Does anyone work as a Financial analyst in PE / funds ? I would like some insight on this role (salary, hours, career progression)

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I have a phone interview tomorrow with Goldman Sachs for entry level Financial Analyst position. Can anyone guide me or give me tips on how to prepare for it?

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Tips for exiting to Sr Financial Analyst role? Can you hit a dead-end based on the company you work for?

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Hi everyone, My wife is looking for an entry level position as a financial analyst. She has recently completed her Masters from NYU and has several certifications ( Bloomberg Market Concept, Wall Street Prep financial modelling) as well. Can anyone refer her within your company for this role ?

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What is the salary range for a C13 at Citibank for a Sr Financial Analyst role - 7YOE

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Thoughts on a financial analyst role but scope is focused on just doing commission plans? Is this good experience for the fp&a realm?

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For ppl who switched from audit over to a financial analyst role, how did you convince the recruiter/hiring manager you were the right candidate for the job?

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For ppl who switched over to a financial analyst role, how did you convince the recruiter/hiring manager you were the right candidate for the job?

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What’s the difference between a corporate financial analyst versus a financial analyst at BAH? I’m assuming the corporate position is an internal role; is that generally viewed as a tier below anyone client facing in terms of salary and career progression?

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Hello, to the Fishbowl Community! Been a financial analyst at a big bank for about 8 months now. Currently in a middle market position analyzing companies and underwriting credit memos, etc. that kind of work. Career trajectory looks like FA>Credit analyst>Portfolio Manager/relationship manager, then senior leadership. Looking to move from commercial banking side of things and explore a role in Investment banking in a couple years. Anyone in here done something similar? Is it feasible? Tips?

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How do you keep up on CPE requirements after leaving PA? I’m going into a financial analyst position. What resources do you use and how much do they charge?

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Thoughts on the Sales Financial Analyst role at Twitter as an exit opp from consulting? 2 YOE

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I really want to shift to a role in real estate as a financial analyst helping with deals. I have an undergrad in finance, masters in business analytics and working on the CFA level 1. But not much experience in deal analysis before I was more in the advising side and currently in a strategy role. Any suggestions on companies and roles I should look at for real estate analyst roles?

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Might be trying to get out of tax for a financial analyst role. Any tips for landing a position/getting ready for a possible interview?

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I’m really unhappy in audit. Not only is it the hours during busy season, but I just have no interest in audit work and find it really tedious/boring. I want to transition to either a Finance role (FP&A/Financial Analyst) in industry or into a finance consulting role (such as valuations). I’m interested in financial modeling and working on forward-looking aspects of a business. Should I talk to my Career Advisor about how I’m unhappy in audit or should I just look for opportunities elsewhere?

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Anyone transitioned out of tax to a senior financial analyst role?

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Looking to find a financial analyst role in nyc. Could somebody kindly refer me? I’ve been with ey tax for 3 years!

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I have two years of internal audit experience in a 500 company and I am relocating to a financial analyst role within the company. However, I think I still need the public accounting experience in big4 to get a long-term competency. I want to apply big 4 staff auditor after I pass the rest two CPA exams. I know I can’t get the experienced auditor position since I don’t have public accounting experience. I had my master in accounting. Will I be qualified for the entry level auditor in big4?

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Currently looking to leave audit for a Senior Financial Analyst or FP&A position in the media/entertainment/music industry. I’ve always thought it’d be cool to work a company in one of those industries. Has anyone made this transition from audit and can offer some insight on what the job is like on a day to day basis?

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80k for a Sr financial analyst position in LA a little low? A pretty big entertainment company...kind of disappointed - but also hate where I currently am so might just take it.

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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?

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What’s the downside of leaving FDD for a Corporate finance role? (I.e Sr Financial analyst). It sounds like everyone talks up leaving for Corp dev, while Corp finance is made out to be lowest tier exit.

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Hi! I received an offer as a financial analyst for $86k base in Seattle (with stock options and bonus, annual income will be ~$110k). However, right now I’m making $115k base comp in SF as senior tax associate. I think H1B doesn’t care about total comp package, just base salary - will it be difficult to transfer the h1b to a lower salary position? Thank you!

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Would you leave consulting to become a senior financial analyst at a tech company - is that a bad exit ?

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Currently in a role similar to a “financial analyst” with about 2 years experience. What does this path lead to ultimately? What other options are there to pivot to

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What are typical SQL questions asked at a Google technical interview for a financial analyst role?

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Senior Financial Analyst role at a very successful but unheard of startup in (Saas for HC) or M&A I&D IT at Deloitte? Assuming comp is the same but 10k sign on at D and no sign on bonus. Qualified for both roles and have relevant experience and not sure which role I’d enjoy more. Have a resume full of lesser known places but good industries (Mgmt consulting full time, And IB internships). 2 YOE

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Currently an A3 in assurance. I have two job offers: senior financial analyst (FP&A role) and senior accountant. Similar pay (a little over 40% raise), similar benefits. Will taking one of the offers limit me to just those types of roles going forward or would there still be an opportunity to do the other later on?

