Displaying 101 of 327 results

  1. Search Results

  2. Private Equity Tricks

    Private Equity

    Hi guys, I'll keep it simple... what tricks will private equity managers use to make returns look bigger, improve balance sheet, legally decrease taxes, make money out of thin air, etc... Please share secret sauce ingredients. Comments appreciated &a ...

    38 comments17 Jun 2019 -

  3. what types of roles are good/what should you shoot for if you are being honest with yourself and really only care for a middle-class lifestyle and value time >> money? corporate finance FP&A 100k year cushy to Sunday, June 4, 2017- 1:55pm Salary ...

    93 comments12 Apr 2019 -

  4. I've come to the conclusion NYC is not for me. More power to all of you whose dream is working on the street, it's just not for me. Cost of living is too high. Hours are too long. Taxes are too high. Where in the country is the best balance betw ...

    152 comments12 Apr 2019 -

  5. Feeling down about post-Big 4 options

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    I'm a Big 4 audit intern, just finishing up for the summer. Going into this, I was really pumped about my career prospects post-Big 4 (I know its kinda soon to be thinking of an exit strategy, but I'm playing the odds here). At my school, Big 4 ...

    96 comments12 Apr 2019 -

  6. Best Time to Leave Big 4 Audit Experience

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    I'm finishing up my first year as an audit senior and going through the 'should I stay (until manager) or should I go' dilemma. I know I don't want to do internal audit or financial reporting and I think my target future job would be V ...

    137 comments12 Apr 2019 -

  7. 60+ Hours/Week: Outlier or a New Normal?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Out of curiosity, wanted to see if anyone else has noticed any general trends in the work/life balance of corporate finance. I'm in CFin at the moment and am interviewing around, and have had one or two companies (F250) tell me many finance employees ...

    39 comments6 Apr 2018 -

  8. Work to live, not live to work. Low-stress finance jobs...

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    What are some roles with a combination of: Lifestyle (9-5) Decent pay ($125K in high COL region) Relatively low stress (limited fire drills, limited risk or potential for major mistakes) Demand (not super niche, potential to work in a relatively wide rang ...

    51 comments17 Sep 2017 -

  9. I currently work as a mid-level corporate finance manager at a F500 and make $93k with no bonus. I know that I am vastly underpaid and the average pay for someone with my education/experience is about $130k with a 20% bonus, so I'm interested in maki ...

    102 comments3 Jan 2018 -

  10. All about Treasury/ Corporate Treasury!

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Hello Everyone, I searched through the forum and could not find much structured info about treasury. So wish to compile scattered info about treasury. Anything from what is treasury? entry barriers, how to be a treasurer, salaries, best organizations to w ...

    78 comments12 Mar 2018 -

  11. More enjoyable: FP&A vs. Treasury

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Anyone have experience in one or both that can chime in? Currently in FP&A now and it feels like a churn and a grind relatively often. Thinking treasury might be a more enjoyable next step with a still fairly decent career path. Thoughts? FP&A Tre ...

    29 comments29 Nov 2017 -

  12. The Other Road: Corporate Development Associate Fielding Questions

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Mod note: Click here to see all of our q&a's and interviews Given the multiple requests I got in another thread I've decided to follow in 10xleverage's footsteps. To give you some background, I graduated from Harvard undergrad in 2008. ...

    288 comments21 Aug 2013 -

  13. Commercial Banking Career Path?

    Investment Banking

    Does anyone know what the typical career path for commercial banking is along with compensation at each level, as well as if I'd need to get an MBA or CFA at some point? If not, could someone tell me about a forum that's more dedicated to " ...

    99 comments17 Apr 2018 -

  14. Hello Monkeys, this is my first time posting on this forum, however, I have been lurking for quite some time! I am almost 3 years out of college and have been working in a Treasury group for a Fortune 500 Healthcare company- I have, up until recently, bee ...

    63 comments5 May 2017 -

  15. FLDP Q&A (Most questions answered)

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Good morning all, I've spent a lot of time on this site, and asked quite a few questions myself, so I figured I'd do my part to give back by answering any questions you might have about corporate finance or fldps in general. A little about mysel ...

    110 comments19 Feb 2014 -

  16. Corporate Finance Q&A with accountingbyday, BJM85, STorIB, and djfiii

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    mod note: this very informative q&a was originally posted on 2/12/12 UPDATE 2/22/12: Over 20 questions and 50 responses added so far, keep 'em coming! I also took the bold away from the questions by popular request ...

