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  2. The best of the back (or middle) office?

    obviously most people here are IBD or bust, but for those of us happy making a decent living and prioritize work and family time, what are some of the better roles in the BO and MO? the only real BO /MO role i am familiar with is Trade Support so i am int ...

    62 comments - 6 silver bananas - Feb 17 2018 - 1:45pm -

  3. Some more truth about BB Ops and how I got out

    The Truth About The Back Office Hey guys, so I know there are a few posts about the back office (i.e Operations) on this site but I just thought I'd add my 2 cents as I recently left for another job after spending 1 year in BB Ops. 1. Pay: I don' ...

    69 comments - 31 silver bananas - Jan 5 2017 - 3:31pm -

  4. UPDATE: Operations: Best Decision I've Ever Made

    This was me two short months ago. I would like to start by apologizing to the entire WSO community for trying to argue with what decades of Banking wisdom had taught the finance community; as it turns out, Ops is fucking shit! However, in an attempt to re ...

    60 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 11 2018 - 2:52pm - Anonymous Monkey

  5. How to Go From Back Office to Front Office

    in a few months i will be starting an investment banking operations job with JP Morgan. this job is typically considered a back office job. however, it has been described to me by the employer as a middle office type of job, because of the direct and imme ...

    132 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 25 2018 - 6:23pm -

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  7. Goldman VS. JPM

    Hey guys, I need help deciding between internship offers at Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan.. They are both in the same division (Operations Division). I am aware of Goldman's "prestige" but I'm also taking both firm's culture into ...

    56 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 5 2017 - 12:02pm -

  8. Operations:beware

    Well I was very naive and uninformed throughout the recruiting process about what exactly operations is. I just saw the great name of the company and figured it would look good. Boy was I wrong. I figured "Hey, it can't be as bad as everyone say ...

    102 comments - 3 silver bananas - Mar 10 2017 - 5:51pm - Anonymous Monkey

  9. Sales vs Operations

    Hi Everyone, After having spent a little over a year in corporate finance and not liking it at all, I am now searching for a new job and wanted to get people's opinion on finding a job in sales vs operations. Ideally I would like to be working for a ...

    21 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 27 2017 - 8:52am -

  10. Different Types of Consulting- Respective prestige level

    Just had some questions about Consulting in general I was wondering about the different types of consulting, what they refer to, their respective prestige level, and the companies that have that specific consulting. So when people say "Management Con ...

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  12. Citigroup Operations

    I just got an offer from Citi for their portfolio analytics group in operations. Does anyone have any experience working there. What is the career path like? What is the salary range for new hires? They offered me 55K. Is it hard to move up to a front off ...

    68 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jan 18 2010 - 2:37pm -

  13. BB Operations career path

    Hi, I'm really interested in operations, as well as finance. I know a lot of people say that it's not a good idea to go into operations if you have hopes of landing the front office, but if you want to stick around in operations, is it still rea ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:41pm -

  14. Citi Ops vs. Barcap Ops FT

    Not sure if this is the right sub forum to post about Ops, but couldn't find anything else. So I'm graduating from college in May, and currently have two offers on the table. Citi Operations and Barcap Operations Both in NYC Kind of stumped on w ...

    45 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 4 2010 - 1:35am -

  15. 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 -

  16. Morgan Stanley Hacked in Operation Aurora

    Shit just got real for the IT folks over at Morgan Stanley. The same Chinese hackers who busted into Google last year also breached Morgan Stanley. The attack lasted for months and the damage was substantial. Dubbed "Operation Aurora" by cyber-s ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 1 2011 - 5:45am -

  17. Need help with an offer

    Background: Sophomore at a semi-target Interned at a big 4 this past summer Interested in IBD I just got an offer for BB ops in NY. That said, is ops looked down upon? Is it practical to believe that I can I land an IBD internship during my junior year af ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 22 2011 - 11:42pm -

  18. Citi Ops Superday

    I have a superday interview with Citi for ops next friday. I've never done a superday before. How does it work? More specifically, has anyone done the Citi ops superday? What did they ask you? What was the format? Etc.. Citi interview operations Supe ...

