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  2. Financial Analyst or Big 4

    I am starting of my career graduating from a non-target school with two different options and could really use some advice. One option is from a Fortune 100 tech company as a financial analyst role, and from reading the description it looks exactly like a ...

    50 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 16 2016 - 10:25am -

  3. Wells Fargo FAP

    I am about to begin my work in the Wells Fargo Financial Analyst Program. Has anyone on this site gone through this program? If so, is there any information you could give me on what it was like, information you learned, if you feel it benefitted your car ...

    25 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 7 2017 - 8:45pm -

  4. Quickest Route to CFO or CIO

    What is the quickest route to a CFO or CIO position (preferably at a Fortune 500 Company)? Is a financial analyst or treasury analyst position a good way to begin this pursuit, or would it be better to work in IB, ER, or Asset Management? What is the best ...

    45 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 6 2018 - 4:59pm -

  5. Wells Fargo Summer Financial Analyst Program

    Hey Everyone, I had a first round interview with Wells Fargo back in August for their Summer Financial Analyst Program for Summer 2015. After 2 or 3 weeks I heard back that I moved on to their final step which is a superday in SF next month. I know the su ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 13 2016 - 2:05pm -

  6. Career as a Financial Analyst vs. Financial Advisor

    I have an interview with a consulting company for a Junior financial anaylst position. I current work in wealth management for a team of Financial Advisors at a BB. I was wondering everything thought about this. Would you prefer a career as a Analyst or A ...

    22 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:45pm -

  7. Financial Analyst at Amazon?

    Hi, I'm going to be starting a job as an entry level Financial analyst at Amazon pretty soon and I was just wondering what exactly this job would entail, in terms of day to day duties/projects/skills need? I have had zero experience working in corpor ...

    14 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 2 2018 - 2:57am -

  8. What kind of job experience can break into financial analyst eventually.

    Recently I am looking for summer internship but I have no idea what kind of job can lead to financial job eventually. I know even entry level financial analyst also need 2 years experience so that I want to start from getting related job experience. Does ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 13 2012 - 2:53pm -

  9. College Major Change- Engineering to Financial Analyst- Need Advice

    Hello fellow readers, ...

    19 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 4 2011 - 1:36pm -

  10. TWO things about financial analyst

    There are two things I want to consult. 1) CFA vs Financial analyst.: Let 's look at the following. His target is to obtain the CFA level. He will learn financial analysis in graduate school further. And, he wants to work as a financial analyst. Does ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 14 2012 - 11:49am -

  11. Financial Analyst Salary

    -Straight out of undergrad from west coast semi-target well-known for Real Estate-Privately held, small-mid sized real estate private equity shop **looking for what to expect in terms of salary plus bonus. Received an offer of 60k plus bonus. Is this in li ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 12 2016 - 2:53am -

  12. Are these good steps to take towards a M&A analyst role

    I am an economics undergraduate at a not so prestigous university in the UK. I just finished first year and managed to get a grade of 2.1..in US GPA this would be 3.5 and I know that this isn't great but hopefully I will get the grade I want and need ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 12 2012 - 9:30am -

  13. Interview Math Test

    Has anyone ever had to take a"Basic" Math test at an interview before? If so what did it consist of? I will be going in today and have a 30 question 45min math test, they said it was basic knowledge that goes up to algebra. Thanks If you're ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 15 2017 - 2:52am -

  14. Does ops have any value for someone who wants to be a F500 Financial Analyst?

    ? f500 Financial Analyst ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 12 2013 - 8:32pm -

  15. Goldman Sachs invests in company that could soon get rid of analysts

    "NEW YORK and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Kensho today announced that Goldman Sachs has led a $15 million investment round in Kensho, and has entered a strategic partnership to use Kensho's real-time statistical computing and ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 25 2014 - 11:25am -

  16. Whisper number

    Is there a particular reason that analysts don't disclose their true estimates? Financial Analyst Analyst Research Earning projection ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 31 2012 - 5:26pm -

  17. State Street or Equilar, Inc. for future FA or equity research analyst

    I'm currently interviewing for an 'accounting specialist' and 'derivative operations specialist' position at State Street and a 'research analyst' position at Equilar, Inc. I really want to do day- trading, equity resear ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 3 2014 - 2:28am -

  18. Choosing between Financial Analyst at IBM and Broker Trainee at Charles Schwab- Advice? Opinions?

    Hello monkeys, I'm a new user here- just stumbled across the website and wow, I wish I would've found this a few years ago. My question is on a transition into the financial world. I want to get into equity research or Asset Management and i hav ...