    137 comments31 Dec 2012 -

  17. Salaries for Corporate Finance post-MBA?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    I'm interested in doing an MBA and then working at a consulting firm for a couple years. After that I want to switch to Corp finance, corp dev, or corp strat. How much do people make in these corporate jobs? When should I expect to break $200k? Where ...

    32 comments12 Apr 2019 -

  18. Pros/Cons of working in F500 Corporate Finance?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    I will be working at a F50 company as a finance analyst intern over the summer and I was wondering what all the pros and cons of wiring in corporate finance were. So far I have: Pros:- Work/Life balance is amazing Cons:- Nature of work can be unsexy Any i ...

    53 comments2 Dec 2013 -

  19. Plant Controller at a F500- Ask me anything

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Mod Note (Andy): Interview/AMA Tuesday! To see our full list of interviews/AMA's, check out this page I've been a member of this site for a couple years now and have gotten some great information, so I'm hoping to give back based on my expe ...

    52 comments5 Dec 2013 -

  20. WSO, So I recently put in my resignation letter and giving my 2 weeks notice. The boss, at the time, seemed upset but not overly dramatic about it. Then, yesterday I exchanged emails giving my official date and for whatever reason, he was not pleased. The ...

    71 comments21 Dec 2011 -

  21. Corporate Finance vs. Investment Banking differences there?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    What is the difference between corporate finance and Investment Banking? corporate finance ...

    28 comments12 Apr 2019 -

  22. Everyone's input is welcome, but I'd really like to hear from veterans in this post--those above age 30 who have fully developed careers and lives. ...

    45 comments3 Feb 2014 -

  23. Corporate Finance Interview Questions and Answers

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    I'm new to the corporate finance world and have final round interviews coming up. The first round was primarily fit and a 'do you know our biz model' type thing. Now obviously I'll need to have some strategic questions up my sleeve sin ...

    30 comments5 Apr 2018 -

  24. . business school MBA Investment Banking corporate finance ...

    20 comments30 Apr 2018 -

  25. I have a first round interview with Deutsche Bank corporate finance coming up. Anybody know what to expect? I've never had a finance interview before. More importantly, can anyone tell me "Why Deutsche Bank?" Why Do You Want to Work at DB? ...

    32 comments27 Jan 2018 -

  26. Am I underpaid (FP&A)?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Hey all, I feel as though there's the chance I'm underpaid in comparison to my peers. Thus, I would appreciate WSO's feedback on the matter. To summarize at a high level: High(est) COL Region 7 years total experience 5 years total "fin ...

    18 comments25 Sep 2017 -

  27. Given all the discussion and mixed information on corporate finance jobs, I thought I would start a discussion which lists out a variety of positions which could be considered CF, as well as some information of what the job really is. I'm always frus ...

    27 comments29 Sep 2014 -

  28. The lonely life of a young FLDP

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Hi everyone, I am currently in a three year FLDP rotational program with a FT500 company. I will not mention the name of the company for obvious reasons. I am in my first year rotation right now. So far, it is just like what everyone said. The benefits of ...

    27 comments12 Apr 2014 -

  29. What's so bad about corporate finance?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Hey guys, Lately I have been hearing mad trash talk about corporate finance. A few people even said "it was the sh*t of the shi*t of finance". I mean what is exactly bad about it? The pay is good (with potential to climb the ladder being even be ...

    31 comments9 Feb 2013 -

  30. Hi, I need advice on what to do once I graduate. I have a bachelor degree in Economics, I have 2 internships under my belt, one in corporate finance sort of investment appraisal etc for a logistics firm, and one in financial accounting for a small consult ...

    42 comments18 Jan 2012 -

  31. How to best prepare for a career in Corporate Finance

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Hello guys, new member to WSO here! I am a UK undergrad. student due to start university at a so-called "target school" in September, studying Electrical Engineering and management/finance. I am only 18 and have no experience in IB /accounting t ...

    21 comments14 Jun 2016 -

  32. Hello fellow monkeys, A story for you all. I work for a satellite HQ office (instead of the global HQ) for a multinational F500. I recently interviewed for a position that I was really interested and eager in getting. So the timeline was like this, Interv ...

    22 comments29 Jan 2015 -

  33. Exit opps from post-MBA finance at a big tech firm?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Very interested to know what the exit opps look like for someone who did 1-2 years of post-MBA finance at a major tech firm (Amazon /Apple/Microsoft/Google/Facebook). Will he be stuck in corporate finance or can he transition into hedge funds, private equ ...