    36 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 15 2008 - 7:27pm -

  19. Operations Exit Opps.

    I'm interviewing at a hedge fund for an operations role ('Portfolio Analyst')...I don't have any modeling experience so I understand why I can't fill a real analyst role in IBD.. however, everyone seems to claim that operations is ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 6 2011 - 1:28pm -

  20. Private Equity Operational Improvement roles

    Searched around and could only find some threads from 5+ years ago, was curious if anyone could shed some more light on the operational improvement roles available at PE firms? Everything I was finding was indicating that some funds have full fledged oper ...

    8 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 3 2018 - 11:08am -

  21. Anybody else glad they sucked it up and picked Ops?

    I had a 3.5 (will graduate with 3.4 probably) from a non-ivy target going into full-time recruiting wanting to get into trading. I go to a pretty good target, in which in prior years people wouldn't think of applying to ops. So October came a long, a ...

    30 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 2 2009 - 8:15pm -

  22. Vanguard Accelerated Development Program over Ops at bulge bracket?

    Is taking a job in a 1.5 yr Development Program at Vanguard better than Operations at bank like GS / JPM? Cheers operations development program Vanguard Group ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 13 2016 - 2:04pm -

  23. Private equity firms with ops groups

    Does anyone know how to find a comprehensive list of private equity firms that have an operations group? Or does anyone know of any besides Bain Cap, TPG, and Blackstone? private equity consulting operations ops ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 6 2017 - 12:47pm -

  24. Divergent Paths- Teach for America or Ops

    Hoping to get a few opinions here. I'm really wanting to do Teach For America for two years after college, but I'd like to potentially do IB /consulting after the commitment. I know that TFA has a solid network and some big corporate partners (B ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 19 2010 - 5:10pm -

  25. Securities at GS or Operations at Barcap

    Hello, all. Thank you for showing interest in my forum. I am a third year college student who has been offered an internship position at the Securities Division of Goldman Sachs and at the Operations Divisions at Barclays Capital, respectively. I have har ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 15 2011 - 8:43pm -

  26. Breaking into Operations

    Someone really close to me will be graduating this spring/summer with a math degree from a top 50 state school. He is very smart, obviously quantitative, but for X reasons did not do well in school and will graduate with a 2.5-2.8 GPA. I think an operatio ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 18 2010 - 2:05am -

  27. Mckinsey Operations Track

    How are the different tracks viewed at McKinsey? Are some more 'prestigeous' than others? Is operations at McKinsey like back office at a bank? operations ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 17 2009 - 12:21am -

  28. Career Direction

    Hey Guys, I'm at a crossroads of sorts in my young career and thought it would be helpful to get some input from everyone here. I find many of the posters on this site are very knowledgeable plus no one knows me personally, so I think this could be a ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 6 2011 - 3:32pm -

  29. Susquehanna International Group- Operations

    Hey guys, job search has been rough for me but I have an interview coming up with SIG, in ops. I know its ops but is something. Anyone else have experience interviewing with SIG and/or their ops department? and info would prove very helpful Thanks in adva ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 11 2018 - 2:52pm -

  30. Best Operations Analyst Program

    Hi all, Which BB offers the best operations analyst program? Why? Which BB offers the most internal mobility for their operations? thanks analyst IBD operations ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 13 2009 - 1:22pm -

  31. Goldman Sachs Analyst Interview Timeline

    Had my initial phone interview for Goldman Operations Analyst in Salt Lake City on Thursday. My interviewer said great after all of my questions, we shared a handful of laughs, and at the end she said it was a pleasure speaking with me. I then asked when ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 6 2010 - 2:02am -

  32. Help for an extreme non-target with an offer

    Ok, so I'm a long-time reader and forum lurker, but I could use some helpful feedback from you guys since I have a decision to make in the next day or two. I'm a graduating senior with a 3.9 GPA, major in business admin, minor in economics (and ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 12 2011 - 11:51am -

  33. 29 year old in Operations trying to break into Finance. Help

    Hi, I'm 29 years old working at a tier 1 in New York in Operations. I'm seeking advice on how I should try to transition into working into the Finance department or financial department in another firm. I have a BS in Finance from a non-target, ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 23 2016 - 11:41pm -

