financial and Managerial Accounting skillet. Which book would you recommend for each subject? Also, i prefer you recommend non-classroom books, which are 800+ pages and no one ever read or finishes, and instead focus on "informative" books, max 400 pages. Thanks...

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Anyone has insight on Google FP&A?

aphoegyi1989

A recruiter from Google found me on LinkedIn and reached out to me for project lead role with FP&A so now we are scheduled to talk later this month. So I'm trying to do some homework before the call. Does anyone have any insight on Google FP&A? Culture, structure, career progression, exit opportuni...

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AMA - Corporate Development & Strategy

anonguytoibd

Hi everyone. There have been some recent threads on corporate development and strategy, and I thought I would share my own experience through an AMA and give back to the community. My background is fairly mixed, and I graduated with a technical degree from a non-target/semi-target three years ago a...

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AMA - F500 Director of FP&A

accountingbyday

I've been asked to do an AMA a few times over the past few months and it's dead in the office so I figured I'd open myself up for questions. Brief background: - BS in Accounting from no name college with 3.0 - MS in Accounting from Indiana - 1 year in Big 4 (I knew I was going to hate it) - 1.5 yea...

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Best practical readings to prepare for a career in FDD

sterrus

Hi, I'm a MSc student with experience from Big Four audit that just accepted an offer for a TS position at another Big Four firm and I've been looking around for readings (books, articles etc) that could provide a solid knowledge on how Financial Due Diligence is performed in a practical manner. O...

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Servicenow Corp Finance Internship : Turn into F100 FLDP

timr23

I received an offer for the Corporate Finance internship at ServiceNow. It's a new program but the offer was good, it gives me CF experience and ServiceNow is quickly growing. I believe it has a solid chance at becoming fortune 500 soon. I was wondering if this opportunity would give me a solid ch...

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Broke into Corporate Development, but behind my peers in experience

mightneedit

I have pretty much all the credentials one would want as an undergraduate. Economics Major, Target School (ivy), and a great GPA. Unfortunately, with a whirlwind of college experiences including Division I sports, I only was able to muster up a few final-round interviews with BB banks in NYC. I took...

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Career Choice - FP&A

Michael Jefferson

Hi, I would like to give me your opinion about career choice I have to make the next two days. I hava bachelor in Accounting and Finance and master in Finance. My goal is to work in FP&A department of a firm. I have two offers. One is from PwC for auditing department and the other an Assistant Acc...

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