    16 comments29 Sep 2017 -

  34. Which FLDP rotation to take?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Next summer I'll start my 3rd and final FLDP rotation at an A&D company. Here is the rub: I'm becoming more and more disenchanted with this company and industry. There are many reasons, but the main one is that there is no culture of promoti ...

    14 comments23 Jan 2018 -

  35. Corporate Treasury VP taking questions

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Hi WSO, In case anyone is interested in learning more about the Corporate Treasury function of large banks (i.e. nature of work, recruitment process, exit opps, comp etc.), I'm here to take some questions. corporate finance ...

    29 comments3 Apr 2012 -

  36. Hey Guys, I am in a very complex situation. I interned at a wealth management firm in Seattle and they invited me back for full time. They manage $2 Billion and are expanding quickly. They are offering very low salary compared to what my peers at my schoo ...

    25 comments1 Feb 2017 -

  37. F100 Corp Fin FLDP vs. F100 Insurance FLDP

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    I have a few days to decide between two offers, one in a corporate finance FLVP role at a top defense contractor and another FLDP at a major insurance firm. The comp is essentially the same, both have similar benefits packages, and I would most likely liv ...

    34 comments3 Apr 2012 -

  38. Corporate Finance at F500

    Job Search Advice

    What exactly is the role of the finance department at a top company such as Unilever or GE? how does it blend in with the rest of the company? Thanks! f500 corporate finance ...

    34 comments6 Dec 2011 -

  39. Hey guys Which one of these internships would be better for my resume (as someone who is looking to get an IBD role in the future). I know that KPMG CF (I think its called T&R there) is the obvious choice because its so similar, but I have heard that ...

    32 comments7 Nov 2011 -

  40. ROTH Capital Partners

    Investment Banking

    Hey guys, Has anyone ever heard of Roth Capital Partners? From what I have read on the website, I understand the firm specializes in the small-cap public markets. Has anyone ever worked or knows someone who has worked there? I am asking because I'm a ...

    22 comments5 May 2017 -

  41. Where do Financial Leadership Analyst/Rotational programs typically lead? For example, I currently have applications in for internships at F500's like Verizon, Lockheed Martin, and AmerisourceBergen that would give me an opportunity (if I'm good ...

    21 comments6 Mar 2017 -

  42. I got an invitation for a first round interview. What questions should I expect? I have one week or so. It says two bankers from IBD (corporate finance) will conduct 20-30 mins. phone interviews. I go to a target school and have not much finance backgroun ...

    18 comments23 Feb 2018 -

  43. I'm an incoming freshman at a school whose business school is a target. I myself am not currently in business school, but I will try to internally transfer. Business/finance is a recently realized interest of mine. That being said, I have been quite ...

    11 comments23 Jul 2018 -

  44. How to set myself up for a career in Corporate Finance?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    How to set myself up for a career in corporate finance (preferably FP&A) as a rising junior? Seeking Career Abroad (Native of India). Suggest Some Career Paths as m Just a Student with BBA degree! career career paths corporate finance ...

    14 comments6 Jun 2017 -

  45. A couple of stories have hit the tapes recently which both make fairly depressing reading for those looking to jump into a new 2/3 year analyst programme at a bulge bracket bank. 1- Bonuses are down. Way down. I can only give UK figures here but the avera ...

    17 comments14 Nov 2012 -

  46. I have a second round interview coming up for Houlihan Lokey FAS Analyst position and I have been told that I have to take a "technical exam". I asked the HR representative for what I should expect, however she just told me that it was going to ...

    20 comments11 Apr 2017 -

  47. Corporate Finance to Corporate Development/Strategy Role Long Term

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    I'm new to WSO and have enjoyed reading through all the forums. They've been a big help for me in defining my career goals. I am currently in the process of applying to Top 15 business schools. Career wise I am very interested in working in corp ...

    20 comments5 Sep 2014 -

  48. Verizon FLDP (internship) Upcoming Interview

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Does anyone have any experience with Verizon's FLDP summer internship recruitment? I have a phone interview (30 mins) upcoming in a couple days, and I have been assuming it would be majority fit-oriented. However, this is my first real interview for ...

    25 comments3 Apr 2012 -

  49. Hi, ...

    18 comments21 Mar 2017 -

  50. Public vs. Private Corporate Finance/FP&A

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    anyone here with experience in both? is one preferable over the other? does one typically have less stress or constraints (i'm thinking private)? public private f500 f100 corporate finance ...

