Compliance Analyst at TOP 5 IB bank, yet I feel shit?


I have recently been offered a job at a top IB bank in the compliance division. The programme is rotational so I will be assigned to a front desk (not sure which I would prefer -- I am learning towards IB, Asset Management etc) whatever happens I am KEEEN to get land an advisory role. That is my interest and what I want to do. But the bank will decide but I really want an advisory role in COMPLIANCE.. MORE MONEY!!!!!

I want to make money, but I am a lady who wants a family too and I genuinely have an interest in COMPLIANCE but I feel kind of inferior. Like, maybe I should have gone for a front office role instead of middle/back.

Someone please speak some sense to me!

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Comments (3)

Dec 8, 2016 - 8:07pm

Do you know why you want to do IB?

Let me hear you say, this shit is bananas, B-A-N-A-N-A-S!
Dec 9, 2016 - 1:03am

Well looking back at this post now, it's evident in my current situation that compliance is no longer for me. The work is not tangible enough for me.

I want to work in IB or CF because I want to make serious money. It is a serious motivator for me. I want to be a key player and decision maker in big transactions. I find in compliance that l am not being fed intellectually at all.

Anyway, let's see what opportunities I can create for myself before my programme is over.

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