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0Estate and Trust Tax ManagerWe are accepting resumes for Estate and Trust Managers looking for a public accounting firm that will provide them with a partnership track while encouraging a work life balance.  We are looking for Estate & Trust Mangers to work in the tax department of all of our offices.  Respo...
0Senior Level-Compliance Professional (Director)Senior Level-Compliance Professional   Opportunity: A fast-growing boutique financial service consulting firm seeks a Senior Member for their Compliance team in San Francisco. This position provides opportunities for the development of high levels of expertise and independent work. The pos...
0Specialist - Trading and Trade SupportWe believe that, when done right, investing liberates people to create their own destiny. We are driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity. We respect and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the commu...
0Senior Manager - Fiduciary OversightWe believe that, when done right, investing liberates people to create their own destiny. We are driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity. We respect and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we ...
0Internal Audit Senior, Project RiskWe believe that, when done right, investing liberates people to create their own destiny. We are driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity. We respect and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we ...
0Financial Risk Analyst, First Line Control TestingWe believe that, when done right, investing liberates people to create their own destiny. We are driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity. We respect and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we ...
0Director of Investment OperationsCRS is a full-service financial advisory practice specializing in wealth management and wealth accumulation, risk management, retirement planning, tax-efficient savings strategies and estate planning. Each of our advisors are Certified Financial Planners ® who have been recognized for excellence...
0Associate - PJT CamberviewIMPORTANT NOTICE: ​In order to be considered for this position, you MUST attach your resume. Additionally, we recommend that you do not attempt to apply using Safari; we suggest using Chrome.Firm Profile: PJT Partners is a global advisory-focused investment bank. Our team of senior professionals d...
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+5What types of cologne do you guys wear? I'm having trouble deciding which cologne to get. I'm gonna buy some samples to see which one I like more. Which one do you guys like? I heard Creed is really good (especially Green Irish Tweed) or ...205
+2Salary for an entry role at Asset Management Hey guys, I’m currently working as an intern at an asset management company (AUM of over $10 bil). I’m likely to get accepted in as an analyst, but I’m really confused as to what the industry pay is like. As the numbers that have floated around this forum about AM pay is huge compared to w...6
+10The WSO Job Board is Now FREE The WSO Job board is now free for anyone that wants to apply...all anyone has to do is upload a resume and they will be allowed to submit their application. Create Your Oasis Job Profile Here's a peak inside: ...4
Goldman Sachs - Review - Operations
TZP - Salary & Bonus - Generalist
Goldman Sachs - Salary & Bonus - Operations
Bridgepoint Investment Banking
+13GS Veterans Integration Program (VIP) 2019I'd like to start the 2019 Veteran Integration Program thread this year. The application just opened up and I plan on applying in the next week few weeks. Taking this content directly from last year's post - In past years the application entailed an online resume screen, followed by a Hirevue in...56
RBC Capital Markets - Review - Equity Capital Markets
+6AMA: Gas Scheduler to Gas TraderI embark on my journey as a Trader in two weeks, as I just gave my two week notice from a shop in Houston to the East Coast. Going from a NG Scheduler to a NG Trader/Scheduler, still young (3-ish years since UG). You can read more about my background here: Finally a Gas Trader ...48
RBC Capital Markets - Salary & Bonus - Equity Capital Markets
+1Calgary CAD bank vs BB?Currently an analyst at a BB in Calgary covering the energy sector. After some time on the job, I've realized that I'm looking for more out of this career. At some point, I'd like to lateral to another bank or jump to the buy side in a bigger market (e.g. US (Houston, NY) or London, UK). Most BBs...1
+11Any other targets get screwed by this year's Summer Analyst recruiting cycle? What are your plans now?So I went into the summer recruitment process pretty confident coming from a target with a 3.8+ gpa and a relevant IB internship at a boutique under my belt, and so far no opportunities have materialized. Had multiple phone screens and landed a couple of superdays, but unfortunately nothing panned o...37
+6Feeling lost, where do I go next?Delete ....................................................................................................1
Lazard Middle Market - Review - Investment Banking
Lazard Middle Market - Salary & Bonus - Investment Banking