    14 comments11 Oct 2016 -

  51. I'm hoping to get into Goldman Sachs for Investment banking for a summer internship and possibly a few years in their CF department before going on to doing my PG which requires about 5 years of job experience. I was wondering if anyone knows what ar ...

    22 comments19 Apr 2012 -

  52. I graduated from a non-target with a strong GPA and have been working for a private dairy manufacturer for the past two years as a financial analyst. The company is a great company for people who are looking to settle down and retire, but is not that inno ...

    22 comments12 Mar 2012 -

  53. At what point in FP&A (in New York City area) should you break $100K?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Just curious as to the typical salary range for each "level" in an organization within the FP&A function. At what point, bonus included or not, should you be approaching $100K annually? What, in your opinion, is fair market value? Thanks! co ...

    14 comments5 Jul 2016 -

  54. I recently received a full-time offer for Corporate Finance Development Program within a major bank in US and I was wondering what are some potential exit opportunities for those who are doing Corporate Finance in financial services (banks etc). Is it pos ...

    9 comments13 Oct 2018 -

  55. Undergrad in Finance and just finished MBA non-target. 5 years of experience (rotational program at a F500, a couple accounting roles, most recently FP&A). I'd like to move out of the corporate finance world and into investment management, even i ...

    15 comments26 Feb 2017 -

  56. Corporate Finance Exit Opps

    Other Industries

    Where can one realistically go from corporate finance? For example, let's say you start out in a corporate finance role within a Fortune 500 company, what other finance related jobs can you transition to? (Still mention them, even if the transition w ...

    15 comments25 Oct 2017 -

  57. Hi guys, I have worked in business development / strategic FP&A roles at a major BB for the past two years since graduating college- The work, although not as prestigious as IB, was challenging and had some rewarding aspects- My ultimate goal however ...

    20 comments23 May 2011 -

  58. I have DB first round interview coming up. Does anyone know how it will be? Technical or more fit? Deutsche Bank corporate finance Interview ...

    22 comments14 Feb 2009 -

  59. Corp Fin F500 or Big 4?---> End goal MBA

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    I'm interested to know others' opinions on whether a Big 4 gig or Corp Fin at a F500 would look "better" on an MBA application. Right now, I am working at a Big 4 in audit, and doing an advisory rotation with the strong possibility of ...

    15 comments30 Oct 2015 -

  60. What corporate jobs could I do with an MBA in finance?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    With a BA in Accounting, experience working as a corporate accountant and financial analyst, CPA license, and MBA in finance from a top 20 ranked program, what are some very realistic careers I could qualify for? Here are my preferences for a job from hig ...

    14 comments2 May 2015 -

  61. Could anybody rank these corp dev groups/ internal M&A groups please? GE Nationwide Cardinal Health P&G American Electric Power (AEP) Limited Brands Thanks again I really appreciate the help!! Investment Banking corporate finance ...

    17 comments5 Feb 2013 -

  62. Interview excel test

    Job Search Advice

    Hello, I have an interview coming up tomorrow for a Senior Analyst position in corporate finance (not IB, job description about project planning, forecasting, budgeting and so on) and they told me I would have to take an Excel test at the interview. I ask ...

    14 comments13 Dec 2016 -

  63. Hey WSO, Do you ever wish you could get notes and problems to brush up on your Economics, Accounting, or Corporate Finance skills? Or do you need to learn more about Designing and Sustaining Technology Innovation for Global Health Practice for the upcomin ...

    12 comments12 Jun 2012 -

  64. Corporate FP&A vs. Division FP&A

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    I've got two job offers in hand. 1. Mid-sized pharma firm (growth history), product development (division) FP&A team. 2. Fortune 50 tech (mature), Corporate FP&A. I have 1 year of accounting/finance experience. Offer is low 60s+bonus for both ...

    15 comments10 Oct 2012 -

  65. I'm about 1.5 years into my corp fin gig out of undergrad and now I'm pondering whether I should jump to IB (atleast try to jump) after 6 months or so. I'm switching to a new role right now and would like to get this experience for atleast ...

    15 comments2 Apr 2012 -

  66. I've been hearing of these M&A groups (not transaction services, but DCF as in post McColl Partners acquisition) at consulting places like Deloitte. Generally it seems like people agree comp is lower but hours are better. Just wondering exactly w ...

    8 comments12 Apr 2019 -

  67. CFO track post-MBA with no previous finance experience?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    A question that I hope to get an answer for from those fellow monkeys who have more knowledge about the F500 finance world than I do (or have any other insights into this): How feasible/realistic is it to get into a post-MBA FLDP or a regular (but CFO-tra ...