    6 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 7 2016 - 12:05pm -

  19. Invited to BB Superday in two weeks, but I never got screened and I can't find the original job posting? Advice please?

    deleted, sorry! Barclays Superday credit suisse deutsche Financial Analyst ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 16 2015 - 12:45am -

  20. Advice on career in corporate finance

    Hi Guys, I am looking to break into a career in corporate finance /financial analyst. I have recently moved to US from India by way of a green card. I have worked as an equity analyst for a business daily in India for 5 years and earlier was working as a ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 8 2016 - 3:00pm -

  21. Financial Analyst Entry Level

    Hello All, I was curious if anyone knew the going rate for a entry level Financial Analyst position, this is with 0 expierence. the catch is I have an MBA, graduate in July. I think it is right around 50K but not 100% sure, this is for the Philadelphia ar ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 29 2012 - 6:30pm -

  22. Exit Opportunities Financial Analyst at a Non-Finance Firm??

    Hi everyone, Does anyone know if it is possible for someone in a Financial Analyst role in the finance department at a top marketing implementation firm to switch into banking or just financial services in general? My future goal is to end up working for ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 4 2015 - 2:19pm -

  23. GS Financial Analyst Program

    What exactly is the " GS financial analyst program"? I'm assuming that's not the IB division, is that correct? Sorry for the dumb question, I welcome all those who would like to insult me for my stupidity. Thanks. gs analyst Financial ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 26 2010 - 5:49pm -

  24. J.P. Morgan PB Analyst off-cycle interview and position

    Hi guys: I received an email from J.P. Morgan inviting me to a 1st round phone interview this week. My question is, what does it mean that this position is "off-cycle"? Does this mean the hiring process will be faster than a regular "in-cyc ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 13 2013 - 10:40pm -

  25. Financial Analyst at Google/Amazon/Yahoo recruiting

    Hi Everyone, I'm very interested in getting into big tech firms after graduation. I was wondering could you give me some insight about the recruiting and interview process? When do they start to interview for summer internship /full time role? How ar ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 1 2016 - 4:52pm -

  26. Corporate Finance in Oil & Gas (Houston/New Orleans)

    I'm not that interested in investment banking, trading, etc. What I'm interested in is corporate finance in the energy industry. I am from Houston, I grew up with 80% of family friends working in the energy industry, this is what I want to do. I ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 22 2012 - 11:47am -

  27. MSF Degree vs. Corporate Finance Work Experience for Equity Research and Portfolio Management

    I am debating whether to get an MSF Degree or gain work experience as a (corporate) financial analyst at a Fortune 500 Company. Which one is the better for someone planning to get a job as an equity research analyst or portfolio manager at a bulge bracket ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 26 2010 - 8:35am -

  28. Need some advice- Discussing options

    Hello All, Quick question and seeking advice. Say you were at a job for about 6 months and very much enjoyed it. Felt you were a little under paid, but the atmosphere, people, and other factors at the current position made up for it including room to adva ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2016 - 2:51am -

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    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 24 2014 - 4:19pm -

  30. Wells Fargo Summer Financial Analyst offer turnaround time

    How long after your interview for an internship with Wells Fargo did you hear back? Couple days, next day, several weeks? I've heard it varies by office but any insight would be great. Please provide location, position and how many days after superda ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 3 2018 - 7:43pm -

  31. Siemens vs. BofA

    So I got 2 job offers this week & I'm having trouble deciding which is the best opportunity for me. I got an opportunity at BofA for a Business Analyst position. I'd primarily be assisting those in the IB division & talking to brokers to ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 2 2011 - 1:40pm -

  32. Financial Analyst ON line quiz

    Hi, I had applied for a Financial Analyst position at a trading firm in Chicago and they have asked me to complete a 30 min online quiz on brains builder. Does anyone know what might be the content of quiz? Behavioral or Math based? Please let me know if ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2011 - 2:30pm -

  33. Accepted a Financial Analyst position with F100 firm, am I on track to get a top 20 MBA?

    Assuming I have the GPA, GMAT, essay, and other activities to be a competitive applicant. f500 f100 MBA Financial Analyst ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 25 2016 - 1:35pm -

