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What Major For Valuation?

lebrallin

Hey Everyone, Recently, I've garnered an interest in Valuation to start my career - and potentially keep it going as I move forward. But to do valuation, should I major in accounting or finance? I've been hearing so many mixed responses, and cannot tell. I personally love finance more than account...

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Currently at FAANG Corp Finance, have an offer for TMT Corp Strategy - Need advice

i hate audit

Here's my situation: I graduated with a top 10 MBA a year ago and started working at one of the large tech companies on the west coast in Finance. Overall, the role has been OK. Sometimes the work is really interesting and impactful (30% of the time), other times I feel like a glorified accountant (...

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Associate role with BIG 3 CRA vs Senior Financial Analyst with F500

Kellykk

Hi, I have recently completed MBA and have two full time offers. The role in BIG3 entails credit ratings and with F500, its primarily focused on forecasting and budgeting. In terms of long term growth and career progression, which role presents better opportunity. Thanks in advance...

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Expected return (cost of equity)

MSc Finance NL

Hi guys, I have a question regarding expected returns on stocks. Expected returns on stocks are calculated using the CAPM model. In the DCF model to value a stock cash flows to equity holders are discounted by this cost of equity (via the wacc). If you calculate the enterprise value using a dcf mo...

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Finance Management Analyst Program Bank of America

okjab

Does anybody know anything about this program? Salary? Exit Opps etc? Personal experience? I am interested ...

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Corporate Finance vs Transnational Services

StephenB97

Hey everyone, I'm currently about to start my penultimate year at university after the summer break, I will be mainly applying for IB internships but due to the fact how competitive a spot on SA programme is I will be applying to Corporate Finance and Transactional Services too. I'm applying to the...

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CFA worth it?

Can't_Catch_Me

Is a CFA worth it in Corp Finance? I'm currently a SFA at a mid-level public company doing budgeting/forecasting/reporting/etc. but am trying to find a way to differentiate myself to help move my way up the ladder. I already have my MBA (from a respected local school but not really impressive). ...

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CFO Services / Outsourced CFO Career Path?

ThatOtherGuy

This was something I've been wondering about for a while and I don't think I've seen a related topic on this yet. Does anyone have experience with working for an outsourced CFO services firm? I see them used often for early stage companies and it seems pretty interesting. Sometimes they even end up ...

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Advice: determined to go to Asia: FP&A @ F100 or Corp Strat @ F500?

corpfinanalyst1234

FPA @ CPG F100 or tech Corp strat @ F500? Want to be/work in Asia within the next 2 years (Singapore/HK/SEA). Looking for advice. Would appreciate any words of wisdom here....

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FLDP F500 vs Big 4

Binthebanker

Not to beat a dead horse, but I have not heard much recently when it comes to FLDP programs, so I was wondering if someone could be able to give me some insight. Currently a rising Junior, in a summer internship at a F500, ( low 400s) in the tax department. While I thought I would enjoy tax, it tur...

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Wall Street Prep vs Udemy: Financial Modeling Certification on Resume

WhoSteen

Hello everyone, I’m someone who is 2.5 yrs out of college that has been working in Digital Marketing. My degree & interests lie in Finance however, and I’m preparing to apply to Corporate Finance/FP&A roles across startups and F500 companies. Sometimes these roles look for someone with finance/I...

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Excel Modeling Interview Questions for a CF Analyst Position

bingyi93

Hi all, I am a Management Consultant who is trying to pivot into a career in corporate finance. I have my first interview next week and was told there would be technical questions around excel modeling and finance knowledge. My undergrad background is in accounting and finance, so I am confident th...

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Best Entry-Level Corporate Finance Jobs/Companies

fin5

Hi everyone, I am a rising junior studying finance and international business at a top 50 school. I am interested in corporate finance. I have a good GPA but I know that I don't want to work over 40/50 hours and I am not set on climbing the corporate ladder. Since I don't have a clear picture in m...

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Break into Strategic Finance from accounting background in Private Equity Industry

Monkeyabroad

Hello Monkeys! I've been exploring my career options for a while and wanted to reach out for advice. Appreciate your help! My background is 3 years in Big 4 audit in Asset Management industry, and 1.5 years fund accounting (plus operational roles) in private equity firm. I'm in serious consideration...

