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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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FLDP Tech Programs

frog2i

What are the best <abbr title="Finance Leadership Development Program">FLDP</abbr> programs in F500 in tech that are high pay and that have good exit opportunities for B-school afterwards?

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Got Corp Dev Offer - Compensation?

MBrown52

Got an offer as a senior associate (I think it's the same as a senior manager?) in corporate development. All-in it looks like it would range from $200-$275k (salary is $165k). Is this where the market is for a senior associate / senior manager in corporate development? Anyone in corporate develop...

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Contractor - Trying to get into a FTE role / looking for advice

thesleazye

Hi All, I'm a long time lurker here. I'm 10 years experienced - all in the O&G industry, primarily in Accounting/Corp Finance/Business Analytics: * 4 Years - Management Accounting/FP&A with minor Treasury duties at a medium-sized, multi-national service company. Promoted twice. * 4 Years - Jo...

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Foreign Language for M&A?

amaiolo4

Hi all, I'm about to transfer to Pace University's Lubin School of Business, and I'm trying to figure out what foreign language to take for my degree. I know for sure that I want to go into M&A and stay there, but I can't find anything on here specifically about what foreign language to take to be ...

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5 things I wish I had known when I was a business undergrad...

Angelz629

I graduated from one of the top 10 undergraduate business schools in the US with a 3.85/4.0 GPA, an honors degree with a double major and a minor, and an offer to work at one of the top 10 Fortune Global 500 companies. I thought I was a badass and was ready to conquer the world and take over the C-...

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How much should company prestige/brand matter?

CFLateral

Wanted to get some thoughts on how much you all value the prestige/branding. For context, a recruiter for a F500 based out of the city where I grew up in recently reached out with a role that seems pretty interesting. The pros are that it's home and close to my family, the pay is actually pretty goo...

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My analyst went AWOL

nickcageisnotabadactor

Monkeys, I jumped companies ~6 months ago to work in corp dev. It was a promotion, different city, etc. Overall a good opportunity to get out of my comfort zone have an analyst working under me. Said analyst was at the company before I joined. It was a weird situation - they didn't have an previou...

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Citi Asset Based Finance

dsp510

Came across a posting for a Portfolio Associate within Citi's Asset Based Finance group and was wondering if anyone had information regarding this particular group (comp, hierarchy, hours, work flow, etc). *Asset Based Finance (ABF) is part of the U.S. Citi Commercial Bank (CCB) Credit Products un...

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Which career path to pick - Business Development or Corporate Finance?

kalidjamie21

Hey guys! I desperately need of your knowledgeable opinions! Which career path should I pick? Today, I'll be completing my 3 month internship program from a renowned financial advisory firm (they wanna hire me). They made me rotate among various departments so I can get acquainted with the importan...

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Director and Sr Director Comp at Fortune 100?

wallstreetpop98

Can anyone give a rough estimate as to what Director and Senior Director compensation looks like in Corp Dev/Strat if you're working at F100 Company? Is 500-600k possible or is it generally lower? Thanks...

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How to prepare for a corporate banking analyst interview?

Mauriceaugust117

Im a rising sophomore majoring in accounting and finance. I go to a non-target. I recently got an interview offer for TD's corporate and speciality banking through ModernGuild. The program is for a summer 2019 analyst position. Since the interview is in a week, I want to know what I should study....

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GE FMP vs PwC Transfer pricing traineeship

Luca-Csécsei

Hello fellow readers, I have enrolled on GE’s FMP in Europe, however I have also been offered a position on PwC’s European Transfer Pricing Traines Program and I cannot make up my mind which to go with. For GE the rotations are a great way to leanr about corporate finance and accounting, but ob...

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CMA for Corp Dev

Monkeydevelopment

Corporate Monkeys, What do you think of the CMA designation in regards to how beneficial it is for a career in Corp Dev? I am currently in a mid size company in energy and utilities, and I have a background in Economics & Math. I didn't study any accounting at University and studied a minimal amoun...

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Commercial Lending vs International Trade Finance

363 Banker

I work at a commercial bank, and I'm currently a senior analyst for our middle market team. I'm on the path to be a commercial lender, and I will be moved into a lender role as soon as a job opens up in one of the groups that I support (no firm timeline for this). I was recently approached with an...

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Summer After Sophomore Year 2018

carefulmonkey

I am in the summer after my sophomore year, and I was not able to get an internship, so I just ended up taking a summer class at my local college(in Colorado). I go to a target school and have a decent gpa majoring in finance and mathematics. I had a tough time adjusting to the rigors of college my ...

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Looking for custom software development company

Yellowfish

Hey everybody! I have an awesome business idea and i'm ready to realize it immediately. So I need an advise based on your own experience - which software development company is the best to work with?...

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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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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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