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  2. Is it possible to move from a back office to a front office eventually?

    Hello! I am just going to join an IB, completely new to the industry. Is it alright for me to aspire to be on the front desk role someday? I still haven't done my MBA but I do plan to do it some day. Also, my GPA is around 3.52/4. Need any opinions/ ...

    137 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jun 13 2017 - 6:50pm -

  3. AMA: Asset Management BO to FO and everything in between

    Mod Note (Andy)- as the year comes to an end we're reposting the top discussions from 2015. This was originally posted 11/17/2015. I mentioned a while back my transition from various back office /support roles to the Asset Management side and that I ...

    36 comments - 7 silver bananas - Mar 29 2016 - 11:05am -

  4. The Great Escape- 5 tips for leaving the Back Office

    I like to compare my experience of the Back Office, with one of the final scenes in Lord of the Rings. Towards the end of the Return of the King, there is a moment where Frodo, the hairy footed rapscallion that he is, looks as though he is going to blow e ...

    24 comments - 10 silver bananas - Aug 16 2015 - 2:00pm -

  5. Accepted back office position with Goldman PWM- Possible to make switch to front office?

    Greetings, I just accepted a position for a back office front office. I know that making this switch is a seriously daunting task, and many fail at getting it done. Does anyone have any tips or insight as to how I can make this happen? I'm willing to ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 25 2016 - 5:23pm -

  6. Take the internship or not?

    Hey guys, Longtime lurker, first time poster. I need some advice on whether or not to take an internship or not. Background: I'm an engineering student at a top Canadian school (UofT, Queens, UBC) and I am currently interning in the back office of a ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 25 2016 - 12:37pm -

  7. Duped Thread Deletion

    -----------------------------------------------------Deletion--------------------------------------- #hedgefund BB Ops back office front office move ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Jan 7 2019 - 11:15pm -

  8. From Marketing Intern to Front Office Role

    Hi all, To start this story, I started my senior year of school with no real experience, and was attending a non target school in NYC with a average GPA. I didn't know what I wanted to do after graduating, all I knew is that I wanted to do something ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Aug 29 2018 - 2:36pm -

  9. Just joined a BB, might get shipped to Brooklyn. What now?

    Hi All, I'm in a bit of a sticky situation. I just joined a BB a few months ago in the Val Control group, after doing about 1.5 years in a quantitative valuation/ advisory role (advising clients on complex derivative transactions) at a big 4. Well, t ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Mar 11 2018 - 10:11am -

  10. Best FO roles for trainee accountants wanting to leave BO (finance division of a tier 2 IB)

    I've graduated in the summer with a degree in finance and banking from one of the top target business schools in the UK, and have started a Finance Graduate program at a tier 2 IB in London. Will have to study for ACCA or CIMA soon, as the bank pays ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Oct 1 2017 - 2:52pm -

  11. Senior Operations Analyst BB vs Entry Level Consultant (Data)

    I know we are all sick of seeing posts about exit opps to move to FO, S&T, and IB but I am in a pickle... I currently have an offer from a BB as an Operations Analyst mainly working with derivative products. I know that exit opps to FO are slim but I ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Aug 11 2016 - 5:25pm -