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Destroy my Resume Please

ashdalsbdlasdas

I've been out of school for a year now, working as a data/business analyst for a commercial real estate development company. At this point, I am looking for something similar somewhere new and need help/advice with my resume. I dont really know what i'm doing so any advice would be...

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Is F100 really a lot better than non-IB/ST BB Finance Positions?

recruitingstudent

Is F100 really a lot better than non-IB/ST <abbr title="bulge bracket">BB</abbr> Finance Positions? Most people at my school consider Financial Analyst and Rotational Programs at F100 companies (Verizon, 3M, P&G, Microsoft, J&J) to be great jobs out of undergrad....

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How to forecast AP?

leveragedblackout

Not sure if this is the right place to ask. Currently interning at a large corporate gig and I was assigned with a task to forecast individual <abbr title="accounts payable">AP</abbr> (monthly) from suppliers but cannot figure out how to do it properly. The company...

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Perspective on IB to VC/internal M&A transition

Pitbull Class

Thoughts ? https://medium.com/qualcomm-ventures/beyond-the-spreadsheet-a-career-transition-from-investment-banking-to-venture-capital-e38c3267a207#.230uuwhag...

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Question about PNC Locations and Functions

ejhughe22

Hey everyone, I was just selected for 2nd round at PNC in Pittsburgh for a Corporate and Institutional Banking Analyst (rotational) role. I was wondering where their corporate locations are and what goes on at each location. I was pretty impressed on the number of transactions they've done recently...

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MM Corp Finance interview questions 2016

TommyGunn

Hi chimps, Lookings for views on the best way to prep for a corp fin analyst interview, BIWS, WSP etc? Anyone went throught the process recently, looking for up to date info. thanks tg...

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F100 FLDP Internship

soundofaviolin

I got an offer for a F100 insurance company FLDP internship in Newark, NJ. (you can probably guess the name). I come from a target in NYC with a 3.6 GPA and good work experience in corporate development. How are insurance company's fldps viewed? A possible exit after 3 years is corp dev.. which woul...

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List of Transferable Skills in Corporate Finance

Angelz629

Last week, I posted this article "Should I reconsider an O&G career due to low oil prices?" regarding whether or not you should reconsider a corporate finance career in oil and gas given the current environment of low oil prices. This week, I want to take that topic a step further and assume that...

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How to land a corp fin internship?

jnijnijn

How should I network if any is needed? Is it as simple as applying online? Any tips are appreciated. Im a CS major at a top uni....

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Big 4 Advisory to Corporate Strategy

Johnsteven15

Hey everyone, What are some of the exit opportunities from Big 4 Advisory, particularly, at Deloitte. I recently graduated from a top school and am currently working in Deloitte's Advisory group. I would like to either try and get into S&O, or move into a corporate strategy role in a couple of yea...

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JPM Operations Analyst Career Progression

Kaitlyn-Mills

I am going to be interning as an Operations Analyst at JP Morgan in the summer. I am a junior so I will be graduating after next year. My major is as an industrial engineer. I am not extremely familiar with the finance world. What would be the usual career progression as an operations analyst for JP...

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Citigroup/ other firm new analyst accounting exam!

mani555

I got accepted to the comm banking analyst program at Citi beginning June. Wanted to know more about the accounting exam analysts are required to take and how best to be prepared for it. I have heard they do Training the Street accounting course- any suggestions ?...

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MBA + CPA combo: Worth it?

mike50

I have a BA in Accounting and currently work as a Sr. FP&A Analyst at a large automotive firm in Detroit. I was thinking about doing a PT MBA at uMich to advance my education while also moving me up to management. It will be fully paid for by my employer and is the 6th best program in the country, s...

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Google Sales Development Rep vs Microsoft FRP

Pecunia

I have a full-time offer from the Microsoft Finance Rotation Program (SEA) and an upcoming interview for the Google Sales Development Representative position (NYC). I have heard that this is a second-tier level role at Google. I'd like to know if its possible to move from this position to something ...

