Interview Questions

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Interview Questions and Answers Guides

WSO has compiled the most common interview questions and proven sample answers to any type of finance interview you could face.  From tricky accounting questions to investment banking brainteasers to private equity modeling tests or general corporate finance interviews, we have you covered. These free resources are compiled by our team from our proprietary database.

Interview Questions and Answers by Industry

Below is an exhaustive list of interview guides and countless sample questions across a variety of industries and sub-industries in finance.  We leveraged our massive WSO Company Database with tens of thousands of interview insights submitted by our own members to compile the most common AND the most difficult questions asked during recruiting at all of these roles and groups as well as the best sample responses to help land you the job.

Investment Banking Interview Questions & Answers

This guide features 101 of the most common technical, behavioral, logical, and group-specific questions that are asked by investment banking professionals to candidates during the hiring process as well as sample answers to each one of them. This resource includes 21 bank-specific questions from bulge bracket investment banks (Goldman Sachs, J.P Morgan, Citi, etc.).

Private Equity Interview Questions

This guide features a total of 40 of the most common technical, transactional, behavioral, and logical questions, along with proven sample answers that private equity professionals ask candidates during the hiring process. We have also added dedicated sections on discussing previous deal experiences and featured a free LBO modeling test (video solution + modeling file) at the end of the guide to perfect your modeling skills!

Hedge Funds Interview Questions

Our guide features a total of 40 of the most common technical, behavioral, and logical questions, along with proven sample answers, that are asked by hedge funds professionals to candidates during the hiring process. This resource includes 13 firm-specific questions from leading hedge funds (Bridgewater Associates, Citadel, etc.) and proven sample answers.

Accounting Interview Questions

Our guide features a total of 33 of the most common technical, behavioral, and logical questions, along with proven sample answers, that accounting professionals ask to candidates during the hiring process. This resource includes 12 firm-specific questions from the big four accounting firms (Deloitte, KPMG, etc.) and proven sample answers to them.

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