I am interviewing for a senior financial analyst position and the recruiter says they’re getting ready to make me an offer. I am not very familiar with the company and there’s not a lot of info available about them. Should this be a red flag for me or is it common to jump into an unknown company?
What are typical SQL questions asked at a Google technical interview for a financial analyst role?
I have an excel test coming up for a financial analyst interview at a tech company. The role’s daily responsibilities don’t involve building LBO nor DCF models, etc. More focused on FP&A forecasting. What should I brush up on in addition to pivot tables, and v/hlookup? Ty
2nd year audit staff here. If I want to exit audit to go into a Sr. Financial Analyst role or industry accounting role, should I start applying right after my senior promotion? I really don’t want to do a year of audit as a senior.
I am a junior and I have ptsd starting my sophomore year of college. My grades have dropped and now that I’m seeing professional help, I feel back on my feet, but now I feel very un confident about my 3.2 GPA and lack of clubs/resume for those 2 years. I’ve been having low confidence in applying to internships because of this issue. I am very unsure on how to explain this to recruiters because of sensitive subjects, so how do I got about it? I really do wish to be a financial analyst someday.
Is there a salary difference between a Senior Financial Analyst, FP&A and a Senior Accountant? Assuming you have the same amount of accounting experience when applying for each position.
Does anyone know anything about client financial analyst role at Accenture federal? I know someone preparing and it’s a case interview. But not client facing so wanted to see what they’re getting into.
I used a referral to apply to some financial analyst roles. I like how recruiters are willing to personally decline you which opens a dialogue on criticism. I was given resources on improving resumes and interview skills. It seems my resume is in good shape according to the recruiter but I can’t seem to land an interview. Is there anything else left besides a referral and a good resume to get through? I feel like being from the east coast applying to west coast roles is a factor
Just applied for a financial analyst position and they have asked me to prepare a top line P&L along with a flux analysis of CY vs PY and CY vs Budget, which is straightforward and I actually think is fun! However, this is my first interview outside of public accounting, is it common to have to put together work before an interview?
Does anyone works as a Financial Analyst at Amazon AWS mind chatting with me please? Feel free to comment below your insights regarding the position/ interviews! Thank you!
Hey fellow 🐟, has anyone here been through the interview process for the Financial Analyst role at Google and willing to share some tips and insights? Just heard back that I will be moving forward in the interview process after an initial phone screen. Any and all help is much appreciated!
What kind of leverage does having Big4 on your resume TRULY give you when applying to a big name job industry job? Anyone have any experience moving from Big4 to a tech/social media/other company? Open to roles that aren’t necessarily senior tax, such as financial analyst/operations/accountant/etc.
I'm applying/attending job interviews for financial analyst type roles in industry from Big4. I don't really have an industry that I'm really passionate about. I'm paranoid that I'll exit and get stuck in a specific industry. Did any of you have issues moving between industries? How did you manage to be competitive or overcome that issue when changing industries? Thanks!
Resource (crash course) recommendations to learn everything i need to know for a financial analyst interview? I forgot everything in accounting and finance learnt in school
Asking for my Sister, what should she do? She is about to graduate undergrad with a major in Accounting (has taken all the CPA requirements) and now wants to be a Financial Analyst. Should she take the CPA? If so, why? Does it give advantages when applying? Anyone know salary expectations with or without the CPA?
What are the exit opportunities for finance transformation consulting (shared service, process improvement, etc)? I want to do customer success or product strategy, but having a hard time getting interviews. Thought about starting from product finance, but they are looking for financial analyst or FP&A type of experience 🤦♂️
Seems like the “Financial Analyst” role is just a new title for Accountant. I’m on my third interview for a Senior Financial Analyst position but the job description seems to be a mixture of both general accounting activities but also financial statement analysis. Is this a trap? Or is it truly a hybrid finance/accounting role?
I'm considering switching from Public Accounting (tax) to industry as a Financial Analyst - is this feasible? A lot of job postings for Financial Analyst positions ask for knowledge of ERP system, SQL and even coding which I know nothing about. Is it that something that can be learn on the job or should I invest in taking some courses before applying for jobs? How different are these two career paths?
I work as a Financial Analyst for a Mortgage Originator and Servicer. I am trying to make a move to FP&A (preferably tech) as my interest lies there. I know that the responsibilities are different and I am willing to learn. Any advice on how to make my application more competitive while applying? I have networked before with people in FP&A but was not able to get an offer so went for the job I am in currently.
Im interested to learn the interview process for Google ads financial analyst role, can someone please share? Many thanks!
How necessary is a cover letter when applying for an industry job? I am looking for a financial analyst type role after being in state and local tax for 3 years. Any advice on how to pivot my career would also be much appreciated 😊
One year in public and just interviewed for a financial analyst position that said they wanted 2-5 years of experience. Don’t be afraid to apply even if you do not meet all “requirements”
Dont waste your time doing IB and find some other job where you are valued after 5-7 years of experience. I have close to 9 years of experience in IB and I decided to migrate to Canada after that. Now i am facing a common phenomenon in my job applications. Either they say i am over qualified or they say how will I bring Canadian clients. I tried to change course of my career by applying for financial analyst / FP&A role but of no success. IB doesnt teach beyond PPT / Excel. Feel depressed.
Interviewing with a SAAS company for a financial analyst role but never had a SAAS client at D. Anything resources to look at or what should I know in terms of accounting/finance. TYIA
Is “Financial Analyst” a dead end job? I have an interview this week and the role reads like the title should be something like “SEC Accountant”. Can’t help but wonder if there’s something I’m missing or a reason they title it as such? TIA!