  34. Appropriate time to contact recruiter after final round interviews?

    Hey everyone, I was just wondering how long after final round interviews is it appropriate to contact HR about offers. I was originally told I would be contacted Thursday afternoon/Friday (Thursday was my final round) about offers, but still haven't ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 10 2010 - 11:46am -

  35. Sell Side ER vs. Buy Side Ops (special circumstances)

    I'm pretty sure I know the answer already but I'm not familiar with the equity research world so I wanted to get opinions on this. Under the given circumstances, I was wondering which path would be best to ultimately become a buy side analyst. T ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 20 2011 - 7:41am -

  36. How many birds are in the bush?

    About Me- Sophomore from non-target, economics/philosophy major, good grades, have done several internships at finance related boutique shops. Always loved stocks and always will, end goal is to get to the buyside, whatever that takes Problem- Have two of ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 22 2011 - 4:22pm -

  37. How to ace an operations interview?

    I have an interview for an operations position at a buy side investment management shop that is pretty large. Due to a lack of experience I am hoping to get my foot in the door by getting this operations spot that backs up the portfolio management and res ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 20 2012 - 12:37pm -

  38. JPM Finance Analyst or Citi Operations?

    I'm in a bit of an offer quandry. I currently have an offer with JPMorgan in their Finance Analyst Development Program in Delaware (ugh). I'm 90% sure I have a 2nd round interview with Citi for their operations program. I'm waiting to hear ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 12 2008 - 5:56pm -

  39. Breaking it down

    Looking at Analyst jobs at JP Morgan Chase and had a few questions I was hoping you guys could answer. I know investment bankers make a lot and was wondering if an analyst in the Asset Management division would make anything comparable to that. I also am ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 21 2010 - 12:39am -

  40. Goldman Ops SA--> something else FT?

    Any insight from the program? Have you heard of anyone breaking out of ops for FT after the summer? networking opportunities? Goldman Sachs operations BB ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2010 - 12:11pm -

  41. Hedge Fund Interview- What to expect?

    I have a phone interview for an analyst position at a hedge fund. What can I expect? How should I prepare? I have had other IB phone interviews, but not a hedge fund. How is it similar or different? Can anyone explain their experiences working at a hedge ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 5:26am -

  42. non-FO Director/MD comp

    How much does a director/MD make all in in a non FO role (i.e. corporate treasury, technology, operations, etc.)? corporate treasury operations technology ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 2 2011 - 4:08pm -

  43. Operations > CFA > Profit??

    operations CFA back office MBA ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 3 2015 - 6:23pm -

  44. BX Portfolio Operations Group

    Any info about this group? pay, exit opps, etc. Seems to be a pretty top notch team. operations portfolio blackstone ops BX ...

    8 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 26 2014 - 12:24am -

  45. Advice: renege high paying offer for TFA?

    Hey guys, ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 10 2014 - 3:35pm -

  46. McKinsey Operations & Business Technology

    Hi all, It seems like McK recently created two practices besides traditional strategy practice. The recruiting process seems to be different for these two, from the general recruiting. Does anyone have any first-hand experience or knows somebody in either ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 6 2014 - 8:13pm -

  47. Ops- Student at non-target

    So, I have been thinking lately about the lovely world of operations. As a student at a non target, where the only pro is that it is in NYC, I have concluded that regardless of GPA and networking skills, it seems that out side of three PWM offers at BB ba ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2016 - 8:44am -

  48. BB Fixed Income Operations

    Received an offer from a BB in the southeast. Fixed Income FED Operation 40k + Bonus Thoughts? operations ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 23 2011 - 6:19pm -

  49. Identifying Turnaround Targets

    I have a pretty limited data set where I need to identify potential turnaround targets based solely on: Sales, Sales growth, Net Income, NI growth, Total Assets, Stockholder Equity, Market Cap, EPS, Return to Investors, and # employees. After an initial s ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 24 2011 - 11:10pm -

  50. new monkey wants advise on JPM CDP move to MO

    Hello all, I wanted more insight before accepting a FT offer from JPM. I did the CDP (corporate development program) last year as a summer intern in DE doing operations in the IB. I got lucky and landed on a group that interacts with FO (mostly) and MO te ...

