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  2. More enjoyable: FP&A vs. Treasury

    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 comments - 2 silver bananas - Nov 29 2017 - 11:25pm -

  3. Google Launches Trading Floor to Manage $26.5 Billion in Cash Reserves

    According to Google Treasurer Callinicos, the firm has started a trading team and is currently hiring for entry level and experienced trading positions. Callinicos is very well respected in the finance and technology industries, after serving as Treasurer ...

    37 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 25 2011 - 3:11am -

  4. Treasury Exit Opportunities?

    Treasury- Asset/Liability Management. Will it add value if I want to do investment management or research? Treasury ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 31 2017 - 9:03pm -

  5. Stop bitching. AIG is not a bailout.

    Have you complainers even read the terms of the loan? (yes, loan) Basically, the Fed agreed to loan AIG up to $85 billion at LIBOR + 850bps. (!) That's about 11% interest. And in exchange, AIG gave the Fed 80% of the company- for keeps. AIG common an ...

    22 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 17 2008 - 7:47am -

  6. Internship at the US Treasury

    I have been offered an internship at the United States Treasury. I am currently a freshman, and I attend a non-target university (fucked around too much in high school). My current GPA is 3.823 (not the best, I know), and I am going try and bring it up to ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 31 2017 - 9:03pm -

  7. what is the Prop trading for F500 companies called (supposing its a non bank like cardinal health or nationwide)?!!!!

    hello all I have a question about what the title of this certain position might be called. So when a company has extra money laying around after pay after paying everybody etc. Do they typically have a sector called "investments" that is in char ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 24 2011 - 12:14pm -

  8. $25 Billion Profit on Toxic MBS

    Taxpayers have a little something to smile about today as the Treasury Department is reporting that it successfully unloaded $250 billion worth of toxic mortgage-backed securities, many thought to be worthless, that the department purchased at the height ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 19 2012 - 11:07am -

  9. Interview Question: Are you a quantitative or persuasive person?

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 24 2013 - 2:45pm -

  10. How to get short on treasurys via an ETF

    I'm trying to mimic a short sale of treasury bonds but I'm a small personal investor without direct access to OTC markets. I was searching for an ETF that would be bearish on treasuries and I settled on an ETF that is described as: "The inv ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2010 - 4:41pm -

  11. CIO/Treasury Desk

    Hello Everyone, I thought it may be useful for people whom have questions about Treasury at at BB, what the desk does, what day to day is like etc. Fire away with all questions! Treasury Short Term Debt Long Term Debt CIO ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2016 - 3:53pm -

  12. Capital Management Analyst

    I am interested in a Capital Management Analyst role at a BB that is centered around risk weighting assets for the purpose of Basel III. Can anyone provide any insight on this role? From my understanding, it seems like they support the more glamorous fore ...

    6 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 21 2017 - 6:50pm -

  13. Corp treasury to DCM?

    Is Corp treasury to DCM an unreasonable jump??? Treasury DCM ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 23 2013 - 11:18pm -

  14. I'm at a career crossroads and could use all the advice I can get...

    Hi all, as a quick background and introduction: I am 32 years old and work in an Operations/Commercial Finance capacity within the Pharma industry. I have been in this position for going on three years and have been promoted once over that time frame with ...

    4 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 2:21pm -

  15. Treasury?

    hey all- anyone here in (or have done a stint in) treasury? i am curious as to the day-to-day, potential for upward mobility and overall job satisfaction (stress, work/life, pay, etc.). i'm sure we have a handful of people here that have done it or h ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 5 2017 - 10:57am -

  16. CITI to get up to $20 Billion from Treasury

    Breaking News: Citigroup will receive between a $10-$20 billion equity infusion. From cnbc.com: "The Citigroup infusion plan is provisional and subject to change. The plan will probably be a multi-layered one, which means the government could backsto ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 24 2008 - 12:02am -

  17. Where to launch career for best exit to Corporate Finance (F500 type companies)- besides their own grad programs

    Hi Everyone, Quick background: I'm in my last year of uni- majors in Finance from a Group of 8 Uni in Australia (Our more prestigious unis- although I think uni prestige here is a bit less important!). 6.67 GPA (7.0 scale). EC's: Founded our Uni ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 3 2015 - 9:28pm -

  18. Govt. Determined to Prolong Recession

    Why would any bank participate if they're not forced to mark to market? Treasury Mark to Market ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 6 2009 - 12:25pm -

  19. Corporate finance-- Marketing

    Hello all, Sort of a first time poster, long time reader. Had a question regarding marketing. No, not the conventional kind. I'm currently a student at a major oil and gas firm. After reading their org chart, it seems they have a student position wit ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 19 2011 - 7:34pm -