  34. Wrestling with the Future

    Hi All, I'm new to this site and I'm not up to with all the lingo, so please bear with me. I am a long-time reader, but I finally decided to post because I really need some advice on how to proceed with my career... A bit of background: Graduate ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 20 2016 - 6:39pm -

  35. From a boutique to a small high growth company

    I currently work at a small boutique, but have been looking for a more "career" oriented place that I could potentially stay long term. I got an offer for a financial analyst role within a small company that currently makes about $30M in revenue ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 8 2014 - 12:05pm -

  36. 2009 Finance grad- Please critique my resume

    Please critique my resume in a brutally honest manner. I have spent the last few months analyzing my options. It looks like, given my credentials, the best way to break into finance is: 1) Financial Consulting 2) corporate finance (potentially a F500 prog ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 17 2016 - 7:18pm -

  37. Credit analyst at BB vs. f500 corp fin

    Hi, I have been working in corp fin at a f500 for a year after graduating. I am switching jobs and wondering which is better: credit analyst at BB or continue in corp fin at another f500? Also, is a credit analyst position (supporting loan origination) in ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 15 2014 - 8:01pm -

  38. Financial Analyst- Salaries and bonuses?

    First off I would like to apologize if this is the wrong section. Secondly, I would like to know a little more about financial analysts: 1) Do FA receive high bonuses, and what % of salary is it generally in? 2) How long do you work before you become a re ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 20 2016 - 8:56pm -

  39. Part-time Investment Analyst at start-up hedge fund opinions

    Hi guys: I was offered a part-time position (up until the firm moves its office from country X to Y) as an investment analyst at a start-up hedge fund in my city. The position's relevant work experience requirement is 0-1 years, and must have an BBA ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 10 2013 - 7:52pm -

  40. Would appreciate some help with my resume

    Hey y'all I'm new in this forum and I would appreciate any recommendation regarding my resume. I'm graduating this coming May with a Finance degree. When I graduate I will be heading to the DC area and applying (already have been) to all en ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 9 2013 - 1:38am -

  41. Is this Common???

    I have been interviewing around for Financial Analyst positions and made it to the final round of interviews. I was told this by the VP of Finance during the interview on Tuesday, it was between me and 1 other candidate later that afternoon. Everything se ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 13 2012 - 5:03pm -

  42. Entry Level MBA seeking Financial Analyst position

    My name is John-recieved my undergrad in Econ/Finance in May '11-about to get my MBA from Widener (unknown private school near Philly) the end of July '12-3.5 GPA in the program with little expierence. I ahve-worked at TD Bank for 2 years but th ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 30 2012 - 1:51pm -

  43. Does a financial analyst job at a large non-banking company lead to an analyst job in finance?

    If someone were to be offered an entry level job at a large company, say at an airline or a large manufacturing business, is this attractive to people hiring analysts at banks? How would this compare to say, a back office position at a decent level invest ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 21 2012 - 2:19am -

  44. Financial Analyst Interview

    Hi, I have a first round interview with an Asset Management firm for the position of "financial analyst." Can someone with experience make some suggestions on what I should focus on regarding my preparation? I appreciate any input/advice. Thank ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 24 2012 - 2:14pm -

  45. Good Opp/Exit Opps?

    I have an opportunity to work as a Financial Analyst 1 with Siemens. I'd be working in their at their biggest Energy Plant in the US, mainly doing cost analysis and budgeting on turbines. The job description is as follows: * Reconcile by Profit Cente ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 29 2011 - 12:48pm -

  46. F500 FA benefits

    What would you consider to be the "standard" as far as benefits go as an entry financial analyst at a F500? Things like insurance, PTO, retirement, etc. benefits benefits package Financial Analyst f500 ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 31 2015 - 3:17pm -

  47. help with an upcoming interview

    I got an interview for a financial analyst and I want to be prepared. Here is the job posting: You would be doing financial analysis on stock portfolio returns for a private investor, researching backgrounds on investment opportunities, setting up spreads ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 17 2014 - 8:44pm -

  48. Entry-Level Financial Analyst Inquiry

    I am an undergraduate finance student at California State University, Northridge and plan to graduate in 2015. I am hoping to work as an entry-level Financial Analyst after I graduate. My expected overall GPA will be 3.2- 3.3, and my expected major GPA wi ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 8 2014 - 6:52pm -

  49. Building a career path- Currently taking accounting classes

    Hey guys, I am currently taking accounting classes to satisfy the cpa requirement and planning to take cpa exam at the end of this year. Here's my current plan: I will start working as an accountant in a cpa firm and build up some experience on the f ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 19 2016 - 1:15pm -