    8 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 14 2011 - 4:17pm -

  51. Interview Help- Escaping Ops / Back Office

    Hi everyone, I was hired right out of college working a commercial lending operations position in the back office at a fairly large bank (EUR185B AUM). As most operations roles go, this one became very repetitive and also has minimal room for growth. I ha ...

    6 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jul 20 2015 - 3:14am -

  52. GS OPERATIONS > DB CITI IBD / S&T??

    1) Would you ever choose GS operations over a front office offer like at DB etc? 2) I really didn't want operations, but operations had career drop at my school while ibd /securities didn't. The HR girl told me to just apply on their website for ...

    8 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 23 2010 - 2:45pm -

  53. Using an Ops position to my benefit

    So I was just extended my first job offer since graduating. It's a long term temp position in the FX Operations department. I'll be working in the account management area. Nothing to glamorous, but I am indeed happy to be employed and at least i ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 10 2013 - 5:28pm -

  54. How do you convince an MO/Ops interviewer that you are the best fit?

    Hi, I recently graduated from a target school with a master's degree (not MBA). I had 6 interviews since I graduated and I don't think anything will convert to an offer from different reasons:- I was clearly not a good fit from the beginning and ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 9 2013 - 2:31pm -

  55. Goldman Sachs Operations hiring status

    About 40 students interviewed at the Goldman Sachs Salt Lake City office a couple of weeks ago... initially they were told that results will be out around Dec 1st, but last week some people got a phone call saying that it won't be until the beginning ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 2 2008 - 7:46pm -

  56. How do you say you want a support role in an interview?

    So, interviewers will commonly ask what role are you searching for. This is easy when the job is awesome and you want the challenge/money/prestige and your goals line up with the job description and career path, but gets harder with support roles that mos ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 19 2011 - 4:59pm -

  57. Operations- Project Management

    Hey, i couldnt find much topics on this Project Management (Operations) role in an investment bank. Anybody knows what are the prospects and exit opportunities of this role (such as moving into research, front office, or consulting)? And what do you reall ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 7 2010 - 1:42pm -

  58. Derivatives Operations to Trading- Seeking clarification

    Hi All, I am new to WSO and thought I would seek clarification to the doubt that has been clinging on to my mind for some time now. I would be joining a BB (GS /MS) in their Derivatives Operations. My job description reads- "Ensuring all the trade ec ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 19 2016 - 8:57pm -

  59. Advice- Couple of offers

    Hello everyone I am new to the forum and was just seeking a little advice. I have a couple of options and have no clue which one to take. Right now I have a couple of offers for some back office work at some banks. I have also been accepted into Vandy MSF ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 7 2016 - 12:13pm -

  60. Market research vs. Ops vs. PMG for the summer. HELP

    I am a junior at a non-target evaluating internship offers. My goal is to work in strategy consulting and I did interview at some top firms but nothing materialized. I am now entertaining a variety of different positions and my objectives are to do... 1. ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 13 2010 - 8:17pm -

  61. UBS PWM vs. Goldman Operations

    I am currently trying to decide between two internship offers for this summer: UBS PWM and Goldman Operations. I am not certain what my long-term goals are so I am more concerned with which internship will give me more useful experience in the finance ind ...

    6 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 21 2010 - 11:43pm -

  62. Operations technology- how to get more involved in the business side?

    Hi all, Looking for some advice, from a strategy/ front office perspective. How can I move from back office technology to a front office/strategy role? I'm trying to work on something a bit more connected to the business end of the bank. I want to ea ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 12 2017 - 6:08pm -

  63. Boutique private wealth management/operations or Summer Business Program?

    I am a recent college grad, and am trying to get into Wall Street. You can see my situation from previous posts: I went to a non-target private school, tho I did well, have a ton of extracurrics, I majored in poli sci, minored in economics and Spanish. I& ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 1 2012 - 6:52am -

  64. Non-finance exit ops for operations

    hi, are there any non-finance exit ops for operations analysts from BBs? for example to consulting? what sort of options are available if i do an MBA after a few years in ops? thanks. operations exit ops ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 9 2012 - 6:19pm -