  20. Gallatin: A forgotten financier

    A lot of you who have an interest in economist history have probably heard of Alexander Hamilton, the first Treasury Secretary appointed by Washington, but many of you have probably never heard of Albert Gallatin and today I just wanted to pay homage to h ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 20 2012 - 7:45pm -

  21. Thoughts on HF Treasury vs. Boutique IB Internship (Sophomore Year)

    Hi all, Just a bit of background: I'm a finance major, finishing my sophomore year at a non-target university. I worked as a data analyst intern at financial data analytics firm my freshman year/summer and just finished up working as a tax intern at ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 3 2015 - 5:54pm -

  22. Treasury Interview Crash Course

    So I networked/lucked into an F500 treasury phone screen/first round interview. I'm a military academy guy still on active duty, so I really haven't been exposed to these types of positions before... Any basics I should cram in the next couple w ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 22 2015 - 6:44pm -

  23. Upcoming Corp Treasury Interview

    I have a upcoming corp treasury interview. Any advice on how to prepare for technical questions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks interview Treasury ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 24 2013 - 11:01pm -

  24. FX S&T to F500 Corp Treasury?

    Fellow monkeys- I've been an FX sales trader of a super regional bank the past 4 years, hoping to make the move to F500 corporate treasury. How would F500 treasury groups look at this experience for filling a treasury analyst position, particularly i ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 3 2011 - 10:29pm -

  25. Operational Risk or Corporate Treasury internship?

    I'm a sophomore at a target school, and I have to make a decision relatively quickly. I got an offer from a small F500 company in their treasury department, doing some things related to market forecasting and capital investment. I also have an offer ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 16 2010 - 7:15pm -

  26. Opinions on Certified Treasury Professionals

    Any information on Treasury positions? Treasury ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 30 2010 - 3:53pm -

  27. Treasury against OIS (Asset swap)

    Hi Monkeys I am trying to figure out how to spot RV in Treasuries against OIS. I have come to a point where I am able to calculate the OIS+ spread on the said treasury sorted by duration and have found RV in the 4-9month sectors. That being said, it is on ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 22 2018 - 2:05pm -

  28. Why China devalues and sells treasury at the same time?

    China devalued their currency last months and there are talks of potential more devaluation. However, I read some research and articles saying China has been selling US treasury at a very fast pace. Anyone know why they do that? Isnt selling treasury and ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 2 2015 - 8:50am -

  29. Regulatory Reporting @ GS vs. Treasury @ JP Morgan CIB

    Hi All, Just thought I'd get some opinions over a possible career switch I might have in the offing. I am in Reg Reporting role @ GS and have an opportunity to switch to a Treasury role @ JP Morgan 's Corporate and Investment Bank. I was wonderi ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 28 2015 - 7:39pm -

  30. medium sized accountancy firm corporate finance dept vs. Big4 treasury solutions

    Hey guys, ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 20 2015 - 6:37am -

  31. Please help decide on 2 offers

    Hi can you guys help decide on which offer to accept? I have been out working for a year since leaving a semi-target uni in the UK. I currently work in the Treasury support function for a national bank but the nature of role increasingly shifted towards c ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 1 2014 - 6:02am -

  32. Finance related careers in the government

    I recently read an interesting interview/post on mergers and inquisitions about a person who worked in a European (eastern European I think) Ministry of Finance. Before I entered undergrad I was a nerdy obsessed high schooler with dreams of making the big ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 25 2012 - 1:49am -

  33. Need to brush up on trade processing, etc. Pls Recommend book

    Hello, I'm interviewing for a new role in my firm and I need to brush up on trade processing (life of a trade), that's the most important thing, but also and how associated depts fit in the pictures, cashiering, treasury, clearing, etc. Can anyo ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 11 2011 - 3:05pm -

  34. Comm. Banking or Treasury Analyst

    Can anyone compare these 2 career paths? I understand that for commercial banking you start off as an analyst writing recommendations and spreading financials, followed by being promoted to a junior relationship manager. I'm still unclear of the care ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2011 - 11:40am -

  35. Rates: Risk treasury desk at Citi, anyone?

    hello everyone, I got a SA position in Fixed income at Citi, my desk is: Rates/Risk Treasury/Finance- Risk Treasury. Just wondering, does anyone work in this desk/has any knowledge about what this means specifically? is it just the standard govis or are t ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 18 2010 - 3:42pm -

  36. Finance Division/Treasury experience on resume

    Hi, I am currently working as a summer analyst intern at Finance / Treasury at a BB. I would like to apply for the next year's summer IBD internship positions and I wonder whether there will be a disadvantage for me to include the current internship ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Jul 15 2018 - 4:23am -

  37. What should I focus on in my internship?

    finance Investment Banking corporate finance Treasury BDC Venture Capital ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Jun 27 2018 - 5:04pm -