    13 comments4 Apr 2014 -

  68. IBM Financial Analyst Co-op

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Hello, I'm a senior who goes to a non-target school, and I had one semester left before graduation. I somehow was able to land a IBM Financial Analyst Co-op offer and took it. I accepted the offer, and yesterday i received the offer letter stating my ...

    14 comments30 Dec 2012 -

  69. corporate finance ...

    15 comments5 Nov 2010 -

  70. FLDP Non-OCR/Technical Q's

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Hello, I am a rising senior at a top 10 university, and looking at the pages of most of the FLDP's, they don't recruit on campus at my school. Do you think this is a significant disadvantage/how do I make sure I can demonstrate my interest? Also ...

    13 comments16 Jul 2013 -

  71. Best route to CFO

    Other Industries

    If my ultimate goal is to become CFO, which is better? Going the traditional Big 4 audit route, getting a CPA, and then lateral to the finance division of another company or taking part in a rotational finance program (such as that of JP Morgan), getting ...

    14 comments16 Nov 2008 -

  72. In need of help and career advice. Corporate finance.

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Dear WSO, I'm a long term lurker, first time posting. I'm really desperate for your help. I don't know what direction to take and I know I'm going to get blasted by you guys for making a post like this, but I exhausted all methods and ...

    13 comments19 Feb 2013 -

  73. FLDP or Controller at F500 O&G

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    FLDP programs are seen by a majority of people in the CF world to one of the more coveted CF jobs out of undergrad. I am curious as to what you all think which route will lead to better exit opportunities in the future an FLDP (MSFT/J&J/IBM) or a role ...

    7 comments19 Nov 2018 -

  74. Hey guys, so I'm going into the summer before my senior year in undergrad at a top 100 school. I have been part-time interning with a UBS Wealth Management group, one of their top 100 groups nationally, and have a full time offer for the summer. It&# ...

    14 comments20 May 2011 -

  75. Would you take this internship?

    Investment Banking

    What are your thoughts on an internship at a Financing and financial services company such as GE Capital or CIT working in their corporate finance or Trade Finance groups? Would this be a good way to start your career? Is it good leverage to intern at a b ...

    14 comments29 Mar 2011 -

  76. Age Limit for Finance Rotation?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    I am about to enter a Top 15 full-time MBA program at 32 years old. Are corporate finance rotations at F500 companies available at someone my age? I'm not coming from a finance background (background in retail). corporate finance Salary ...

    12 comments25 Feb 2014 -

  77. Hi everyone, thanks in advance for your replies! Assuming that I do a good job over the summer and they offer me a full-time position, is there any way I can indicate to them that I would like to be in the Management Consulting division? Should I indicate ...

    12 comments3 Sep 2014 -

  78. BAE Systems/FLDP

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    I was wondering if anyone could provide some insights on working for BAE Systems and particularly the FLDP. How were your experiences? I am particularly interested in government contracting and/or M&A /Corporate Development. How is the pay, lifestyle, ...

    11 comments10 Mar 2017 -

  79. Has anyone here swung a 4/10 work week?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    I have been contemplating this. If you've done it how did you go about it and how great is it? Thanks! work Week Hours corporate finance ...

    9 comments24 Jun 2016 -

  80. Financial career in FMCG

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Hi guys, Not sure if i posted this in the right forum, i apologise if it's not the right one. Just wanted to know what kind of finance roles would be available in an FMCG firm, and how does it differ from say, a typical finance role in a bank or fina ...

    11 comments24 Jan 2015 -

  81. I've been working in Corporate Finance for over 7 years now and my biggest concern at first was "I'm never going to meet clients". Indeed, if you work in Financial Planning & Analysis or Treasury, most of the people you meet are yo ...

    10 comments18 Jun 2012 -

  82. Hey, Recruiting is pretty much wrapped up everywhere now including boutiques and middle market banks. So the rest of us are done for. But its time to either find a job in finance what other jobs in finance are there? Do interviewing for Asset Management o ...

    11 comments23 Apr 2016 -

  83. Hey guys, just wondering if corporate finance rotational programs only recruit recent graduates. I just graduated this January and was looking into this. I might start out small at a lower company since I'm way too late in the game. Also any general ...

    12 comments22 Feb 2013 -

  84. Dear WSO, I'm a long term lurker, first time posting. I'm really desperate for your help. I don't know what direction to take and I know I'm going to get blasted by you guys for making a post like this, but I exhausted all methods and ...