  65. Questionable Hedge Fund Role

    Hi, I recently got contacted about a position at a large hedge fund in <abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr> for a role in Investor Relations Operations (entry level). I know this almost sounds like "<span class='keywor ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 1 2011 - 11:21am -

  66. Settle for Back Office for now?

    I am a senior math major with a comp sci minor (prob wont finish it, but will complete all of the programming requirements, just not hardware/tech stuff). I should have by graduation a 3.7-8 GPA (Major around 4.0). I go to a state school that is a target ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 10 2011 - 10:35am -

  67. D.E. Shaw Internship

    I know this has been posted on before (trust me I've read them all over the last 2 hours), but most of them are outdated or not specifically what I'm looking for. Anyway, here is my question: I am an undergrad at a non-target school studying Psy ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 19 2010 - 2:42am -

  68. FI deriv ops during the semester

    hey guys, i'm a rising junior and have already applied as a summer analysts to all those banks out there trying to get my foot in the door. my question is, how useful would a FI derivative ops internship during december and subsequently during the se ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 6 2010 - 9:17am -

  69. Path to Operating Partner/Executive Role

    Hey everyone. I would appreciate some insights on how to go about thinking through this... Long story short, I find myself really interested in becoming an operator and would like to pursue the path towards an operating partner role at a fund or an execut ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 4 2018 - 12:57pm -

  70. What tier B-School could I expect to be accepted to?

    I'm just looking for a little guidance based upon my current situation and I appreciate the feedback. I will be graduating in April from a non-ivy, yet sold/reputable university with a 3.7/4.0 GPA. I accepted a job with Goldman Sachs doing Ops out of ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 10 2010 - 1:16am -

  71. Which is better? if any

    I have the choice of applying for a Goldman Sachs operations analyst position or Goldman Sachs credit risk specialist? My goal is to work in equity research or end up in a hedge fund. Which position will help me achieve my goal? hedge fund operations cred ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 10 2009 - 10:46pm -

  72. Why Operations?

    Hello, I was wondering if anyone had a good answer to this question. And yes, I understand that if you need to ask a message board, you probably shouldn't work in the position. To preempt this response, you are very likely right. Nevertheless, I have ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 14 2008 - 3:33pm -

  73. Help me transition from middle office operations at a bulge bracket into a RE role

    hi all, long time member but very occasional poster. so i am definitely in the minority here in that i didn't go to an excellent school, don't have incredible internship/work experience and i am just generally not up to snuff as it relates to mo ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 16 2015 - 9:32pm -

  74. Help- Consulting to BB Ops?

    I'm thinking about making the switch from a small consulting firm to Fixed Income Ops (MO?) (associate level) at a top firm in their Dallas office. I realize this is uncommon, but let me explain. My current consulting gig is comfy with decent pay. My ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 29 2017 - 11:35am -

  75. Barclays Capital Summer Analyst

    Had two 30 minute interviews at school, does anyone know the average time it takes for them to get back with a rejection or information on the next step? operations summer analyst Barclays Capital ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 9 2011 - 10:15am -

  76. Operations where to start

    I was just wondering if anyone has any suggestions as to where to start looking for an entry level operations job in an IB. Which site offers those kind of jobs? It has been really hard for me to find. Can anyone suggest any good websites for those jobs? ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 13 2009 - 10:20pm -

  77. UBS grad programs

    Hi all, Does UBS have a grad internship program for recent college undergraduates in back in middle offices. I e-mailed them a couple weeks ago and still have not gotten an answer? any response would be great thanks guys operations ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 2 2009 - 4:18pm -

  78. What exactly is "ops"?

    i know what ops is at a broker dealer. but what is ops in F500 or even much smaller companies? for instance a contact of mine has recently started working in "operations" at a sexy startup in san francisco. it just seems like a kind of catch-all ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 13 2016 - 8:00pm -

  79. S&O Recruiting opportunities outside T20 MBA programs?

    Hey all. New to the forum. I am currently a 2016 intake applicant to several MBA programs. Looking to make a career switch into consulting from operations post MBA. My question is about recruiting opportunities at various schools. When I searched the Delo ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 23 2016 - 10:27am -