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Question about the discount rate

aazz1990

Hi, I am a belgian student in Finance and I have a problem I have a question about the discount rate, to value a firm (or equity), I dont know which one to use. Sometimes it is Wacc+1, sometimes WACC-Growth. I am not sur but for the Tax shield it is the risk free level? And sometimes I have to multi...

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PM or CF

CFchimp11

Hello all, I am in the first rotation of a FDP for an insurance company. I will most likely have a CF FP&A rotation and a PM rotation. I am on the fence regarding which way to ultimately go, and either way I would most likely work for the company upon graduating from the FDP. Does anyone have any in...

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F500 General Management Leadership Development Programs?

Andrés

Hi guys, fldps have been discussed extensively here, which is hardly surprising given finance focus of this forum. I am curious though, do many F500 have similar programs to nurture and groom future BU heads/General Managers/Country Managers/CEOs and COOs as opposed to CFOs and VPs of Finance, na...

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FP&A for Corporate Functions?

wanttobreakin111

Hi all, I am trying to help figure out some information for a friend in a job he is interviewing for. It is essentially an "FP&A" role at a F500 company. However, this FP&A role doesn't work with any of the product or project lines, it just does FP&A for corporate functions like HR/IT department and...

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29 years old working in middle office at a BB, do I have any chance?

bernie madoff

Been trying to get into an fp&a role for about 6 months. Much more interested in forecasting budgeting and planning than traditional accounting. I'm 29 and feeling pigeonholed. Hiring managers think I'm too old for FA roles but too inexperienced for SFA roles. I'd like to avoid going back to scho...

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Starting MAcc in the fall -- ultimate goal is corp finance

davidallen

Rather than write a rambling story I'll give you the key points: -26 years old. -Bachelors in a useless field of study from an absolute shit tier state school. -Worked blue collar wage slave jobs for the past few years because I can't find any white collar work in my shithole town. -Beginning cours...

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Best Companies to work in Corporate Finance

GoIllini

Hey guys, I'm trying to compile a list of companies that are good places to work in the realm of corporate finance. Reasons being good environment, compensation,job opportunities, quality of work, management, growth opportunities, etc. I'm trying to figure out the top companies to work for in corpo...

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JPM Corporate banking SA 2016

2chainztherapper

Has anyone heard of or know anything about the process for JPM corporate banking/ commercial Its for either the corporate client group/ lev fin syndicate 2016 SA gig. ...

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McMaster-Carr Management Trainee Program

ElijahPrice

Got an e-mail about this last week. Anyone know anyone in this program? It seems like they like to take kids from top schools, put them in their trainee program, and then the kids manage factory workers. It's still sounds more interesting than what I'm doing now (MO at a MM). Anyone know about the...

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PepsiCo Finance Analyst VS Citi Commercial Banking Analyst

mani555

Got offers from both Pepsico and Citi and not sure which one is better for learning, B- school prospects later and overall a better career launching platform after undergrad. Would really appreciate feedback on this. ...

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KPMG Deals Advisory (M&A FDD)

SinCityAuditor

Anyone have any experience with this group and possibly their interview process? I have a 3rd interview with them coming up soon I want to make sure I have all my bases covered. So far my previous interviews have been pretty light on technical items and a heavier focus on getting to know me. Also,...

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Difference between Strategic Planning and Corporate Strategy?

AnonMonk1234

Is there a difference between the two? I found a strategic planning opening but it seems like it's more marketing focused, so that confused me for a bit....

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Is this a good list of corporate rotational programs?

blkmr

Did some googling and found this list of programs. Are there any big ones here that are missing? Honestly, it seems pretty random of a selection. http://www.careereducation.columbia.edu/resources/leadership-development-programs...

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New FDP

CFchimp11

I just started the first round of my finance development program; any career advice for someone starting their career? I would say I am book smart, but my communication, networking, and technical skills (i.e. Excel) could be better. Advice on most important excel skills (specific to FP&A and Asset M...

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BB&T Leadership Development or GE Plant Financial Leadership Program

bigdog1993

hey guys. I'm graduating in May and have interviews with both of these firms. I know GE FMP program is good and is what I would want to do overall but I applied to late to the program.. Have you heard of GE Plant fiancee leadership program or BB&T Leadership Development and have any thoughts on them...