  50. You Include Consulting Firms?... and No I-Banks?

    How is it that a list of the toughest companies for job seekers lists zero investment banks, but has a bunch of consulting firms and Teach for America? For an industry with the average company giving offers to less than one percent of its applicants, acco ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 9 2013 - 2:20pm -

  51. Wells Fargos 2019 Financial Analyst Program denied

    Has anyone heard back from their superday saying that they didn't get the job? If you have heard back and did get the job, did you get an email or phone call? Wells Fargo summer analyst CRE Financial Analyst ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 12 2018 - 6:46pm -

  52. Financial Analyst position for the government.....

    I've recently accepted a position working as a financial analyst for a government contractor company in Washington DC. The job encompasses mostly budgetary/accounting management; it has great hours, decent health benefits, solid pay w/ OT compensatio ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 5 2012 - 8:49pm -

  53. Do Financial Analysts Use SPSS the Stats Program from IBM?

    Basically the title. Has anyone heard of financial analysts (not just limited to bankers, but even corporate finance) using the statistical tool SPSS? I have to buy it for a class I'm taking and I'm wondering if it's worth keeping at the en ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 22 2011 - 10:41pm -

  54. New Analyst eligibility, and Financial Analyst skills too?

    I may have been confusing with my title. Basically I have 2 questions. 1) Can I still apply to New Analyst positions designed for new college graduates for 2019, even though I graduated in december 2017? I know some of them might have a year grace period ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 2 2018 - 1:43pm -

  55. Starting at the bottom (Financial Analyst) at 29 years old...

    Looking to move from middle office at a large broker/ dealer into corporate finance. I'm finding out that I might have to start relatively junior. How long does it usually take to progress in this field? Super scared that, at 29, I am too old to be t ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 19 2016 - 4:39pm -

  56. Transitioning from BB middle office operations (trade management) into Corporate Finance/FP&A

    hi all, i have been working at a BB in the middle office in trade management and i am bored to tears with absolutely no room for upward mobility. i have been researching making a move into corporate finance and have been leveraging my connections at some ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 16 2015 - 10:03pm -

  57. Building a career path- Satisfying the CPA requirement

    Hey guys, I am currently taking accounting classes to satisfy the cpa requirement and planning to take cpa exam at the end of this year. Here's my current plan: I will start working as an accountant in a cpa firm and build up some experience on the f ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 19 2016 - 1:16pm -

  58. Operations Analyst vs Financial Analyst

    So I was offered a financial analyst position with Sabre Holdings and am now deciding between an operations analyst development program with JP Morgan. Which would give me better options in the future, for job advancements and MBA opportunities? Thanks gu ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 3 2012 - 3:14am -

  59. Resume Feedback- Financial analyst

    Hi everyone, I would appreciate any feedback on my resume: format, language, anything. I would also appreciate any feedback on my career path. http://www.razume.com/documents/24360 I enjoy doing financial analysis and financial modeling. I've been tr ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 13 2012 - 8:34pm -

  60. Wells Fargo FAP 2019

    I just got done with the phone interview, Incase anyone is wondering it was mostly behavioral (centered around team questions) and then was asked about the 3 financial statements and what they are used for, also was asked what other resources I would use ...

    1 comment - 2 silver bananas - Sep 26 2018 - 8:57pm -

  61. Best Training for Incoming Financial Analysts?

    What is the best training for an incoming financial analyst, starting a summer internship or full-time job in finance? financial modeling Financial Analyst corporate finance Investment Banking ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Jul 23 2018 - 6:19pm -

  62. Fortune 200 FP&A > Big 4 Financial/Strategy Consulting > Fortune 50 FP&A > Private Equity?

    (1 year, Financial Analyst)- Worked at a Fortune 200 company after graduation in Corp. Finance (budgeting, variance analysis, forecasting etc.) (1 year and some change, Senior Consultant)- Transitioned to a Big 4 firm, in management consulting (Financial ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Jan 16 2018 - 9:37pm -

  63. Any Advice Is Greatly Appreciated

    Hi all, I'm a recent graduate with a BA in finance and am looking for any advice to gain a position as a junior analyst in Los Angeles. I'm currently an operations coordinator that handles data validation for an E-commerce data migration project ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Oct 9 2016 - 1:36am -