  80. Why Operations/Compliance/Middle Office? Interview Question

    Hi, All, I'm actively looking for job. I have an interview scheduled this week, in Operations category. I am interested just because I feel that checking accuracy of data is fun. I know that I have few idea in this field since I just graduated. I ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 9 2017 - 5:23pm -

  81. Interview Follow Up- BO position

    Hey guys so I interviewed at a BB last friday about a back office position and the HR lady who coordinated the day for me told me to contact her tuesday via email. I did and I have gotten no response, email or phone call. So whats the discretionary rule o ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 7:04am -

  82. Introduction + Equity Trade Support At Hedge Fund Question

    Hey everyone, Been following the site for a while now and have really appreciated all the posts and the content which is available to someone like me trying to excel and succeed in such a competitive industry. I'm about to enter my senior year at a n ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 11 2013 - 5:51pm -

  83. F100 Operations or Boutique AM firm: Freshman Target

    It's my first time posting on WSO and I'm stuck between two options for the summer. I am a freshman economics major at a target school (elite southern) and I am choosing between working operations at a F100 company with a large financial/commodi ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 24 2011 - 6:11pm -

  84. Ops at large fund to TA role at smaller fund?

    So there are obviously lots of fine details that would dictate the success of this move, but take it at face value if possible. Would it make sense at all for someone with one year in operations at a large fund (> $20 billion AUM) to take a role as a t ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 16 2011 - 9:05pm -

  85. Buy Side Operations interview

    I was wondering if anyone had any insight into Buy Side operations interviews at a medium-small hedge fund. It sounds like it is trade support but also working with traders/PMs so it may be more involved. I know what BB ops is and I'm not looking for ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 26 2011 - 4:00pm -

  86. Is Operations the same promotion structure as i-banking?

    I was just curious: Does the operations side of a bank have the same promotion structure as the ibanking side? For ibanking it's roughly: 1-3 Years Analyst Leave for MBA Come back as 1st Year Associate After 5 years, become VP Is that also how it wor ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 12 2010 - 2:36pm -

  87. Ops at KKR a Dead End?

    Hi monkeys, Was just offered an operations position on a leveraged derivatives team at KKR. Should I take this job? Currently I work in Ops for a large BD and am actively pursuing credit analyst roles and boutique IB roles. The operations work I do now is ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 15 2018 - 10:17pm -

  88. Transferable Skills?

    Just wondering what peoples thought would be of this position given the responsibilities: "The principle function is to track, scan, and upload financial statements and process capital call and distribution notices in a timely manner. Day-to-day moni ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 20 2009 - 2:36pm -

  89. Executive Positions in Portfolio Companies

    As an executive in a portfolio company, what kind of exit opportunities are there? How common is it to lateral to a private equity firm in an operations type role, and what would the compensation be (at the respective size PE firms)? Does the ease/frequen ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 7 2016 - 3:25pm -

  90. Ocean Freight Logistics > > Physical Commodities Supply

    Hello monkeys, A long time lurker and first time poster here. I was hoping to get some opinions and advice from the community between two entry level opportunities my way:- BB Ops (no client interaction, typical ops stuff)-An international freight forward ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 17 2015 - 8:15pm -

  91. Operations at BB?

    . Investment Banking Goldman Sachs operations capital markets analyst careers Advice on a Job analysts s&t operations analyst ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 10 2015 - 2:10pm -

  92. Blue Mountain Capital Ops vs Financial Research Associates

    I recently just interviewed for both internship positions and was wondering which position would give me an opportunity to move into FO. Many of FRA's projects involve litigation matters where they provide business valuation/forensic accounting analy ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 15 2014 - 1:59am -

  93. Please help need help immediately choosing between two offers

    Fund accounting or client onboarding.. I know neither is optimal, but betweem the two which is the wiser choice? Thank you operations ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 16 2013 - 9:43pm -

  94. Corporate Finance vs. Operations

    I have offers in corporate finance with ACN and Operations with JPM. I'm about to graduate with a BBA in Finance and am currently studying for Level 1 CFA. My ultimate career goals is to work for a bank in an investment related role. JPM is obviously ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 4 2013 - 11:20am -

  95. Help! Need interview advice for a global hedge fund/PE firm FT interview?

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