I’m interviewing for financial analyst roles at tech companies. I’ve used MySQL before and know some basic queries/statements such as create, select, join, where, like, etc. Any recommendations for SQL interview resources tailored for beginners or people that don’t have coding background?
I have a finance degree, and I’m proficient in Excel and SQL. How long does it take to get the hang of R? Any recommendations on learning resources? R is a preferred skill for this financial analyst role I’m applying for at a tech firm.
Did 2 years in PA, 1 as a financial analyst and currently an Operations Manager (2 years). Possibly looking at getting back into public after being let go due to COVID. What level should I be applying for?
Advice for a college senior? My sister has a 3.99 and extracurricular involvement at UMD, but her junior internship plans were derailed due to the pandemic. She’s been applying to entry level programs or roles in marketing and editorial, but a lot of them require prior internship experience in the space, which she wasn’t able to get. What would you do - keep trying, postpone graduation, or anything else?
Been a week since final round interview with govt agency. Haven't heard anything... good? Bad? Reach out next Monday?
I have 3 rounds interview schedule at Deloitte for Tech consultant. Any suggestion on how to prep for tech case interview and what to expect? Three rounds comprise of case interview, behavior and technical/business process.Deloitte USI
What’s up with companies and their insistence on salary expectations? I had a chat with a company after all the interviews had been done and they asked me what my salary expectations were to “not waste anyone’s time”. Why didn’t they ask me this before all the interviews then?!
internal transfer interview offer but required to disclose to current manager. I would like to move but I just got hired 6 months ago. want to initiate the convo. Too risky? current manager loves me.
How long does ZS typically take to give final round interview results? I thought I did really well on the struct/unstruct cases as well as the behavioral, but now I’m totally second guessing myself since the recruiter said it would be 24hrs and I haven’t heard back a week and a half later ... (Undergrad Hire)
Deloitte experienced hires: is the case interview written on paper and you go through it before questions or are facts conveyed verbally ? Also would love your thoughts on how difficult was the case:)
Can someone provide details related to EY Cyber Services with respect to Reputation, Compensation, trainings, work culture. Will be interviewing for a Senior Consultant position.
Couple months into a new FT gig. Love most of my team. Cannot stand my partner (did not meet them during the interview process, big mistake). I’m bored more often than I’m busy and going stir crazy...
Saw a post about this the other day but is it ok to disclose past client names when interviewing? Interviews are not for other consulting firms
Interviewing in Chicago next week. Flying from another city. Should I cancel? I kinda know the answer but welcome opinions...
Received an automated rejection email from a company... Four hours later, the recruiter reached out to schedule the third round interview. Huh? Am I living in the movie Groundhog Day?
LEK final interview coming up, any idea of what sort of portion of those with finals typically get offers. Obviously depends on how it goes, but some firms have higher/lower offer rates at that stage.
Hello amazing PMs 👋 Amazon Senior PM role (L6) - What should I tell the recruiter as the expected total compensation? Also appreciate any tips / materials/ books for clearing the interviews
Applying for 2 roles at Deloitte (Client Delivery Consultant - ConvergeHealth) in NYC. I have friends who at D, but is there anyone in that group or an MD that would have more leverage in a referral?
Any thoughts on SEI consulting or System Evolution consulting?? I am interviewing with them and they are an employee owned firm. Seems like their engagements are mostly very small.
Had 2 interviews this week and they went great, but have so much anxiety about actually leaving PwC. Why am I so scared?
Is there a brokerage account where you can automate daily purchases of ETFs? Say, if I wanted to invest $50-100/day in ETFs, without having to manually transfer the money from my bank account? I’m new to the US, but seem to have my 401K with Vanguard so they might be easiest if there are multiple options.
Partners, if the project goes over budget every year, why would you assume the issue is stafff being inefficient and not that the budget is unrealistic?
Does Salesforce ask applicants to provide references or performance review information at any point of the interview process or when an offer is extended? Concerned because I didn't receive stellar performance reviews this quarter due to utilization
Anyone drinking tonight in San Francisco downtown. Had a rough day so want to blow off some steam. (M, Straight)
Anyone else feel like you can’t put your phone down for a minute? Got an email about a potential freelance gig. Took 2 hours to read, wrote back and position was filled. 🙄
Hey Everyone, I hope you are safe and doing well. Can someone please refer me for the "Team member" role at Bank of America? I would highly appreciate your help!! Many Thanks!
Any opening for a TESTER (manual/ automation) as a FRESHER. Have experience on satellite communication, but want to change career.
Did anyone hear of H1B visa rule relaxations by Trump administration? Looks like H1 is back on the track with senior positions....
I'm on my phone/computer atleast 12 hours of the day , worries about my eyes even though no problems have started. Any proactive advice I should follow to avoid health issues down the road?
How feasible is it to leverage your experience as an SA pre-MBA to a TPM, PM, PMO or other management role post-MBA (M7)? If its not a reach, how do you position yourself if asked about management experience during the interview? Note: Due to personal circumstances, I can't wait the additional 2 years I would need to become manager before going to an MBA though I would do so if I could.
What are some approaches to dealing with an unreasonable, inappropriate, and bipolar client?
Can you use sick days for elective surgery (e.g. lasik)? Obviously not planning this right now, but wondering for the future
Sick of this highly political environment 😓
Would Emory MBA get me to MBB? Atlanta is my hometown and I rather stay here for school. Their website says yes but I can’t find that many people on LinkedIn.
Pretty sick of my boss using “I” in reference to things “we” did. The worst part? She’s also a woman and always complains about male coworkers doing stuff like that...she’s just as guilty!!
Most difficult engagement / project you have had? What made it difficult? What did you learn?