+1Example of Fund Manager Research reportHi, this is my first time posting on the forum. I'm looking to break into an entry level role in fund manager research / due diligence. To help stand out in the application process I'd like to write a few fund manager research reports to show I'm capable of producing quality work. I've looke...1
+4Gucci Princetowns for WorkHey all, I'm a 1st year analyst at a small-desk AM firm with ~3b AUM. Only about 7 of us in total. I was wondering how professional or unprofessional the Gucci Princetowns are (they are the Gucci horsebit loafer slides (i.e. no back, just the front half of the shoe, like a slipper and fur lined b...9
+9Anyone worried about getting laid off?Title says it all. Would be interesting to get a poll going including firm size (bb/mm/etc) and sector....23
+4Flow Traders Final Round Case StudyHi, I'm currently interviewing for a position as a junior trader at Flow Traders. From what I've read online through glassdoor, the final round is has a case study. Does anyone have any tips about what to expect or how to prepare? Thanks!...12
+1Job market, is the winter coming?Hey guys, I am new graduate looking for job. It looks like not many funds were doing well recently, despite the main street is still in good shape. Q4 would be the worst I guess. ER folks are already talking about lay-offs. How many head-counts would be cut in the coming Jan? Are there still opp...2
Nielsen Company - Review - Valuation
0Civil DUI offense - do I have to report to FINRA?I very stupidly got a DUI last night. It was my first one and I have no criminal history. In the state I received the DUI it is considered a CIVIL, not criminal manner. Not even a criminal misdemeanor. All I would normally have to do is pay the fine and I don’t even have to go to the court date i...1
+2Flow Traders Psychological/intelligence testHi, i an scheduled for a psychological/intelligence test with Flow traders. I was told it is nothing that i could study for. Do you have any comments? I dont know what to expect....32
Nielsen Company - Salary & Bonus - Valuation
+1Biotechnology Sector Resume CritiqueHey WSO, it's my first post on here and I'm wondering if you guys can give me a hand with my resume. Just submitted my Masters thesis and am looking to find a job before I graduate in April 2019, ideally as a Biotechnology Sector Associate in NYC. Any constructive advice you can give me would be muc...4
+1When do you choose your group?At what point during the recruiting process (BB/EB) do you select the product or coverage group you want to work in? During the application, interview, or the offer? I've heard that in some banks you won't know your group until after you take the offer. Would appreciate any insight or personal ex...2
+1HFF Internship OutlookHi All, I am currently a sophomore at a semi-target. I founded the college’s real estate club and now have a summer offer at HFF Investment Advisory. How will this internship look to future firms (specifically REPE). I hope to get a strong REPE internship my junior summer and I am wondering if...2
Omnicom Capital - Salary & Bonus - N/A
+4Update: Ghosting InternQuote is below. [quote="Warren's Buffet"] Hey WSO, so I am pretty young and met with the founder/CEO of a fund a few weeks back. The meeting went extremely well. We bonded like old friends over a lot of things and he spent much more time with me than was warranted considering that it was our sec...19
+5PWP Buy-side RecruitingCurious to hear what the buy-side recruiting situation is at PWP. I know PE exits were discouraged in the past, but have heard that senior management is somewhat more supportive these days. How true is that?...12
+1Top 10 B-School/MBA chances I went to a community College then transfered to a public university. Cumulative GPA 3.32 and I have worked at the consulting company Booz Allen Hamilton for 3-4 years and have gotten promoted twice. My supervisor has given me stellar reviews. 750 on GMAT. First generation, Latino, college student (...1
Amazon - Review - Software
Amazon - Salary & Bonus - Software
Credit Suisse - Review - Investment Banking
+1What does "Balance Sheet Flexibility" mean?Rosenbaum says that funding an acquisition through equity results in better balance sheet flexibility, but I'm not sure what that means - a google search didn't help either. Thanks for any help!...2
Credit Suisse - Salary & Bonus - Investment Banking
Jane Street Capital - Review - Quantitative Research
Ares Management - Salary & Bonus - Real Estate
+69What is your compensation in Real Estate Finance?I cant find much in the way of compensation for real estate other then the summary page from the HR consultant that is floating around here, so I thought maybe people will be willing to describe what they do, their market, and what their compensation looks like. Industry: Real Estate Developmen...366
+3Sweatshop burnout - help!All, I created a throwaway account to discuss my current situation around burnout. For background, I went to a target undergrad and joined a sweatshop industry team at a BB post graduation where I have been for the past 1.5 years. The team lives up to its reputation for bad hours...90 hours i...5
+1Scared to the bones Hey monkeys TLDR; I have recently received an offer to join an M&A team at a BB. I did not have any previous network I could rely on to land it. I have been grinding really hard for this position - sending emails, meeting employees, having coffees with them over the position and working really ha...2