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Advice for a chimp

CFchimp11

All, I am a recent graduate from a non-target in Finance and Economics and am currently in the first round of my finance development program. My post is pretty general, but being as I am new to the site I definitely want to take advantage of the knowledge and experience that exists here. In general...

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Global payments solutions

Rachel Banks

Hello! I’m looking for global payments solutions with API for automating pay-ins and pay-outs for my business. The first I found find is Payoneer and there are a lot of good feedbacks I could find. Can anyone advice some other provider like Payoneer to compare? Thank you guys!...

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Intel Finance @ Folsom, CA

oowij

Hey folks, How does Intel's Corp Finance program rank in terms of F500 finance programs? I just received an offer for the Folsom, CA office but does anyone know any info or have friends that have worked in this same office? If so, could you possibly throw in your input on what you know? Someone...

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EXIT OPS: Commercial Lending?

newschool332

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Value of an IB Internship for Corporate Development

mbahopeful

Hi All, I want to gather opinions on the value of an internship at a boutique investment bank, specifically on whether it will help me transition into corporate development. My background is in consulting and I will be returning back to my previous employer (sponsored) after business school (curren...

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EURIBOR rate projection

zfbjnk603

Dear forum, could you please advise whether should I somehow project EURIBOR rate in 10y financial model or just to leave at as flat constant? Thanks!...

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How I Landed a FDP Offer from an Unknown School

dan_yo23

Let me first begin by saying that for most of my time in college, getting into a FLDP at a F500 firm has been my goal. I am very intrigued by the exciting, fast-paced life and lucrative pay of the IB world, but the 80-100hr work weeks and the fact that the company doesn’t “make something” sim...

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How Does a "Retention Bonus" Work?

TorontoMonkey1328

I have a friend in corporate who is currently going through M&A (as a target). He has been classified as a necessary resource and has been told that he is getting a retention bonus if he stays on. He reached out and asked me for advice and I realized I don't know anything about it. I think that the...

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Greater Chicago Area Medical/Pharma Company Experiences

Eskimo Brothers

Hi All, I know there are at least a few people on here who are working/have worked in corporate finance for big medical/pharama companies in the Chicagoland area. I'd be very interested to hear more about compensation, career path, culture, work/life balance, etc. for some of these companies. Some ...

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Alvarez and Marsal London

williamthesnake

Does anyone have any info on what work is like at Alvarez and Marsal, specifically in the valuations team? In terms of types of projects, pay and exit ops. (UK only) I applied to a role in their valuations group a while back and heard nothing for a long time but now suddenly a recruiter from them h...

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Apple Finance

backslats

I am looking for advice to leverage a connection I have at Apple. At a conference last month I met some Apple finance guys recruiting for their finance development program. I am currently a senior and was told that they are only recruiting for interns but after talking with one for a while they aske...

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unrealized hedge gain add back

October

First post - If I am trying to normalize NI for an oil and gas company I need to do something with their "unrealized hedge gain / loss" on the IS since that is not what they actually realize in cash for the period. Dumb question and I imagine it is treated the same as an interest expense add ba...

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Financial Modeling for FP&A

smokay72

Hey Guys, I'm a staff accountant looking to transition into FP&A Role. I have limited financial modeling experience, so i'm looking for materials/crash courses that would help develop my financial modeling skills for FP&A role. Your input is much appreciated! Thanks,...

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Citigroup Financial Analyst Program

Corpbanker1

Hello, It seems like that I will be going to Citigroup for their Full-Time Financial Analyst Program, Its a 3 Year program with rotations in the following groups (FP&A, Controllers, Tax, and Corporate M&A). I just wanted to know what would the exit opps would be coming out of the program, my goal i...

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FCFE for determining yearly long-term growth rate in a restructuring company

Eddyki

Hey mates! I'm new to the forum - so hello to ya'll! I'm also relatively new to the corporate finance world, so take it easy on me ;) I have a question to you regarding the FCFE growth rate model! I am doing some case problems to learn about valuing companys and one case problem wants to have t...