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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

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Is moving to American Express for a Business Analyst role good option? Also, does AMEX hire technology graduates for Financial Analyst position?

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Hi Everyone, Hope you all are doing well. I have around 5.5 years of experience in Invoicing, Collections and Backend. I have completed a Financial Analyst course and looking a job for the same field. Could anyone please help me and refer me for the Financial Analyst role. I really appreciate the help.

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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.

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Has anyone had experience going from audit senior to a financial analyst type role? Been in audit for 3 years. I think I know I don’t want to be an accounting manager or controller. Glad I have the opportunity to learn in my current role but trying to think about next steps in my career. Any info /advice would be greatly appreciated!

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Anyone have any insight on Financial analyst roles that are primarily focused on inventory? I applied for a financial analyst role and it sounds like it’s largely focused on inventory, curious if anyone has experience in a similar role.. thanks!

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I’m currently a financial analyst at an ad agency. Coming close to 2years in this role was a intern for 6 months prior at the same agency. I’m realizing I’m not enjoying the work anymore and would like to do something else. I’m looking for more of a analytical role. I’ve been thinking about being a business analyst. Can someone provide tips or advice on transitioning to a BA. Also I’ll take any advice in other roles I can transition to with my background that I may enjoy.

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BCG 🐠: came across a finance lead position (internal). Is this equivalent to a finance manager role? The PD states that candidates who don’t meet the years of experience requirement will be considered for Sr financial analyst.

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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.

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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.

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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

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Looking to leave from an audit senior to a financial analyst role, should I be looking at financial analyst or senior financial analyst roles? Also anyone know proper pay range for these roles in Southern California?

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McKinsey folks, I attended a virtual Diversity series event hosted by McK Canada and got a link to apply to an Associate role after the event. It's been almost 6 weeks since I applied using the link and I've heard nothing. I assumed this was some kind of referral. Did I assume wrong?

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Have any US 🐠 gone abroad for their MBA? Looking at LBS / HEC. Pros, cons? Not looking to exit into MBB, FAANG.

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Deloitte hiring freeze? I had a verbal offer and reviewed benefits 3 weeks before the covid environment. I was informed that I would be contacted when there was an update. Wait or reach out? Advice?

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I got an offer from ACN and wanted to negotiate. It’s 130k, but heard a data science consultant role in NYC for a PhD grad can go up to 160k-170k. Before I accept the offer, they send me the background check link and other onboarding docs. Is this ok? Have they thought I’ve accepted the offer as is?

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I’m interviewing a senior tax associate position at BDO, 2 years prior big 4 experience. What salary should I be expecting? LCOL like 80~85 index.

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Recently laid off from Sr. Consultant role in energy in Houston. 4 years exp in supply chain/procurement and 2 in consulting (mainly tech PM work aka scrum). Have my MBA and PSM 1 cert. I know opportunities are far and few between right now, but looking for either energy or supply chain consulting role. Open to travel once resumed. If anyone is aware of a need, I'd appreciate the help!

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I did my master’s in computer science and currently a management consultant. Does this have any impact while Pwc files h1b for me as far as my role in the organization is concerned.

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What is the salary for a Consultant in the Application Modernization & Innovation practice at Deloitte? Role is focused in program management.

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If you’re applying to another consulting job without a referral quit being selfish and help a brother (or sister) out. Help us, help you, to help us, getting a referral bonus

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I’ve been through 5+ weeks of interviews with a company that will IPO next year and they did a bait and switch on me with the offer: it was advertised as “Head of” and then during the offer-walk-through-meeting today they said “oh btw we changed the title to ‘Senior Manager’ for this role”. They offered me a salary I made 4 years ago as a manager. They offered stock options with an exercise price TBD 1 year from now…which is when they’re hitting IPO. Is that normal for stock options?

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Guilty! Being the interviewee recently has taught me what I failed to do as an interviewer. 1Outline your hiring process/timeline. Simple but oft overlooked. Tell them how many people they’ll be meeting, when u aim to shortlist, when u aim to hire. Communicate- someone is probably intensely waiting for any word. They may miss other opportunities for u. 2 Closure! Surprising how many places don’t let u know when they’ve moved on from u! 3 Can u offer helpful advice for them? 4 Reply to all.

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Hit my retirement number. Pinged my RP to let him know this would be my last project. He was too busy and said to schedule time on his calendar for next week. Meeting subject recommendations?

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As a new joiner to the firm, how many weeks of bench time are considered ok ? And when should I start looking outside ?

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How people with small kids are managing WFH? I have 18 month old and both of us are in consulting. It's getting almost impossible to keep kid engaged and work. Interested what other parents are doing

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