+1Gap Year Between IB & PEI’m an incoming IB analyst at a top EB (Evercore/Centerview). I am currently planning on doing my two years and then taking 1 (maybe 2) years off from the finance track to do something in entrepreneurship or economic development abroad. How difficult would it be to recruit for a pre-MBA associa...5
Morgan Stanley - Salary & Bonus - Investment Banking
Deloitte - Review - Generalist
Deloitte - Salary & Bonus - Generalist
+1What will the future look like?What do you guys think the future of finance and the corporate world will look like in say 30-50 or so years? Heres a few of the things I'm curious about in the future: Which new jobs would be created and which would go extinct? What new innovations do you think will streamline or completely c...1
+24How are so many hot women successful in finance?I was browsing through LinkedIn and saw some of my 2nd/3rd connections had model-esque profile pictures, yet they were VPs/Directors at top investment banks. How are these women successful (in finance)? Did they actually get there by merit? Or did they use other strategies? I am genuinely curi...66
+1Singapore Physical Commodities - Language RequirementsHi WSO, How much of a disadvantage am I at in trying to pursue a career in physical commodities trading in Singapore if I don't speak a second language? From what I've read up here on the forums, this industry seems to be heavily relationship based. I assume that depending on the product traded ce...1
+1Kellogg JD/MBA still a bad idea if tuition is fully covered?Military Vet admitted to Kellogg JD/MBA, MIT Sloan, and Tuck. Due to GI Bill + Fellowships, tuition at Sloan and Northwestern will be completely covered and Tuck will cost 15k a year. My long-term goals are admittedly weak due to having zero interaction with any industries due to 6 years in the mili...5
+1FP&A to corporate developmentHi guys so as the title says ive been working in fp&a for the past year at a major bank i find myself interested in corporate development. Is it possible to switch from fp&a to corporate development and if so how would i go about it ?...1
+19Recently hired IB analyst - why was this hard to break into?I am fully aware I will get monkey shit for this but if you give MS then have the balls to comment :) As the title says I am a recent college graduate who managed to land a FT role at a boutique M&A shop. Now that I have broke into the industry and seen how easy the work bankers do is, why w...42
+1Currency Pitch Rather Than Stock Pitch?Hi Everyone, I was curious to hear the WSO community's opinion on doing a pitch for a currency pair rather than doing equities for global macro hedge fund interviews. I'm currently a sophomore at a non-target and have been studying FX since I was in high school (2015). I have an economic model bu...1
+1Switch from Real estate background to Asset management Hi all, I come from a real estate sales background currently specializing in US & Brazil markets. I'm also a CFA level 2 candidate and would like to move into asset management field. I would really appreciate your help & advice....1
+1Does anyone in Charlotte need/want an intern for summer 2019?Currently looking to find any sort of IB related experience in Charlotte for summer 2019. I'm starting a small PE internship this spring to get some experience and will gladly work for free....1
Deloitte & Touche LLP - Review - Mergers and Acquisitions
Deloitte & Touche LLP - Salary & Bonus - Mergers and Acquisitions
+1How to get to a target uni for Masters coming from BA non-target (UK)As the title suggests, I am currently in a UK non-target university for my Bachelors degree and I would like to do my masters in a top uni (INSEAD,Bocconi,Oxbridge, LBS, M7 etc). I am in my second year and I am on track to get a First class degree or a high 2.1. I have been a WM intern for 6 mon...4
Goldman Sachs - Review - Investment Banking
Goldman Sachs - Salary & Bonus - Investment Banking
+1Small Private Consulting firm to T2 and aboveHello, So I am a recent graduate (BS in Statistics and Machine Learning), and I got into consulting late, and I ended up taking an offer recently at a small private consulting firm, but based on what I studied and my current interests, I want to go into data analytics/science consulting, which my...3
+25I'm a hedge fund recruiter. AMA!Howdy all, I work at the largest private search firm in the world that only does financial services. I focus on the fundamental, bottom up investing space of the hedge fund community, however we cover the full gamut of products on the buy and sell side. It's been quite a year for the hedge fund spac...122
+22018 Hedge Fund Report: 8 Key TakeawaysThe 2018 Hedge Fund Industry Report compiled by Wall Street Oasis (WSO) provides insight on compensation, the interview process, employee satisfaction and more. All statistics featured in the reports are based on 2,260+ user submissions from the hedge fund industry. The report includes da...1
+2LA vs. NY money wiseI'm a hs student in Cali. I want to work in IB and maybe PE but I have trouble deciding where I want to go to school. I love Cali but I'm wondering if I would make more money in NY than in LA. (I've decided money doesn't follow me so I'm gonna have to follow it). I have a feeling it will be NY but I...2