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Corporate Development Interview Process

mrblue

Hi, I was curious what the interview process for corporate development typically entails. I see sometimes there is a modeling test, sometimes not. Typically is the modeling test accretion /dilution, building a stand-alone operating model, or something else? How does the process differ from others li...

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PwC FSR Advisory Full Time offer Vs. Citi Credit Analyst Full Time offer

Wallstreetneversleeps

Hi Everyone, I have run into a bit of dilemma and i figured the folks on WSO may be able to help. First a little background on myself: I am a current senior year at a good (but non-target) business school with a good GPA and pretty strong resume. Moral of the story is I have been applying to full...

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Financial technical question exercises

Asphanel

Hello ! I am an engineer student and I want to go into corporate finance, I have basic knowledge of it (statements, DCF, LBO,..) but I want to improve my tehnical skills. Unfortunatly, I cannot manage to find a relevant exercise book, would you happen to know one ? I am looking for very basic exer...

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Corporate Strategy - Alcoa?

FunkMonkey12

Anyone heard about this group? Was curious what salary/exit ops would be. Thanks....

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Corp Fin F500 or Big 4? ---> End goal MBA

breezy44

I'm interested to know others' opinions on whether a Big 4 gig or Corp Fin at a F500 would look "better" on an MBA application. Right now, I am working at a Big 4 in audit, and doing an advisory rotation with the strong possibility of entering into the advisory division full-time after two years. I'...

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Analyst vs. Associate in Corporate

Ion26

Is corporate finance is analyst or associate the higher position? Also, is an analyst vs. associate title a negotiable part of a job?...

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Quitting FLDP-1st Rotation

AnonMonk1234

Monkeys, I have been working at a F500 FLDP for almost a year now and I absolutely hate it. There is no "finance" in what I do, it is all accounting work. I know the first thing a lot of people will say is to tough it out and wait for the next rotation but, from what I've seen, almost every rotat...

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Diageo FLDP?

TheLakeShow

Does anyone know anything about Diageo's FLDP program (culture, opportunities, exit ops,etc)? Appreciate any and all input. ...

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Marijuana startups in Colorado, etc

JohnBrohan

I was wondering what are some marijuana companies in states where the prohibition is gone worth looking at for work? I feel like this could be the new tech. Even these companies need accountants, analysts, and possibly soon traders (once weed is traded on the NYMEX)....

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Walmart FADP vs. Big 4 Audit

TorontoKid12

I just finished interning at a Big 4 firm this past summer, spending half my time in Audit and the other half in Financial Advisory; corporate finance (mid-market M&A). Didn't really like Audit but really enjoyed CF. Unfortunately, I would have to spend 2-3 years in Audit full-time before I can make...

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Investor Relations Internship in Fortune 500? (Europe)

Hiperfly

Hello all monkeys, I am doing a MSc in a semi-target University in Europe. I might have the possibility of doing an internship in the headquarters of a F500 company in Europe, in the department of Investor Relations. My main goal is to end up in corporate finance (M&A, Front Office if possible) o...

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Next steps for a tired consultant

consultant18703

Hi All! Recently hit 2 years at big 4 consulting firm, have done a fair amount of strategy work and am hoping to make a transition into corp strat. Looking for some advice on where to start... 1. Finding jobs - Do these positions mostly go through recruiting agencies? Networking? Linkedin..? How do...

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Help with next step!

sharky7

Hi there, so I’ve just moved to the Vals and business modelling team at a B4 and I was wondering whether someone could help me to design my strategy for the upcoming years (2-3) and how to get the max profit from this experience. Brief background: 3 years of experience in B4 (other area). Knowled...

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Working with Betas

realjackryan

I am very fortunate in that the recruiting line "I want to work in a challenging environment with smart people" true so I don't have to BS. For this sentence at least. I have also been very fortunate to have multiple corporate banking/valuation/corporate finance internships to help me build my tech...

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Kantar Retail - Project Analyst

hihihohohaha2

Hello, I will be having the 1st round face-to-face interview with the company for this position tomorrow. Any insights on this would be much appreciated.... Thank you! ...

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AMA - Corp Dev (F500) with a non-traditional background and b school

NHst

AMA - I work in corporate development at a professional services company (Fortune 500) in NYC. My career path to corp dev is non-traditional and didn't involve IB but may be of some help to a couple people. My summary background: - graduated from a liberal arts college in 2006 - took a back office...