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Financial Management Analyst Program at Bank of America

Israel-Faberllé Navas

I recently received an invitation for an in-person interview for the Financial Management Analyst Program (FMAP) at Bank of America. Has anyone been part of this program and can offer me some advice for the interview process and some insight on the role I will be performing?...

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Any info on Deloitte Capital Advisory Services?

WSOLurking

Ran across a practice on Deloitte's CF page called Capital Advisory Services. Anyone have any insight into what these guys do and what the potential exit opps would be? Description: "Seeking liquidity or growth? The Capital Advisory group at Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC is a dedicated team of cr...

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How hard is making a VP?

Bankerstreet

What level of difficulty are we talking about when referring to a VP in Corp Fin/Dev/Strat? Is becoming an MD or Partner in MBB harder than making it to VP?...

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How to value running brick plant?

Shokhrukh_96

If one company/individual wants to buyc a brick plant/(Or the company/individual wants to sell its brick plant), how can they value the brick plant? What kind of financial model they can use? ...

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M&A Valuation: Company Sale & Share Buyback

katerinakit

Hello everybody! Maybe somebody could help me with the following question. Let's imagine the situation: the public holding company A sells a part of its business (company B) for a certain amount of money to another company C. The company A *uses the proceeds from the sale of the company B to repurc...

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Home Insurance

jimmybowen

Our friends are moving bank to USA for a few years and in the meantime will be letting their house on long term let. They say their [home insurance](http://new-horizon-insurance.com/) covers them - is this correct? I though that you had to declare if your home is being rented out to the insurance co...

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Cost of Equity - WACC Calculation

Macronmania

Hello fellow Monkeys, I need your expertise on the current cost of equity. Since January 2018, we all have been experiencing the rise of interest rates in the US as well as the drop in the corporate tax rate. But one area that has not been discussed much is the rise in the cost of equity. The equit...

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Fate of Corp Dev Teams after being acquired?

FWU

M&A has been on fire lately across the tech industry with massive headline deals ($1B+) occuring almost every month. I'm curious what happens to the corporate development team of the company being acquired or merging with another company. Here are a few hypothetical (b/c I dont have 1st hand experie...

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Video Game Industry / Capital Generation

jzplayinggames

Hi All, I'm looking to see if there is anyone working in the video game industry, specifically in corporate finance, treasury, strategy or M&A roles. Looking to learn more about the industry. Especially if you work for one of the bigger studios (Activision/Blizzard, EA, Riot, etc). Specificall...

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Accounting Internship interview

Wolfofgeorgestreet

Hi WSO. Any advice for an accounting internship interview with a large trade credit insurer? It seems like the role will be mostly invoice processing and admin work. This is my first interview for an internship and I'm not sure what to expect. Cheers...

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Corp Dev Signing Bonus?

high hopes

Curious if people would be willing to share their signing bonus for Corp dev offers. Industry / years of experience / title or level (analyst, etc.) would be a decent start. ...

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The most in-demand programming languages

Christian Hackenberg

I'm not sure which one to focus on for a Corporate Finance job. Any pros and cons appreciated: Java Python C++/C# SQL...

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Interesting lending/risk startups

N0DuckingWay

Hey all, I'm looking to switch jobs, preferably staying in credit but at a more innovative and quant focused environment. What is the most interesting credit/risk oriented startup you've heard of, aside from the lending clubs/prospers/etc. of the world?...

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July 4th LA WSO Meet Up?

myPuppyVictoria

Hi guys, Do we have meet up during July 4th week in LA? I'm in LA for vacation in that week. I'm looking forward to meet some monkeys....

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Is this a MO or FO job?

yinan1024

Hi, Need some insights in below job description, this is within custody & fund service. Is this FO or more MO position? Business Overview & Role Description: The Americas Custody Cash Product Manager will be responsible for product definition and financial performance of the payments and cash mana...

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Question re: Transitioning from IB to Corp Dev

alpha_q

Hope that everyone is well. I was looking to move to corporate development after spending a few years here in banking. I have a few interviews upcoming and just wanted to get a sense of a few things from folks who had been through the process -- 1) Was the format of the interview similar to typica...

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