  38. Treasury at a PE Shop

    Wondering if anyone here has any experience working with or in a treasury group at a PE firm. JD sounds pretty ideal for me- mostly strategic work dealing with FX and financing. Firm is top-tier from what I have gathered from here and other sources. Comin ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Mar 24 2017 - 9:08pm -

  39. Treasury or FP&A?treas

    Hey all, looking for some advice. I am nearing completion of a finance leadership development program at a growing & respected regional bank. I have two options once the program concludes: 1) join the FP&A team doing your typical financial reporti ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Mar 18 2017 - 11:57am -

  40. Trump adding another Goldman employee to Cabinet... wise choice or cause for concern?

    From Dealbreaker: It looks like yet another Government Sachs employee is heading to D.C.: Jim Donovan. A managing director at the investment bank, Donovan has emerged as the front-runner for a key post in the Treasury Department. From Mike Allen's Ax ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jan 19 2017 - 4:43pm -

  41. Treasury Analyst at AM/buy side fund

    Hey everyone, I recently got an interview for a treasury analyst position at a major AM. The reason I decided to ask about it even though I haven't gotten a offer is that I've never thought about going into treasury. I am currently in a middle o ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jun 28 2016 - 8:06pm -

  42. 3 interviews Treasury Analyst, Financial Analyst and IT program

    ok so i have 2 round 2 interviews and 1 phone screen interview. The treasury role is at a regional bank, the duties mostly include forecasting and financial modeling. The HR person said the interview would be a 4 hour interview (he initially said 1 hour b ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jul 7 2015 - 11:01pm -

  43. How to break into treasury/ PMW in US

    Hello Everyone, I am quite skeptical about my career path. My educational background and work experience- BCOMM (Accounts Honors) 2008-> MBA (Marketing and Finance) 2010 from India-> RBC (FSR in Toronto) May 2014-> Homemaker (H4 Visa presently) F ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Feb 19 2015 - 10:02am -

  44. Financial Operations Risk Consulting- Any insight?

    Does anyone have experience in financial operations risk consulting who can give me some details about the workload, pay, career track, credentials needed to grow (MBA/ CFA /MSF)? I'm interviewing with a small firm in NYC who has given me their detai ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Oct 23 2013 - 5:23pm -

  45. Hank Paulson Interview and New Documentary

    "Hank Paulson admits 'second thoughts about a lot of things' from financial crisis" Paulson states that he regrets the way he explained the "bail outs." Maybe it should have called it a "financial rescue" or "l ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Sep 13 2013 - 10:40pm -

  46. The Inflation Boogeyman is Back

    Japan pulled out the firepower this week in terms of qualitative easing. Speculation is running the Fed will announce same at the beginning of November. And so people are worried. That all this money creation means things are going to start getting expens ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Oct 9 2010 - 11:10am -

  47. Treasury to AM?

    Curious to know what the exit opportunities for a Treasury Analyst are. I'm being recruited for such a position at the moment. I am a CFA level 1 candidate, and have a background in equity research, corp fin and consulting. One of my Father's fr ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Oct 13 2012 - 8:54pm -

  48. Difference between treasury governance and treasury trading?

    Looking at Barcap's business areas, they offer two types of treasury internships (in London) one which is treasury governance and the other is called treasury trading. Could anybody shed some light about the differences between these 2, what kind of ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Sep 7 2012 - 4:09pm -

  49. Is this a good job if I want to transition into IBank?

    The job title is FTP and valuation analyst: Job description:- financial models for cash flow fair value analysis-accounting adjustments and balance sheet impacts-document valuations for regulators-responsible funds transfer pricing and daily rates setting ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jul 2 2012 - 9:40am -

  50. Hedge Fund Treasury Role

    As everyone knows, hedge funds can be a bit of a mystery. Does anyone have an idea what type of role this would be and what it entails? hedge funds Treasury ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jan 6 2012 - 4:22pm -

  51. global funding controller

    Has anyone heard anything about the Morgan Stanley global funding controllers group? Was interested in gaining more information on them. Morgan Stanley Treasury funding controller ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Sep 25 2010 - 9:52pm -

  52. Treasury vs. Risk vs. Valuation review

    Treasury vs. Risk Mgmt vs. Valuation review--> which has a more lucrative/ better learning opportunities, transferable skills, career paths? Please help! i'm lost and trying to find direction... thank you in advance!! Treasury risk ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jun 14 2010 - 11:52pm -

  53. Macquarie Treasury and Commodities Group

    Hi, I have an on-campus interview for an analyst position in Macquarie 's Treasury and Commodities Group (TCG); and was hoping I could get some insights into what to expect. I did conduct a search but did not find anything directly related to TCG. An ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Oct 17 2008 - 10:59am -