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Valuation Case Interview

Vyraal

I recently just got an interview at a valuation group (Duff&Phelps/Big 4) and was told I would be given a valuation case study. Whole process including the case is supposed to be just one day from 10am - 3pm, including a lunch with two of the associates, but wasn't given how much time I would have o...

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Thoughts on M&A and investments (corporate strategy) at large CC company (e.g. Visa, Mastercard)

HY-HY

Hey Guys, I was curious to hear about your thoughts on an opportunity to do M&A and strategic investments for a large credit card company. I currently work for a IB (well known globally, okay recognition in the US). I was wondering if anyone had any insights into Comp, Progression, or thoughts in g...

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Studying Financial Engineering but Don't Want to be a Trader

Leo-Choco

Hi, I am honestly fascinated by the core disciplines of FE, in which mathematical models are used to understand finance. However, I know that many FE graduates move on to be more of a supporting role/coding in sales and trading or even risk management. I previously worked in corporate banking in a...

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I finally got it, please help choose!

sharky7

Hi there, After much hard work (3 years B4) and passing CFA L2, I'm starting to see the fruits. At the moment I have the following offers (Europe): - Valuations and business modeling (B4): within their transactions line of business, from my conversation with the partner/team they perform 1/3 intan...

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How competitive are F500 FLDPs?

wanttobreakin111

Hi all, I'm a rising senior at a non target but well respected state flagship. With a 3.3 and pretty much no work experience, am I competitive for any decent corporate job? I'm asking because I'm deciding whether or not to delay my graduation for internship, or just straight up applying for fldps. T...

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Corporate Strategy Interview Prep Advice

stratdude09

I have an upcoming FT interview with a corporate strategy group at a F500 Media & Entertainment company. I'm really excited about this opportunity, but I'm not too sure what kind of technical questions I should be expecting. I know corp strat interviews vary a lot from firm to firm, but I'd apprecia...

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IRO in Biotech. What can I do after a MBA?

Alabama

Dear, I am working as an Investor Relations Officer in a great Biotech firm for 3 years, straight after a entrepreneurship experience in retail of 3-4 years (Interned in Capital Market). I think in would be difficult to advance as most of Investor Relations Directors have a more technical backgro...

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F500 and Big 4

DtimesDmeasures

Hi guys, Just wanted to know how fldps or finance roles in F500 will fare against those in banks that are non IB, S&T or high finance roles. Also how competitive are they to get in? Would it be like banks where GPA matters a lot? Also from what I've seen on previous threads, corporate finance in...

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Value in BB senior year internship when already have FT FLDP offer?

TravelBonobo

I'm a senior at a non-target, with a F500 FLDP offer for after I graduate. I am 99.99% sure that the FLDP is what I want to do. I find corp fin very enjoyable and want to continue in corp fin long-term. I was recently approached about interviewing for a Fall/Spring semester internship with a BB in t...

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Should I take the offer or keep searching?

sharky7

Here is my case: I have almost 3 years of experience in transfer pricing (2 different countries in Europe, only B4 experience) where I've been able to learn about debt capacity analysis, interest rate pricing, and some intangibles and business valuation (just a little bit of the latter). The area ...

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Would an MBA help in switching from IT to FP&A

mike50

Let's say you have a BS in MIS and work in a call center/help desk type role. You want to switch out of IT, get an MBA from a top 20 school, and work as a Financial Analyst or Sr. Financial Analyst (FP&A) at a F500. Is that possible?...

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Switching Industries In Corporate Development

Jperse

Is it a fairly common exit to switch industries within corporate development when progressing through the ranks? I am curious as I evaluate an offer for a Senior Analyst role where I am not 100% confident of the potential growth opportunities within the firm or local opportunities in the industry. ...

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What comp should a Senior Corp Dev Analyst request?

Jperse

Sorta received an offer from a fortune 400 for a Sr analyst position in their corporate development group. The hiring manager said they "now have to figure out what to pay me". I have 3 years of long-only experience. The other analysts here used to be senior associates at JPM, Harvard grads, etc. ...