Citigroup - Review - Investment Banking
Citigroup - Salary & Bonus - Investment Banking
Deloitte - Salary & Bonus - Management Consulting
+12018 Private Equity Report – 8 Key Highlights & TrendsThe 2018 Private Equity Industry Report compiled by Wall Street Oasis (WSO) provides insight on total average compensation, professional development, senior management and more. All statistics featured in the reports are based on 5,630+ user submissions from professionals in the private e...1
+32AMA: Crypto Hedge Fund TraderHello, I currently work as a trader at a crypto focused hedge fund. Our primary function is that of a market neutral liquidity provider and we work with our clients to transact in concentrated positions of illiquid, thinly traded coins. Prior to this role, I was a trader at Goldman in NYC, fo...108
400 Capital Management LLC - Salary & Bonus - Risk Management
+1Thoughts on General AtlanticI'm curious what people have heard about the growth equity Analyst program at GA regarding Hours, Comp, Culture. Also, possible comparison of their analyst program vs. that at a MF buyout shop, types of character that would go to each, and what a career path down either road might look like. Tha...4
Sandler ONeill - Review - Financial Institutions Group (FIG)
Sandler ONeill - Salary & Bonus - Financial Institutions Group (FIG)
+1Need to find an internshipHi Currently I am going to practice, but I still have not found an internship who can help me? Thank you very much for your help...1
+1charged with a felony, can be hired by Morgan Stanley or other I.Bankhi i an open criminal felony, and i have my first court soon and got hired by Morgan Stanley, now on the application they ask me if i even been charged with felony. I know that i have to check yes, but does anybody knows if that would stop theme from hiring me? PLEASE SHARE ANY PREVIOUS EX...88
+1Will they rescind the offer?Hi all. Got a quick question about the background check. On what ground will the HR rescind the offer? Thanks. ...133
+43AMA: I hate my Banking job. Most likely transferring to Back office. Hello everyone. I'm an investment banking analyst and I.. hate my job to put it lightly. I'm also terrible at it, which is mostly due to how much I hate it (I was a top 2 analyst until I just started hating everything). No, I'm not throwing myself a pity party. I'm interviewing for back office r...129
+8What level in Corp Dev after 2 years banking + 2 years PE?If I wanted to move into corp dev / strategy after finishing my PE associate stint (with or without an MBA after) what level would that equate to within an F1000 or Middle Market hierarchy? Would this be an almost certain paycut from the ~$250-300 a PE associate makes or are there any roles with com...42
+4What would you do? 9 months between college and job startHi guys, So just wrapped up recruiting, accepted my full time gig, but have a 9 month gap between college ending and the job starting I wanted to get some ideas on what would be best to do in that time- i have another job lined up that I could go to for the first 6 months (but the money I'd ...14
TPG Capital - Review - Generalist
+2Why is Nobody Talking About Silicon Valley Bank?Hi there WSO community. I've been a long time reader of this forum but post very rarely. In my time perusing the forum, I've seen little or no attention payed to Silicon Valley Bank, a high-tech commercial bank whose main clients are startups. I'm also aware that this post may not belong on this ...4
TPG Capital - Salary & Bonus - Generalist
+1Switching from credit HF to equity HFHi all, I have been working at a credit HF for just over a year, focusing on leveraged loans (private lending, stressed credit and par loans). Before that I was at a BB bank in leveraged finance for 3 years. After working in leveraged products for 4 years, I've come to the realization that I wan...2
+1Business schools application suggestionsHello! I am a U.S citizen living in Seoul. Here is my background. GPA: 3.8 GMAT: 690 TOEFL: 109, I have* no* internship or any related experiences in the industry, which is one of my biggest weakness. I am now applying to business schools for MSF program, but most them rejected my application...1
JP Morgan Securities - Salary & Bonus - Wealth Management
0Wall street recruiting from collegesCorrect me if Im wrong. I feel like nowadays NYC IB firms wanna recruit other schools more than NY schools like NYU Stern or Columbia just for the diversity because there are so many NYU Sternies out there. Eventhough Stern and Columbia are target schools, do you think they are increasing recruiting...1
HSBC - Interview - Commercial Banking
AQR Capital Management - Salary & Bonus - Quantitative Research
+1What are considered back office roles in MBB?Apparently back office in consulting gets a ton of shit here on WSO. I know HR for sure counts as back office. But what else? ...1
+35Why do investment bankers get paid so much when their work is so easy?And don't tell that they work too long. I know a manager at walmart who work as much as IBankers and makes just 80k. She has also a degree and been working 12 years in the same company. Even high schoolers with passion can do IB if you teach them some accounting and corporate finance and teach t...96