  64. Financial Analyst

    Hello, I currently live in Binghamton, NY and the job market is thin, I'd like to be an analyst eventually and didn't know where to start regarding this? I'd like to research all aspects of the market and eventually become a CFA, any insigh ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jun 29 2016 - 3:28pm -

  65. Sr. Financial Analyst Interview Help

    I'm a senior auditor at big 4 and I'm seeking corporate PF&A opportunities. I just got an interview opportunity with a software company for Sr. financial analyst position. The job description says "Expertise in budgeting, forecasting, a ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Apr 28 2016 - 11:45pm -

  66. What would be a good minor to compliment my Economics degree?

    I have an A.A.S in accounting, and am now in the process of attaining a B.S degree in Economics from the University of Houston. I would like to choose a minor that would look nice with what I already have. I'm thinking business admin but I'm uns ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Oct 28 2015 - 1:11pm -

  67. Raytheon Financial Analyst 1 Interview?

    Anyone know what to expect? Financial Analyst ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 8 2015 - 8:11pm -

  68. Credit Analysis to Financial Analysis (CMA in Canada)

    Hi All, This is long, but any sort of feedback would be greatly appreciated. Overview: What are the chances of going from a CFA /Credit Analyst type role to a Corp. Finance type role? I'm located in Canada so no CPA here. But is it worth considering ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Mar 22 2015 - 8:55pm -

  69. Boutique Bank or Financial Analyst of FP&A at a prominent Tech Firm?

    For the Tech Firm, think along the lines of Twitter, FB, LinkedIn, etc, the big and popular tech ones. The bank is a tech boutique bank, deal flow is okay or average (def not the biggest ones you hear on WSJ, usually $ ">FT analyst btw, fresh out ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Nov 18 2014 - 10:01pm -

  70. Career Help- Earned my BA in economics

    Hi, I just earned my ba in economics from an average ranked public university with a 3.00 and need guidance as to what to do next. I want to work for a large company that has a financial department and somehow obtain a position as a financial analyst. I M ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 19 2016 - 12:16pm -

  71. Career advice for recent grad- Graduated in May with a BBA in finance

    I recently graduated in May with a BBA in finance from a non target school. My GPA was 3.8/4.0 but I have no finance related work experience. I am looking for some advice on a career path. I want to do something in the investment banking/ Asset Management ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Apr 19 2016 - 12:40pm -

  72. Breaking into F.A. or Trading from Fin. Advising

    Hello all, I'm reaching out because I'm in a very important position right now and I need some legitimate advice from other monkeys that have the same feels and passions as me. Real finance, math, and the game. ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jun 19 2014 - 2:42pm -

  73. What Exactly is The MS Financial Control Group (FCG) and Finance Strategy?

    How is FCG's RM different than the RM division? Also, dose anyone know if Finance Strategy is the same as Firm Strategy and Execution? Morgan Stanley MS Risk Analyst Financial Analyst QRM ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Mar 26 2013 - 1:02am -

  74. Pricing & Analytic Analyst vs Financial Analyst

    Hey guys I have 2 possible options in my future. A Pricing & Analytic Analyst at a rather large independent interest rate and currency risk advisory (among other things) and a Financial Analyst at a smaller healthcare company. The Pricing would clearl ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Aug 11 2012 - 5:53pm -

  75. Excellent Financial Research Analyst Opportunity with Fin-tech Start-up Market Realist- Above Market Comp

    Financial Research Analyst (Editorial) Looking for passionate research analyst for financial media start-up targeting mass affluent investors. Analyst will be a key contributor of articles to the online publishing business and should be both an excellent ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jul 20 2012 - 4:20pm -

  76. JD of Financial Analyst

    The following post illustrates the JD of a Financial Analyst. http://www.thecfaexperience.com/2011/12/financial-... finance CFA Job Description Financial Analyst CFA 1 ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Dec 17 2011 - 11:38am -

  77. sophomore undergraduate internship help

    I have two opportunities this summer working in NYC. Global Wealth and Investment Management Analyst Intern at ML Financial Analyst Intern at Petra Capital & Situs Cos. I was just recently offered the job at B of A, Merrill Lynch and have yet to recei ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 15 2010 - 10:05pm -

  78. Financial Analyst Exit Ops

    I have an interview coming up with a large very well known US retailer for a financial analyst position witin the Strategic Business Development group. The position would be at the company's headquarters with a relatively small group. The position en ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Mar 2 2010 - 11:14am -