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I am a fldp at a f100... What should I be doing?

Sharpei89

Perhaps a little bit of an odd question but I do have a few. I am currently in rotation at a f100 FLDP and have to Say that it is pretty enjoyable work, and the hours are not as bad as most would think. My question is to more experienced persons out there as sort of a mentor question, what should I ...

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JPMorgan Chase Leadership Program

NerdBusiness

I have an interview next month for the Oversight and Controls leadership development program with JPMorgan in New York. I was informed that since I have an MBA, I would join the firm as an associate rather than as an analyst. Does anyone have any idea what this type of back-office leadership program...

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RAC Internship at a Large National Accounting Firm

K R S

I just received an internship offer at a large national accounting firm, non-Big 4 (BDO, GT, McGladrey) for Risk Advisory Consulting. It involves mostly Internal Audit and Sarbanes Oxley compliance work. My ultimate goal is to end up in corporate finance and would really like to get into an FLDP. ...

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Move from IT Business analyst at IB to Credit Analyst at Commercial Bank?

ContangoAndCash

Hi All, Been a reader of the site for a while now, however this is my first forum post! I am currently working as an IT business analyst at a U.K. IB and have just rolled off of the graduate programme after 2 years. The pay is good (Very good in fact) however I have little to no interest in the wor...

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Internship Seeking

ddo916

I want to apply for a corporate banking internship next summer. Descriptions of what they do seem to align with things I'm interested in. I have a couple questions: - How prestigious is corporate banking? I'm sure it's not as prestigious as IB, but I hope it's not something people scoff at, either....

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Is this an actual internship?

ormossa

Long time WSO lurker here, but never really had any questions I couldn't find an answer to from prior posts. However, I couldn't find anything like this. I am a sophomore who pursued an internship with a major energy company in their finance department, but did not get it. However, I was able to re...

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Corproate Finance Internship

Ram_Business

Hey guys I am a junior at a non-target school close to NYC with a 3.0 GPA. Transferring from a CC I have chosen to major in finance. I have been researching into different areas in finance to pursue a future career in. I have no prior internships and I know how important junior year internships a...

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Enterprise Risk vs Client Service (HF)

jclau

Hi all, Just some background to begin. Started my career as an auditor (Financial Institutions) with one of the big 4s. Moved to financial reporting at mid-tier retail/commercial bank. Recently got 2 offers on the table. -Client Service at a Hedge Fund -Internal transfer to Enterprise Risk Dep. ...

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BOOKRUNNERS - Need to discuss Corporate Bond issuance - $65mm-$75mm

BMB

Hello, I would like to speak with an investment bank Bookrunner regarding a $65mm-$75mm issuance of corporate bonds for a Caribbean resort. Thanks, Brandon...

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Transitioning from BB middle office operations (trade management) into Corporate Finance/FP&A

bernie madoff

hi all, i have been working at a BB in the middle office in trade management and i am bored to tears with absolutely no room for upward mobility. i have been researching making a move into corporate finance and have been leveraging my connections at some companies (NBCUniversal, Unilever, etc.) to d...

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Corporate Finance / Project Analysis Case Study?

projectfinancecasestudy

hey guys - so as part of an infrastructure IBD interview, I have to complete a project finance case study. it's pretty complicated and im not 100% sure how to approach it. just looking for some opinions. the case study is basically asking to figure out how to finance the construction of a bridge, w...

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What are the most annoying things your coworkers do in the office.

KramerTheAssMan

Regardless of industry every office has its own quirks and annoyances. Whether you be in banking, real estate, marketing, if you're in corporate America and on a floor that consists of 50+ people then it is certain that there will be some fucking whack jobs sharing the space along side of you. One ...

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"Quit" FLDP to accept a permanent Analyst role at F500. Need advice.

m_alex24

Hello everyone. This is my first time posting on this forum and I am hoping to get some feedback on my current situation. I apologize in advance for the long read. I graduated undergrad from a non-target school with a 3.8 GPA in Finance. Prior to graduation, I accepted an offer to join a FLDP with...