    12 comments19 Feb 2013 -

  85. Somehow I got an SA position at a great bank in NYC, but I'm not taking either of the mentioned courses until next year (didn't realize importance until it was too late). Is the learning curve going to be impossibly steep? Or does most SA work e ...

    12 comments17 Feb 2013 -

  86. Have offers from Houlihan Lokey, Jefferies, and Terra Firma (UK private equity company)- all for London office. Just wondering which do you think will be best for Silicon Valley VC? Edit: Regardless of which offer I take I imagine I will have to do a MBA ...

    12 comments12 Jan 2013 -

  87. CPA vs MBA

    Other Industries

    For climbing the corporate ladder, do you think a CPA or an MBA is a better decision, or would I need to get both? After doing a lot of thinking, I think I've come to the conclusion that banking just isn't for me. I really don't think I ...

    11 comments10 Oct 2016 -

  88. So basically, I'm wondering if working in the corporate finance (NOT AT A BANK) for a F500 company is less competitive than investment banking/consulting. After being rejected by every bulge bracket (in just about all of their divisions) and even loc ...

    13 comments25 May 2010 -

  89. Recently, I've been encountering numerous threads like this one, but, since my story and background are somewhat non-standard, I'm suspecting, that I might get different recommendations. My profile can be summed up as follows: * B.S. in Finance, ...

    12 comments24 Jun 2011 -

  90. Have an interview coming up for the corporate finance with a tiny accountancy firm (three partners). Currently working in Big 4 audit. Would I be mad to leave big 4 for this position? At least I would have some corp fin experience but I imagine the deals ...

    12 comments18 Feb 2011 -

  91. Currently working in a M&A house (not ibank) as Associate and got an offer for McK CF Associate. Since I'm looking to move to BB /2nd tier IBD Associate and wondering which path will give me a higher chance. (p.s. I don't have an MBA but 2-3 ...

    12 comments16 Nov 2010 -

  92. Corporate Development- Currently interning at F1000 company

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Hey all, I'm currently interning at a F1000 company with there corporate development team. I really like the work, position, and group I work with. Unfortunately, it is very unlikely that I get a full time offer due to the small size of the group and ...

    10 comments19 Apr 2016 -

  93. I'm looking to get some input from those of you who work or know people who work in Finance for a Fortune 500...I want to get an idea of how the skills and experience I'm gaining are stacking up. Right now, I work for an F100 and hate my job. I& ...

    11 comments14 Jul 2013 -

  94. Hello All, After having looked through the forums and used the search function, I am hoping one of you can potentially shed some light on my inquiry. I was recently advised that I was selected for a first round interview at KPMG for an Associate position ...

    10 comments8 Jul 2014 -

  95. Strategic Finance Roles

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    For all of you monkeys working in whats deemed strategic finance (outside of Corporate Development as we've had plenty of discussion on that already), would really love to know more about your background and some of the projects that you work on. The ...

    8 comments26 Dec 2016 -

  96. I work for a fortune 5 oil company as a financial analyst. I've been looking to break into i-banking soon. I have about 6 months of experience under my belt now. Would it be worth it to break into a small no-name boutique or would it be better to sti ...

    11 comments23 Jun 2011 -

  97. From what I understand, corporate development is more focused on m&a while fp&a deals more with internal stuff. Could someone elaborate on their differences? And how much is fp&a like your run-of-the-mill accounting job (i.e. how does it compa ...

    11 comments14 Apr 2011 -

  98. What should I do with my downtime in FP&A?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    In order to make myself as indispensable as possible within the organization and more attractive for when i'm ready to make a move? we obviously have our busier times where there is absolutely no free time, but we also have instances where there is a ...

    8 comments2 Oct 2016 -

  99. CorpFin structure?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    I'm curious about the different groups you might find: financial planning & analysis, development, etc. I'm also curious as to what it's actually called: finance department, corporate finance, etc. It's for a little project I' ...

    10 comments9 Jun 2013 -

  100. How I Landed a FDP Offer from an Unknown School

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Let me first begin by saying that for most of my time in college, getting into a FLDP at a F500 firm has been my goal. I am very intrigued by the exciting, fast-paced life and lucrative pay of the IB world, but the 80-100hr work weeks and the fact that th ...

    8 comments13 Nov 2015 -

  101. Retrospectively, I think I should have said that I currently have a comparative advantage in persuasion, but my passion is for quantitative areas of corporate finance, esp. QRM. Is this a good response if they are looking for a quantitative person? Interv ...

    10 comments24 Mar 2013 -

Pages