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BMW Global Leadership Development Program

RuffRyder350

Does anyone have any information at all about the GLDP program that BMW Group offers? Its an 18 month rotational program with 3 months spent in Munich, 3 months in another foreign office, and 12 months rotating through different BMW groups. During the program you rotate through various groups rangin...

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Non-Target, interested in Leveraged Finance

techjunkie95986

Hi! I've been following a few posts on WSO for a while now, and figured I'd try my hand and see if I can garner some good advice from everyone on here. I'm a rising second-year student at a huge, "non-target", state university. I'm pretty interested in leveraged finance (my interests may change a...

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Non Target, Looking for advice into Leveraged Finance

techjunkie95986

Hi! I've been following a few posts on WSO for a while now, and figured I'd try my hand and see if I can garner some good advice from everyone on here. I'm a rising second-year student at a huge, "non-target", state university. I'm pretty interested in leveraged finance (my interests may change a...

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New gig FP&A - What should I know before I start? + potential paths

whitepowerranger

Hello Monkeys, I just landed a FP&A gig with a F10 company. My background is not in Finance nor Accounting, so I'd like to ask you guys what do you recommend I do before I start? Should I brush up on any skills or they'll give me everything (assume that's the norm)? Also, what is the normal path mo...

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Need help with technology/pro systems for a start-up

fc200v

Pretend you have just been made an executive at a start-up. The way the business is working out, you are legitimately expecting to have 100 customers, a revenue stream of $1, and a valuation of $25-50M. The problem is that the current CEO and founder is running his business on Excel and Notepad. W...

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Will my offer for Fortune 20 corporation be rescinded?

JalaLongHorn

Received an offer for a Fortune 20 corporation as entry-level financial analyst. Applied to the job when I had a 3.0+ gpa, which was the requirement. Professors submitted a few grades after the interview process lowering my gpa to a 2.93. Will my offer be rescinded? Will they find out my actual GPA...

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Specific course?

BayAreaBro

Hi everyone, I recently graduated and want to take a course or follow instructions on how to do Variance Analysis, Forecasting, and Budgeting. I know people have said its on Macabus or other websites, but I'm having a hard time finding an exact course to teach these skills. If anybody can post dire...

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How to get a Corp Dev/strategy job out of undergraduate

DtimesDmeasures

Hi there, I'm a finance student, and I am interested in the field of corp dev / strategy. Would anyone here be able to share what a job in the field is typically like, as well as the kind of studies (in terms of finance modules) that I should pursue in my in order to get a job in the field out of c...

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Big 4 Senior Associate Needing Career Advice

Big 4 Beta

Hi, I'm a senior associate at a Big 4 firm with around 3 years of experience and I'm kind of lost on what direction to take my career. Although I honestly like just about everyone at my firm and they treat me well, quite frankly, I really dislike auditing. I feel as though I've learned some useful ...

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What corporate jobs could I do with an MBA in finance?

mike50

With a BA in Accounting, experience working as a corporate accountant and financial analyst, CPA license, and MBA in finance from a top 20 ranked program, what are some very realistic careers I could qualify for? Here are my preferences for a job from highest to least: Work-life balance, comfortable...

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Can you make great money in coporate finance without working in a top area?

patrickn721

Like if I wanted to work in Ohio and not New York or Los Angeles ...

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Banking Internal Strategy salary

findingmyway

Does anyone know the salary breakdown for internal strategy groups at top bulge brackets (e.g. AVP, VP, SVP, Director)? Additional Info that Might Help: The group at the bulge bracket with which I'm interviewing exclusively recruits from MBB or MBB alumni. ...

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Road path from ECM to F500 tech (strategy/ ops or product management)?

detective_conan

I'm a first-year ECM analyst at a top 3 BB in London. I enjoy what I'm doing, but I wish to eventually move from investment banking to either a strategy/ops position at a F500 tech firm (long term goal of high management... CIO would be a dream come true, but just a dream for now), or product manage...

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Post MBA Corporate Development and Strategy Salaries in Tier 2 cities?

Loki777

After a top 25 MBA (non-M7), what range would you expect to receive with a f500 company in a non nyc/sf city, such as Charlotte? ...

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